Dr. Marc-Oliver Pahl is a professor at IMT Atlantique. He heads the Chair of Cybersecurity in Critical Networked Infrastructures (https://cyberni.fr/) at the Institut Mines-Télécom. The chair consists of 12 PhD students, 2 PostDocs, 9 professors, and an engineer. Industrial partners of the chair are Airbus, Amossys, BNP Paribas, EDF, Nokia Bell Labs, and SNCF. In addition, he currently supervises three PhD students at the Technical University of Munich (https://s2labs.org/).
Marc-Oliver is Vice President of the German Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (https://germany.acm.org/), he leads the axis Future Education of the German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future (https://future-industry.org/). He is continuously co-organizing scientific conferences since 2015. Until 2/2021, Marc-Oliver was co-leading a research team of more than 20 permanent researchers in the CNRS UMR LAB-STICC at IMT Atlantique. Until 10/2019, he headed a research team with 5 PhD students at Technical University of Munich.
Marc-Oliver’s research domains are cybersecurity, distributed networked systems, Internet of Things, data and service management. In addition to ethical aspects of computer science, Marc-Oliver promotes continuous exchange between business, academia and the public in the field of cybersecurity (https://future-iot.org/, https://talk.cybercni.fr/, https://being-human-with-algorithms.org/).
Besides his research around the Internet of Things and cybersecurity, Marc-Oliver loves teaching for a living. He has been continuously teaching Computer Networks and Distributed Systems at German and French universities since 2003. His biggest course is the freely available Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "iLabX - The Internet Masterclass" (https://ilabx.ilabxp.com/).
Marc-Oliver is the recipient of numerous prestigious teaching awards. Among them the Ernst Otto Fischer Teaching Award 2013 and the PhD Supervisory Award 2020 of the Technical University of Munich.
Marc-Oliver conducts research in the national and international arena and has successfully acquired numerous research grants in the millions.