Elected: 2019
Discipline: Informatics, Mathematics and Statistics
Professor Christopher Johnson FRSE

Pro Vice Chancellor - Engineering and Physical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast.

Professor Christopher Johnson is one of the UK’s leading researchers in cyber security for safety critical computing systems. His research focuses on the resilience of safety-critical systems; for example, computer systems responsible for hundreds of aircrafts cannot be switched off when under a cyber-attack. Christopher has expertise in the space and defence sectors, with fellowships from NASA, the US Air Force and the US Navy and he helped write the United Nations’ guidance on the security of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear systems.