Azween Abdullah is a professional development alumni of Stanford University and MIT and his work experience includes more than thirty years as an academic in institutions of higher learning and as director of research and academic affairs at two institutions of higher learning, vice-president for educational consultancy services, fifteen years in commercial companies as Software Engineer, Systems Analyst and as a computer software developer and IT/MIS consultancy and training. Azween Abdullah has several patents under his name and been actively serving as expert reviewer and editorial board member for several high impact technical journals.. He served as an adjunct research professor at the Malaysian University of Science and Technology and currently serves as the adjunct professor at SEGi University. He has guided and produced more than thirty post-graduate students.
He is a fellow of the British Computer Society and senior member of IEEE. Azween Abdullah’s general research interests are in the areas of cyber security and trustworthy computing, formal models of computation, and graph analytics in cyber security. He has been involved with a number of government and semi-government organisations in Malaysia in the role of external consultant and currently works with several government linked companies and industries to promote cyber security capacity development. He has also published more than 160 publications in various technical journals and conference proceedings and has given technical talks in a number of key international conferences, industry summits and forums.