Dr Leonie Simpson

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Faculty of Science,
School of Computer Science


Personal details

Positions

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Science,
School of Computer Science

Keywords

Information Security, Cryptography, Symmetric Encryption, Stream Ciphers, Block Ciphers, Authenticated Encryption, Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data, Key Derivation Functions, Cryptanalysis, Communications Security

Discipline

Data Format

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • BAppSc(Hons) (Queensland University of Technology)
  • BA (University of Queensland)
  • DipTeach(Secondary) (Brisbane College of Adv. Ed.)

Professional memberships and associations

Member of

  • International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)
  • Australian Mathematical Society (AustMS)
  • Australian Information Security Association (AISA)

Teaching

Teaching discipline: Computer Science

Current teaching:

Leonie is a Senior Lecturer and is currently the unit coordinator for the following QUT units:

  • IFN541 Information Security Management (Semester 1)

    • Postgraduate unit, around 35 students enrolled


  • CAB240 Information Security (Semester 2)

    • Undergraduate unit, around 530 students enrolled




Research supervision:

During her time at QUT, Leonie has supervised ten PhD students to completion and one Masters by Research student to completion.

She is currently supervising four PhD students and one Masters by research student in the areas of:

  • Cryptographic applications of Boolean functions
  • Applying cryptography to secure vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications
  • Cybersecurity information sharing
  • Cyber resilience in rapidly changing environments
  • Authentication in industrial control systems

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Leonie, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

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