Lorenzo Cavallaro

Lorenzo Cavallaro is a Full Professor of Computer Science, Chair in Cybersecurity (Systems Security) in the Department of Informatics at King's College London, where he leads the Systems Security Research Lab. He received a combined BSc-MSc (summa cum laudae) in Computer Science from the University of Milan in 2004 and a PhD in Computer Science from the same University in 2008. Prior to joining King's College London, Lorenzo worked in the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London (Assistant Professor, 2012; Associate Professor, 2016; Full Professor, 2018), and held Post-Doctoral and Visiting Scholar positions at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2010--2011), UC Santa Barbara (2008--2009), and Stony Brook University (2006--2008). His research builds on program analysis and machine learning to address threats against the security of computing systems. Lorenzo is Principal Investigator in a number of research projects primarily funded by the UK EPSRC, the EU, Royal Holloway, and McAfee. He received the USENIX WOOT Best Paper Award 2017 and publishes at & sits on the technical program committee of well-known international conferences, including USENIX Security, ACM CCS, NDSS, WWW, ACSAC, and RAID.