Dr. Nalin A. G. Arachchilage

Dr. Nalin Asanka Gamagedara Arachchilage

Senior Research Fellow (Research Associate Professor in US) in Cyber Security
Department of Computer Science and Information Technology,
La Trobe University, Australia

Biographical Profile:

Dr Nalin Asanka Gamagedara Arachchilage is a Senior Research Fellow (Research Associate Professor) in Cyber Security within the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at La Trobe University, Australia, where he currently leads the Usable Security Engineering Research Group (USERGroup) in the Optus La Trobe Cyber Security Research Hub. Previously, he was a Lecturer in Cyber Security in the School of Engineering and Information Technology of the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), where he led the Usable Security research group. He holds a PhD in Computer Science (Usable Security) from Brunel University London, UK. He worked as Research Fellow in Usable Security and Privacy in the Laboratory of Education and Research in Software Security Engineering (LERSSE) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. Before moving to Vancouver, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher in Systems Security Engineering in the Cyber Security Centre, Department of Computer Science at Oxford University. Nalin has presented his research at Facebook Headquarters, Menlo Park, California, USA and collaborated with HP in a research capacity at the HP Lab, Bristol, UK. His research has been featured in numerous media outlets including ABC News Radio, Sky News Australia and UNSW TV.