Dr Steve Wesemeyer
Department of Computer Science, University of Surrey
Steve Wesemeyer received his PhD from Exeter in 1997. He worked as research fellow for the Centre for Communication Systems Research (now the Institute for Communication Systems) at the University of Surrey for 18 months before joining an IT consultancy in 1999. During his years in industry, he worked as a developer, team lead, security consultant, project manager and solutions architect. He rejoined the university as a research associate in the Department of Computer Science in 2009. He works closely with rail industry partners to provide technology transfer of rail security research. Steve is passionate about helping businesses make the best use of advanced technologies by determining their real business needs and translating their requirements into a viable solution that delivers business benefits quickly. Through his academic research he analyses problems from multiple angles while his industrial experience ensures that projects remain tightly focused on delivering a working solution on time and within budget.
His main research interests include smart ticketing, data privacy, information security and formal verification of cryptographic protocols while his industry skills include Technical Project Management, Solutions Architecture, Information Security Management and Software Design and Development.