Staff Profiles: Dr. Qublai Khan Ali Mirza

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Staff Profile: Dr. Qublai Khan Ali Mirza
Lecturer in Cyber Security

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Dr. Qublai Khan Ali Mirza

Lecturer in Cyber Security

Technical and Applied Computing

Researcher in Cyber Security, Malware Analysis, Machine Learning, and Network Security with an extensive industrial and higher education teaching experience.


Dr. Ali Mirza was awarded PhD by University of Bradford in 2017 in “Intelligent and Energy Efficient Malware Detection”. He has over 10 years of industrial, academic, and research experience. He has worked as a lead on many industrial and research projects. Qublai has a good publication record along with supervising numerous graduate level projects. His research interest is in the areas of Network Security, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Malware Analysis, and Intelligent Enterprise Network Security.

One of the specific project Qublai is presently working on is Intelligent Malware Detection in Heterogeneous Enterprise Networks. Prevention of targeted malware attacks and advance persistent attacks is one of the key objectives of government and private sector organization.

Through extensive research and development, Qublai has formed research collaboration with several international organizations, ranging from; financial, academic, and security industries.


Malware Analysis

Threats and Attacks in Enterprise Networks

Cryptography and Security

Algorithms and Data Structures

Teaching and research


Undergraduate, Postgraduate


Enterprise Network Security

Malware Analysis

Machine Learning

Cloud Computing


External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Cyber Security

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