I am a Computer Science PhD student in the Information Security Group at UCL (University College London). Researching Cryptocurrencies and Underground Markets under the supervision of Dr Sarah Meiklejohn and Professor Jens Groth, supported by the EU 2020 project. I am also apart of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts (IC3).
My history is as follows, I completed a Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) in Advanced Computer Science at the University of Cambridge under supervision of Dr Richard Clayton. My project was on “Discerning Patterns in the Compromise of Websites”. I completed an undergraduate degree in Computer Science with Industrial Expereince at Queen Mary, University of London. With my thesis under the supervision of Dr Paulo Oliva.
For my industrial year I worked as a full time technical analyst at Goldman Sachs.
- An Empirical Analysis of Anonymity in Zcash
George Kappos, Haaroon Yousaf, Mary Maller, and Sarah Meiklejohn
27th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 18)
- 2017 - Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Programming, University College London
- 2017 - Demonstrator, Interaction Design, University of Cambridge
- 2016 - Teaching Assistant, Operating Systems, Queen Mary University of London
- 2015 - Peer Assisted Student Support, Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London
A list of some of the events I've been to in reverse chronological order.
- The 18th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium - 2018
- Google Web Security Summit 2018
- Summer school on real-world crypto and privacy
- 3rd IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P)
- 33rd Chaos Communication Congress (33c3)
- 2nd London Cryptoday 2017
- MWR HackFu 2016
If you have any projects that I may be intested in and you'd like advise on, Please get in contact. If I have the time (and interest) we may be able to work something out.