Domain of Research: Cybersecurity, Computer Science
Dr. Azween Abdullah has been contributing to research, teaching, consulting and in administrative services to the institutions that he has been working for thus far. He is a professional development alumni of Stanford University and MIT and his work experience includes thirty years as an academic in institutions of higher learning and as director of research and academic affairs at two institutions of higher learning, vice-president for educational consultancy services, fifteen years in commercial companies as Software Engineer, Systems Analyst and as a computer software developer and IT/MIS consultancy and training. Dr. Azween Abdullah has several patents under his name and been actively serving as expert reviewer and editorial board member for several high impact technical journals. Prior to joining Taylors University, Dr. Azween Abdullah served as faculty member at Monash University Malaysia and Universiti Teknoloji Petronas. He also serves as the adjunct research professor at the Malaysian University of Science and Technology. He has guided twelve PhD students and ten Masters students under his supervision and have secured both international and local research funding of more than RM700k. He is a fellow of the British Computer Society and members of IEEE and ACM. Dr. Azween Abdullah’s general research interests are in the areas of cyber security and trustworthy computing, formal models of computation, and bio-inspired and quantum computing. He has been consulting for some technology companies in content development and has done research on emerging areas of networked and quantum security. He has been involved with a number of government and semi-government organisations in Malaysia in the role of external consultant and currently works with several government linked companies and industries to promote cyber security capacity development. He has also published more than 150 publications in various technical journals and conference proceedings and has given technical talks in a number of key international conferences, industry summits and forums.