Mr Ahmad al-Natour
Research Student, MSF; Student Representative
Qualifications: B.Sc. Computer Science (University of Jordan, 2009), M.Sc. Computer Science (The University of Birmingham, 2011)
Phone: Work: 01483 68 6059
Room no: 26 BB 02
Monday - Friday: 11:00 - 19:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 19:00
Ahmad was born in Amman, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. He has spent most of his childhood in Novosibirsk, USSR. He studied at the prestigious College De La Salle - Frères, achieving the G.C.E qualification (A-levels & O-levels) in 2002.
He entered the Faculty of Medicine - University of Jordan in 2002, and was a medical student for one year, and after that for another year at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA.
Subsequently, he decided to follow his original passion; computer science, and graduated from the King Abdullah II School for Information Technology, Computer Science Department, University of Jordan achieving distinction for his dissertation on Bluetooth® technology in mobile networks, which was supervised by Prof. Saleh Al-Sharaeh.
He received a Master of Science with Merit in Computer Science from the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, School of Computer Science at The University of Birmingham, achieving distinction for his dissertation on Information Security.
He is currently a PhD student at the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey conducting research in the field of digital forensics, under supervision from Dr. Shujun Li, and co-supervised by Prof. Anthony TS HO.
He is a member of the Multimedia Security and Forensics (MSF) Group, led by Prof Anthony Ho.
Ahmad speaks five languages (English, Russian, French, Arabic, Ukrainian).
Mobile Device Forensics, Network Forensics, Computer Forensics, Computer Surveillance, Information Security Management.
Supporting research activities in accordance with our digital forensics standardization and accreditation project for the UK law enforcement agencies in collaboration with the Department of Psychology.
Member of the British Computer Society, BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT.
Member of IEEE.
Social Engineering, Network Traffic Analysis, Linguistic Analysis, Educational and Cultural Aspects of Information Security and Privacy Preservation, Bio-informatics, Self-* Systems, Aspects of Language in Learning, Perception and Factors Affecting Decision-Making, Social and Ethical Aspects of Computing and Information Security, Military Applications of Information Security, Political Factors in Development of Information Technology.