I am a Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science at Ruhr University Bochum, where I lead the Chair for Security and Privacy of Ubiquitous Systems. I am also a member of the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security, and a Principal Investigator and Dean of Graduate School in the Excellence Cluster CASA .

Previously, I was affiliated as tenure-track Assistant Professor with the Digital Security group at Radboud University (2019-2020) and Software Systems group at Utrecht University (2018), both in The Netherlands. From mid-2015 until 2017, I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Digital Security Group at Radboud University. I received my PhD from Deakin University, Australia in 2015.

Research Interests

  • Security and privacy for IoT/Embedded devices
  • User data privacy
  • Privacy engineering; privacy compliance
  • Applications of machine learning for security & privacy
  • Adversarial machine learning

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Office: MC 4/127
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Twitter: @veelasha_m
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Postal Address

Ruhr University Bochum
Chair for Systems Security
MC 4/127
Universitätsstraße 140
44799 Bochum

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