ECS, Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom. SO17 1BJ
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Interests: computing, criminology, cybercrime, cybersecurity, cyberterrorism, cyberwarfare, economics of security, extremism, hacking, information security, internet, phishing, security usability, terrorism, web, web science
Michael Yip is currently a full-time Web Science research student in the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton. His research is on cybersecurity and he is supervised by Professor Nigel Shadbolt, Dr Thanassis Tiropanis and Dr Craig Webber.
Prior to joining the Web Science DTC, Michael completed a Master's degree in Computer Security with distinction at the University of Birmingham. His study was funded by a EPSRC studentship awarded by the School of Computer Science.
Michael's interest in the Web came from his very first use of the Web to communicate with his friends at an early age. He was fascinated by this technology and saw that there was so much room for the Web to improve. From then on, he decided that he would pursue a career in engineering the future of the Web. Subsequently, he decided to join the Aston University where he obtained his undergraduate degree in BEng Internet Engineering with first class honour.
2010 - MSc Web Science (with Distinction) from the University of Southampton
2009 - MSc Computer Security (with Distinction and Best Student Award) from the University of Birmingham
2008 - BEng Internet Engineering (with first class and Professor Edward May Memorial Award) from the Aston University, Birmingham
Other Professional Activities
2012 - Cyber Intelligence Analyst at QinetiQ (UK)
2008 - Web Designer (Freelance) at Travelzoo (HK)
2008 - Web Designer (Part time) at Travelzoo (HK)
Attended the 22nd International WorldWideWeb (WWW) Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13-17 May 2013
Paper Presentation - ACM WebSci'13, 5th International Conference on Web Science, Paris, France, 2-4 May 2013
Paper Presentation - Digital Futures 2012: The Third Annual Digital Economy All Hands Conference, Aberdeen, GB, 23 - 25 Oct 2012
Paper presentation - IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) 2012, Washington D.C., U.S., 11-14 June 2012
Attended the RSA Conference Europe 2011, 11-13 October, London, United Kingdom
Paper and Poster presetation - ACM WebSci'11, 3rd International Conference on Web Science, Koblenz, Germany, 14-17 June 2011
Poster presentation - Satellite Meeting of the Royal Society Discussion Meeting 'Web Science: A New Frontier', 29/30th September 2010, Kavli Royal Society International Centre, UK.
Poster presentation - Digital Economy DTC Summer School 2010, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK.