The University of Southampton

Dr Ahmad Atamli 

Dr. Ahmad Atamli is a lecturer in Cyber security at the University of Southampton.  He graduated with a BSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in 2012. He received a DPhil from the University of Oxford in System Security in 2017. He joined Oxford as a Lecturer in Software Engineering in 2019, following which he moved to Southampton to lead the Hardware Security research.

Dr. Atamli is an ACM and IEEE professional member, and is renowned public speaker. He has published numerous papers and technical reports in IoT security, system security, hardware security, intrusion detection, malware analysis. He has established multiple collaborations and research with national and international partners, the latest projects funded by H2020 is ASSURED and TrustedFog.


Research interests

System Security, Hardware Security, Malware Analysis, Secure Cloud Infrastructure, Applied Cryptography, Network Security, Privacy 


Security Principles, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems


Petracca, Giuseppe, Sun, Yuqiong, Jaegar, Trent and Atamli, Ahmad (2015) AuDroid: preventing attacks on audio channel sin mobile devices. In ACSAC 2015: Proceedings of the 31st Annual Computer Security Applications Conference. ACM. 181–190 . (doi:10.1145/2818000.2818005).

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