Kadhim Hayawi

Graduate Program Coordinator
+971-2-599 -3545
AUH Campus

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Cybersecurity), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2018

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science (Cybersecurity), Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, 2004

  • M.Sc. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq, 1996

  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq, 1991

  • IoT Security and Privacy

  • Cloud Security and Privacy

  • Social Network Security and privacy

  • Blockchain

  • Deep Learning

  • Assistant Professor, Computing and Applied Technology Department, College of Technological Innovation, Zayed University (2018-present)

  • Instructor, Information Systems & Security, College of information technology, UAE University (2004-2018)

  • Learning Center Staff, Learning Center, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada (2001-2002)

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Higher Institute, Sebha, Libya (1998-2000)

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bright Star University of Technology, Al-Brega, Libya (1997-1998)

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Computer Engineering, University of Baghdad (1996-1997

  • Served as a Principal Investigator for funded projects on “Blockchain-Based Collaborative Intrusion Detection Systems and Trust Management for Industrial IoT”,“Real-Time Detection of Social Bots in Online Social Networks (OSNs)”, (2020-present)

  • Served as Co-PI for funded projects on: “Fog and Blockchain-Based Solutions for IoT Security”, and “Edge AI and Blockchain to support smart cities operations and secure data storage and sharing” (2019-present)

  • Conduct evaluation of different hardware and software tools in the area of Digital Forensics including Intelligent Design FRED system, Access Data Forensics Toolkit, and Tabealu forensics products, (2016-2018)

  • Participated in construction a lab dedicated for blockchain technology development, evaluation, and training, (2018)

  • Review and evaluate the design and performance of the security solutions of three different smart car systems (The telematics system, Intelligent Toll Services, Location Based Service System) including installation, configuration, and integration of IBM Tivoli Directory Server (ITDS) with IBM Websphere Portal Server, (2004-2006)

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

  • Association of Canadian Arab Professional Engineers (ACAPE)

  • Publications Chair of the IEEE sponsored International Conference on Innovation in IT conference, 2018.

  • Poster Chair of Cyber Security in Networking Conference, 2021

  • Member of Cybersecurity research group at College of IT, UAEU, 2017.

  • Speaker at College of IT Security Day, 2017

  • Member of the Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics research group, 2019-present

Journals (Last Ten)

  • Qayyum, Tariq, Zouheir Trabelsi, Asad Waqar Malik, and Kadhim Hayawi. "Multi-level resource sharing framework using collaborative fog environment for smart cities." IEEE Access 9 (2021): 21859-21869.

  • Masud, Mohammad M., Muhsin Cheratta, and Kadhim Hayawi. "Medication Recommendation for Critical Care Patients Using Patient Similarity in Clinical Records.", International Journal of Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics 10 (1), 1, 2020

  • Hayawi, Kadhim, Zouheir Trabelsi, Safaa Zeidan, and Mohammad Mehedy Masud. "Thwarting ICMP low-rate attacks against firewalls while minimizing legitimate traffic loss." IEEE Access 8 (2020): 78029-78043.

  • Alothali, Eiman, Kadhim Hayawi, and Hany Alashwal. “Hybrid feature selection approach to identify optimal features of profile metadata to detect social bots in Twitter.” Social network Analysis and Mining (2021).

  • Trabelsi, Zouheir, Safaa Zeidan, and Kadhim Hayawi. "Denial of firewalling attacks (dof): The case study of the emerging blacknurse attack." IEEE Access 7 (2019): 61596-61609.

  • Recipient of the IBM Blockchain Developer Mastery Award

  • Received the recognition of 4013 standard by USA National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)

  • Received the recognition of 4011 standard by USA National Security Agency (NSA), the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS), and National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security (NSTISSI).

  • SANS Global Information Assurance – Certified intrusion Analysist recognition

  • Cisco Certified Security Professional

  • Cisco Information Security Specialist

  • Cisco Firewall Specialist, Cisco IPS Specialist, Cisco VPN Specialist, Cisco Certified Network Associate

  • CCIE Security written, CCIE Routing & Switching written