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    Dr. Farhan Ahmad is working as an Assistant Professor with Systems Security Group at the Institute for Future Transport and Cities, Coventry University, United Kingdom.

    Dr. Ahmad received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Derby, the United Kingdom in 2019; M.Sc. in Communication and Information Technology from the University of Bremen, Germany, and B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering from COMSATS University Islamabad (Previously COMSATS Institute of Information Technology), Pakistan.

    Before joining Coventry University, he was associated with Cyber Security Research Group, University of Derby, United Kingdom, where he worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow for two years. During this position, his research focused on the vehicular networks security and Industrial Internet-of-Things security from a trust management perspective. He also worked as a Post-Graduate Teaching Assistant during his Ph.D. where he conducted tutorials for cybersecurity modules at both Undergraduate and Post-graduate level. He also worked as Student Research Assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology, Bremerhaven, Germany during 2013-2014.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Computer Science, Doctorate, University of Derby

    Award Date: 11 Mar 2019

    Communication and Information Technology, MSc, University of Bremen

    Award Date: 30 Jun 2014

    Electronics Engineering, Degree, COMSATS University Islamabad

    External positions

    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Cyber Security), University of Derby

    Post-Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Derby


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