Mahmoud Ammar

Mahmoud Ammar

Mahmoud Ammar is a PhD researcher at the imec-DistriNet Research Group (Department of Computer Science at KU Leuven, Belgium). His promotor is Prof. Bruno Crispo. Mahmoud holds a master degree in Computer Science from La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. 

His research focuses primarily on the security and privacy issues of resource-constrained embedded devices.

Key publications:

  1. Mahmoud Ammar, Bruno Crispo, Bart Jacobs, Danny Hughes, Wilfried Daniels, S mu V-The Security MicroVisor: A Formally-Verified Software-Based Security Architecture for the Internet of Things, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, volume 16, issue 5, 17 pages, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, September 1, 2019 2850964bibtex   2850964lirias 2850964doi
  2. Mahmoud Ammar, Mahdi Washha, Gowri Sankar Ramachandran, Bruno Crispo, slimIoT: Scalable lightweight attestation protocol for the Internet of Things, The 2018 IEEE Conference on Dependable and Secure Computing (DSC), IEEE, 8 pages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, December 10-13, 2018  2001203lirias 2001203doi
  3. Masoumah S Qaw, Tahani H Abushowmi, Danah F Almaskin, Zahra A AlZaher, Mohammed M Gad, Fahad A Al-Harbi, Reem Abualsaud, Mahmoud M Ammar, A Novel Approach to Improve Repair Bond Strength of Repaired Acrylic Resin: An in Vitro Study on the Shear Bond Strength., J Prosthodont, October 8, 2018  2853655lirias 2853655doi
  4. Mahmoud Ammar, Wilfried Daniels, Bruno Crispo, Danny Hughes, SPEED: Secure provable erasure for class-1 IoT devices, Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy - CODASPY , CODASPY 2018 - Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy, volume 2018-January, pages 111-118, Tempe, AZ, USA, March 19-21, 2018 1656893bibtex   1656893lirias 1656893doi
  5. Mahmoud Ammar, Giovanni Russello, Bruno Crispo, Internet of Things: A survey on the security of IoT frameworks, Journal of Information Security and Applications , volume 38, pages 8-27, Elsevier, February, 2018 1551986bibtex   1551986lirias 1551986doi


Contact info

  • Office: 05.33
  • Address:
    Dept. Computer Science
    Celestijnenlaan 200A - bus 2402
    B-3001 Heverlee
  • Tel: +3216372326
  • Fax: +32 16 327996
  • Email: Mahmoud Ammar