Richard Ward

  • Lecturer in Cyber Security
  • Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science
  • Cyfadran Cyfrifiadureg, Peirianneg a Gwyddoniaeth
Richard Ward

About Me

Dr Richard Ward is a lecture in Cyber Security who enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for the subject with a wide range of students. He has a real passion for introducing computing and security to beginners, and visits local Primary and Secondary schools to deliver Cyber linked workshops. His aim is to teach in a fun, educational and innovative manner whether lecturing on one of our MSc courses or during outreach projects with Primary school children.

His academic interests cover a broad range of topics, including coding theory and code assignment, Cyber Security and AI, combinatorics, cryptography, encryption and side-channel attacks. During his PhD, his research focussed on the security of Loosely Synchronous (LS) codes in Code-division Multiple-access (CDMA) systems. 

Foundation Teaching Areas:
- Cyber Security and Forensics

Undergraduate Teaching Areas:
- Cyber Tools and Processes
- Principles of Computer Programming
- Secure Computer Programming
- Dissertation Project Supervision

Postgraduate Teaching Areas:
- Secure Code and Vulnerability Development
- Masters Project Supervision

Postgraduate Research Areas:
- Director of Studies for a PhD Student based around Side-Channel Attack (SCA) Vulnerabilities and Exploitations


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