Emiliano De Cristofaro

Senior Lecturer in Security and Privacy (Computer Science), UCL

Emiliano De Cristofaro is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at University College London (UCL). Prior to joining UCL in 2013, he was a Research Scientist at Xerox PARC. In 2011, he received a PhD in Networked Systems from the University of California, Irvine, advised by Gene Tsudik, and, in 2005 a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Computer Science from the University of Salerno, Italy. His research interests include privacy, security, and applied cryptography. He received the Dean's Fellowship and the Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship from UC Irvine and the Excellency Award from PARC's Computer Science Lab. In 2013 and 2014, he co-chaired the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS).


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Security and Privacy (Computer Science), University College London
  • 2011–2013
    Research scientist, Xerox PARC


  • 2011 
    University of California, Networked Systems