Lilika Markatou joins Cybersecurity at TU Delft as Assistant Professor.
Evangelia Anna (Lilika) Markatou is appointed Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at TU Delft, effective September 15, 2023.
Lilika is working at the intersection of privacy and security, aiming to develop secure and private protocols that enable users to utilize cloud computing resources without sacrificing their privacy. She will join us from Brown University in the USA where she is currently a final-year Ph.D. student under the supervision of Roberto Tamassia.
Lilika graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2016. In 2018, she received a Master of Engineering from MIT advised by Nancy Lynch. She also holds a Master in Computer Science from Brown University. Lilika worked as an intern at Google in the US and UK, and research assistant at MIT’s Computational Reactor Physics Group, MIT’s Planetary Astronomy Laboratory, and Harvard University’s Cosmic Microwave Background group. She has also been involved in education, supervision, and volunteer work activities at Brown and MIT.
Lilika’s research was presented at top security, systems, and theory venues such as ACM CCS, PETS, VLDB, ACM PODC, and SIROCCO.
Lilika was awarded the Best Student Paper Award in ISC 2019 for "Full Database Reconstruction with Access and Search Pattern Leakage", the Best Paper Award in SIROCCO 2017 for "Leader Election in SINR Model with Arbitrary Power Control", and the Licklider UROP Award for her work during her Masters. She was also a Paris Kanellakis fellow at Brown University.
Lilika, welcome to the Cybersecurity section at TU Delft!
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