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Senior Lecturer and Associate Director of the Interactive and Trustworthy Technologies Group, Heriot-Watt University

I am an Associate Professor in the School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. I earned my PhD in Computer Science in 1999 from Carleton University, and I am an alumnus of the Carleton Computer Security Lab. I currently live in Edinburgh, Scotland with my wife and our dog, but I am originally from Canada.


  • 2010–present
    Senior Lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • 2011–present
    Associate Director, Interactive and Trustworthy Technologies Group


  • 1999 
    Carleton University, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    Active Behaviour Demands Active Security: New Approaches to Mobile Device Security
    Scientist in Charge
    Funding Source:
    EU FP7 People Programme


Honorary Fellow at University of Edinburgh