Leandros Maglaras

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Broadband communications, networks and cybersecurity unit

Senior Researcher



Dr. Leandros Maglaras

Associate Professor at School of Computer Science and Informatics

Faculty of Technology

De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

E-Mails: Leandros.maglaras@dmu.ac.uk

ORCID ID : 0000-0001-5360-9782          



  • Cyber Security: Security in Industrial Control Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, Security solutions for wireless sensor networks, Cryptographic solutions
  • Data mining: Big Data Security and Privacy, Machine Learning solutions, Adaptive Intrusion Detection Systems.
  • Optimization: Routing protocols for wireless networks, routing solutions of smart electric vehicles




Dr. Leandros A. Maglaras is Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Informatics of De Montfort University conducting research in the Cyber Security Centre. He obtained the B.Sc. (M.Sc. equivalent) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1998, M.Sc. in Industrial Production and Management from the University of Thessaly in 2004 and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering from University of Thessaly, in 2008 and 2014 respectively. In 2018 he was awarded a second Ph.D. in Intrusion Detection in SCADA systems from University of Huddersfield. He served on the Editorial Board of several international peer-reviewed journals such as IEEE Access and Wiley Journal on Security & Communication Networks. He is an author of more than 10 papers in scientific magazines and conferences and is a senior member of IEEE.




  • May 2018: PhD in  Computing and Engineering, Thesis: “Intrusion Detection in SCADA systems using machine learning techniques”, University of Huddersfield, UK, supervised by Prof. Andrew Crampton 
  • December 2014 : Postdoc in Cyber Security of Critical Infrastructures (CIs), University of Surrey, United Kingdom, supervised by Prof. Jianmin Jiang
  • July 2014 : PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Thessaly (UTH), Greece, Thesis: “Message dissemination in Vehicular Ad-hoc networks”, supervised by Prof. L. Tassiulas and Ass. Professor D. Katsaros
  • July 2008:  Master’s degree in Computer Science, University of Thessaly (UTH), Greece
  • July 2004: Master’s degree in Industrial Production and Management, University of Thessaly (UTH), Greece, Thesis: “Approximation Method for the estimation of throughput of Fork/Join Stations”, supervised by Prof. G. Liberopoulos
  • July 1998: BSEE, M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece, Thesis: “Network topology, analysis and reliability calculation”, supervised by Prof. I.M. Kontoleon



  • Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Informatics of De Montfort University (Since February 2015)
  • Director of the National Cyber Security Authority of Greece, Ministry of Digital Governance (07/2017-11/2019)
  • Research Fellow, University of Surrey, U.K.- Department of Computing (02/2014-12/2014)