Dr. Ali bin Muhammad Al-Shahrani
Dr. Ali bin Muhammad Al-Shahrani, a Saudi academic and expert in information security and E-learning, has many published research papers, and has received a number of international awards. Dr. Al-Shahrani has been the President of the Arab Open University in Saudi Arabia since 2018. He holds a PhD in Cryptography and Information Security from University of Essex, UK, and a Master’s Degree in Computer and Information Networks from the same university.
Dr. Al-Shahrani and his work have been appreciated in many forums, where he received several scientific awards, including the award for the best research paper in the Third International Conference sponsored by the IEEE Institute, on Digital Information, Networks and Wireless Communications (DINWC2015), Moscow, Russia. Moreover, a certificate of excellence for the report of academic progress and research submitted by University of Essex for two consecutive years.
Under his administration, a number of technical projects and initiatives have been implemented, and he also had initiatives and contributions to community service, as well as contributions and solutions to handling and overcoming the effects of the Corona pandemic for some educational and charitable agencies. Dr. Al-Shahrani has many research interests, the most important of which are information security, mobile payment system, and E-Learning, and he has many research papers published in scientific journals and conferences.