Susan Pancho-Festin

Born Manila, Philippines


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S. Computer Science, cum laude), University of the Philippines (1994);
  • Master of Science in Information Security, (M.Sc. Information Security), Royal Holloway, University of London (1996);
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, (Ph.D. in Computer Science), Wolfson College, University of Cambridge (2004);
  • University of the Philippines Ph.D. Incentive Grant (June-September 2001); and
  • Nippon Electric Corporation Foundation Inc. Ph.D. Fellowship (January 1996-May 2001).


  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (2004-present);
  • Student Member, Association for Computing Machinery (1996-2003);
  • Member, Philippine IPv6 Forum (2006-present);
  • Associate Professor, University of the Philippines (July 2005-present);
  • Assistant Professor, University of the Philippines (June 2002-June 2005);
  • Research Laboratory Head, Computer Research Security Group Faculty System Administrator, University of the Philippines (June 2005-June 2006);
  • Instructor, University of the Philippines (June 1994-May 2002);
  • Advanced Research Consultant, Global Gateway Ventures Inc. (2007-present);
  • Technical Consultant, Globe Telecom Inc. ( (2004-2008);
  • Web Programmer (part-time), Applied Information Management Inc. (2003);
  • Web Programmer (part-time), National Extension College ( (2000); and
  • Web Administrator, Cambridge Filipino Students Society, Cambridge, United Kingdom (1998-2001).