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Xavier Bellekens (BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA, MBCS, MIEEE) is a Lecturer (Chancellor’s Fellow in the Institute for Signals, Sensors and Communications with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde and a Nonresident Fellow with the Atlantic Council Cyber Statecraft Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security . Prior to these positions, Xavier was a Lecturer in Security and Privacy in the Division of Cyber-Security at the University of Abertay in Dundee, and the the head of the Machine Learning for Cyber Security Research Group. His current research interests include pervasive security for IoT devices as well as Machine Learning Techniques for Cyber-Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection. Xavier was also a Research Assistant and Associate in the Centre for Intelligent Dynamic Communications at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, working on cyber-physical security for critical infrastructures. Xavier is the Chair of the IEEE Cyber Science collocated conferences, a reviewer for world leading academic conferences and journals and is the Education Cyber-Security Thematic Leader and the Chair of the Blockchain group for IEEE UK and Ireland. He is also a regular contributor to Belgian and UK Radio and Newspaper on Cyber-Security and Hacking related topics.
IEEE UK and Ireland Blockchain Group Chair, IEEE1 Mar 2020 → …
Blockchain Outreach, IEEE UK and Ireland2018 → 1 Mar 2020
Cyber Security Thematic Leader, IEEE UK and Ireland2017 → …
Tachtatzis, C., Atkinson, R., Bayne, E. & Bellekens, X., 22 Mar 2021, (Accepted/In press).
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-review
Machine learning based IoT Intrusion Detection System: an MQTT case study (MQTT-IoT-IDS2020 Dataset)Hindy, H., Bayne, E., Bures, M., Atkinson, R., Tachtatzis, C. & Bellekens, X., 5 Jan 2021, Selected Papers from the 12th International Networking Conference, INC 2020. Ghita, B. & Shiaeles, S. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 73-84 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, LNNS; vol. 180).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution book
Bellekens, X., 14 Sep 2016
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis