Security and reliability for distributed systems, security principles for virtualization, and anonymity with a focus on building and deploying large-scale systems
Angelos Stavrou is a professor at the Bradley Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech.
Stavrou has served as principal investigator on research awards from NSF, DARPA, IARPA, DHS, AFOSR, ARO, ONR, he is an active member of NIST's Mobile Security team and has written more than 125 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles. He is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Reliability and a co-chair of the IEEE Blockchain initiative.
Stavrou received the George Mason University 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. He is a NIST guest researcher, a member of the ACM and USENIX, and a senior IEEE member. 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.
Stavrou received his M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, M.Phil. and Ph.D. (with distinction) in Computer Science all from Columbia University. He also holds an M.Sc. in theoretical Computer Science from University of Athens, and a B.Sc. in Physics with distinction from University of Patras, Greece.