Juan Manuel Estevez Tapiador

Juan Manuel Estevez Tapiador

Contact Info

Juan Manuel
Estevez Tapiador
+34 916248847
Ciencia de la Computación e Inteligencia Artificial

Curriculum Vitae

Juan Tapiador is Professor of Computer Science at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, where he leads the Computer Security Lab. Prior to joining UC3M he worked as Research Associate at the University of York, UK. His work there was funded by the ITA project, a joint effort between the UK Ministry of Defence and US Army Research Lab led by IBM. He holds a Ph.D. (2004) in Computer Science from the University of Granada. His research interests include malware, binary analysis, systems security, privacy, surveillance, and cybercrime. He has served in the technical committee of conferences such as USENIX Security, IMC, ACSAC, DIMVA, ESORICS and AsiaCCS. He has been the recipient of the Best Practical Paper Award at the 41st IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland), the CNIL-Inria 2019 Privacy Protection Prize, the 2019 AEPD Emilio Aced Prize for Privacy Research, and the UC3M Early Career Award for Excellence in Research (2013). His work has been covered by international media, including The Times, Wired, Le Figaro, ZDNet, and The Register.

Research Themes

I do research on computer security and privacy. My research topics include:

  • Systems security, with emphasis on mobile systems and malware.
  • Privacy and surveillance.
  • Cybercrime and its underground ecosystem.

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