Angelos Stavrou, PhD

Founder and Chief Science Officer

Dr. Stavrou currently serves as Chief Science Officer at Kryptowire, where he is responsible for research and development initiatives.

Prior to Kryptowire, he served as principal investigator on research awards from NSF, DARPA, IARPA, DHS, and several other governmental and regulatory authorities. He is an active member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Mobile Security team and has written more than 125 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles. He is a NIST guest researcher, member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and USENIX, and a senior Institute of Electronics and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) member. He has won several awards for his academic work, including multiple Outstanding Research Awards (2010, 2016, 2018) from George Mason University’s Department of Computer Science, as well as IEEE’s Reliability Society Engineer of the Year award.

Dr. Stavrou’s current research interests include security and reliability for distributed systems, security principles for virtualization, and anonymity with a focus on building and deploying large-scale systems.

experience

  • Founder, Kryptowire
  • Professor, Virginia Tech
  • Professor, George Mason University

education

  • PhD, MPhil, MSc Computer Science, Columbia University in New York City
  • MSc Theoretical Computer Science, University of Athens, Greece
  • BSc Physics (with distinction) from University of Patras, Greece

Dr. Stavrou currently serves as Chief Science Officer at Kryptowire, where he is responsible for research and development initiatives.

Prior to Kryptowire, he served as principal investigator on research awards from NSF, DARPA, IARPA, DHS, and several other governmental and regulatory authorities. He is an active member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Mobile Security team and has written more than 125 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles. He is a NIST guest researcher, member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and USENIX, and a senior Institute of Electronics and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) member. He has won several awards for his academic work, including multiple Outstanding Research Awards (2010, 2016, 2018) from George Mason University’s Department of Computer Science, as well as IEEE’s Reliability Society Engineer of the Year award.

Dr. Stavrou’s current research interests include security and reliability for distributed systems, security principles for virtualization, and anonymity with a focus on building and deploying large-scale systems.

experience

  • Founder, Kryptowire
  • Professor, Virginia Tech
  • Professor, George Mason University

education

  • PhD, MPhil, MSc Computer Science, Columbia University in New York City
  • MSc Theoretical Computer Science, University of Athens, Greece
  • BSc Physics (with distinction) from University of Patras, Greece