Anna Maria Mandalari works as Assistant Professor in the Information and Communications Engineering research group, Dept. Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University College London. She is Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Security Science and Technology at Imperial College London and expert fellow of the UK SPRITE+ Hub.

Anna Maria Mandalari has been nominated Member of the Italian Technical Secretariat of the Committee for strategies on the use of AI. She obtained her PhD within the framework of the METRICS project, part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie action, intended for excellent researchers, affiliated with the Carlos III University of Madrid. Her research interests are Internet of Things (IoT), privacy, security, networking and Internet measurement techniques. She studies privacy implications and information exposure from IoT devices. She works on the problem of modelling, designing, and evaluating adaptation strategies based on Internet measurements techniques. In addition to her research, Anna gives invited talks all around the world to promote research and create awareness on security, privacy, and ethical AI. Most of her research experiences have significantly contributed to several EU-funded research projects and have had a significant influence on media and policymaking. Anna Maria Mandalari is also committed to promoting the interest of young women in STEM subjects.

“I am truly honoured to join the Executive Steering Board of the IoTSF, an opportunity to contribute to shaping the future of the Internet of Things. As IoT devices become more integral to our daily lives—from our homes and offices to healthcare and public spaces—they bring not only innovative solutions but also new challenges in security and privacy. I look forward to working with the IoTSF to enhance the efficiency and security of these technologies, ensuring that the Internet, including the Internet of Things, more efficient and secure, benefiting society as a whole.”