Dr Abdulaleem Al-Othmani is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (TNE) at De Montfort University. He is the programme manager for all APU/DMU dual award computing programmes.
Dr. Aleem received his BSc. degree in Computer Engineering from University of Baghdad, Iraq, in 2002; and his Master in Computer Science (Information Security) and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2010 and 2016 respectively.
Before joining De Montfort University in March 2021, he was a Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Software Engineering, and the Programme Coordinator for PhD and Master of IT at University Kuala Lumpur (UniKL), and he also held a Lecturer position at Asia Pacific University (APU) in Malaysia.
His research interests include steganography, digital watermarking, data leak prevention, machine learning in cyber security, and speech signal processing. His recent externally funded project aims to develop a comprehensive framework for data leak prevention in Malaysian higher educational institutions using semantic analysis. Dr Aleem has supervised over 20 PhD and Master theses, and more than 50 Bachelor dissertations.