Lotfi ben Othmane

Lecturer (teaching assistant professor)

Dr. Lotfi ben Othmane is a Lecturer (Teaching Assistant 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
2010 Ph.D. Western Michigan University, 2000 M.Sc. University of Sherbooke, Canada, 1995 B.Sc. University of Sfax, Tunisia