Kostantinos Papadamou

Kostantinos Papadamou

Postdoctoral Researcher, University College London
CEO & Co-Founder, Trinomial Technologies Ltd

I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at University College London (UCL), working under the guidance of Prof. Emiliano De Cristofaro. I am a member of the Information Security Research Group and a member of the REPHRAIN Research Center working on the PROACTIVE project. I am also a member of the International Data-driven Research for Advanced Modeling and Analysis Lab (iDrama Lab). Before joining UCL in 2021, I was a Research Fellow at Cyprus University of Technology.

Driven by my passion for entrepreneurship, I have also co-founded and I am the CEO of Trinomial Technologies Ltd., a Cyprus-based SME that aims at performing research, develop-ment, and innovation. The vision of the company is to bring innovative products to the market exploiting cutting-edge research and innovative technologies.

Work Experience Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher, University College London
November 2021 — Present

Working with Dr. Emiliano De Cristofaro on Social Network Analysis, Cybersafety, and methods for proactively preventing online harms. Also, working on the PROACTIVE project as part of the REPHRAIN Research Center.

CEO & Co-Founder, Trinomial Technologies, Ltd.
November 2020 — Present

An SME founded by me and other passionate entrepreneurs, which aims at performing research, development, and innovation. The vision of the company is to bring innovative products to the market exploitingcutting-edge research and innovative technologies.

Researcher, iDrama Lab
September 2018 — Present
Research Fellow, Cyprus University of Technology
2015 — 2021

Worked with Dr. Michael Sirivianos on EU-funded projects as a member of the Network Systems and Science Research Laboratory (NetSySci). In the context of these projects, I developed several cross-platform Web and Mobile applications, and I had the technical lead of most of these projects. At the same time, in the context of my PhD studies, I was also undertaking research in the fields ofAuthentication Security, Social Network Analysis, and Identity Management on the Web.

Research Intern, LSTech Ltd., Madrid
December 2019 - December 2020

Worked on the SECONDO and INCOGNITO EU-funded projects. In SECONDO, we worked on the development of a Big Data Collection and Processing module that is responsible to collect risk-related data from internal and external organizational sources for Cybersecurity Risk Assessment. In INCOGNITO, we worked on the development of an Identity Acquisition and Management platform, as well as the design of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based assistant that guides users in managing several aspects of their identity on the Web.

Research Intern, Telefonica I+D., Barcelona
May 2018 - November 2018

A research internship where I worked with Dr. Jeremy Blackburn, Dr. Ilias Leontiades, and Dr. Nicholas Kourtellis. We studied the problem of inappropriate YouTube videos targeting young children utilizing Deep Learning, Big Data Analysis, and Graph Analysis.

Education Education

MSc in Computer Science, Cyprus University of Technology
2014 — 2016

Thesis: "From Real-world Identities to Privacy-preserving and Attribute-based Credentials for Device-centric Access Control"

BSc in Computer Science, Cyprus University of Technology
2010 — 2014

Thesis: "Mapping a User's Real Life Persona to a Verifiable Online Identity"

During my PhD studies, I also spent time on a six-month research internship at Telefonica Research in Barcelona (2018), as well as one-year intership at LSTech, Ltd. in Madrid (2020).

Programming Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

Data Analysis Deep Learning Reinforcement Learning Social Network Analysis Cybersafety Authentication Security Identity Management Federated ID Web Development Mobile Application Development

Programming

Python PHP JAVA Node.js HTML/CSS JavaScript TypeScript Android SDK Git Bash Docker

Databases

SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL) NoSQL (MongoDB)

Protocols

OpenID Connect OAuth2.0 FIDO2.0 Near Field COmmunication (NFC) User-Managed Access (UMA) Attribute-Based Access Control WebRTC WebSocket