Biography

Affiliations/Memberships

Senior Member of IEEE
Member of the IET and ACM
Smart Card Alliance 'Certified Smart Card Industry Professional' (CSCIP) and LEAP member
IFIP Working Group 11.2 : Pervasive Systems Security

Education

PhD Computer Science (2003-2008), University of Cambridge.
Title: Security of Proximity Identification Systems, Supervisor: Dr Markus Kuhn.
Studied with the Security Group in the Computer Laboratory and was a member of Wolfson College.

M.Eng Computer Engineering (2003), University of Pretoria.
Title: Securing a Real-Time Field Area Network Using Smart Cards, Supervisor: Prof Walter Penzhorn.
Coursework: Security theory and principles, embedded design and system engineering.
Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering.

B.Eng Computer Engineering (1999-2002), University of Pretoria.
Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering.

Work/Teaching Experience

Teaching Fellow at Royal Holloway University of London (September 2011 - August 2013)
Teaching Fellow within the Information Security Group. Teaching and project supervision duties on the MSc in Information Security.

Researcher/Engineer at Royal Holloway University of London (August 2007 - August 2011)
Smart Card Centre within the Information Security Group, developing an RFID testbed and assisting in establishing the Centre's contactless research capability.

Undergraduate supervisor at University of Cambridge (October 2003 - July 2007)
Tutoring students during term in small groups for Security (Part II), Digital Signal Processing (Part II) and Introduction to Security (Part 1B).

Teaching Assistant at University of Pretoria (January - September 2003)
Practical sessions, tutorial classes, student assessment and course administration for senior students taking Computer Networks and Software Engineering.

Holiday work at Vodacom (Cellular provider) in Engineering: Value Added Services (June 2001)
Design, implementation and testing of automated call answering services for third party phone-in competitions.

Holiday work at Vodacom in Finance: Expenses (December 2000)
Calculation and recording of expenses payable to other cellular companies with regards to international roaming.

Conference Activities

European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS)
  Program Committee Member (2013)

IEEE Symposium on Computers & Informatics (ISCI)
 Program Committee Member (2013)

IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)
  Program Chair (2013)

International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communication (ICWMC)
  Program Committee Member (2013,2012,2011)

International Workshop on Internet of Ubiquitous and Pervasive Things (IUPT)
 Program Committee Member (2013, 2012)

The International Conference on Advances in Future Internet (AFIN)
  Program Committee Member (2013, 2012, 2011)

IEEE RFID Technology & Applications (RFID-TA)
  Session Chair (2012)

RFID Security and Cryptography Workshop (RISC)
  Program Committee Member (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)

Workshop on Information Security Theory and Practices (WISTP)
  General Chair (2012), Publicity Chair/Program Committee Member (2010, 2009)

International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience (ISPEC)
  Program Committee Member (2012)

IEEE Symposium on Wireless Telecommunications Applications (ISWTA)
  Reviewer (2012)

International Conference on Communications, Computing and Control Applications (CCCA)
  Program Committee Member (2012)

International Conference on Intelligent Transport Systems Telecommunications (ITST)
  Program Committee Member (2012)

The Sixth International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST)
  Program Committee Member (2011)

Workshop on Ambient Things on the Internet (ATI)
  Program Committee Member (2011)

IEEE AFRICON 2011.
  Program Chair (2011)

Ubiquitous Things on the Internet (UTI)
  Program Committee Member (2011)

Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC)
  Paper Reviewer (2011)

Workshop on RFID Technology (IWRT)
  Program Committee Member (2011, 2010)

ACM Conference on Wireless Network Security (WiSec)
  Program Committee Member (2010), Reviewer (2009, 2008)

International Workshop on Sensor Security (IWSS)
  Program Committee Member (2009)

Smart Card Research and Advanced Application Conference (CARDIS)
  Session Chair/Reviewer (2008)

Journal Activities

Elsevier Computers & Security Journal (Papers Review)
Elsever Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal (Papers Review)
Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications (Papers Review)
Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks (Papers Review)
Elsevier Computer Networks Journal(Papers Review)
Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software(Papers Review)
Wiley Security and Communication Networks Journal (Papers Review)
Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Papers Review)
Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (Papers Review)
Springer International Journal of Information Security (Papers Review)
KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems (Papers Review)
Proceedings of the IEEE (Papers Review)
IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine(Papers Review)
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (Papers Review)
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (Papers Review)
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (Papers Review)
IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (Papers Review)
IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine (Papers Review)
IEEE Pervasive Magazine (Papers Review)
IEEE Communications Letters (Papers Review)
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (Papers Review)
ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (Papers Review)
MDPI Physical Sensors(Papers Review)
The Computer Journal (Oxford)(Papers Review)