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Dr Qublai Ali Mirza

Senior Lecturer In Information Technology

Qublai is an experienced professional with more than 15 years of experience comprising industry and academia.


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 & Research


Enterprise Network Security

Malware Analysis

Machine Learning

Cloud Computing


More publications from Dr Qublai Ali Mirza can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Subject for media interview

Cyber Security