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Focus Area: Developing a Science of Cybersecurity

Scientific Staff

Prof.dr.ir. Jan van den Berg

Risk management, Cyber data analytics

Prof.dr. Michel van Eeten

Empirical studies of security in online markets, Security metrics, Security incentives, Economic impact of cyber crime

Dr.ir. Carlos H. Gañán

Cybersecurity governance, Economic models of user incentives in the presence of threats, Information security, Security market failures

Prof.dr.ir. Pieter van Gelder

Risk management, Data analytics, System of systems, Multicriteria decision-making under conflicting objectives

Prof.dr. Pieter Hartel

Cyber crime science

Dr.ir. Wolter Pieters

Security Risk Management, Security Metrics, Security Testing, Human Factors in Security, Integration of Security and Safety, Philosophy and Ethics of Security

PhDs

MSc Michelle Cayford

Effectiveness of surveillance technology

MSc Orcun Cetin

Effectiveness of security notifications, Strengthening incentives of intermediaries for abuse mitigation and vulnerability patching

MSc Saba Chockalingam

Integration of Safety and Security, Risk Management

MSc Michael Ciere

Cybersecurity econometrics, Device fingerprinting

MSc Qasim Lone

Security metrics for intermediaries, Security compliance

MSc Arman Noroozian

Security reputation metrics Empirical studies of security performance Modelling attacker / defender characteristics

MSc Samaneh Tajalizadehkhoob

Hosting provider's security performance, Causal factors of abuse incidence, Attacker target selection

MSc Rolf van Wegberg

Cybercrime targeting financial service providers

MSc Johan de Wit

Effectiveness of security measures

Focus Area: Verification and Validation

Scientific Staff

Dr. Sebastian Erdweg

Static and dynamic program analysis, incremental algorithms

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Dr. Robbert Krebbers

verification, semantics of programming languages, proof assistants (Coq)

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Dr.ir. Sicco Verwer

State Machine Learning, Automated Reverse-Engineering, Cyber Security, Algorithms, and Combinatorial Optimization

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Prof.dr. Eelco Visser

Language based security

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Dr. Stjepan Picek

Cryptography, cybersecurity, evolutionary computation and machine learning

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PhDs

MSc Qin Lin

State Machine Learning, Time Series Analysis, Signal Processing

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MSc Nino Pellegrino

State Machine Learning, Network Traffic Analysis

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Focus Area: Secure Hardware

Prof.dr. Said Hamdioui

Physically unclonable functions

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Dr. Stjepan Picek

Cryptography, cybersecurity, evolutionary computation and machine learning

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Focus Area: Network Security

Scientific Staff

Dr. Christian Doerr

Threat intelligence, real-time situational awareness, critical infrastructure protection

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Prof.dr.ir. Rob Kooij

Network modelling

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Postdocs

Dr. Maciej Korczynski

Network traffic analysis and measurement, Security metrics for DNS

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PhDs

MSc Mark Luchs

Advanced Persistent Threat detection

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MSc Vincent Ghiette

Network scanner analysis

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Focus Area: Cyber Physical Systems

Scientific Staff

Dr. Riccardo Ferrari

Distributed cyber-physical systems, fault tolerance, cyber attack detection, cooperative mobile agents

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Prof.dr.ir. Pieter van Gelder

Risk management, Data analytics, System of systems, Multicriteria decision-making under conflicting objectives

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Dr. Tamas Keviczky

Distributed control and optimization, networked cyber-physical systems, embedded predictive control, smart grids, cooperative mobile agents

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Dr. Manuel Mazo Espinosa

Networked control systems, formal verification and correct-by-design synthesis of cyber physical systems

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Dr. Peyman Mohajerin

Decision making under uncertainty, stochastic systems and optimal control, fault detection and isolation, with applications to control and security of large-scale and distributed cyber-physical systems

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Prof.dr. Peter Palensky

Cyber-physical energy systems, smart grids, modeling and simulation, control and automation protocols

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Dr. André Teixeira

Secure control systems, risk management, anomaly detection

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PhDs

Saba Chockalingam

Cyber physical systems in flood defence control

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MSc KaiKai Pan

Smart grid cyber security, vulnerability and impact assessment, co-simulation of cyber physical energy system

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MSc Vahab Rostampour

Distributed Optimization, Randomized Optimization, Stochastic Model Predictive Control, Large Scale Interconnected Systems

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Focus Area: Security and Privacy by Design

Scientific Staff

Dr. Hadi Asghari

Governance and economics of privacy, Empirical studies, Security reputation metrics

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Dr. Zeki Erkin

Privacy Enhancing Technologies, Multi-party Computation, Applied Cryptography, Privacy engineering, Secure Signal Processing, Blockchain

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Prof.dr. Jeroen van den Hoven

Ethics of Technology, Computer Ethics, Value Sensitive Design, Responsible Innovation, Privacy

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Prof.dr.ir. Inald Lagendijk

Privacy protected signal processing

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Dr.ir. Jan van der Lubbe

Information theoretic security

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Prof.dr. Seumas Miller

Ethics of cyber warfare

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Dr.ir. Johan Pouwelse

Secure and scalable distributed computing, blockchain

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Dr. Martijn Warnier

Systems Security, Privacy by Design, Vulnerability Assessment

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Dr.ir. Jos Weber

Network and channel coding

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Dr. Phil Zimmermann

Secure VOIP communication, cryptography and data security, public policy aspects of privacy and surveillance

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Postdocs

Dr. Zhijie Ren

Information Theory, Blockchain, Consensus Models

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PhDs

Drs. Raymon Bierens

Alignment of national cyber security strategies through social contract theory

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MSc Oguzhan Ersoy

Multi-party Computation, Applied Cryptography, Privacy engineering

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MSc Laura Fichtner

Politics and ethics of surveillance and cybersecurity

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MSc Clara Maathuis

The impact of Cyber Warfare through cyber and military lenses

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MSc René Mahieu

Economics and governance of privacy. Measurement of privacy policies.

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MSc Majid Nateghizad

Multi-party Computation, Applied Cryptography, Privacy engineering

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MSc Quinten Stokkink

Fast anonymous streaming with Tor-like onion routing

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MSc Gamze Tillem

Multi-party Computation, Applied Cryptography, Privacy engineering

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MSc Chibuike Ugwuoke

Multi-party Computation, Applied Cryptography, Privacy engineering

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Ir. Martijn de Vos

Blockchain-regulated marketplace to bid/ask/cancel bandwidth credits

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Ir. Yi Yin

Privacy and trust enhancement mechanisms for data sharing

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