Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Computing

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 8390sergio.maffeis Website




441Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Dr Sergio Maffeis is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Security. His current research interests include web security, machine learning, formal methods and verification, programming language semantics. Maffeis received his Ph.D. from Imperial College London, and his MSc from University of Pisa, Italy.

Research Group: Foundations of Secure Web Programming.

See also: Personal web page.



Alageel A, Maffeis S, 2021, Hawk-Eye: Holistic detection of APT command and control domains, Pages:1664-1673

Rabheru R, Hanif H, Maffeis S, 2021, DeepTective: Detection of PHP vulnerabilities using hybrid graph neural networks, Pages:1687-1690

Zizzo G, Hankin C, Maffeis S, et al., Adversarial attacks on time-series intrusion detection for industrial control systems, The 19th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Zizzo G, Hankin C, Maffeis S, et al., 2019, Adversarial machine learning beyond the image domain, the 56th Annual Design Automation Conference 2019, ACM Press

Barrere Cambrun M, Hankin C, Barboni A, et al., 2019, CPS-MT: a real-time cyber-physical system monitoring tool for security Research, 24th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA2018), IEEE