Director and Founder of the Emerging Advanced Research Acceleration for Technologies, Security, and Cryptology Research Lab and Center (EMARATSEC)
Hoda A. Al Khzaimi is currently a research assistant professor at New York University Abu Dhabi. The co-chair of the Global Future Council for Cyber Security at the World Economic Forum. The founder and director of the Emerging Advanced Research Acceleration for Technologies, Security, and Cryptology Research Lab and Center (EMARATSEC) A director of the Center for Cyber Security at New York University Abu Dhabi. She served in different posts for research and development in cyber security and cryptology for the past years. She headed the Department of Research and Development for Cyber Security and Cryptology in different national initiatives in the United Arab Emirates, along with her associations to different security initiatives nationally and internationally. Alkhzaimi has specific expertise in cryptology, including cryptanalysis, constructing and validating security hardware and software components, and constructing trusted security architectures for different environments in different products for the respective industries. Hoda A. Alkhzaimi obtained her PhD in cryptanalysis from Denmark Technical University. Her current research interests include space, aerospace, and UAV security, constructing and analyzing cryptographic primitives, validating and investigating links between different cryptanalytic approaches, and utilizing cryptographic primitives in different cybersecurity architectures, such as the Internet and Things of big data analysis, among others. In addition to designing secure hardware and inducing security designs within global semiconductor supply chain models. Hoda has as well a particular interest in emerging technology investments, the use of emerging technology to expand emerging economies and digital economies, democratizing technology development through building an inclusive global chip and semiconductor infrastructure, development of impactful emerging economies for SDGs, and value investing in emerging technologies.