Prof. Carsten Maple


Carsten Maple

Professor Carsten Maple, University of Warwick, Director of Research, Cyber Security Centre, Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering


He is Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering with an international research reputation and extensive experience of institutional strategy development and interacting with external agencies and at senior levels of HE. Strong track record of leadership and obtaining grants in research and enterprise.

Professor Carsten Maple is Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering and Director of Research in Cybersecurity at the University of Warwick.  He is also the founding director of the National Centre for Cyberstalking Research.  He has published over 200 peer reviewed papers and is co-author of the UK Security Breach Investigations Report 2010, supported by the Serious Organised Crime Agency and the Police Central e-crime Unit. Carsten is also co-author of Cyberstalking in the UK, a report supported by the Crown Prosecution Service and Network for Surviving Stalking. His research has attracted millions of pounds in funding and has been widely reported through the media.  Due to the applicability of his research, he has given evidence to government committees on issues of anonymity and child safety online.  He works with various departments such as the Association of Chief Police Officers, the College of Policing, Interpol, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the Department of Business Innovation and Skills, to name a few.  As well as numerous keynote presentations for academic conferences, he gave the opening keynote presentation at the 32nd annual Interpol ‘Crimes Against Children’ meeting. Professor Maple’s main research focus is in cyber security, including optimisation, communications and authentication.