Dr. Apostolis Zarras is an assistant professor at the Delft University of Technology. Previously, he was an assistant professor at Maastricht University and, before that, a postdoctoral researcher at the Technical University of Munich. He received his PhD degree in IT Security from the Ruhr-University Bochum.
His research interests include systems, network, and web security. His work focuses on developing new security paradigms, architectures, and software, for secure and trustworthy ICT and IoT systems, as well as investigating malicious activities such as the ones that take place in the dark web and its underground markets. He has been acknowledged with the best paper awards from ACSAC 2018 and CODASPY 2016.
Dr. Zarras has been additionally involved in several European and national projects. He has also served as a technical program committee for numerous international security and privacy conferences and as a reviewer for many prestigious journals.