Adrian Herrera

PhD student, Cyber Security Researcher, and Software Security Lecturer

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Adrian is a senior researcher with the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group and a lecturer and PhD student at ANU, where he is supervised by Professor Tony Hosking (ANU) and Dr. Mathias Payer (EPFL). His interests are in software security, program analysis, and reverse engineering. He is particularly interested in applying program analysis techniques to binary analysis. He has lectured COMP3703 Software Security since its inception.

Prior to arriving at ANU, Adrian worked as a research engineer at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, where he worked on the latest release of the S2E symbolic execution engine (


  • COMP3703 Software Security (Semester 1, 2021)
  • COMP2710 Special Topics in Software Security (Semester 1, 2020)

Research Interests

Software security, program analysis, reverse engineering.

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