Wasim Al-Hamdani, Ph.D.

Professor College of Business and Computer Science Division of Computer Science
Hathaway HallRoom 314A400 East Main St.Frankfort, KY 40601(502)597-6728(502) 597-6179 (fax)


Dr. Al-Hamdani played a leading role at KSU in developing the Information Security program. He taught at the University of Technology in Baghdad from 1985 to 1999, and has published six textbooks dealing with Computer Science and Cryptography. For the past 20 years he has concentrated his research in cryptographic algorithms and computer security. Currently, he is engaged in information security research and teaching. Dr. Al-Hamdani has contributed many chapters to research textbooks, and has published more than 250 research papers and projects.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D. Computer Science, 1985, University of East Anglia
  • M.Sc. Computer Science, 1981, Loughborough University of Technology
  • B.Sc. Math, 1976, University of Basrah, Iraq