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Funding

Year 2022
[73] Principal investigator, CFI Infrastructure Operating Fund (IOF) (Apr. 2017~Mar. 2022)
Topic: Basic Infrastructure for Data Mining in Cybersecurity and Privacy
C$11,922
Year 2020
[72] Principal investigator, Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Data Mining for Cybersecurity (Apr. 2015~Mar. 2020)
Topic:
Digging into big, sensitive, and malicious data
C$500,000
[71] Principal investigator, Zayed University Research Contract (Mar. 2017~Dec. 2020)
Topic:
Securing Critical Cyber Infrastructures for Smart Cities
C$48,000
[70] Co-applicant, SSHRC Partnership Development Grants (2017~2020)
Topic:
Real Time Impact Signalling and Collective Goods
PI: Richard Janda
C$585,825
Year 2019
[69] Principal investigator, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) (Dec. 2014~Oct. 2019)
Topic: Assembly Code Data Mining
 
C$400,000
[68] Co-PI, Zayed University Research Cluster Award (Early 2016~Early 2019)
Topic:
Securing Critical Cyber Infrastructures for Smart Cities
C$190,403
[67] Co-investigator, CIHR-FRQS-MSSS: The Quebec SPOR SUPPORT Unit (2015~2019)
Topic: Methodological developments platform
Co-PIs: Marie-Dominique Beaulieu (Nominated Principal Investigator), Antoine Boivin, Vincent Dumez, Jean-François Éthier, Janusz Kaczorowski, France Légaré, Benoît Mâsse, Pierre Pluye, Elham Rahme, and Alain Vanasse
C$32,000,000
(CIHR $16M + Québec $16M)
Year 2018
[66] Principal investigator, McGill Start-up Grant (Sept. 2013~Aug. 2018)  C$15,000
[65] Principal investigator, NSERC Discovery Grants (Individual) (Apr. 2013~Mar. 2018)
Topic: Privacy-Preserving Data Publishing for Health Data Mining 
C$150,000
[64] Principal investigator, CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) (Apr. 2016~Mar. 2018)
Topic: Basic Infrastructure for Data Mining in Cybersecurity and Privacy 
C$149,024
Year 2017
[63] Co-investigator, Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada Knowledge Mobilization (NCE-KM) Smart Cybersecurity Network (SERENE-RISC)  (2014~2017) C$1,600,000
[62] Principal investigator, McAlear Management Inc.: Research Contract (Sept. 2016~Mar. 2017)
Topic: A secure protocol for credential exchange: Using hardware compartmentalization to protect critical transactions from malware access
 C$20,300
[61] Principal investigator, Zayed University Rsearch Contract (Dec. 2014~Mar. 2017)
Topic: Arabic authorship in online written communication for cybercrime investigation and detection
 C$12,400
+C$13,500
=C$25,900
[60] Principal investigator, Zayed University Research Contract (Feb. 2015~Mar. 2017)
Topic: Privacy-Preserving Crime Data Mining for Cybercrime Investigation & Detection
 C$16,000
[59] Co-investigator, Zayed University Research Incentive Fund (Feb. 2015~Mar. 2017)
Topic: Privacy-Preserving Data Mining for Cybercrime Investigation & Detection
 C$30,156
[58] Co-investigator, SSHRC Partnership Grant
Topic: InterPARES Trust 
1 GRA
Year 2016
[57] Co-investigator, DND/NSERC Research Partnership Grants (Aug. 2013~Jul. 2016)
Topic: Software Fingerprinting for Automated Malicious Code Analysis
C$208,695
[56] Co-investigator, SSHRC Insight Development Grants (Jun. 2014~May 2016)
Topic: Cross-national Consumer Research: Modelling Fashion Shoppers’ Behaviour and Preferences
C$47,477
[55] Co-investigator, Zayed University Research Incentive Fund (Jan. 2015~Mar. 2016)
Topic: Mining Cyber-Intelligence from Social Media for Cybercrimes Detection
 C$35,900
Year 2015
[54] Co-investigator, DND/NSERC Research Partnership Grants (Feb. 2012~Jan. 2015)
Topic: On the Distributed Monitoring of Adaptive Operational Plan Execution 
C$160,434
[53] Co-investigator, Zayed Universit (Feb. 2013~Mar. 2015)
Topic: Establishing Centre of Excellence in Cyber-physical Security
 C$53,850
[52] Principal investigator, Zayed University Research Contract (Feb. 2013~Mar.2015)
Topic: Secure and Privacy-Preserving Querying of Personal Health Records on the Cloud
 C$12,400
[51] Co-investigator, Zayed University Research Incentive Fund (Feb. 2013~Mar. 2015)
Topic: Secure and Privacy-Preserving Querying of Personal Health Records on the Cloud
 C$29,894
[50] Principal investigator, research contract (Feb. 2013~Mar. 2015)
Topic: Messaging Forensics for Cybercrime Investigation and Detection
 C$11,240
[49] Co-investigator, Research Incentive Fund (Feb. 2013~Mar. 2015)
Topic: Messaging Forensics for Cybercrime Investigation and Detection
 C$22,081
Year 2014
[48] Co-investigator, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) team research project program (Apr. 2011~Mar. 2014)
Topic: Towards a Unified Approach to Detecting, Analyzing, Mitigating, and Investigating Botnets
C$117,000
Year 2013
[47] Principal investigator, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) (Dec. 2012~Mar. 2013)
Topic: Semantic Code Clone Search
C$24,500
[46] Co-investigator, NSERC Strategic Project Grants (Sept. 2010~Aug. 2013)
Topic: Security and Privacy of User-Generated Data for Personalized Cloud Computing Services
C$482,000
[45] Principal investigator, NSERC Discovery Grants (Individual) (Apr. 2008~Mar. 2013)
Topic: Privacy-Preserving RFID Systems for Data Analysis
C$75,000
Year 2012
[44] Principal applicant, Concordia Aid to Research Related Events, Publication, Exhibition and Dissemination Activities Program (ARRE), Entretiens Jacques-Cartier (Jun. 2011~May. 2012)
C$10,000
[43] Principal investigator, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) new researchers start-up program (Apr. 2010~Mar. 2012)
Topic: Privacy-Preserving Data Mining for Cybercrime Investigations / Protection de la vie privée et exploration de données dans les enquêtes sur le délit informatique
C$40,000
+
C$21,255
(equip.)
[42] Graduate Student Support Program (GSSP), Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science (Sept. 2011~Apr. 2012) C$14,666.5
[41] Graduate Student Support Program (GSSP), Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science (Jun. 2011~Apr. 2012) C$21,250
[40] Principal investigator, Concordia Accelerator Funding Program (Individual Stream) (Jun. 2011~May 2012)
Topic: Chat Log Mining for Cybercrime Investigation
Acceptance ratio: 35/78 = 45%
C$6,300
[39] Principal investigator, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) (Nov. 2011~Mar. 2012)
Topic: Code clone search
C$24,499
[38] Deputy Study Project Manager, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC): Centre for Security Science (CSS) - Public Security Technical Program (PSTP)
Topic: The objective of this project is to enhance Internet security.
C$199,990
Year 2011
[37] Principal investigator, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) (Feb. 2011~Mar. 2011)
Topic: Survey of Code Clone Detection
C$24,457
[36] Principal investigator, Concordia Seed Funding Program (Team) (May 2010~Apr. 2011)
Topic: Data Mining Techniques for Cyber Security Response Systems
Co-investigator: Amr Youssef
C$15,000
[35] Graduate Student Support Program (GSSP), Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science (Jun. 2010~Apr. 2011) C$36,250
Year 2010
[34] Principal investigator, National Cyber-Forensics Training Alliance Canada (NCFTA Cda) (Apr. 2009~Mar. 2010)
Topic: Text Mining for Cybercrime Investigation and Detection
C$28,800
[33] Principal investigator, Concordia Seed Funding Program (Individual Stream) (Jun. 2009~May 2010)
Topic: Privacy Protection in Data Sharing and Data Mining for Cybercrime Investigations
Acceptance ratio: 39/60 = 65%
C$7,000
[32] Graduate Student Support Program (GSSP), Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science (Jun. 2009~May 2010) C$27,125
[31] ECrimes Summit 2010, Concordia University (Nov. 2010) C$10,830
Year 2009
[30] Co-investigator, Concordia Seed Funding Program (2008~2009)
Topic: Techniques for Combating and Mitigating Online Identity Theft
Principal investigator: Amr Youssef (CIISE)
C$17,000
[29] Co-PI, Concordia Seed Funding Program (2008~2009)
Topic: Energy Use Data Mining, Life Cycle Cost Analysis, and Optimization Studies for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings
Principal investigator: Fariborz Haghighat (BCEE)
C$17,000
[28] Principal investigator, Concordia ENCS Faculty Start-up Funds (Dec. 2007~May 2009)
Topic: Privacy-Preserving RFID Systems for Data Analysis
C$25,000
[27] Concordia ENCS Teaching Fellow (Winter 2009) C$2,500
Year 2008
[26] Co-applicant, Concordia ENCS Aid to Research Related Events, Publication, Exhibition and Dissemination Activities (2008)
Topic: Workshop on Recent Trends in IT Security
Principal applicant: Mourad Debbabi (CIISE)
C$5,000
[25] Nominated by the School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University for NSERC Doctorial Prizes  
[24] Nominated by the Faculty of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University for CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards  
Year 2007
[23] NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship Doctoral Award (2005-2~2007-1) +
Topic: Data Mining-based Privacy Protection
C$42,000
[22] Clark, Wilson Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2007-1) * C$1,400
[21] Gordon, Monica, and Sonia Eppich Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2007-1) * C$700
Year 2006
[20] Graduate Fellowship (2006-3), Dean of Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser University * C$6,000
[19] Borden Ladner Gervais Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2006-1) * C$1,000
Year 2005
[18] Graduate Fellowship (2005-3), Dean of Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser University * C$6,000
[17] Graduate Fellowship (2005-2), Dean of Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser University * C$6,000
[16] Deskin Sales Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2005-1) * C$700
[15] NSERC Graduate Student Conference Travel Support (2005-1),
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
C$700
[14] Applied Science Graduate Student Conference Travel Grants (2005-1), Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University C$350
[13] CSGSA Travel Support (2005-2), Simon Fraser University C$167.09
[12] SFSS Travel Support (2005-2), Simon Fraser University C$100
Year 2004
[11] President's Ph.D. Research Stipend (2004-3), Dean of Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser University * C$6,000
[10] Graduate Fellowship (2004-2), Dean of Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser University * C$6,000
[9] B.C. Welding Supplies Ltd. Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems
(2004-1) *
C$700
[8] Backwater Industries Ltd. Jost Family Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2004-1) * C$700
Year 2003
[7] Century 21 Charlwood Family Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2003-1) * C$700
[6] Graduate Student Travel Support Grants, Centre for System Science, Simon Fraser University (2003-2) C$350
Year 2002
[5] Graduate Fellowship (2002-3), Dean of Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser University * C$4,800
[4] ABC Recycling Ltd. Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2002-1) * C$700
[3] Backwater Industries Ltd. Jost Family Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2002-1) * C$700
[2] Canadian Liquid Air Ltd. Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems
(2002-1) *
C$700
[1] Jardine Rolfe Ltd. Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems (2002-1) * C$700
   
+ Criteria of this national scholarship include academic excellence, research potential, communication skills and interpersonal and leadership abilities.

* The criteria for these awards are:
a) demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level, if applicable, at the graduate level.
b) promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.

   
My Supervisory Committee at Simon Fraser University