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UW EE Alum Appointed as the Director of Cyber Security Center of KACST

UW EE Alum Dr. Basel Alomair, who earned PhD in 2011 from EE and was a member of the Network Security Lab, was appointed as the Founding Director of the Cyber Security Center at the Computer Research Institute of the KACST, Saudi Arabia.

Basel received the 2010 IEEE/IFIP William C. Carter Award for part of his PhD research contributions that broke the logarithmic barrier in establishing privacy preserving constant time identification protocols for RFID.

Basel is currently a member of the Computer Research Institute of KACST and is an affiliate faculty member of the UW EE. Basel's doctoral advisor was Professor Radha Poovendran.

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The Computer Research Institute of the KACST, Saudia Arabia
The Network Security Lab

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