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George Chalhoub

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Dr George Chalhoub

Research Associate

Department of Computer Science,
Robert Hooke Building
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Dr George Chalhoub is a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) in Secure Networking by Design (SNbD) at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford, affiliated with the Human Centered Computing group. George’s research is interdisciplinary. He works at the intersection of cybersecurity, human-computer interaction (HCI), and artificial intelligence. His current research focuses on mitigating the security and privacy threats of emerging technologies (smart homes and LLMs).

He obtained his DPhil (PhD) in Cyber Security at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, and part of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security in 2022, with support from the Information Commissioner's Office. During his doctoral studies, George completed internships at the Calc Intelligence team at Microsoft Research and the Social Dynamics team at Nokia Bell Labs.

He received his BS in Computer Science from the Computer Science and Mathematics Department at the Lebanese American University in 2017. He obtained his MSc in Computer Science from the school of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton in 2018, in collaboration with Lloyd's Register. He previously worked as a Cyber Security Analyst and an Expert Contributor at Oxford Analytica.

Research Interests

His research interests include usable security and privacy, applied cryptography, security implications of LLMs, network security, security of electronic health and medical records (EHR/EMR), high-stakes AI and biometric authentication. He is the co-author of 11 conference paper publications and 1 patent.

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