ECCWS Biographies

Below are the ECCWS Biographies of the Conference and Programme Chairs, Key Note Speakers and Mini-Track Chairs.

Conference and Programme Chairs

Dr. Mark Scanlon

Dr Audun Jøsang is professor in cybersecurity at the University of Oslo. His research focuses on big-data security analytics, trusted computing, intelligence analysis, subjective logic and reasoning under uncertainty.  He has worked as Associate Professor at QUT in Australia, as telecommunications engineer for Alcatel in Belgium and for Telenor in Norway. He holds a Master's degree in Information Security from Royal Holloway College, University of London, and a PhD from NTNU in Norway.

Dr. Nhien-An Le-Khac i

Niels Nagelhus Schia is a senior research fellow at NUPI. He is a former fellow of the NSSR (New School for Social Research) and holds a PhD degree in social anthropology from the University of Oslo. Schia has worked on numerous topics within international organizations, peacebuilding and statebuilding over the previous years. He has acted as an adviser to governments and international organizations on issues pertaining to capacity building, institution building and global governance. He has participated in international discussions and working groups in the United Nations and regularly participates at international conferences. He is a former Fulbright scholar and head of the scientific committee for the annual Fulbright award. Schia's research focuses on the role of cybersecurity in international relations. He conducts academic studies and provides expert analysis and strategic policy advice with regard to cybersecurity. Current studies are concerned with state-behavior norms, development assistance, societal vulnerabilities, and sovereignty in cyberspace, which in turn affect deterrence, and the dilemma of security vs. freedom.


Mini-Track Chairs