Dr Seyit Camtepe

Principal Research Scientist

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Dr Seyit Camtepe is a Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO Data61. He received the Ph.D. 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 pervasive security covering the topics autonomous security, malware detection and prevention, attack modelling, applied and malicious cryptography, smartphone security, IoT security, industrial control systems security, wireless physical layer security.

Other Interests

Malware reverse engineering and analysis, spread modelling, formal protocol analysis, attack modelling, malicious and applied cryptography, design and analysis of cryptographic protocols, data dispersal, message locked encryption, design theory in security, control system security (SCADA and CAN), wireless communication and security.

Achievements and Awards

  • 2018-2021

    Julius Career Award

  • 2013-2016

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

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

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2003-2017

    IEEE Senior Member


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