Maryam Roshanaei, Ph.D.

Maryam Roshanaei
Assistant Professor, IST
Assistant Professor, Information Technology
Woodland, 330
1600 Woodland Road
Sutherland Building
Abington, PA 19001

Dr. Maryam Roshanaei has a Ph.D. in Computer networks from Kingston University, England. She is currently a lecturer in Cybersecurity, Offensive security & Ethical Hacking, Cyber law and Cyber forensics. Before joining Penn State, she was an associate professor at the University of Greenwich, England.

Dr. Roshanaei is an experienced and passionate university professor with 18 years experience developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in Data Communication and Networking, Cybersecurity, Mobile Technologies, Internet privacy and surveillance and Computer Forensics and Crime.

She is an active researcher with expertise in Future Network (FN), Cybersecurity, Computer Forensics and Crime, Internet privacy and surveillance. She is also an active member of numerous Data Communication standards committees in the roles of Committee Chair and Principal Expert on a range of applied research projects including Future Network (FN), Mobility and Service Composition.

Previous Appointments

Associate Professor, University of Greenwich, England   2009-2014
Visiting Professor, University Politechnica of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
2009-2011
Assistant Professor, Lawrence Technological University, Michigan, USA
2006-2009
Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster, England    2004-2006

Course Leader

SRA 221 Overview of Information Security
SRA 111 Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis
IST 452 Legal and Regulatory Environment of Privacy and Security
IST 302 Project management in IST
IST 301 Information and Organization
IST 250 New Media and the Web
IST 210 Organization of Data
IST 495 Internship

Recent Publications

M. Roshanaei, "Resilience at the Core: Critical Infrastructure Protection Challenges, Priorities, and Cybersecurity Assessment Strategies" Journal of Computer and Communications Vol.9 No.8, 2021

M.Roshanaei, Q. Duan “International Telecommunication Union Standardization for Trust Provisioning in Information, Communication and Technology Infrastructure toward Achieving UN’s Sustainable Development Goals”, Journal of Computer and Communications , Vol.9 No.10 2021

M. Roshanaei, "Resilience at the Core: Critical Infrastructure Protection Challenges, Priorities, and Cybersecurity Assessment Strategies" Journal of Computer and Communications Vol.9 No.8, 2021

M. Roshanaei,  R. Anthony, C. Ierotheou, S.J.S. Chintu, "Intelligent and Predictive Vehicular Networks", Intelligent Control and Automation Vol.5 No.2, 2014.

Professional Activities

Senior member of British standard Institute (BSI)
Member of International Standard Institute (ISO)
Member of International
Telecommunication Union (ITU-T)
Member of British computing society (BCS)

Awards and Recognition

Penn State Abington's Outstanding Research Fellowship 2022-2023
Paul Hutta Award for Innovation in Teaching Recipient 2021
Schreyer Honor Thesis Advisor 2021-2022
Award for Excellence in Teaching- Lawrence Technological University, MI, USA, (2009)

Research/Scholarly interests

Future Network (FN)
Cyber security & Offensive Security
Computer Forensics and Crime
Mobile & Cloud computing
Internet of things
Privacy and surveillance

Ph.D. - Computer Networks , Kingston University, UK
B.Sc. (Hons) - joint Degree in Mathematics & Computing, Kingston University, UK