Dr. Pavel Gladyshev, Director, The Digital Forensics Lab, is a lecturer at UCD, where he is directing MSc programme in Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation.
Dr. Gladyshev holds a PhD in the field of Digital Forensics and is one of the founders of the state machine theory of digital forensic analysis. His current research interests focus on forensic analysis of IT cloud environments, open source hardware solutions for digital forensics, automated malware forensics, and related areas.
Dr. Gladyshev has been working with the law enforcement since 1998 when he designed the first training course in cybercrime investigation for the Irish national police service.
Prior to joining the university Dr. Gladyshev worked as an IT forensics analyst at the Dublin practice of Ernst & Young and he is still actively working as a consultant in criminal and civil investigations.
Dr. Gladyshev serves on the INTERPOL steering committee on IT Crime. He is a member of the steering committee of ICST International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber crime (ICDF2C) and a member of editorial boards of several journals and conferences including Elsevier's Digital Investigation journal.
In March 2012, Dr. Gladyshev was elected the Chair of the Standards Committee of the Consortium of Digital Forensic Specialists (CDFS)