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

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Hadi Otrok is an Associate 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