Lucas Davi is assistant professor for computer science at University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and Principal Investigator in the Collaborative Research Center CROSSING. He studied IT-Security at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany and received his PhD from TU Darmstadt in computer science in 2015.
His research focus includes aspects of system security and trusted computing, particularly software exploitation techniques and defenses. He received best paper awards at DAC, ACM AsiaCCS, and IEEE Security & Privacy. His PhD thesis on code-reuse attacks and defenses has been awarded with the ACM SIGSAC Dissertation Award 2016.