Savvas Savvides

Ph.D. Candidate

Purdue University
Dept. of Computer Science
305 N. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Email: savvas [at] purdue [dot] edu
Office: Lawson B132



I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University. My research advisors are Prof. Patrick Eugster and Prof. Byoungyoung Lee. My research interests include Privacy, Information Security, Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing.

I received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Manchester and a Master's in Computer Science from New York University.

My resume can be found here.


  1. Patrick Eugster, Seema Kumar, Savvas Savvides, Julian Stephen
    Ensuring Confidentiality in the Cloud of Things
    Pervasive Computing 2019
  2. Denis Ulybyshev, Aala Alsalem, Bharat Bhargava, Savvas Savvides, Ganapathy Mani, Lotfi Othmane
    Secure data communication in autonomous v2x systems
    ICIOT 2018
  3. Savvas Savvides, Julian Stephen, Masoud Saeida, Vinai Sundaram and Patrick Eugster
    Secure Data Types: A Simple Abstraction for Confidentiality-Preserving Data Analytics
    SoCC 2017
  4. Markus Hauck, Savvas Savvides, Patrick Eugster, Mira Mezini and Guido Salvaneschi
    SecureScala: Scala embedding of secure computations
    SCALA 2016
  5. Julian Stephen, Savvas Savvides, Vinai Sundaram, Masoud Saeida and Patrick Eugster
    STYX: Stream Processing with Trustworthy Cloud-based Execution
    SoCC 2016
  6. Julian Stephen, Savvas Savvides, Russell Seidel and Patrick Eugster
    Program Analysis for Secure Big Data Processing
    ASE 2014
  7. Julian Stephen, Savvas Savvides, Russell Seidel and Patrick Eugster
    Practical Confidentiality Preserving Big Data Analysis
    HotCloud 2014


  • Savvas Savvides
    Parsing and Analyzing POSIX API behavior on different platforms [link]
    Master's thesis, 2013

Awards and honors

  1. ACM SoCC 2018 Student Scholarship, Sep 2018
  2. A. G. Leventis Foundation Scholarship, Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
  3. Google Hackathon “24 Hours of Good, New York” First Place Winner, Dec 2012
  4. Fulbright Scholarship, Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
  5. T.I.P. Grant, Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University, Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
  6. Outstanding Final Year Examination Award, University of Manchester, Jun 2011
  7. Kilburn Scholarship, University of Manchester, Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
  8. Cyprus State Scholarship, Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
  9. 14th National Olympiad in Informatics fourth place winner, May 2006

Last updated on 2018-Oct-14