Imperial College London

Professor Christopher Hankin Director, Institute for Security Science and Technology

Faculty of EngineeringInstitute for Security Science & Technology

Co-Director of Institute for Security Science & Technology



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Ms Denise McGurk +44 (0)20 7594 8864




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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. h



Larus J, Hankin C, 2018, Regulating Automated Decision Making, Communications of the Acm, Vol:61, ISSN:0001-0782, Pages:5-5

Martin G, Ghafur S, Kinross J, et al., 2018, WannaCry-a year on, Bmj-british Medical Journal, Vol:361, ISSN:1756-1833

Șerban O, Thapen N, Maginnis B, et al., 2018, Real-time processing of social media with SENTINEL: A syndromic surveillance system incorporating deep learning for health classification, Information Processing and Management, ISSN:0306-4573

Martin G, Martin P, Hankin C, et al., 2017, Cybersecurity and healthcare: how safe are we?, Bmj-british Medical Journal, Vol:358, ISSN:1756-1833

Martin G, Kinross J, Hankin C, 2017, Effective cybersecurity is fundamental to patient safety, Bmj-british Medical Journal, Vol:357, ISSN:1756-1833

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