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Conference Speaker Simone Fischer-Hübner

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Organisation Karlstad University

Simone Fischer-Hübner has been a Full Professor at Karlstad University since June 2000, where is the head of the Privacy& Security (PriSec) research group. Moreover, since April 2022 she is a part-time Guest Professor at Chalmers University of Technology.

She received a PhD (1992) and Habilitation (1999) Degrees in Computer Science from Hamburg University, where she was an Assistant professor from 1992 – 2000.  Moreover, she was a Guest Professor at Copenhagen Business School in 1994/1995 and Stockholm University / Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in 1998/1999.

She has been conducting research in privacy, cyber security and privacy-enhancing technologies for more than 35 years. She is member of Cybersecurity Council of the Swedish Civil Contingency Agency (MSB), board member of the Swedish Data Protection Forum (Forum för Dataskydd), member of the management board of Cybercampus Sweden and member of the board for the Privacy Enhancing Technology Symposia (PETS) and for the NordSec conferences. Moreover, she is the Swedish representative of IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) TC 11 (Technical Committee on Information Security and Privacy Protection) and is the IFIP TC 11 vice chair.

She has been partner of several EU Horizon cybersecurity and privacy projects including CyberSec4Europe and the EU Marie Curie project Privacy&Us, for which she was the scientific coordinator. Moreover, she coordinates the Swedish IT Security Network  (SWITS) and the newly started Swedish industrial graduate school on cybersecurity (SIGS-CyberSec). 

She was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate by Chalmers University of Technology in 2021 and received the IFIP WG11.11 William Winsborough Award (2016), two Google research Awards (2011, 2012) and the IFIP Silver Core Award (2001).