Lama moukahal

PhD Candidate

Research Experience

Sep 2018 - Present
  • Conduct comprehensive analysis to perceive existing software engineering processes in the context of Connected Autonomous Vehicles.
  • Build security vulnerability metrics for connected vehicles that aim to assist software testers during the development life cycle.
  • Develop a novel security testing method to identify vulnerabilities within vehicle software systems.
  • Design a security decay assessment framework for vehicle software systems.
Sep 2012 - Jan 2015
  • Contributed to the research that is held by the department of Computer Science and Mathematics, which included the following areas: Software engineering, software reliability testing, and bioinformatics and comparative protein structuring

Leadership and teamwork

Sep 2020 - Present
  • Attend meetings of the School of Computing Graduate Committee.
  • Attend meetings of the School of Computing Graduate Committee.
July 2021 - Aug 2021
  • Worked with a team to organize a programming hackathon for high school students, including driving registrations, ideating, and creating prototypes.
  • Designed the hackathon website.
Dec 2020 - Jan 2021
  • Designed and delivered a workshop on cybersecurity in the Google Explore CSR Cybersecurity for Women Event.
  • Helped in organizing the event and preparing cybersecurity case competition for the participants.
Jan 2019 - May 2020
  • Coordinate group meetings and organize lab events.

IndustrY experiencE

May 2020 - Sep 2020
  • Research and review cybersecurity assurance methods in the automotive industry.
  • Propose, develop, and validate new security enhancement methods for vehicle software systems.
  • Document our research findings.
May 2015 - Sep 2018
  • Develop hosts to route and process ATM and POS transactions and to exchange messages between multinational financial services.
  • Integrate and secure electronic payment systems into banks’ applications.
Nov 2012 - May 2015
  • Design and develop projects related to the core banking system.
  • Work on the design and implementation of the data warehouse to meet the enterprise’s needs.


Sep 2009 - Jun 2012

GPA: 3.4/4

Sep 2012 - Feb 2015

GPA: 3.6/4

Sep 2018 - Present

GPA: 4.3/4.3


Analysis and Problem Solving
Research and Information Management
Interpersonal and Leadership Skills
Written and Oral Communication
OOP Programming
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  • English – Fluent
  • Arabic – Native
  • French – Intermediate

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