Dr. Hadi Otrok
Dr. Hadi Otrok Professor
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Hadi Otrok is a Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Khalifa University. He received his Ph.D. in ECE from Concordia University. He co-supervised several Post-Doctoral, Ph.D., and Master's students at Khalifa University, Lebanese American University (LAU), ETS, and Concordia University (Canada).

Dr. Otrok is a senior member at IEEE, member of the editorial board of: Ad-hoc networks (Elsevier), and served as member of the editorial board of IEEE communications letters from March 2015 to April 2019. He was co-chair of several committees at various IEEE conferences including GlobeCom. He is a TPC member of several conferences and reviewer of several highly ranked journals.

His research interests include the domain of computer and network security, crowd-sourcing, ad-hoc networks, Internet of Vehicles, blockchain, cloud and fog computing.

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University (Canada), 2008
  • M.Sc., Computer Science, Lebanese American University (Lebanon), 2003
  • B.Sc., Computer Science, Beirut Arab University (Lebanon), 2000
Teaching Areas
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Security
  • Programming Using C++ and Java
  • Network Security
Research Interests
  • Computer and network security
  • Crowd-sourcing
  • Ad-hoc networks
  • Internet of Vehicles
  • Blockchain
  • Cloud and fog computing