Esther Palomar

Esther Palomar is a Reader of Computing at the University’s School of Computing and Digital Technology.

After graduating from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, Esther gained employment as a computer forensic auditor at an international auditing firm, before returning to the university in 2004 to complete a PhD programme in computer science. She then worked at the university as an Assistant Professor for nine years, teaching computing, cryptography and network security, as well as contributing to numerous research projects. During this time, Esther also visited two European research centres, both of which were funded by grants.

Joining Birmingham City University in 2013, Esther is currently researching in the fields of information assurance and security, as well as privacy issues, on a variety of technologies, including mobile networks, smart grids and the Internet of Things.

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