Dr Isabel Wagner

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Associate Professor in Computer Science (Cybersecurity)


Isabel Wagner is an Associate Professor in Computer Science (Cybersecurity) at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK. Dr. Wagner received her Ph.D in engineering (Dr.-Ing.) and M.Sc. in computer science (Dipl.-Inf. Univ.) from the Department of Computer Science, University of Erlangen in 2010 and 2005, respectively. In 2011 she was a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow in the research group of Prof. Masayuki Murata at the University of Osaka, Japan. She is a Senior Member of the ACM (2017) and IEEE (2018).

Her research activities are focused on questions regarding privacy and privacy-enhancing technologies, particularly on metrics to quantify the effectiveness of privacy protection mechanisms, as well as on privacy-enhancing technologies in smart cities, genomics, vehicular networks, and smart grids. She is also interested in experimental methods to study corporate surveillance.

Research interests

Privacy-enhancing technologies, transparency, privacy metrics, privacy in genomics, social media, vehicular networks, smart grids, and smart cities.