Director, IUP Institute for Cybersecurity
Professor, Computer Science

Dr. Farag is the program director of several novel initiatives that contributed to the enhancement of Cybersecurity at IUP and the surrounding regions. Details of some of the recent programs that he directs can be found at the respective program website below. Dr. Farag is also the recipient of the 2018 IUP’s Sponsored Programs Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research.


  • Ph.D. 2002 Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • M.Sc. 1997 Zagazig University, Egypt
  • B.Sc. 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

Please contact me for a copy of my resume.