Hamed Okhravi, Ph.D.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cyber Systems and Technology Group


Office Phone: 781-981-4113
Mailing Address: 244 Wood St.
Lexington, MA 02420


Research InterestsMIT Seal.svg

  • Cyber Security
  • Cyber Trust
  • Science of Security
  • Security Metrics
  • Operating Systems


* Program Committee Member:
  • Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses (RAID 2014)
  • ACM CCS Workshop on Moving Target Defense (MTD 2014)
  • Cyber and Netcentric Workshop (CNW)
  • IEEE Symposium on Cyber and Physical Security and Privacy (SmartGridComm)
  • International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS)
  • International Conference on Security in Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (SNDS)
  • InternationalWorkshop on Trust and Privacy in Cyberspace (CyberTrust)
  • International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems (SMARTGREENS)

Former students

* Kelly Casteel, Master of Engineering in EECS, 2013 (VMWare)
* Eric Soderstrom, Master of Engineering in EECS, 2014 (Oracle)

Short Bio

Hamed Okhravi is a member of Technical Staff at the Cyber Systems and Technology group of MIT Lincoln Laboratory, researching in the area of cyber security. Dr. Okhravi received his MS and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2006 and 2009). During his PhD study, he also interned at Network Geographics (2007) and Cisco Systems, Inc. (2008). Currently, Dr. Okhravi is working on cyber-attack survivable systems at MIT. His research interests are in cyber security, cyber trust, science of security, security metrics, and operating systems.