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About the speaker

Dr. Helen Tang is a senior Defence Scientist and Portfolio Manager with Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS), Defence R&D Canada Ottawa.

She received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University in 2005. From 1999 to 2005, she worked in several R&D organizations in Canada and the USA including Alcatel-Lucent, Mentor Graphics and Communications Research Center Canada. She joined DRDC in 2005 to conduct cybersecurity research. She received the Outstanding Achievement Award at DRDC-CSS in 2017, and at DRDC-Ottawa in 2009 and 2016. She has published over 100 journal and conference papers related to cybersecurity and communications networks.
She is a senior member of the IEEE and she received the Best Paper Award at IEEE/IFIP TrustCom 2009 and the Outstanding Leadership Award at IEEE/IFIP TrustCom 2010.
She has been an Adjunct Professor at the Department of System and Computer Engineering of Carleton University since 2009, where she is the supervisor of many graduate students, conducting research on cybersecurity for critical infrastructure.

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