Imperial College London

Professor Christopher Hankin Director, Institute for Security Science and Technology

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Computing

Director, Institute for Security Science & Techn



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Chris Hankin is Director of the Institute for Security Science and Technology and a Professor of Computing Science.  He was Deputy Principal of the Faculty of Engineering from September 2006 until October 2008.  He was Pro Rector (Research) from June 2004 until September 2006.  He was Dean of City and Guilds College from 2000-2003.

His research is in cyber security, data analytics and semantics-based program analysis. 


Thapen N, Simmie D, Hankin C, et al., 2016, DEFENDER: Detecting and Forecasting Epidemics Using Novel Data-Analytics for Enhanced Response, Plos One, Vol:11, ISSN:1932-6203

Fielder A, Panaousis E, Malacaria P, et al., 2016, Decision support approaches for cyber security investment, Decision Support Systems, Vol:86, ISSN:0167-9236, Pages:13-23

Fielder A, Panaousis EA, Malacaria P, et al., 2015, Comparing Decision Support Approaches for Cyber Security Investment., Corr, Vol:abs/1502.05532

Vigliotti MG, Hankin C, 2015, Discovery of anomalous behaviour in temporal networks, Social Networks, Vol:41, ISSN:0378-8733, Pages:18-25

Thapen NA, Simmie DS, Hankin C, 2015, The Early Bird Catches The Term: Combining Twitter and News Data For Event Detection and Situational Awareness., Corr, Vol:abs/1504.02335

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