Forthcoming Distinguished Visiting Fellows

Hosting a Distinguished Visiting Fellow can be an opportunity to work with eminent researchers who are world class in their field, leading to long lasting relationships to benefit your own career and potential future collaborations for SICSA.  For more information on how to apply for SICSA funding please see the funding webpage.

Prof. Guevara NoubirSICSA DVF Professor Guevara Noubir from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA will be visiting Scotland in March.  He will be giving talks at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Stirling on “Robustness and Privacy in Wireless Systems” and “Cross-Layer Attacks in Emerging Networks”.

Guevara Noubir is a Professor in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University. He received a PhD is Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL 1996) and an engineering diploma (MS) from École Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées at Grenoble (ENSIMAG 1991).  Prior to joining the faculty at Northeastern University, he was a senior research scientist at CSEM SA (Switzerland) where he led several research projects in the area of wireless and mobile networking. In particular, he contributed to the definition of the third generation Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS) standardized as 3GPP WCDMA and was the lead of the Data Networking Stack for the first 3G demonstrator in the world (as part of the FRAMES EU Research Project).

His research covers both theoretical and practical aspects of secure and robust wireless and mobile systems. His current interests include leveraging mechanisms such as social networking authentication and low power ZigBee, to secure residential broadband networks, and boosting the robustness of wireless systems against smart attacks.

The host of this DVF is Dr Paul Patras, University of Edinburgh.  Please contact Dr Patras if you have any questions relative to this SICSA Visitor.