Members are affiliated to the School of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire unless otherwise noted.

Raimund Kirner

Raimund is heading the Algorithms Research Group ans the Director of the Cyber Security Center (CSC) at the University of Hertfordshire. He is currently a Reader in Cyberphysical Systems at the University of Hertfordshire. Raimund has an impressive cv which includes owning two patents and over a 100 refereed journal and conference papers. He also received his PhD in 2003 from the TU Vienna and my Habilitation in 2010.

Nathan Baddoo

Nathan Baddoo is a Principal Lecturer in the School of Computer Science. He is also a member of the Science and Technology Research Institute (STRI). Nathan was involved in a European initiative, with the European Network of Excellence (NoE), to standardize empirical software engineering research in Europe.

Hui Cheng

Dr Hui Cheng is a Senior Lecturer in School of Computer Science. He received the BSc and the MSc degrees in Computer Science from Northeastern University, China in 2001 and 2004, and the Ph.D degree in Computer Science from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong in 2007. His research interests include cloud computing, evolutionary computation, artificial intelligence, and mobile/optical networks.

Bruce Christianson

Professor Bruce Christianson is a Mathematician and Computer Scientist. Originally trained as a Functional Analyst, specialising in representation problems in Information and Communication Theory, he spent several years putting theory into practice as a Consultant in the Communications Business Unit of Data Connection Ltd (now Metaswitch), before joining the University of Hertfordshire (then The Hatfield Polytechnic) in 1987.

Barry Ip

Barry Ip (BSc, PhD) is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, teaching a range of subjects including mobile computing, programming, UI, as well as supervising projects at various levels. He specialises in topics such as digital media, games design, social networks, interaction and user experience, educational practice, e-commerce, and digital communications. He has published numerous articles in high-impact journals.

Dr Peter Lane

Peter Lane has degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science. His research interests cover many aspects of machine learning and its applications, including the simulation of human learning. His early work looked at connectionist models of natural-language learning. More recently, he has worked on the CHREST cognitive architecture of human perception and learning. His current project uses genetic programming to develop cognitive models from psychological data.

Mariana Lilley

Manju Manjunathaiah

Dr. Manjunathaiah has a long standing track record in computer science, computational science, data science research and education from academic and research positions held at: Harvard,  Oxford, Manchester, Southampton, Reading, Hertfordshire; from collaborating with leading international research groups (INRIA, IRISA, Colorado) in parallel and concurrent computation and exascale computing (ANL, NERSC);  and in research labs implementing novel parallel systems  in two leading formalisms in concurrency.

Dr Catherine Menon

Dr Catherine Menon research looks at the use of software in safety-critical systems, particularly autonomous systems. I'm currently interested in the interaction between safety requirements, security requirements, ethical imperatives and trust constraints in autonomous systems such as assistive robots and autonomous vehicles (AVs).

Dr Alexios Mylonas

Dr Alexios Mylonas research interests focus on IoT security, incident response and web security and fraud detection. I have a number of publications in esteemed scientific venues. I am a member of IEEE & ACM.

Dr Alexios Mylonas hold a PhD in Information and Communication Security and a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science from the Athens University of Economics and Business, as well as an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London.

I lead the OWASP Dorset Chapter.

John Noll

Deepthi Ratnayake

Dr. Deepthi Ratnayake is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Cyber Security and Network), within the School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science (PECS) She has nearly 30 years of experience in industry, defence and  academia in the lines of cyber security, networking, and information systems management. She is a research active academic that enjoys cross-discipline collaborations and teamwork.

Kuefreh Sampson

Professor Alex Shafarenko

Programming Languages and Compiler Technology. Optical Fibre Communications: coding theory and the use of codes. Security and Security Protocols.

Dr William Joseph Spring

Dr Spring is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire specialising in both quantum and classical based security. As a member of the University STRI Research Centre, the School Algorithms, AI and Information Research Groups, Dr Springs research interests include Classical and Quantum Based Security for Distributed Systems, (Cybersecurity, Voting Schemes, Cryptography, Security Protocols, Risk, Algorithms, Programming Paradigms), Modelling and Problem Solving Strategies, Information, Information Geometry, Quantum AI, Quantum Structures and Quantum Stochastic Theory. Dr Springs PhD students are engaged in areas relating to the above. Dr Spring was co-author on the first paper written on quantum based voting schemes.

Myasar Tabany

Chris Treglohan

Dr Athanasios Tsokanos

Dr Athanasios Tsokanos is a Principal lecturer in Computer Science in the University of Hertfordshire. His main area of teaching and research is Networks and Cybersecurity. Currently, he has several PhD students and active research projects. He has collaborated in the past with industrial partners such as Google and he has a current collaboration with Juniper Networks. He is an assistant programme leader responsible for the MSc in Cybersecurity. He holds a PhD in Networking, an MSc in Mobile and satellite communications, a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, 2 Networking certificates and he is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.

Dr Olga Tveretina

Dr Vito Veneziano

Dr Stilianos Vidalis

Dr Stilianos Vidalis carries out research, teaching and consultancy in cyber security assessments. I am experienced in all aspects of Information Operations (IO) with excellent understanding of the Information Security (IS) lifecycle.

Dr Joseph Williams

Dr Joseph Williams is a senior lecturer in computer science within the School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science. His main area of research is cyber security and software engineering in a cyber security context. He has collaborated with public and private sector bodies, including the College of Policing.