Dr. Eckhard Pfluegel

Dr Pfluegel obtained a PhD in Computer Science at Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble (France) after graduating at Universität Karlsruhe (now known as KIT), Karlsruhe (Germany). An experienced Senior Lecturer with 3 years of industrial practice in software engineering and over 17 years of research expertise, teaching responsibilities and professional practice, his current main area of specialism is network and cyber security. He has a portfolio of over 50 peer-reviewed international journal and conference publications, several of which having attracted best paper awards. He serves as a member of several technical programme committees and regularly reviews for international journals. Dr Pfluegel is leading an NCSC certified educational programme in cyber and network security at postgraduate level and frequently gives public lectures and talks on the topic of cyber and computer security awareness. He particularly enjoys research-informed teaching in order to bring in cutting-edge knowledge from his research into his lectures.