Research Interests (see my papers for detail)

developing authentication protocols to track physical objects

  • Digital Fingerprinting of physical objects
  • Crytographic protocols to authenticate objects

Side Channel Privacy Leakages

  • Sensor-based privacy leakages
  • Medical IoT connection hijacking

Research Team

I am expanding my team for now so keep an eye on any upcoming hiring notifications.

Current members:

Grants and Awards

Year Name Description
2022-Now AGENCY: Assuring Citizen Agency in a World with Complex Online Harms Co-I in EPSRC funded project (See project page)
2021-2023 Cyfer: Cyber security and Privacy in Fertility Technologies Co-I in PETRAS funded project (See project page)| Virtual Cyfer Art Exhibition
2019 StandICT grant Grant to facilitate standardization impact in ICT (see output in W3C annual meeting in Fukoaka, Japan)
2017 Economist and Kaspersky cybersecurity award Award on using Blockchain for e-voting. Our team was the only winner outside the USA in the top three finalists (among many international participations of esteemed universities such as UCL)

Research Impact

Year Product Project Detail
2023 W3C Acknowledged in the standardisation for pressure sensors
2019 Patent in the USA Novel method for preventing counterfeiting of an object
2018 Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox deployed a fix on Firefox 46 (CVE-2016-2813) for sensor access model Vulnerabilities
2018 Apple iOS Apple included a fix on Safari in IOS 9.3 (CVE-2016-1780) for sensor access model Vulnerabilities
2016 W3C Specific Privacy and Security section added to the Motion/Orientation standard document
2014 Apple Safari Vulnerabilities found in Private Browsing (bug report #14685058)

Media Appearances

Past affiliations