Maryam Roshanaei, Ph.D.

Assistant Teaching Professor, IST
Office Phone: 267-633-3318
Office Location: Rydal Executive Plaza, 317

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Dr. Maryam Roshanaei has a Ph.D. in Computer networks from Kingston University, England. She is currently a lecture in Cyber security, 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, Cyber security, Mobile Technologies, Internet privacy and surveillance and Computer Forensics and Crime.

She is an active researcher with expertise in Future Network (FN), Cyber security, 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
Assistant Professor, Lawrence Technological University, Michigan, USA
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

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

Award for Excellence in Teaching- Lawrence Technological University, MI, USA

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