Dr. Joan Borrell


Dr. Joan Borrell received his PhD in Computer Science in 1996 from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where he is an associate professor and former head of the Department of Information and Communications Engineering. Since 2001 he is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of SCYTL Secure Electronic Voting. In 2009/10 he was a visiting researcher at the Security Group and the Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory of University College Cork, Ireland. See http://deic.uab.cat/~joan/ for more details, e.g. how his Catalan name is pronounced in English or Chinese.

Research Interests

His current research interests are focused on opportunistic networking and its security. In the past, he had been working on cryptographic schemes for electronic voting and electronic gambling, and on mobility and security of software agents.



Joan Borrell

Contact Details:


Visiting Post Doctoral Researcher

Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory

Department of Computer Science, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork, Ireland.