College of Science
Sultan Qaboos University
CURRICULUM VITAE
September, 2015
C1. Personal Information
Asaad AbdulRahman Nayyef Alani
Department of Computer Science, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University,
P.O. Box 36, Al-Khoudh 123, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, Office Tel: (968) 24141407,
Fax: (968) 24141407.
Email: [email protected]
Personal Address
House No. 2, Way 3233, Al-Khoudh, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Personal Data
1. Nationality
2. Civil Status
3. Linguistic Abilities
Iraqi
Married
Arabic:
English:
Mother tongue
Well spoken, read and written
C2. Education and Employment Information
C2.1. Educational Information
1. Institution
• Degree
• Major
• Department
• Year
2. Institution
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Degree
Major
Department
Year
Dissertation Title
Al_Rafideen University, Iraq
B.Sc.
Computer Science (Information System)
Computers Science
2001
Iraqi Commission for Computers and Informatics Institute
for Postgraduate, Baghdad, Iraq
M.Sc.
Computer Science (Data Security)
Computer Science
2005
Proposed System for Intrusion Detection in a Web Site
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C2.2. Employment Information
Academic
Oct. 2006 – Sept.2009
Oct.2009 – Sept. 2012
Oct. 2012 to date
Lecturer
Lecturer
Department of Computer Science
College of Science, Ittihad
Gulf College Oman, Muscat (Oman)
(Academic affiliation with
Staffordshire University, UK)
Lecturer
Department of Computer Science,
College of Science, Sultan Qaboos
University (SQU)
Head - Centre for
Information Systems
Gulf College Oman, Muscat (Oman)
(Academic affiliation with
Staffordshire University, UK)
Administration
Oct. 2009 – Sept. 2012
Oct. 2013 to date
Member in Quality
Department of Computer Science,
Assurance Committees
College of Science, SQU
(Documentation Matters)
C3. Awards and Recognitions
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Awarded a full MSc in Computer Science \ Data Security. Iraq
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Awarded a first rank among the 16 students in Master Degree in
Computer Science \ Data Security.
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Participated in the evaluation of the E-Admission System in
Ministry of Higher Education Higher Education Admission Centre
2003 -2005.
2006
2012
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C4. Teaching
C4.1. Teaching Experience
1. Teaching Services in the Department of Computer Science
I taught the following courses:
a. Undergraduate Courses
• Computer Networks
• Windows Programming
• Computer Graphics
• Computer Communication
• Information and Security Theory
• Embedded System
• Databases Systems
• Introduction to Computer Science
• Fundamentals of Information Technology
• Java Programming
• C# Programming, C++ Programming
• C Programming, Pascal Programming
• PC & Software Packages
• Object Oriented Programming
• Advanced Java Programming
2. Curricula Development and Innovation
I was involved in organizing and updating undergraduate programs.
b. Undergraduate Programs
• Involved in updating modern trends in Computer Science and IT program in Gulf
College Oman, Academic affiliation with Staffordshire University, UK.
• Improved the undergraduate courses in Ittihad University.
• Involved in the review and development the IT program in Gulf College Oman,
Academic affiliation with Staffordshire University, UK.
• Involved in the review and development of the new ABET.
• Advised in average of 20 students per semester in Ittihad University.
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C5. Services
C5.1. Department, College, University and National Committees
1. Academic Committees and Services:
Sultan Qaboos University:
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Member in Quality Assurance Committees (Documentation Matters) in
department of computer science. 2013- to date
• Dealing with Low vision/blind students. 2013- to date
• Member in Follow up failed students. 2012-2014
• Member in Student Helpdesk. 2012-2014
• Member in placement and exit tests committee. 2012-2014
Gulf College Oman
• Member in Management Executive Committee. 2009 - 2012
• Head of Centre for Information System. 2009 - 2012
• Head of Library IT infrastructure. 2009 - 2012
• Member in Library Advisory Committee. 2009 - 2012
C5.2. Organizing Seminars and Workshops
a. E-Learning Seminars (12 seminars)
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1. Teaching Activities outside the Classroom
Offered a number of workshops to students on topics such as
Implementing and Configuring (TMG) Forefront Threat Management Gateway
(2012).
Implementing and Configuring Kaspersky Business Space Security and Kaspersky
Security for Internet Gateway Middle East (2011).
Implementing and Configuring LAN with Windows 2008 Server Network
Administration (2010).
Installing Wireless Network Lab. (2009).
Installing and Configuring Windows Servers 2003(2006).
2. Workshop Attendance
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Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef, First Cyber Security Ambassadors Gathering
2014, Muscat, Oman, January 19 2014.
Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef, Regional Cybersecurity Summit 2014, Muscat,
Oman, April 20-22 2014.
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C6. Scholarly Achievements and Related Activities
C6.1. Research Experience and Research Interests
My main researches interests include Internal Intrusion Detection, Embedded Internal
Sensors in cloud computing, Embedded Security System, Information hiding and Data
Security.
C6.2. Publications
a. Published Papers in Refereed Journals
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Al-Khanjari, Z., Alani, A., Kraiem, N. and Jamoussi, Y. 2013. Proposing a
Real Time Internal Intrusion Detection System Towards a Secured
Development of E-Government Web Site. European Scientific Journal (ESJ),
European Scientific Institution, /SPECIAL/ edition vol.3 ISSN: 1857 – 7881
(Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431, pp. 27-37. December 2013.
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Al-Khanjari, Z., Alani, A. and Al-Hermizy, S. 2014. A Proposed Security
Architecture for Establishing Privacy Domains in e-Health Cloud. European
Scientific Journal (ESJ), European Scientific Institution. /SPECIAL/ edition,
ISSN: 1857 – 7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431. Vol. 2. pp. 322-330, June,
2014.
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Al-Khanjari, Z. and Alani, A.2014. Developing Secured Interoperable Cloud
Computing Services, European Scientific Journal (ESJ), 10(24), pp. 341350, August 2014.
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Al-Khanjari, Z. and Alani, A. 2014. Testability of Information Leak in the
Source Code for Independent Test Organization by Using Back Propagation
Algorithm. European Scientific Journal (ESJ), European Scientific Institution.
/SPECIAL/ edition ISSN: 1857 – 7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431. Vol.3.
pp. 447-457. September 2014.
b. Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings
It is worth to note that all my papers were refereed whether they are published in
journals or conferences. Also, it is important to mention here that the conference
publications on Computer Science and IT are equivalent to and as prestigious as
Journal publications. Some of the conferences are very high ranked conferences and
most prestigious than some Journals.
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Al-Khanjari, Z., Alani, A., Kraiem, N. and Jamoussi, Y. 2013. Proposing a
Real Time Internal Intrusion Detection System Towards a Secured
Development of E-Government Web Site, Proceedings of The 1st Eurasian
Multidisciplinary Forum (EMF 2013), Vol. 3, pp. 27-37. Tbilisi, Georgia.
October 24-26, 2013.
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Al-Khanjari, Z., Alani, A. and Al-Hermizy, S. 2014. A Proposed Security
Architecture for Establishing Privacy Domains in e-Health Cloud.
Proceedings of The 1st Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social
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College of Science
Sciences and Humanities, MIFS 2014, Vol.2, pp. 322-330. Beirut, Lebanon.
April 23-26, 2014.
Al-Khanjari, Z. and Alani, A. 2014. Developing Secured Interoperable Cloud
Computing Services, Proceedings of The European Interdisciplinary Forum
(EIF2014). pp. 60-68. Vilnius. June 18-19, 2014.
Al-Khanjari, Z. and Alani, A. 2014. Testability of Information Leak in the
Source Code for Independent Test Organization by Using Back Propagation
Algorithm, The Proceedings of The 2nd Annual International Interdisciplinary
Conference 2014 (AIIC 2014). Vol. 3, pp. 447-457. Azores, Portugal. July 812, 2014.
Alani, A. 2015. Design and Implementation new Algorithm for Digital
Investigation by using Images Metadata, Second International Conference on
Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 2015,09-10 June, 2015 – Toronto, Canada.
Alani, A. a n d A l - K h a n j a r i , Z . 2015. Detection Techniques of
Digital Image Forgery by Using Images Metadata in Digital Investigation, the
International Academic Conference on Law, Politics and management
(IACLPM 2015) , , from 28 to 29 of May 2015 - Vilnius, Lithuania.
c. Book Chapters, Refereed
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Al-Khanjari, Z.A. and Alani, A. 2014. Real Time Internal Intrusion Detection: A
Case Study of Embedded Sensors and Detectors in E-Government Website. This
chapter has been accepted for publication as a chapter in the Book entitled:
Threat Detection and Countermeasures in Network Security, IGIBook series,
Publisher: IGI Global (www.igi-global.com). Editors are: Prof. Dr. Alaa Hussein
Al-Hamami & Dr. Ghossoon Al-Sadoon. Publisher: IGI Global.
d. Refereed Abstract
• Al-Khanjari, Z. and Alani, A. 2014. Developing Secured Interoperable Cloud
Computing Services, Abstract of an International Scientific Forum, 18-19 June
2014, Vilnius-Net. This abstract has been published in the book: Drivers for
Progress in the Global Society. Academic Association of Management and
Administration. pp. 49. 2014.
e. Degree Theses
• Alani, A. E-Learning by using Java language, Dissertation
2001
for the Degree of B.Sc. in Computer Science , Supervised by
Professor Abas Alflahe , Department of Computer Science,
College of Science, Al_Rafideen University.
2006
• Alani, A. Proposed System for Intrusion Detection in a Web
Site, Thesis for the Degree of Master of Science (Data
Security), , (2 years, courses and thesis, full time) Supervised
by Prof. Amer Almlah, Department of Computer Science,
Iraqi Commission for Computers and Informatics Institute
for Postgraduate Studies in Iraq.
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C6.3. Other Information
a. International Collaborations
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I have been involved to work with several professional researchers internationally.
Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef conducted a visit to Portugal to
attend the AIIC 2014 conference and meet the rector of the
University of the Azores and Carrying the message to ViceChancellor of Sultan Qaboos University H.E. Dr. Ali Al-Bemani
about collaboration between the Sultan Qaboos University and
Azores University during the period 7-13 July 2014.
Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef collaborated with Senior Professor
Dr. Elizabeth K. Hawthorne and Professor Dr.Rose K. Shumba,
University of Maryland University in USA to discussions of research
collaboration in cyber investigations and digital forensics online.
Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef conducted a visit to Portugal during
the period 7-13 July 2014 and meet Dr. Jovan Shopovski the
president of European Scientific Institute to hold discussions on their
ongoing research collaboration.
Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef conducted a visit to Portugal during
the period 7-13 July 2014 and meet Dr. Jose Noronha Rodrigues the
Chief of International Legal Studies Center to discussions of research
collaboration in Digital Investigation by using security of Metadata.
Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef served as a Professional Ambassador
for Information Security in Information Technology Authority.
Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef has been selected as a member in
Center of Excellence in Information Assurance in King Saud
University.
Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef collaborated with Dr. Mariah Gilbert
Acquisitions Editorial Assistant for International Publisher of
Progressive Academic Research in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.
b. Community Services
• Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef served as a Professional Security Ambassador in First
Cyber Security Ambassadors Gathering 2014, January 19 2014, Muscat, Oman.
• Asaad Abdul Rahman Nayyef served as a Professional Security Ambassador in
Information Technology Authority (ITA) in Regional Cybersecurity Summit 2014, April
20-22 2014, Muscat, Oman.
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c. Computing Skills
Being IT specialist, I gained several computing skills. The following to name a few:
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Advanced programming ability in C, Pascal, Assembly, FORTRAN, and Basic.
Good programming ability in Visual Basic, C, C++, C# and JAVA.
Familiar with UNIX, Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
A good experience with Windows (3.1/95/98/NT/2000/XP/ Vista
/2003/2008/2012/ win7/8 and 8.1), MS-Office (Word, Access, and Excel).
5. A good experience with Relational Databases packages ( FoxPro 2.6, Access,
Oracle7 to Oracle 12C and SQLServer 2000 to 2014).
6. Implementing and Planning a Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 R2 Network
Infrastructure.
7. Implementing and Designing a Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 R2 Active
Directory.
8. Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 R2
Environment.
9. Network Security and Server Administrators.
10. Computer Programming Language
11. Computer Network
12. Oracle Database Systems
13. Information and security theory
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