Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, Professor of Security Engineering, City, University of London
Raj received his BEng and PhD degrees from City University of London in 1994 and 1999 respectively. From 1999 he worked at City University of London as a Research Fellow. In August 2000 he moved to CMG as a Telecommunications Consultant. After a few years in the industry Raj is now a Professor of Security Engineering. He is currently the Director of the Institute for Cyber Security at City University of London and carries out research in the areas of privacy preserving data management, Internet of Things privacy, network intrusion detection, cloud security and identity management using blockchain. Raj has received funding from EPSRC, Royal Academy of Engineering, European Commission, Innovate UK, British Council and industry to carry out research in cyber security. He has supervised several PhDs jointly with British Telecommunications, UK in the area if data analytics for cyber security and network intrusion detection. To date Raj has graduated more than 30 PhD students in the area of Cyber Security and continues to supervise a good number of students in the area of Cloud Security, Privacy and blockchain.
He is also the Programme Director for the MSc in Project Management, Finance and Risk.
He is a senior member of IEEE, a member of IET and an associate member of the charted institute of information security and a member of Technical Programme Committees of several security and privacy conferences.
Raj is the CEO of CityDefend - a start up in the area of secure search in the encrypted Cloud. He also sits on the Editorial boards of the Journal on Wireless Networks, Elsevier Journal of Health Policy and Technology and Emerald Journal of Information Management and Computer Security.