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Angelos Stavrou

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship Lead, Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

Angelos Stavrou is a professor of electrical and computer engineering and serves as entrepreneurship lead for the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus. He is the founder of Kryptowire Inc., now Quokka Inc,  a venture capital-funded mobile security startup. Stavrou's research interests include large systems security and survivability, intrusion detection systems, and nextG Cyber Security.

Stavrou has served as a NIST guest researcher and is  senior IEEE, ACM and USENIX member. He is an active member of NIST's Mobile Security Team and has written more than 140 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles. He has served as principal investigator on research awards from NSF, DARPA, IARPA, DHS, AFOSR, ARO, and ONR. Stavrou is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Security and Privacy, and IEEE Internet Computing magazines and a previous co-chair of the IEEE Blockchain initiative. Stavrou was previously a member of the computer science faculty at George Mason University. He received the GMU Department of Computer Science Outstanding Research Award in 2010, 2016, and 2018 and was awarded with the 2012 George Mason Emerging Researcher, Scholar, Creator Award, a university-wide award. In 2013, he received the IEEE Reliability Society Engineer of the Year award. Under DHS funding, Kryptowire designed and implemented novel MDM and analysis software that can collect mobile application and network telemetry from mobile devices for which his team was awarded the DHS Cyber Security Division's "Significant Government Impact Award" in 2017 and "Bang for the Buck Award" in 2019.

  • Large systems security and survivability
  • Intrusion detection systems
  • Privacy preserving technologies
  • Ph.D., Columbia University, 2007
  • M.S., National University of Athens, 2001
  • B.S., University of Patras, 1997

For Professor Stavrou's recent publications, please visit his Google Scholar page.