Nineta Polemi


Nineta Polemi

University of Piraeus, Dpt. of Informatics

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Nineta Polemi is a cybersecurity Associate Professor in the University of Piraeus (Dept. of Informatics) and has served as Director of the UNIPI cybersecurity master’s program. She served (2017-2020) as Programme Manager and Policy Officer in the European Commission DG (CONNECT H1 Unit entitled ’Cybersecurity Technologies and Capabilities’).

She has obtained her Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics (Coding Theory) from The City University of New York (Graduate Center). She held teaching and research positions in Queens College and Baruch College of The City University of New York, State University of New York at Farmingdale, ICCS-National Technical University of Athens, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)-Solvay Brussels School-.

She has over one hundred publications in topic ranging from cryptography, to cybersecurity, to secure and privacy aware services (e.g. e-immigration, e-maritime, e-government) and has organized numerous scientific and policy international events. She has received many research grants from various organizations such as the Danish Research Foundation, MSI Army Research Office/Cornell University, IEEE, State University of New York (SUNY), and The Graduate School of City University of New York (CUNY).

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