Dr. AMBAREEN SIRAJ
Program Director, National Science Foundation (2022-Present)
Founder, Board Member and Conference Program Chair, WiCyS (Women in CyberSecurity) (2013-Present)
Professor, Computer Science, Tennessee Tech (2006-2022)
Founding Director, Cybersecurity Education Research and Outreach Center (2016-2022)
Ph.D. in Computer ScienceMississippi State University
MSc in Computer ScienceMississippi State University
BSc in Applied Physics and ElectronicsUniversity of Dhaka
Honors / Awards
ABET Claire L. Felbinger Award for Diversity and Inclusion, 2020.
Cybersecurity Person of The Year, 2020, Cybersecurity Ventures.
Tennessee Tech Wings Up Research Award 2019-20.
CDM 2019 InfoSec Awards for Editor's Choice Women in Cyber Security, 2019.
Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education Exceptional Leadership in Education Award 2018.
Brown-Henderson Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award 2017.
New America Foundation Fellow 2016-17.
TTU College of Engineering Teacher Scholar Award 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013.
INSIGHT into Diversity Inspiring Women in STEM Award 2016.
Mississippi State College of Engineering Graduate Research Student Award, 2005.
Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering, 2003.
Research Assistant of the Year Nominee, 2002.
Barrier Fellowship, 2000.
Certificate of Appreciation from the Naval Research Office at Stennis Space Center for assistance in Software Engineering Project, 2000.
Female Graduate Student Award, 1999.
Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)