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Khalil El-Khatib

Khalil El-Khatib

Associate Dean, Programs

Associate Professor

Information Security

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building, Mezzanine - Room 4014
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5390


Dr. Khalil El-Khatib was an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario prior to joining the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in July 2006.

His research interests include:

  • Smart Communities for Smart Cities
  • Big data and security analytics
  • Security and privacy issues in wireless sensor network, mobile wireless ad hoc networks, and vehicular ad hoc networks,
  • Smart grid security,
  • Cloud computing,
  • Biometrics,
  • Ubiquitous computing environments,
  • E-health.

PhD opening: I have one opening for a PhD student in data management and smart cities starting May 1 or Sept 2019. If interested, please submit your CV and unofficial transcript to 


  • Bachelor of Computer Science American University of Beirut
  • Master of Computer Science McGill University in Montreal, Quebec
  • PhD University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario