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Ali Abbasi

Dreaming in digital, Living in real-time, Thinking in binary, Talking in IP, Welcome to my world.


I am a Ph.D. candidate of Distributed and Embedded System Security group at University of Twente, Netherlands since November 2013, under the supervision of professor Sandro Etalle. Currently, I am a visiting research scholar at the Chair for Systems Security of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, under the supervision of professor Thorsten Holz. My research interests involve Embedded Systems Security mostly related to Industrial Control Systems and Real-Time Operating Systems. I received my master degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2013. I was working there on Programable Logic Controller (PLC) security in Network Security Lab, Microprocessor and SoC Technology R&D center with the National 863 High-Tech Program grant from Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. I was involved in CRISALIS European Union project (FP7) related to Critical Infrastructure Protection at University of Twente. In the same time, I was involved in Project AVATAR for on the fly detection and containment of unknown malware and Advanced Persistent Threats. Before that, I was working as Head of Vulnerability Analysis and Penetration Testing Group at National Computer Security Incident Response Team at the Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran.


I am currently a teaching assistant for the following(s): In the past, I have been a teaching assistant for the followings:
You can reach me at "a dot abbasi at utwente dot nl". My room number is 4126 located at Zilverling Building. My public PGP can be downloaded from here