People

Institute leadership

 
   
 Professor Chris Hankin  

Professor Chris Hankin

Co-Director

c.hankin@imperial.ac.uk

Chris is a Co-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, 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.
 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  

Dr Deeph Chana

Deputy Director

d.chana@imperial.ac.uk

Deeph currently splits his time between the Institute, where he is Deputy Director, and consulting 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.
 Emil Lupu  

Professor Emil Lupu

Associate Director

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 as Associate Director with the Institute for Security Science and Technology, and heads the Resilient Information Systems Security Group. 
Bill Proud  

Dr Bill Proud

Associate Director

w.proud@imperial.ac.uk

William is Reader in Shock Physics at the Department of Physics, and Associate Director 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

Associate Director

j.hassard@imperial.ac.uk

John is Reader in Physics and Associate Director 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.
 Beaghton  

Dr PJ Beaghton

Associate Director

p.beaghton@imperial.ac.uk

PJ is a Professor of Practice in Computing and Associate Director 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.

 

Academic investigators

 
    
 
Peter Biggins

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 Kieth O'Nions

Distinguished Research Fellow

 
Robin Pitman

Robin Pitman

Distinguished Research Fellow

 

Dr Andrew Powell

Honorary Principal Research Fellow

   

Dr Margaret Wilson

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

       

       
Academic investigators

Researchers

 
    
Andrew Fielder

Dr Andrew Fielder

Research Associate

 Tingting Li

Dr Tingting Li

Research Associate

 Nick Thapen

Nicholas Thapen

Research Associate

 Ovidiu

Dr Ovidiu Serban

Research  Associate

 Dr Cheng Feng

 Dr Cheng Feng

Research Associate

   
       
Researchers

Operations

 
    
 Jane Lac

Jane Lac

Institute Manager

 

Denise McGurk

Institute Administrator

 Communications & Policy Outreach Officer

 Max Swinscow-Hall

Communications and Policy Outreach Officer

   
ISST Operations staff