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Dr Seyit Camtepe

Principal Research Scientist


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Dr Seyit Camtepe is a Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO Data61. He received the PhD degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA, in 2007. From 2007 to 2013, he was with the Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany, as a Senior Researcher and Research Group Leader in Security. From 2013 to 2017, he worked as a Lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. His research interests include topics from cyber security and ML, and applied and malicious cryptography.

Other Interests

Robust distributed ML for cyber, adversarial ML, ML and cyber security (e.g., malware detection, control system security, SW and protocol vulnerability assessment, crypto function detection), malicious and applied cryptography, pulsar and quantum randomness.

Achievements and Awards

  • 2018-2021

    Julius Career Award

  • 2013-2016

    Early Career Academic Recruitment and Development (ECARD)
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Current Roles

  • Team Leader
    Autonomous and Application Security

  • Theme Lead
    Security Automation and Orchestration, Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre

Academic Qualifications

  • 2007

    PhD in Computer Science
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), New York, USA

  • 2016

    Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (GCAP)
    Queensland University of Technology

Professional Experiences

  • 2019-Onward

    Principal Research Scientist
    CSIRO Data61

  • 2017-2019

    Senior Research Scientist
    CSIRO Data61

  • 2012-2017

    Queensland University of Technology

  • 2007-2012

    Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer
    Technische Universitaet Berlin

  • 2002-2007

    Research and Teaching Assistant
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • 1996-2002

    Network and Security Engineer
    Banking Industry

Other highlights

  • 2013-2017

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

  • 2007-2013

    Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)

  • 2002-2007

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2003-2017

    IEEE Senior Member