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Ali Ismail Awad, Luleå University of Technology Photo: Linda Alfredsson
Ali Ismail Awad, Associate Professor of Information Systems at Luleå University of Technology. Photo: Linda Alfredsson View original picture , opens in new tab/window

Ali Ismail Awad is in the top 2% world ranking

Published: 22 April 2022

In the ranking of the world’s top 2% scientists, conducted by Stanford University, Ali Ismail Awad, Associate Professor of Cybersecurity, is included.

– It is international recognition of my research achievements which I am proud of. I have considered this international recognition as a motive to conduct more research to keep myself positioned on the list for the following years.

Ali Ismail Awad is a researcher and Associate Professor of Cybersecurity at Luleå University of Technology. His research is mainly about cybersecurity with an emphasis on the technical side of security such as Biometrics, network security, and internet of things (IoT) security. Ali has edited or co-edited eight books and authored or co-authored several journal articles and conference papers in these areas. Ali is also an Editorial Board Member of the Future Generation Computer Systems Journal, Computers & Security Journal, the Internet of Things, Engineering Cyber Physical Human Systems Journal, Health Information Science and Systems Journal, and IET Image Processing Journal.

– I am enthusiastic to identify security-related problems and provide solutions that can help people to be more secure. Moreover, research is linked to education, where I have a great interest to educate students and pursue knowledge transfer.

The ranking of the world’s top 2% scientists is conducted by Stanford University and published by Elsevier. It is based on bibliometric data and statistical analysis of research publications from the citation database Scopus, owned by Elsevier.


Ali Ismail Awad

Ali Ismail Awad, Recognised University Teacher

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