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Marinos Vomvas is a PhD student in the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program at Northeastern University, advised by Professor Guevara Noubir. He received his undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in Athens, Greece. His research interests include Computer Networks and Network Security, and he is specifically interested in the security and privacy of sensor networks, wireless networks in the IoT (Internet of Things).


  • Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens – Greece

About Me

  • Hometown: Heraklion, Greece
  • Field of Study: Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
  • PhD Advisor: Guevara Noubir

What are the specifics of your graduate education (thus far)?

I have done some research on Wireless Communications, and I will continue on this path during this PhD program.

What are your research interests?

I am particularly interested in the security and privacy of Sensor Networks or wireless networks in Internet of Things (IoT). This originates from my interest in Computer Networks and Network Security since my undergraduate studies and the promising idea of IoT.

What’s one problem you’d like to solve with your research/work?

I don’t think I am yet in a position to identify a specific problem.

What aspect of what you do is most interesting?

What fascinates me most in the field of Wireless Communications is the ability (and necessity) to realize a theoritical work into an actual application.

Where did you grow up or spend your most defining years?

I grew up in Heraklion, Crete. However, I have spent the most defining years of my life in Athens, Greece.

Where did you study for your undergraduate degree?

I studied in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. I chose this school because it satisfied my desire to learn about Computer Engineering in depth and it offered high quality education.