Claudia Diaz (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Dr. Diaz is a professor at the Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (COSIC) research group of the Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT) at the KU Leuven, where she coordinates the Privacy and Identity Management subgroup. She holds a Master degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Vigo (Spain) and a Ph.D. in Engineering from the KU Leuven (Belgium). The focus of her research is Privacy Enhancing Technologies. She has published more than 40 research articles on topics ranging from the formalization, modelling and quantification of privacy properties, to the design and analysis of privacy preserving systems, and interdisciplinary aspects of privacy.