My name is Karim Lounis. I am a Postdoctoral fellow at the School of Computing at Queen's University (Kingston, Canada), with the Queen's Reliable Software Technology Lab (QRST). I obtained my Ph.D. from Queen'sUniversity in December 2020. From Fall 2015 to Summer 2017, I worked as a research assistant in the security and trust of software systems group at the University of Luxembourg(Luxembourg city, Luxembourg) within the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). From Fall 2014 to Winter 2015, I was a research assistant in the systems security group of the Center for IT-Security, Privacy & Accountability (CISPA) at the University of Saarland(Saarbrucken, Germany). In Summer 2014, I obtained a second Master's degree on Information Systems Security from the University of Paris XII (Paris-Creteil, France). In Summer 2013, I obtained my firstMaster's degree in Networks and Distributed Systems from the University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumedienne (Bab-Ezzouar, Algeria). From the same university, I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Networks and Telecommunication Engineering in 2011. In 2008, I obtained my Baccalaureate's degree in experimental science from Zoubida Ouled Kablya high school (Draria, Algeria).
My research interests turn around the following topics: