Hervé Borrion pursued his postgraduate education at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (Masters) and at University College London (PhD) where he specialised in radar signal processing for target recognition. He developed a strong interest in the application of sensor-based technologies in various research centres including the Commissariat à l’Énergie Atomique (Paris), Los Alamos National Laboratory (US), UCT-CSIR (Cape Town) and Tsinghua University (Beijing) .
Between 2006 ad 2008, he has been working as science manager for security and crime science at UCL, and brought together a community of academics from 30 UCL departments around a broad security research agenda to satisfy the needs of companies and government agencies. He was the founding director of the MSc in Countering Terrorism and Organised Crime, and the Chairman of the Programme Committee of the International Crime Science Conference during the first three years.
Since 2009, he has been serving as the Deputy Director of the EPSRC-funded £17m Security Science Doctoral Training Centre. He is the course director for the He is an advisor of the London Technology Network’s Security interest group.