Khaled Salah is an associate professor of Computer Science. He received the B.S. degree in Computer Engineering with a minor in Computer Science from Iowa State University, USA, in 1990, the M.S. degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, in 1994, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the same institution in 2000. He has over ten years of industrial experience in embedded systems and software and firmware development of network protocol stacks and device drivers for ATM and Ethernet. He joined King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in September 2000. Khaled Salah is currently with the department of Information and Computer Science, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of computer and network security, operating systems, VoIP, computer networks, and performance evaluation. He was the recipient of the departmental awards of Best Research and Best Teaching.
Khaled Salah is leading activities of the Saudi Honeynet Project to detect and analyze malware and viruses in KSA Internet. He has given a number of public talks and seminars on network and software security. He has also a number of recent articles which appeared in Saudi national newspapers and in international conferences on the subject of IT and network security. Khaled Salah is the founder and leader of the Security Research Group (SRG) at KFUPM.
Main Research Interests:
- Computer and Network Security, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems
- Operating System Performance and Linux Kernel Internals
- Performance Evaluation of Computer Networks and Applications
- Multimedia Applications and Protocols: VoIP, Videoconferencing, & IPTV
- Computer Network Design