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Dr. Lotfi ben Othmane is a Assistant Teaching Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and is leading the Engineering Secure Smart Cyber-Physical Systems Lab at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Previously, he was a Research Scientist and then Head of the Secure Software Engineering department at Fraunhofer SIT, Germany. Lotfi received his Ph.D. from Western Michigan University (WMU), USA, in 2010; the M.S. in computer science from University of Sherbrooke, Canada, in 2000; and the B.S  in information systems from University of Economics and Management of Sfax, Tunisia, in 1995. He works currently on software security.

My google Scholar is here
Curriculum Vitae (Feb. 2018) is here


I am co-organizing in collaboration with Prof. Doug Jacobson the 13th Central Area Networking and Security Workshop (CANSec) in Ames, IA The workshop is on October 26, 2019. Faculty and students who work on cybersecurity are invited to participate.

In collaboration with Dr. Slim Kallel, Prof. Frederic Cuppens, Prof. Nora Cuppens, Prof. Ahmed Hadj Kacem, I am co-editing a Special Issue of the journal of information security and applications on Risk and Security of Smart Systems The submission due date is March 02, 2020.