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Antonis Michalas

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Head of Cyber Security Group
  • University of Westminster Faculty of Science and Technology
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Dr Antonis Michalas received his PhD in Network Security from Aalborg University, Denmark and currently work as an assistant professor in Cyber Security at the University of Westminster, London. As a assistant professor, he teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate courses related to cryptography, forensics, cyber security and network security. Antonis’ role expands to student supervision and research group coordination. In parallel, he is an active member of the department’s project development and research activities. In addition to that, he leads the cyber security research group (CSec) at the University of Westminster. As the head of CSec, he leads research projects focused on network security and applied cryptography. The group comprises PhD students, professors and researchers and mainly focuses on applied research in security and privacy of widely deployed communication networks. Prior to that, Antonis was working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Security Lab of the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) in Stockholm, Sweden. As a postdoctoral researcher at the SEC Lab he was actively involved in national and European research projects and combined research with student supervision and project management.

Recent publications

  • Keep pies away from kids: A raspberry pi attacking tool

    • Michalas A
    • Murray R
  • MemTri: A memory forensics triage tool using Bayesian network and volatility

    • Michalas A
    • Murray R

Professional experience

Assistant Professor, Head of Cyber Security Group

University of Westminster Faculty of Science and Technology

September 2015 - Present

PostDoctoral Researcher

Swedish Institute of Computer Science

January 2014 - September 2015(2 years)

PhD Candidate

Athens Information Technology

November 2009 - February 2013(3 years)

Software Engineer

I-Cube S.A

October 2008 - June 2009(8 months)

Software Engineer

Intralot S.A

February 2008 - October 2008(8 months)

Graphics Designer for the newspaper

Paxos News

September 2006 - September 2008(2 years)


Microsoft Hellas

October 2006 - February 2007(4 months)

Lecturer in Mathematics

private institutes

September 2002 - June 2006(4 years)

Member of the research group for the editing of a quiz sponsored by the Hellenic Bank.

DARCY Advertising Company

July 2005 - September 2005(2 months)

Web Developer

Webline S.A

October 2001 - October 2004(3 years)


Masters in Information Technology and Telecommunications

Athens Information Technology

October 2006 - December 2007(a year)

Degree in Mathematics

University of Crete, Department of Mathematics

October 2000 - September 2006(6 years)


Co-authors (31)