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Senior Technical Director, Computer Science Laboratory
Ulf Lindqvist, Ph.D., is a senior technical director in the Computer Science Laboratory at SRI International. He manages research and development programs regarding infrastructure security for government and commercial clients. His areas of expertise include cyber security, infrastructure systems, intrusion detection in computer systems, and security for systems that interact with the physical world.
Lindqvist has more than 35 publications in the computer security area, many of which are bridging the gap between theoretical and applied research. In addition, he holds one patent related to detection of security events at the application layer.
Lindqvist leads SRI's support for the Cyber Security Division at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate. He also leads SRI's Internet of Things (IoT) Security and Privacy Center. He served as the 2016-2017 chair of the IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Security and Privacy and also served as the vice chair of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative. Previously, he served three years on the Executive Committee of the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection, a consortium of leading national cyber security institutions, including academic research centers, government laboratories, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to serving as reviewer and program committee member for many scientific workshops and conferences in the field, he was the general chair for the 2010 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy.
Lindqvist holds a Ph.D. in computer engineering and a M.S. degree in computer science and engineering, both from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. He was named an SRI Fellow in 2016.