Kévin Huguenin (Professor – group leader)
Kévin Huguenin is an assistant professor at UNIL-HEC Lausanne, where he leads the Information Security and Privacy Lab, within the Department of Information Systems. Before he joined UNIL, he held a tenured researcher position (Chargé de Recherche) at LAAS-CNRS. Prior to that, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at EPFL and at McGill University (Canada). He earned his PhD degree in computer science from the Université of Rennes I and Inria (France) in 2010.
Benjamin Trubert (PhD student, starting in early 2018)
Benjamin Trubert is a PhD candidate (enrolled at UNIL) working under the supervision of Prof. Kévin Huguenin (UNIL). He started his PhD in 2018. In 2017, he earned his MSc. in Cloud Computing and Services, from Université of Rennes (France) and Aalto University (Finland). During his Master’s studies, he received an excellence scholarship from EIT Digital. He received his BSc. in Computer Science in 2015, from University of Rennes I.
Alain Mermoud (PhD candidate – external)
Alain Mermoud is a PhD candidate (enrolled at UNIL) working under the co-supervision of PD Dr. Marcus Matthias Keupp (ETH Zurich) and Prof. Kévin Huguenin (UNIL). He started his PhD in 2015 while working as a scientific collaborator at the Military Academy at ETH Zurich. Prior to that, he worked 5+ years in the banking industry, including at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel and at the Credit Suisse Economic Research department in Zurich. He earned his MSc in Business Administration and his BSc in Information Science from the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland as Hirschmann-scholarshipholder. His current research focuses on the economics of information security with a special emphasis on the incentives for security information sharing and cooperation in the context of critical infrastructure protection.
Gaël Bernard (PhD candidate)
Gaël Bernard is a PhD candidate (enrolled at UNIL) working under the co-supervision of Prof. Periklis Andristos (UToronto) and Prof. Kévin Huguenin (UNIL). He started his PhD in 2015. He completed his MSc in Information Systems at UNIL by working on data warehouse solutions for regulatory and compliance at PwC Switzerland–a work for which he received the best Master thesis award. His current research focuses on customer journey experience improvement through process mining and customer journey mapping, a customer-centric approach that leverages evidences stemming from data.
Alexandra Mihaela Olteanu (PhD candidate)
Alexandra-Miahela Olteanu is a PhD candidate (enrolled at EPFL) working under the co-supervision of Prof. Jean Pierre Hubaux (EPFL) and Prof. Kévin Huguenin (UNIL). She started her PhD in 2013. In 2013, she earned her MSc in Computer Science, with a Specialization in Internet Computing, from EPFL. During her master studies, she held an excellence academic scholarship from EPFL and received a Google Anita Borg Memorial scholarship. In 2008, she obtained her BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Babes-Bolyai University. Her research focuses on the social aspects of privacy with a special emphasis on interdependent privacy.
Anh Pham (PhD candidate)
Anh Pham is a PhD candidate (enrolled at EPFL) working under the co-supervision of Prof. Jean Pierre Hubaux (EPFL) and Prof. Kévin Huguenin (UNIL). She started her PhD in 2013. In 2013, she earned her MSc. in Mobile Computing and Network Security from KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Aalto University (Finland). She was granted the Erasmus Mundus scholarship for the entirety of my master’s studies. In 2010, she received her BSc. in Information Technology from Vietnam National University (Vietnam). Her research focuses on security and privacy issues in location-trace-based services such as activity-based social networks (a la RunKeeper) and ride-hailing services (a la Uber).