School of Computing

Staff Profiles

Professor Peter Ryan



Peter Ryan is a Professor in the CSR.

He is responsible for the security and privacy aspects of the DIRC program and is involved in the European MAFTIA project.

Prior to joining the CSR, he conducted research in formal methods and information assurance at GCHQ, CESG, DERA, SRI Cambridge, the Norwegian Computing Centre Oslo and the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. Before migrating into information assurance he was a theoretical physicist and holds a BSc in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Mathematical Physics from the University of London for research in quantum gravity.

He has published numerous articles;