Category Archives: Alumni

Konstantina Spanaki

Konstantina joined Imperial College Business School as a Research Associate in 2014. Her main research interests focus on topics of IT adoption, business integration and information management. She worked on joint projects between this group and the Business School in particular on value aspects of data and adoption of cloud security services. Konstantina is now a Lecturer at School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University.


Daniele Sgandurra

Daniele joined the group as a Research Associate after having completed a PhD at University of Pisa, and having worked at IIT-CNR as a PostDoc Researcher. Daniele’s main research fields include virtualization and cloud security, threat modeling, mobile security, malware analysis and  critical infrastructures and risk management.

His personal homepage can be found here. Daniele is now a Lecturer in the Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London

Luke Dickens

Luke Dickens

Luke Dickens

Luke joined the group as a Research Associate after having completed a PhD at Imperial College London under the supervision of Dr Alessandra Russo. Luke focuses on machine learning techniques and is working on techniques for dealing with partially trusted sources of information in particular in crowdsourcing scenarios. Luke is now a lecturer at University College London.

Enrico Scalavino

enricoscalavinoEnrico designed a framework for secure dissemination of information in partially disconnected environments as part of the Consequence project. This was in particular applied to information exchanges between first responder organisations in crisis management scenario. His work also investigated the protection of derived data. After successfully completing his PhD under the supervision of Dr Emil Lupu, Enrico took a position with Morgan Stanley. He is now a Senior Software engineer at Microsoft.

Alberto Egon Schaeffer Filho

albertoAlberto did his PhD thesis under the supervision of Dr Emil Lupu and contributed significantly to our work on the Self Managed Cells. In particular, his work focussed on means of realising autonomous interactions, compositions and federations of cells in a recursive fashion. After completing his PhD, Alberto became a Research Associate at Lancaster University. He is now an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). His web page is here.

Kevin Twidle

kevinDr. Kevin Twidle has been a long time member and associate of the Distributed Software Engineering Group at Imperial College. In recent years he has been the main designer and implementer of the Ponder2 software, which was used within Imperial and by outside organisations in a broad range of contexts including for the management of Body Sensor Networks for eHealth, Autonomous Vehicles, Heterogeneous Networks, Mobile Workflows and Distributed Authorisation Systems. He is now an IT consultant based in France but working world wide.

Sye Loong Keoh

slkSye-Loong obtained his PhD in 2005 under the supervision of Dr. Emil Lupu. He then worked with us as a Research Associate until 2008 when he joined Philips Research in Eindhoven. In 2013, Sye-Loong left industry to return to academia and was appointed as an Assistant Professor with the University of Glasgow in Singapore. His current  web page is here.