Dr. Yousof Al Hammadi
Dr. yousof al-hammadi Acting Senior Vice President, Academic and Student Services Associate Professor and Assistant Vice President, Graduate Studies Computer Science

Contact Information
yousof.alhammadi@ku.ac.ae (02) 312 5333


Yousof Al-Hammadi received the bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the Khalifa
University of Science and Technology (previously known as the Etisalat College of Engineering), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in 2000, the M.Sc. degree in telecommunications engineering
from The University of Melbourne, Australia, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science and information technology from the University
of Nottingham, U.K., in 2009. He is currently Assistant Vice President of graduate studies and an Associate Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Khalifa University of Science and Technology. His main research interests include the area of information security which include intrusion detection, botnet/bots detection, viruses/worms detection, machine learning and artificial intelligence, RFID security, blockchain security, and mobile security.


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Nottingham (UK), 2010
  • M.Sc., Communications Engineering, University of Melbourne (Australia), 2003
  • B.Eng., Computer Engineering, Etisalat College of Engineering (UAE), 2000

  • Linear Algebra (MATH204)
  • Programming Using C++
  • Network/Computer Security


Research Interests
  • Information and Network Security

Research Staff and Graduate Students:

Dr. Khouloud Eledlebi Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cyber Physical Systems
Dr. Lamees Mahmoud AlQassem Post-Doctoral Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Al Anoud Almemari PhD Student - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant