Lotfi ben Othmane

Assistant Teaching Professor
Assistant Teaching Professor

Dr. Lotfi ben Othmane is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and is leading the Secure Development of 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.

Area of Expertise: 
Agile secure software engineering
empirical research for secure software engineering and cyber-security
security and safety for cyber-physical systems
Ph.D. Western Michigan University, 2010
M.Sc. University of Sherbooke, Canada, 2000
B.Sc. University of Sfax, Tunisia, 1995