I am an assistant professor at the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria. Previously, I was an NSERC postdoctoral fellow at the Communication Security (ComSec) group in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo and an NSERC Canada graduate scholar at Concordia University. My research interests focus on IoT security, blockchains, and cryptography.

Employment

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria.

Assistant Professor, June, 2019 - Present.

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ComSec), University of Waterloo.

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Sept., 2016 - May, 2019.

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CIISE), Concordia University.

NSERC Research Scholar/Research Assistant, Sept., 2012 - May, 2016.

Awards and Fellowships

  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship NSERC, 2016 - 2018
  • FRQNT Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (declined in favor of NSERC) FRQNT (Quebec research funding agency), 2016 - 2018
  • Accelerator Award (Thesis early completion award) Concordia University, 2016
  • Professor Hugh Mcqueen Award of Excellence (NSERC PGS holders) Concordia University, 2015
  • The International Open Research Competition on STREEBOG The Russian federation standardization body TC26, 2014 - 2015
  • NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship NSERC, 2014 - 2016
  • FRQNT Doctoral Scholarship (declined in favor of NSERC) FRQNT (Quebec research funding agency), 2014 - 2016
  • Concordia University Merit Scholarship Concordia University, 2014

Contact Information

  • Address: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of Victoria
    3800 Finnerty Rd
    Victoria, BC, Canada V8P 5C2
  • Phone: +1 (250) 721-7211 x 8639
  • Email: raltawy [at] uvic.ca
  • Office: EOW 431