MSc. Master of Science in Information Technology, 2016 Zayed University, UAE
BSc. Computer Science, 2003, University of Jordan, Jordan


Salam Khanji is an Instructor at the College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Zayed University, Dubai. She received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Jordan, Jordan, in 2003. She received her Master’s degree in Information Technology (Specialization in Cyber Security) from Zayed University, in 2016. Prior to joining ZU, she worked as a CTO of Green Tomorrow for Smart Sustainable Solutions from 2017 to 2020.


Dubai Academic City, F-L2-034


+971 4 402 1390

Teaching Areas

Information Security, Penetration Testing, Communication Networks, Computer Algorithms, Computer Database

Research and Professional Activities

Omar Alfandi; Salam Khanji; Liza Ahmad; Asad Khattak. “A survey on boosting IoT security and privacy through blockchain: Exploration, requirements, and open issues” . Cluster Computing. 2021

Salam Khanji, and Asad Khattak. "Towards a Novel Intrusion Detection Architecture using Artificial Intelligence." Proceedings of the 2020 9th International Conference on Software and Information Engineering (ICSIE). 2020.

Liza Ahmad, Salam Khanji, Farkhund Iqbal, Zakaria Maamar, “ Blockchain-based Chain of Custody Towards Real-time Tamper-proof Evidence Management”. The 13th International Workshop on Digital Forensics (WSDF 2020) to be held in conjunction with the 15th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2020). All- Digital Conference. August 25 – August 28, 2020

Salam Khanji, Farkhund Iqbal, Zakaria Maamar, Hakim Hacid, “Boosting IoT Efficiency and Security Through Blockchain: Blockchain-based Car Insurance Process – A Case Study”. 2019 4th International Conference on System Reliability and Safety (ICSRS 2019). Rome, Italy. November 20-22, 2019.

Salam Khanji, Mohamad Badra, Omar Alfandi, Rouba Borghol, “Urban Sensing: Towards Security Efficient Sensing Network Scheme”. 10th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility & Security (NTMS). Canary Islands, Spain. June 24-26, 2019. Salam Khanji, Sameer Assaf, “Boosting Ridesharing Efficiency Through Blockchain: GreenRide Application Case Study”. The 10th International Conference on Information and Communication Systems (ICICS2019). Irbid, Jordan. June 11-13,2019.