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Athanasopoulos Elias

Department of Computer Science
Cyprus University of Technology

Athanasopoulos Elias


He received his BSc (2005) in Physics from the University of Athens and his Ph.D. (2011) in Computer Science from the University of Crete. Before joining University of Cyprus, he was an assistant professor with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His research interests are systems security and privacy. Elias is a Microsoft Research PhD Scholar. He has interned with Microsoft Research in Cambridge and he has worked as a research assistant with FORTH (Greece) from 2005 to 2011. Elias is also a Marie Curie fellow with Columbia University and FORTH. He has several publications in all top security conferences like IEEE Security and Privacy, ACM CCS, Usenix Security, and NDSS.

Research Interest

System Security and Privacy


  • Andre Pawloski, Moritz Contag, Thorsten Holz, Victor van der Veen, Chris Ouwehand et al,(2017)MARX: Uncovering Class Hierarchies in C++ Programs,In Proceedings of the 24th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2017).

  • Koen Koning, Xi Chen, Herbert Bos, Cristiano Giuffrida, and Elias Athanasopoulos(2017)No Need to Hide: Protecting Safe Regions on Commodity Hardware,In Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys).

  • Manolis Stamatogiannakis, Elias Athanasopoulos, Herbert Bos, and Paul Groth(2017)PROV2R: Practical Provenance Analysis of Unstructured Processes,In Proceedings of the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology.

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