Distinguished Prof. Neeraj Suri
Suri holds the Distinguished Professorship and Chair in Cybersecurity at Lancaster University where he also co-directs the Security Institute. Suri previously held the Chair Professorship on “Dependable Systems & Software” at TU Darmstadt, Germany. Following his PhD at UMass-Amherst, he has held positions at AlliedSignal/Honeywell Research, Boston Univ, Saab Endowed Chair Professorship, multiple sabbaticals at Microsoft Research, and visiting positions at the Univ of Texas at Austin, Academia Sincia, PolyU Hong Kong and Technion.
His research interests span the design, analysis and assessment of trustworthy (dependable & secure) Cloud systems and software. He is an advocate of the data-centric system approach to Cybersecurity, and on the quantification of security. His research has received extensive trans-national funding from the US: NSF/DARPA/DHS/ONR/AFOSR, the EC FP6/FP7/H2020 (CONCORDIA, ESCUDO-CLOUD, NECS, CIPSEC, SLA-READY, SPECS, ABC4TRUST, BIC, INDEXYS, COMIFIN, INSPIRE, INCO-TRUST, THINK-TRUST, GENESYS, DECOS, RESIST, DBENCH, NEXTTTA), German DFG/BMBF/DAAD/Loewe, Swedish SSF/VINNOA/NUTEK, Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, Apple, Google, Boeing, GM, NASA, Airbus, SAP, NEC, Hitachi, Saab, Volvo, Daimler among others.
Suri is a member of IFIP WG 10.4 on Fault Tolerance and Dependability, and served on multiple US/EU/Asian industry and academic advisory boards for IBM, Intel, NASA, Uppsala University, EC’s RISEPTIS Board for Trust and Security, and a member of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board (TCAAB). Suri chaired the IEEE Technical Committee on Dependability and Fault Tolerance, and it's Steering Committee. He currently chairs the Steering Committee for the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Cloud Engineering.
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