Professor Kevin Curran

Professor of Cyber Security

School of Computing, Eng & Intel. Sys

Derry~Londonderry campus

Room MS130,
BT48 7JL,

Computer Science Research

Professor of Cyber Security

Professor Kevin Curran


Kevin Curran is a Professor of Cyber Security at Ulster University, Executive Co-Director of the Legal Innovation Centre and and group leader for the Cybersecurity & Web technologies Research Group.

Kevin Curran joined the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems in1999.

Kevin's primary research and teaching interests is in the areas of Cyber Security.

Kevin's achievements include winning and managing UK & European Framework projects and Technology Transfer Schemes. Kevin has made significant contributions to advancing the knowledge and understanding of computer networking and systems, evidenced by over 800 published works.

He is perhaps most well-known for his work on location positioning within indoor environments and Internet security. His expertise has been acknowledged by invitations to present his work at international conferences, overseas universities and research laboratories.

He is a regular contributor to print, online, radio & TV news on computing & security issues. He was the recipient of an Engineering and Technology Board Visiting Lectureship for Exceptional Engineers and is an IEEE Technical Expert for Internet/Security matters since 2008. He is a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College.

Professor Curran has chaired sessions and participated in organising committees for many highly-respected international conferences and workshops. He was the founding Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence and is also a member of numerous Journal Editorial boards and international conference organising committees.

He has authored a number of books and  is the recipient of various patents. He has served as an advisor to the British Computer Society in regard to the computer industry standards and is a member of BCS and IEEE Technology Specialist Groups and various other professional bodies.