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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.

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Dr. AlQahtani is an Assistant Professor of Computer Systems Technology at North Carolina A&T State University. Prior to that, 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.

Dr. AlQahtani's academic background includes a B.S. degree in Computer Science, which he earned with Summa Cum Laude distinction. He also holds two master's degrees: an M.S. in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity & Privacy, and an M.S.Eng. in Electrical Engineering. In 2020, he earned his Ph.D. in Engineering - Cyberspace Engineering from Louisiana Tech University, LA, USA.

His primary research interests lie in the areas of cybersecurity, context-based authentication, and user authentication. He also focuses on the security and authentication of Internet of Things (IoT) systems. Moreover, he enjoys designing and developing zero-effort and interaction multi-factor authentication systems. In addition, he applies machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques in his research to develop more efficient and effective security solutions. Furthermore, he is interested in the general applications of AI and ML in various domains.

Dr. AlQahtani has filed three patents; moreover, he has several articles published in peer-reviewed journals and numerous papers published as peer-reviewed papers presented at conferences.

On a personal level, Dr. AlQahtani is an organized, creative, and self-motivated individual who enjoys building relationships and strategizing with others. He has a range of diverse personal interests, including tinkering with electronics, playing soccer, swimming, jogging, and traveling around the world. Moreover, he has over thirteen years of experience working in various fields, such as industry, academia, research, and the military.