Prof. Chris Mitchell

Speaker

Information Security Group, Royal Holloway, University of London

Information Security Group, Royal Holloway, University of London

Curriculum Vitae

Photo of Prof MitchellProf Chris Mitchell received his BSc (1975) and PhD (1979) degrees in Mathematics from Westfield College, University of London. Prior to his appointment in 1990 as Professor of Computer Science at Royal Holloway, University of London, he was a Project Manager in the Networks and Communications Laboratory of Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in Bristol, which he joined in 1985. Between 1979 and 1985 he was at Racal-Comsec Ltd. (Salisbury, UK), latterly as Chief Mathematician. Since joining Royal Holloway in 1990 he has played a role in the development of the Information Security Group, and helped launch the MSc in Information Security in 1992. His research interests mainly relate to information security and the applications of cryptography. He has played an active role in a number of international collaborative projects, including Open Trusted Computing, a current EU 6th Framework Integrated Project. Completed projects include the Mobile VCE Core 2 and Core 3 programmes, four EU 5th Framework projects (SHAMAN and PAMPAS on mobile security, USB_Crypt dealing with novel security tokens, and the Finger_Card project combining smart cards and biometrics), and two EU ACTS projects on security for third generation mobile telecommunications systems (USECA and ASPeCT). He is currently convenor of Technical Panel 2 of BSI IST/33, dealing with security mechanisms and providing input to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27, on which he has served as a UK Expert since 1992. He has edited ten international security standards and published over 200 research papers. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Computer Journal and the International Journal on Information Security. He is a member of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board and the DoCoMo Eurolabs Advisory Board, and he continues to act as a consultant on a variety of topics in information security.

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