Dr Abir Awad is a post doctoral researcher at the Software Research Institute (SRI), Athlone Institute or Technology (AIT).
Dr Awad received a B.Eng (Industrial Control, Electronics) from Lebanese University and PhD (Computer Science) from Polytech’ Nantes, University of Nantes (Nantes,France). Her PhD thesis was on cryptography and was within the framework of the research project “ACSCOM”, “Apport du Chaos dansla Sécurité des systèmes Communicants Optiqueset Mobiles” supported by the ANRT.
Prior to joining AIT, she worked in the Operational Cryptology and Virology Laboratory ((C+V)°), ESIEA and Le Mans University, Laval. She previously held lecturing and research roles in the University of Orleansand in the computer science department, Ryerson University, Toronto.