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Dr Siamak Shahandashti
Senior Lecturer


Cyber security & privacy, including

  • Applied cryptography
  • Privacy-enhancing technologies
  • Usable security & privacy
  • Electronic voting

More information: Siamak's homepage

Member and lead of the Cyber Security & Privacy Research Group


  • PGCert in Academic Practice
  • PhD in Computer Science
  • MSc in Telecom. Engineering
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering


Previously with:

  • Newcastle University, UK
  • Victoria University, Australia
  • ENS, Paris, France
  • Wollongong University, Australia

University Roles

  • Member, Information Security Board (since 2023)
  • Member, Academic Ethics Compliance Committee (since 2023)
  • Chair, Physical Sciences Ethics Committee (since 2022)

Departmental Roles

  • Lead, Cyber Security & Privacy Research Group (since 2022)
  • Member, Departmental Research Committee (since 2021)
  • Programme Lead, MSc Cyber Security (since 2020)
  • Lead, Departmental Ethics Team (since 2019)
  • Admissions Advisor, MSc Cyber Security (since 2017)

Departmental and University Roles

  • PGT Cyber PL
  • Ethics (Chair)
  • Cyber Admissions Tutor
  • Research Group Lead Cyber Security


Contact details

Department of Computer Science
University of York
Deramore Lane
YO10 5GH

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325500

Office: CSE/235


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