Director, IUP Institute for Cybersecurity
Professor, Computer Science

Dr. Farag is a Professor of Computer Science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). He is the founder and program director of numerous, multi-million dollars initiatives that have contributed to the enhancement of cybersecurity research and education in Pennsylvania and beyond. Details on some of his established projects can be found at the respective program websites below. Dr. Farag is also the recipient of the 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022 IUP’s Sponsored Programs Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Public Service, Commitment to Sponsored Programs, and Centers and Institutes, respectively.


  • PhD 2002-Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • MS in Engineering 1997-Zagazig University, Egypt
  • BEE 1993-Zagazig University, Egypt


  • E-mail: farag(at)
  • Phone: (724)357-7995
  • Fax: (724)357-7908
  • Address: 233 Stright Hall - 210 S. 10th St.
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Indiana, PA 15705, USA

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