Senior Lecturer in Computer Systems and Networks; Course Leader in Cyber Security with Forensics.
Steering Group Member
Shahrzad has worked in the computing industry for over 15 years and gained a great deal of experience in computer hardware/software and business management. She has developed a passion for digital forensics and security, where she can employ her background knowledge in applied statistics and data mining in order to improve network security. At the moment, Shahrzad is the course leader in Computer Security with Forensics and is involved with teaching different topics in digital forensics.
Shahrzad holds a PhD in Applied Statistics from the University of Leeds, MSc in Forensics Computing and Security, and BSc Hons in Statistics. In addition, she holds a PgCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and became a Senior Fellowship in July 2019. She has worked in the IT industry for more than 15 years and started teaching in Higher Education from 2012. Her professional skills consist of application of statistical analysis, mathematical modelling, data mining, enterprise management, disaster recovery, business continuity and contingency, network security, digital forensics (including mobile forensics), cyber security, expert witness, security technologies, incident response, intrusion detection and ethical hacking.
She is an active researcher with many publications in different conferences and journals as well as being a member of different conferences’ program committees.