Claudia Diaz

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Claudia Diaz received her master degree in Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Vigo (Spain), and her Ph.D. in engineering at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). She is currently an assistant professor in Privacy Technologies at the K.U.Leuven group COSIC (Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography). Her research is broadly focused on the topic of Privacy Enhancing Technologies, where she has more than thirty international peer-reviewed publications on topics including anonymous communications, anonymity metrics, steganographic file systems, location privacy, privacy in social networks, traffic analysis, and privacy by design. She is a member of the advisory board of the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS) and the scientific committee of CPDP. She has organized several workshops including the 8th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), served as program chair of the 16th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS’11), and chair of the PET Award (Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies) in 2011 and 2012.