Lukas Machlica is a researcher at Cognitive Threat Analytics (CTA), Cisco Systems since Jun 2014. His research focuses mainly on classification of the network traffic. Lukas Machlica holds PhD in Cybernetics defended in January 2013 at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Prior to Cisco, Lukas was a researcher at University of West Bohemia working in the field of speaker and speech recognition and natural language understanding. Among others, Lukas participated also in biological projects focusing on signal processing of HPLC/MS data, automatic analysis of chemical compounds and image processing of cells with focus on the detection of cells in an image at University of South Bohemia in the researcher center in Nove Hrady, Czech Republic.