Dr Mamoun Alazab, Senior member IEEE

Associate Professor

Email: alazab.m [AT] ieee [DOT] org

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Mamoun Alazab received his PhD degree is in Computer Science from the Federation University of Australia, School of Science, Information Technology and Engineering. He is an Associate Professor in the College of Engineering, IT and Environment at Charles Darwin University, Australia. He is a cyber security researcher and practitioner with industry and academic experience. Dr Alazab’s research is multidisciplinary that focuses on cyber security and digital forensics of computer systems including current and emerging issues in the cyber environment like cyber-physical systems and internet of things, by taking into consideration the unique challenges present in these environments, with a focus on cybercrime detection and prevention.

He has more than 100 research papers, two of his papers were selected as the featured articles, and two other papers received the best paper award. He is the recipient of short fellowship from from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) based on his nomination from the Australian Academy of Science. Also, two teaching and learning awards.

He delivered many invited and keynote speeches, 22 events in 2018 alone. He convened and chaired more than 50 conferences and workshops. Previously, he worked as a Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University (ANU), Lecturer in Cyber Security at Macquarie University, Assistant Professor at the American University of Middle East, and as a fellow at Chuo University and National Police Agency from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, Cybersecurity Academic Ambassador for Oman's Information Technology Authority (ITA), and has worked closely with government and industry on many projects, including IBM, Trend Micro, the Australian Federal Police (AFP), the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), Westpac, UNODC, and the Attorney General’s Department.

He is an editor on multiple editorial boards including Associate Editor of IEEE Access (2017 Impact Factor 3.557), Editor of the Security and Communication Networks Journal (2017 Impact Factor: 0.904) and Book Review Section Editor: Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL).

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Conference Organization (New: 2019):

  • The 17th IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC 2019) August 5-8 2019, Fukuoka, Japan (International Liaison & Publicity Chair)
  • The International Conference on 'VLSI, Signal Processing, Power Systems, Illumination & Lighting Control, Communication and Embedded Systems'' (VSPICE 2019) on 23-24 May 2019 (TPC member)
  • The International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering (ICETE-2019) on 23-24 May 2019. (TPC member)

Editorial Service:

For Researchers:

Looking for highly motivated exchange or visiting researchers in applied cyber security.

For Students:

I am always enthusiastic to supervise strongly motivated MSc and PhD students that are willing to work with me in cyber security and digital forensics (technical and applied research) and/or cyber crime (criminology research). If you are interested, please drop me an email (with CV), in particular those with excellent academic records (and publication track record).

Citation Highlights:

I have published more than 100 papers that includes 68 peer-reviewed research papers with 5-Year Journal Impact Factors total (26.63). This includes: 12 book chapters, 18 peer reviewed journal articles, and 28 peer reviewed conference manuscripts. I also have 20+ conference submissions (invited and other), 15+ reports, white papers, consultation reports, and 14 successful grant applications. Two of his papers were selected as the featured articles.

As of Apr 9, 2018, his Google scholar appear (total citations >800, H-index of 14, i10=25), the ResearchGate score is 13.76, and the total download on SSRN is more than 3,586. Many of his cyber security publications are referenced and cited in highly regarded outlets such as: Google’s patents, Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme of the European Union, UNODC, International Telecommunication Union, and the World Bank.