Dr. Ahmed Abubahia

Lecturer in Cybersecurity

School of Physical Sciences and Computing

C&T Building


Subject Areas: Computing

Full Profile


  • Ph.D. in Computing, 2018
  • M.Sc. in Geographic Information Science, 2002
  • B.Sc. in Computer Engineering, 1998

Membership of professional and learned bodies

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) 


Abubahia, A., Chakhar, S. and  Cocea, M.  “Preference Learning Based Decision Map Algebra:  Specification and Implementation”. The 19th Annual UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence.  PP.342–353, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, 4-5 September 2019.

Abubahia, A., Cocea, M.  “Evaluating the Topological Quality of Watermarked Vector Maps”. Applied Soft Computing, vol.71:849–860, 2018.

Abubahia, A., Cocea, M. “Advancements in GIS map copyright protection schemes - a critical review”. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 76(10):12205–12231, 2017.


The 19th Annual UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

The 27th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Vietri sul Mare, Italy.

The 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, Stockholm, Sweden.

Teaching activities

Information Security Management, Computer Security and Computing Skills

Research Activities

Information Security, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning