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PhotoDr Martin Albrecht studied Computer Science at Universität Bremen in Germany before coming to Royal Holloway to earn his PhD under the supervision of Carlos Cid. After completing his PhD he took a postdoc position at LIP6 in Paris in the POLSYS group of

Room: McCrea 223
Email: martin.albrecht[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Koenraad Audenaert is a Reader in Applied Mathematics. His research interests are quantum information theory and matrix analysis.

Room: McCrea 238
Tel: 01784 276136
Email: Koenraad.Audenaert[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Yiftach Barnea is a Reader in Pure Mathematics. His research interests include Asymptotic Group Theory, Profinite Groups and Lie Algebras.

Room: McCrea 228
Tel: 01784 414689
Email: y.barnea[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Simon Blackburn B.Sc. (Bristol) D.Phil. (Oxon) is a Professor of Pure Mathematics, and the Academic Coordinator for the Department. His research interests include combinatorics, algebra and cryptography.

Room: McCrea 214
Tel: 01784 443422
Email: s.blackburn[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Jorge Blasco is a Lecturer within the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway University of London. His main research interests include mobile malware, covert channels and wearables and IoT security. He has published several research papers in international Confe

Room: McCrea 355B
Tel: 01784 443116
Email: Jorge.BlascoAlis[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Jens Bolte is a Reader in Applied Mathematics. His research interests are in mathematical physics, and in particular in quantum chaos and semiclassical quantum mechanics.

Room: McCrea 352
Tel: 01784 276269
Email: Jens.Bolte[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Lorenzo Cavallaro is a Senior Lecturer (roughly equivalent to Associate Professor in the USA) of Information Security in the Information Security Group (ISG) at Royal Holloway University of London. His research focuses largely on systems security.

Room: McCrea 231
Tel: 01784 414381
Email: lorenzo.cavallaro[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Carlos Cid BSc, PhD (UnB, Brazil) is a Professor in Information Security. His main research interests are cryptography, security and computational algebra.

Room: McCrea 224
Tel: 01784 414685
Email: carlos.cid[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Chez Ciechanowicz B.Sc. Ph.D. (London) is the Programme Director for the MSc in Information Security.

Room: McCrea 341
Tel: 01784 443112
Email: z.ciechanowicz[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Lizzie Coles-Kemp B.A.(Hons), M.Sc. Ph.D. (London) is a Senior Lecturer who leads the Security Management module on the ISG's Information Security MSc. Her research interests include the interaction between communities and security and privacy technologies.

Room: McCrea 342
Tel: 01784 443084
Email: Lizzie.Coles-Kemp[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Jason Crampton B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc., Ph.D.(London) is a Professor in Information Security. His research focuses on access control, particularly languages for specifying access control policies and cryptographic enforcement of policies.

Room: McCrea 344
Tel: 01784 443117
Email: Jason.Crampton[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Christine Davies is a retired Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics. Her current research interests are in child maintenance and welfare provision for separated families.

Room: McCrea 250
Tel: 01784 443095
Email: c.m.davies[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Rainer Dietmann is a Reader in Mathematics. His research interests include Analytic Number Theory and Diophantine equations.

Room: McCrea 239
Tel: 01784 276582
Email: Rainer.Dietmann[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor John Essam is a Professor of Applied Mathematics. His research interests are percolation theory, polymer networks, Potts models and graph theory.

Room: Arts S6
Tel: 01784 443080
Email: j.essam[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Christine Farmer is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics and First Year Coordinator. Her area of interest includes the mathematics of quantum mechanics.

Room: McCrea 230
Tel: 01784 443083
Email: c.farmer[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Stefanie Gerke is a Reader in Pure Mathematics. Her research interests include (random) graph theory and algorithms.

Room: McCrea 232
Tel: 01784 276225
Email: stefanie.gerke[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Ed Godolphin is an Emeritus Professor of Statistics. His research interests are time series analysis, state space modeling and experimental design.

Email: E.Godolphin[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Aditi Kar

Room: McCrea 220
Email: Aditi.Kar[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Alastair Kay is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics and Director of Teaching. His research ranges across theoretical aspects of quantum information and computation.

Room: McCrea 345
Tel: 01784276272
Email: Alastair.Kay[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Alexey Koloydenko is a Senior Lecturer in Statistics and Probability Theory. His research interests include statistical image analysis, algebraic statistics, and hidden Markov models.

Room: McCrea 251
Tel: 01784 276421
Email: Alexey.Koloydenko[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Peter Komisarczuk B.Sc. M.Sc. Ph.D. CEng is Director of Distance Learning in the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Nottingham and his Ph.D. from the University of Surrey (1998).

Room: McCrea 340
Tel: 01784 443089
Email: peter.komisarczuk[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Kostas Markantonakis B.Sc. (Lancaster University), M.Sc., Ph.D. (London) is a Reader in the Information Security Group Smart card Centre. His main research interests are smart card/token security and applications, along with secure protocol design and Information Security.

Room: Founders West 158
Tel: 01784 414409
Email: K.Markantonakis[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Keith Martin B.Sc. (Glasgow), PhD (London), CMath FIMA is Professor of Information Security. His current research interests include key management, cryptographic applications and securing lightweight networks.

Room: McCrea 349
Tel: 01784 443099
Email: keith.martin[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Keith Mayes B.Sc. Ph.D. (Bath) CEng FIET is the Director of the Information Security Group and Smart Card Centre at Royal Holloway.His current research interests include the design of secure protocols, mobile/fixed communications systems and security tokens/NFC/RFID as well as associated attacks

Room: Founders West 156
Tel: 01784 414408
Email: keith.mayes[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor James McKee Head of Department (Mathematics). His research interests include Salem numbers, Pisot numbers, Mahler measure, elliptic curves, and computational number theory.

Room: McCrea 242
Tel: 01784 443670
Email: james.mckee[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Chris Mitchell BSc PhD (London) CITP CMath FBCS FIMA is a Professor of Computer Science. His main research interests mainly relate to information security and applications of cryptography

Room: McCrea 347
Tel: 01784 443423
Email: me[at]chrismitchell.net

PhotoDr Iain Moffatt

Room: McCrea 227
Tel: 01784 414686
Email: Iain.Moffatt[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Francisca Mota-Furtado is a Reader in Applied Mathematics. Her research interests include atomic theory, atoms in external fields, and chaos in atomic systems.

Room: McCrea 241
Tel: 01784 443096
Email: f.motafurtado[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Sean Murphy BA(Oxon), PhD (Bath) is a Professor in Mathematics. His main research interest is cryptology.

Room: McCrea 354
Tel: 01784 443699
Email: s.murphy[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Siaw-Lynn Ng B.Sc. (Adelaide) Ph.D. (London) is a Lecturer in Information Security. Her research interests includes combinatorics and finite geometry and their applications in information security.

Room: McCrea 230
Tel: 01784 414397
Email: s.ng[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Brita Nucinkis is Professor of Mathematics. Her research interests include cohomological and geometric methods in group theory

Room: McCrea 234
Tel: 01784 414986
Email: Brita.Nucinkis[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Pat O'Mahony is a Professor of Applied Mathematics. His research interests include atomic theory, scattering theory and quantum chaos.

Room: McCrea 351
Tel: 01784 443088
Email: p.omahony[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Kenny Paterson B.Sc. (Hons) (Glasgow), Ph.D. (London) is a Professor of Information Security. His research interests are cryptography, security, coding theory and sequences.

Room: McCrea 348
Tel: 01784 414393
Email: kenny.paterson[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Geraint Price BSc (London), PhD (Cantab) is a Senior Lecturer in Information Security. His research interests include public key infrastructures, network security and the reliability of secure systems.

Room: McCrea 225
Tel: 01784 414160
Email: geraint.price[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Elizabeth Quaglia obtained her BSc in Mathematics from Universita degli Studi di Torino (Italy) in 2007. She obtained her MSc in Mathematics of Cryptography and Communications from Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL), in 2008, and completed her PhD at RHUL in 2012

Room: McCrea 339
Tel: 01784 276305
Email: elizabeth.quaglia[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Rüdiger Schack is a Professor of Mathematics. He is interested in open quantum systems and the physics of information, including quantum information theory and quantum cryptography.

Room: McCrea 245
Tel: 01784 443097
Email: r.schack[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Eira Scourfield is an Honorary Research Associate in Pure Mathematics. Her research interest is analytic number theory.

Room: Arts S6
Tel: 01784 443671
Email: e.scourfield[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Daniele Sgandurra is currently Lecturer at the Information Security Group. His research focuses on cybersecurity of systems, in particular operating systems/virtualisation, mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Room: Founders West 154
Tel: 01784 444423
Email: daniele.sgandurra[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Teo Sharia is a Lecturer in Statistics and the MSc programmes Director. Her research interests include asymptotic theory of parametric estimation, iterative methods and stochastic approximation.

Room: McCrea 236
Tel: 01784 414331
Email: t.sharia[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Vadim Shcherbakov His research interests are in applied probability.

Room: McCrea 346
Tel: 01784276528
Email: Vadim.Shcherbakov[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Allan Tomlinson BSc(Strathclyde) MSc, PhD (Edinburgh) is a Senior Lecturer in Information Security. His current research interests are in systems security and trusted computing.

Room: McCrea 350
Tel: 01784 443079
Email: Allan.Tomlinson[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoProfessor Mike Walker OBE FREng BSc PhD (London) Dr.rer.nat.(habil) (Tübingen) CMath FIMA is a Professor of Information Security.

Room: McCrea 233
Tel: 07785 277687
Email: michael.1.walker[at]icloud.com

PhotoDr Martin Widmer is a Reader in Pure Mathematics. His main research interest is number theory.

Room: McCrea 235
Tel: 01784414983
Email: Martin.Widmer[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Mark Wildon is a Reader in Pure Mathematics. His research interests are in representation theory, group theory and combinatorics.

Room: McCrea 240
Tel: 01784 414021
Email: mark.wildon[at]rhul.ac.uk

PhotoDr Stephen Wolthusen Dipl.-Inform., Dr.-Ing. (TU Darmstadt, Germany) Dr. Stephen Wolthusen is a Reader in the School of Mathematics & Information Security. His research interests include models of adversarial behaviour and security, models of critical national infrastructure functions and dependencies and network security

Room: McCrea 353
Tel: 01784 443270
Email: stephen.wolthusen[at]rhul.ac.uk