Christopher Leckie is a Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne, holds an the position as Associate Director with the OCSC and he is the Director at the Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence (ACCSE), University of Melbourne.
The Centre places a major emphasis on industry collaboration in identifying the needs of industry, the expectations of the skills of graduates, and the opportunities for industry involvement in research and teaching. ACCSE has an Industry Advisory Board, which consists of leading cyber security professionals from banks, consultant firms, and government agencies.
Professor Leckie has a strong interest in developing AI techniques for a variety of applications in telecommunications, such as cyber security, network management, fault diagnosis and the Internet-of-Things (IoT). He also has an interest in robust and scalable machine learning algorithms for problems such as clustering and anomaly detection, with a focus on adversarial machine learning and security analytics.