Metropolitan State University
Associate Professor, Metropolitan State University
Dr. Faisal Kaleem received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University. He joined Florida International University (FIU) in 1998 and served in the capacity of lecturer in School of Computer Science, College of Business Administration and as a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has also served as a visiting professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota. Currently, he is serving as an Associate Professor in the Information and Computer Sciences department at Metropolitan State University and a Senior Fellow at The Leadership Institute (TLI) at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Kaleem is an experienced lifelong cybersecurity practitioner. His research interests include multiple aspects of cybersecurity Computer and Network Security but more specifically in the area of mobile device security, mobile malware analysis and attribution, mobile forensics, and cybersecurity educational research. In the past few years, Dr. Kaleem has developed and taught several undergraduate and graduate courses (Ethical Hacking, Digital Forensics Engineering, Mobile Device Forensics, Malware Reverse Engineering, etc.) in the area of cybersecurity. During his 15 years tenure at FIU, he has established a solid track record in teaching. During this time he has received numerous awards including the best professor and the best course awards (cybersecurity) from various graduating cohorts. In recognition to his teaching, he has also received a university wide Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. He continually appears on various news channels discussing various issues in the area of cybersecurity. He is also a certified trainer and currently holds various certifications in the area of security, networking, programming, and databases, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.