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Dr Theo Tryfonas

Dr Theo Tryfonas

Dr Theo Tryfonas
BSc(Crete), MSc(Athens), PhD(Athens), MBCS CITP, CISA

Senior Lecturer in Systems Engineering

Area of research

Cybersecurity and Smart Cities

Office 2.22
Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 5740

Research summary

I work broadly in the fields of smart cities, cybersecurity, sustainability and systems engineering. My work in smart cities includes energy efficiency of wireless sensor networks, secure and resilient operation of Internet of Things (IoT) applications, privacy in mobile computing, open data architectures for smart buildings, integration of industrial control systems and SCADA with the IoT etc. In general I am interested in how these technologies can be used to deliver a more sustainable future – both in terms of resource efficiency and of operational improvement.

My research in cybersecurity includes applying Systems techniques for information risk management, such as system ...

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I am a Senior Lecturer in Systems Engineering with a background in computer security and software development. I work with the Cryptography Group and the Systems Centre and I am involved in doctoral supervision with the engineering doctorate (EngD) in Systems, as well as with teaching across our Computer Science MSc and the undergraduate programmes of Engineering Design and Civil Engineering.

In the past I worked as a programmer, consultant and auditor and have kept close ties with industry after becoming an academic, providing on occasion expert witness advice, continuing professional development courses etc. My work has been focused on a ...

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