Nicola Zannone

Current position

  • Assistant professor in the Security group at Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Assistant professor in the Parallel and Distributed Systems group at TU Delft (1 day per week)


Eindhoven University of Technology
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Security Group
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB
The Netherlands

e-mail (replace * with @ and dot with .): n dot zannone * tue dot nl

Biographical Sketch

Nicola Zannone received the Laurea degree in Computer Science in 2003 at the University of Verona, and in 2007 he received the Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Trento, with a Ph.D. thesis on security requirements engineering, under the supervision of Prof. Fabio Massacci and Prof. John Mylopoulos. He visited Center for Secure Information Systems at George Mason University in 2005. He visited IBM Zurich Research Laboratory in 2006. In 2006-2007, he was young researcher at the Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica. In 2007-2008, he was a post-doc at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Toronto. In 2008-2012, he was a post-doc in the Security Group at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Since November 2012, he is an assistant professor in the same group.

He received the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award for the 2006-07 Academic Year.

You can download the pdf version here (including pubblications).

Research Interests

  • Computer Security
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Data Protection
  • Formal Methods


A full list of publications can be found here. See also DBLP, ACM, and SCOPUS.

Current Projects

Teaching 2014-2015

  • CS4080: Principles of Data Protection (TU Delft)
  • 2IPE0: Software Engineering Project (Block 1 & Block 4)
  • 2IMS25: Principles of Data Protection
  • 2IMS00: Seminar Information Security Technology
  • Some ideas for a Master thesis
  • Journal and Conference Activities