People

Institute leadership

 
   
 Professor Bill Lee  

Professor Bill Lee

Co-Director

w.e.lee@imperial.ac.uk

Bill is a Co-Director of the Institute for Security Science and Technology, Chair in Ceramic Science and Engineering and President of the American Ceramic Society. Previous positions at Imperial include Director of the Centre for Nuclear Engineering, Director of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy (with Cambridge and The Open Universities), and Director of the Centre for Advanced Structural Ceramics. Bill has published over 400 peer-reviewed papers and has also been awarded research grants totalling over £55M.
 Dr Deeph Chana  

Professor Deeph Chana

Co-Director

d.chana@imperial.ac.uk

Deeph is Co-Director of the Institute for Security Science and Technology, and Professor of Practice at Imperial Business School. Deeph also consults on technology development and strategy, particularly with SMEs. He's recently been involved with developing innovative products ranging from explosives detection devices for airports, crowd analytics software for smart cities, and consulting on security of autonomous transport. Prior to this, Deeph worked as a senior UK government science policy adviser on critical infrastructure security in Whitehall. Deeph was the previous Deputy Director of the ISST, being appointed Co-Director in 2019.
 Professor Chris Hankin  

Professor Chris Hankin

Security Science Fellow

c.hankin@imperial.ac.uk

Chris is a Security Science Fellow of the Institute for Security Science and Technology (where he was Co-Director up until August 2019). He was Deputy Principal of the Faculty of Engineering from September 2006 until October 2008, Pro Rector (Research) from June 2004 until September 2006, and Dean of City and Guilds College from 2000-2003. His research is in cyber security, data analytics and semantics-based program analysis.
 Emil Lupu  

Professor Emil Lupu

Security Science Fellow

e.c.lupu@imperial.ac.uk

Emil leads the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research at Imperial College London and is the Deputy Director of the PETRAS IoT Security Research Hub. He serves a Security Science Fellow with the Institute for Security Science and Technology, and heads the Resilient Information Systems Security Group. 
Bill Proud  

Dr Bill Proud

Security Science Fellow

w.proud@imperial.ac.uk

William is Reader in Shock Physics at the Department of Physics, and a Security Science Fellow at the Institute. His main research interest is into high strain rate properties of a wide range of materials, both inert and energetic.
 Dr John Hassard  

Dr John Hassard

Security Science Fellow

j.hassard@imperial.ac.uk

John is Reader in Physics and Security Science Fellow at the Institute. His research interests are varied with particular interest in heavy quark decays. John has started companies in a range of areas, including renewable energy, air pollution analysis and biotechnology.
 PJ Beaghton

Dr PJ Beaghton

Security Science Fellow

p.beaghton@imperial.ac.uk

PJ is a Professor of Practice in Computing and Security Science Fellow at the Institute. His work at the ISST focuses on security of financial systems (FinSec). He previously managed a global statistical arbitrage hedge fund for 12 years and before that was a Managing Director and senior quant trader at Salomon Brothers.

 

Visiting and Honorary Fellows

 
 

Dr Peter Biggins

Visiting Professor

 

Paul Forman

Honorary Principal Research Fellow

 

Dr Jordan Giddings

Honorary Principal Research Fellow

 

Dr Giles Graham

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

 

Dr Mark Lavelle

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

 

Dr Paul Martin

Distinguished Research Fellow

 

Sir Keith O'Nions

Distinguished Research Fellow

 

Robin Pitman

Distinguished Research Fellow

 

Dr Andrew Powell

Honorary Principal Research Fellow

   Dr Margaret Wilson


Honorary Senior Research Fellow

 

Derwen Hinds

Honorary Principal Research Fellow

  Dr Joe Watson

Honorary Principal Research Fellow

 

Dr Andrew Fielder

Research Associate

 
 

Conrad Prince

Honorary Principal Research Fellow

Academic investigators

Researchers

 
    
 

Dr Martin Barrere Cambrun

Research Associate

 

Giulio Zizzo

Research Postgraduate

 

       
       
       
Researchers

Operations

 
    
 Jane Lac

Jane Lac

Institute Manager

 

Denise McGurk

Institute Administrator

 Communications & Policy Outreach Officer

 Max Swinscow-Hall

Communications and Policy Outreach Officer

 

 Zarine Khurshid

Special Projects Manager

ISST Operations staff