Magnus Almgren

Associate Professor

Chalmers University of Technology

Magnus Almgren is an Associate Professor at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Chalmers in 2008, an MSc in Computer Science with distinction in research from Stanford University in 2001, and an MSc in Engineering Physics from Uppsala University in 1999. He has worked as a Computer Scientist at SRI International and was part of a cybersecurity research team at IBM Research, Zurich.

His primary focus lies in cybersecurity, specifically within the Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems, such as the power grid, water treatment plants, paper factories, and connected vehicles. Magnus also explores the integration of machine learning and automated reasoning in security contexts.

In 2001, he was honored as a Fulbright scholar. Additionally, over the last years, Magnus has actively pursued commercialization endeavors with two startup companies.