RA positions are available: 

I am always looking for self-motivated and creative B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. students who have a strong interest in my research areas (read below to know them) to join my research projects.

If you are interested, click here to learn more about the positions and apply.

Dr. AlQahtani is an Assistant Professor of Computer Systems Technology and the Founding Director of CyberNex. Prior to this, he served as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and as an Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at the University of Wisconsin-Extended Campus, where he taught courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in Computer Science and Cybersecurity.

Academically, Dr. AlQahtani holds a Ph.D. in Engineering - Cyberspace Engineering, an M.S.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Computer & Information Science with a focus on Cybersecurity & Privacy, and a B.S. in Computer Science, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

His research focuses on advancing cybersecurity, particularly in the area of digital authentication. He develops innovative, zero-effort authentication methods that seamlessly integrate into the digital ecosystem, balancing enhanced security with user convenience. Moreover, his work includes threat identification and security analysis, targeting vulnerabilities both inside and outside organizational frameworks. Additionally, he explores the vast potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) and harnesses the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) across various fields.

Beyond the walls of the classroom and research labs, Dr. AlQahtani is an organized, innovative, and team-oriented individual who cherishes building connections. His hobbies encompass tinkering with electronics, playing soccer, swimming, jogging, and traveling to explore the world's wonders. With over 13 years of rich experience that spans industry, academia, research, and the military, Dr. AlQahtani's journey is a testament to his versatility and commitment.