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Ahmed Ibrahim

Ahmed Ibrahim

Lecturer in Computer Science
PhD in Computer Science, University of Kentucky

Office: Rice Hall, Room 207
Phone: 434-924-8284
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Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia
85 Engineer's Way, P.O. Box 400740
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4740

Biographical Sketch

Ahmed Ibrahim received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky in 2016. He also holds two M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science, one from the University of Kentucky in 2014 and one from Egypt in 2009. Due to Ahmed's enthusiasm in teaching and his joy in seeing people learn, he joined the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program at the University of Kentucky and earned a Certificate in College Teaching and Learning in 2014.

Research Interests

Cybersecurity, Health Information Exchange, Connected Health, Internet of Things (IoTs), Networks, and Big Data.


Ahmed's research interest is in the area of communication and network security. He conducted research on e-voting security for parliamentary elections. He also worked on secure solutions for Health Information Exchange. Ahmed is looking to expand his research in the areas of Internet of Things (IoTs), Cloud Computing, and Big Data.


  • Ahmed Ibrahim, Baban Mahmood, and Mukesh Singhal, "A Secure Framework For Medical Information Exchange (MI-X) Between Healthcare Providers," 2016 IEEE Fourth International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), 10-pages, October 2016.
  • Ahmed Ibrahim and Mukesh Singhal, "A Simultaneous Key Generation Technique for Health Information Exchange (HIE) Based on Existing Patients' Credentials," 2016 IEEE First International Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies (CHASE), Washington, DC, USA, 2016, pp. 359-361. doi: 10.1109/CHASE.2016.24
  • Ahmed Ibrahim, Baban Mahmood, and Mukesh Singhal, "A Secure Framework for Sharing Electronic Health Records over Clouds," 2016 IEEE Fourth International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH), 8-pages, May 2016.