Pacome Ambassa


Pacome L. Ambassa is a young researcher heading toward the completion of his PhD degree with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He received the BSc and MSc degrees in computer science from the University of Ngaoundere (Cameroon) in 2009 and 2013, respectively. His research interest includes security and privacy for e-healthcare systems, cyber-physical systems, smart grid system and critical infrastructures protection. As part of his PhD research programme, he completed 2 research visits (April -- May 2015) and (March-May 2016), respectively at Norwegian Information Security Laboratory, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Gjovik, Norway, under the supervision of Prof. Stephen D. Wolthusen. He was recognized as an outstanding young researcher in computer science selected out of a hundred applicants over the world to attend the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum in 2016. He has co-authored many scientific publications in peer-reviewed International Journals and Conferences and as book chapter. Pacome has served in the Technical Committee member for IoTsm 2018. He is a reviewer for numerous international conferences and Journals. Aside from his research skills, Pacome is also involved in many leadership activities through community empowerment and awareness.
University of Cape Town
  • CSIR
  • DSI
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