Pitt Cyber Announces New Affiliates

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Ahmed Ibrahim is joining the Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security as an affiliate scholar and Lieutenant Colonel James J. Straub Jr. is joining the institute as an affiliate practice scholar.

Ibrahim is an assistant professor in the Department of Informatics and Networked Systems in the School of Computing and Information. His research is primarily focused on improving cybersecurity education.

Straub is the commander of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 730 at the University of Pittsburgh and also serves as department chair and professor of aerospace studies. He is a cyber operations officer and a joint cyberspace and communications subject matter expert.

Pitt Cyber affiliate scholars are drawn from faculty across the University of Pittsburgh and are selected for their excellence in cyber-themed research and teaching.