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Biography

KEVIN DAIMI is a Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Software Engineering. He received a Master of Science in Applied Computation (1980) and a Ph.D. in Computational Optimal Control (1983) from University of Cranfield, England. He has a mixture of academia and industry experience. His industry experience includes working as a Programmer/Systems Analyst at the Central Bank of Iraq (6 years), a Computer Specialist at Wrigley's Supermarket, California (3 years), and a Computer Consultant with Computer Software Inc., Michigan (3 years). His academic experience includes working as a Visiting Research Officer at the University of Exeter, England (1982-83), an Assistant, Associate and Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Technology, Baghdad (1983-93), and an Associate and Full Professor of Computer Science with the University of Detroit Mercy (1988-2018).

He is the recipient of the 2013 Faculty Excellence Award from the University of Detroit Mercy, and the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award in Recognition and Appreciation of his Leadership, Service and Research Contributions to the Field of Security from the World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP 2012). He is also a fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS), a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a member of the IEEE Computer Society. Dr. Daimi has extensive leadership experience including Director of Computer Science and Software Engineering Programs at the University of Detroit Mercy (08/2007-08/2017), Chair of Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Detroit Mercy (08/2002-08/2007), Director of the Ford On-site Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Program (08/1998-08/2007), Computer Manager at Wrigley's Supermarket, National City, California (09/1993-08/1996), Head of Department of Computer Science at the University of Technology, Iraq (09/1986-09/1990), and Director of Computer Center at the University of Technology, Iraq (09/1983-09/1993).

UDM Mission Statement University of Detroit Mercy, a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions, exists to provide excellent student-centered undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context. A UDM education seeks to integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development of our students.

My Courses

CSSE 4150 Software Engineering

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CSSE-4540 Computer Security

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CSSE-4570 Introduction to Project Management

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CSSE-5150 Software Engineering

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CSSE-5570 Software Systems Project Management

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CSSE-5700 Network Security

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Research Interests

  • Computer and Network Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering Education
  • Publications List

    1. Daimi K., El-Sheikh E., Ertual L., Francia G., and Hernandez L., Computer and Network Security Essentials, Springer, 2017 (Book).
    2. Daimi K., and Saed M., Securing Tire Pressure Monitoring System, The Fourteenth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT 2018), July 22-26, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
    3. Saed M., Al Holou N., and Daimi K., Verification of Security Protocols for Smart Meters in Smart Grid Networks, The Seventh International Conference on Smart Cities, Systems, Devices and Technologies (SMART 2018), July 22-26, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
    4. Saed M., Daimi K., and Al Holou N., A Qualitative Risk Analysis of Smart Grid Security Protocols, The Eighth International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-Aware Technologies (ENERGY 2018), May 20-24, 2018, Nice, France.
    5. Snyder K., Daimi K., and Vanassche J., Potential Big Data Future Challenges for the GoodTurn System, The Sixth International Conference on Building and Exploring Web Based Environments (WEB 2018), May 20-24, 2018, Nice, France.
    6. Saed M., Daimi K., and Al Holou N., Approaches for Securing Smart Meters in Smart Grid Networks, International Journal on Advances in Systems and Measurements, Vol. 10, No 3 & 4, 2017, pp. 265-274.
    7. Snyder K., and Daimi K., The Application of Software Engineering to Moving Goods Mobile App, The 2017 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP’ 17), July 17-20, 2017, Las Vegas, USA.
    8. Daimi K., A Security Architecture for Remote Diagnosis of Vehicle Defects, The Thirteenth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT 2017), June 25-29, 2017, Venice, Italy.
    9. Snyder K., and Daimi K., Securing Ford Mobility System - GoodTurn, The Thirteenth International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS 2017), May 21-25, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.
    10. Daimi K., Saed M., Bone S., Robb J., Securing Vehicle’s Electronic Control Units, The Twelfth International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS 2016), June 26-30, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal.
    11. Daimi K., Saed M., Bone S., and Rizwan M., Securing Vehicle ECUs Update Over the Air, The Twelfth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT 2016), May 22-26, 2016, Valencia, Spain.
    12. Daimi K., Saed M., and Bone S., Securing Commercial Ad Broadcasting in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, The Eleventh Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT 2015), June 21-26, 2015, Brussels, Belgium.
    13. Saed M., Daimi K., and Al Holou N., Securing Indirect Communication for Advanced Metering Infrastructure in Smart Grid, The 17th International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence (EMERGING 2015), July 19-25, 2015, Nice, France.
    14. Banitaan S., Daimi K., Wang Y., and Akour M., Test Case Selection using Software Complexity and Volume Metrics, The Twenty Fourth International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE 2015), October 12-14, 2015, San Diego, USA.
    15. Daimi K., Banitaan S., Using Data Mining to Predict Future Depression Cases, International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS), Vol. 3, No. 4, December 2014, pp. 231-240.
    16. Daimi K., Saed M., and Bone S., A Multi-Level Security Architecture for Vehicular Ad Hoc Network, the 2014 International Conference of Information Security and Internet Engineering (ICSIE), July 2-4, London, UK.
    17. Idoudi H., Daimi K., and Saed M., Security Challenges in Cognitive Radio Networks, the 2014 International Conference of Information Security and Internet Engineering (ICSIE), July 2-4, London, UK.
    18. Daimi K., Zhong X., Dahong L., and Qinghua L., A Collborative Minor in Computational Physics, US-China Education Review A, Vol. 4, No. 7, pp. 481-489, July 2014
    19. Saed M., Daimi K., and Al Holou N., Smart Grid Security Issues and Concepts, the 2013 International Conference of Information Security and Internet Engineering (ICSIE), July 3-5, London, UK.
    20. Daimi K., Banitaan S., and Kathy L., Examining the Performance of Java Static Analyzers, The 2013 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'13), July 22-25, Las Vegas, USA.
    21. Zhong K., and Daimi K., A Minor in Computational Statistics, the 2013 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'13), July 22-25, Las Vegas, USA.
    22. Daimi K., Strengthening Elements of Teamwork, Innovation, and Creativity in a Software Engineering Program, the Journal of Engineering Entrepreneurship (JEEN), Vol. 3, No. 1, 2012, pp. 35-50.
    23. Zhong K., and Daimi K., Alternative Two Sample Tests in Bioinformatics, The 2012 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BIOCOMP'12), July 16-19, Las Vegas, USA..
    24. Dharanidharan P., Daimi K., and Canjar M., Developing Nim Game for iPhone, The 2012 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'12), July 16-19, Las Vegas, USA.
    25. Morozov S., Daimi K., and Wu Y., A Minor in Game Development, The 2012 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'12), July 16-19, Las Vegas, USA.
    26. Wu Y., Daimi K., and Morozov S., A Minor in Health Informatics, The 2012 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'12), July 16-19, Las Vegas, USA.
    27. Daimi K., and Snyder K., Transforming Undergraduate Computer Science into Software Engineering, The 2011 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'11), July 18-21, Las Vegas, USA.
    28. Daimi K., and Li. L., Designing an Online Conference Management System, the 2011 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'11), July 18-21, Las Vegas, USA.
    29. Daimi K., and Grabowski G., A Professional Science Master Degree in Health Informatics, The 2011 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BIOCOMP'11), July 18-21, Las Vegas, USA.
    30. Whitener J., and Daimi K., Engineering a University-Wide Event Calendar System, The 2011 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'11), July 18-21, Las Vegas, USA.
    31. Elnazeer N., and Daimi K., Evaluation of Network Port Scanning Tools, The 2011 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'11), July 18-21, Las Vegas, USA.
    32. Daimi K., and Wang L., Examining Class Dropping with Data Mining, The 2010 International Conference on Data Mining (DMIN'10), July 12-15, Las Vegas, USA.
    33. Daimi K., and Snyder K., Converting a Graduate Computer Science Program into Software Engineering, The 2010 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'10), July 12-15, Las Vegas, USA.
    34. Daimi K., and Grabowski G., A Component-Based Professional Science Master in Bioinformatics, The 2010 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'10), July 12-15, Las Vegas, USA.
    35. Daimi K., and Song J., An Approach to Secure E-Visit Systems, The 2010 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'10), July 12-15, Las Vegas, USA.
    36. Daimi K., Al Holou N., and Mohammed U., An Interdisciplinary Minor in Computer and Network Security, The 2010 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'10), July 12-15, Las Vegas, USA.
    37. Daimi K., Li L., Lu X., and El-Nazeer N., Requirements Engineering for Home Health Care Software Systems, The 2010 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'10), July 12-15, Las Vegas, USA.
    38. Daimi K., and Miller R., Analyzing Student Retention with Data Mining, The 2009 International Conference on Data Mining (DMIN'09), July 13-16, Las Vegas, USA.
    39. Daimi K., A Framework for Online Examination Security Based on Cryptology and Biometrics, The 2009 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'09), July 13-16, Las Vegas, USA.
    40. Daimi K., and Nowicki L., Software Engineering for Pinochle Game Development, The 2009 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'09), July 13-16, Las Vegas, USA.
    41. Daimi K., Grabowski G., and Snyder K., A Collaborative Bioinformatics Minor Design, The 2009 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'09), July 13-16, 2009, Las Vegas, USA.
    42. Daimi K., Hsu Y., Lin Y., and Zheng L., A Cryptographic Protocol for E-Voting Systems, The 2008 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'08), July 14-17, 2008, Las Vegas, USA.
    43. Daimi K., and Rayess N., The Role of Software Entrepreneurship Course in Computer Science Curriculum, The 2008 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'08), July 14-17, 2008, Las Vegas, USA.
    44. Daimi K., A Framework for Revitalizing Undergraduate Computer Science, The 2008 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'08), July 14-17, 2008, Las Vegas, USA.
    45. Daimi K., Snyder K., and James, B., Requirements Engineering for E-Voting Systems, The 2006 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'06), June 26-29, 2006, Las Vegas, USA.
    46. Daimi K., Snyder K., Security Requirements for Multimodal Biometric Systems, The 2006 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'06), June 26-29, 2006, Las Vegas, USA.
    47. Daimi K., and Wilson C., Electronic Voting Systems Security Requirements Engineering, The 2005 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'05), June 27-30, 2005, Las Vegas, USA.
    48. Daimi K., Using Modified Semantic Grammar to Generate Natural Language Interfaces, IASTED International Conference on Applied Informatics (AI 2002), February 18-21, 2002, Innsbruck, Austria.
    49. Daimi K., A Framework for Intelligent Tutoring Systems of Natural Languages, IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2002), May 20-22, 2002, Cancun, Mexico.
    50. Daimi K., A Heuristic Approach to Handling Non-Classical Ellipsis, IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (ASC 2002), July 17-19, 2002, Banff, Canada.
    51. Daimi K., Identifying Syntactic Ambiguities in Single-Parse Arabic Sentences, Computers and the Humanities Journal, Vol. 35: 333-349, 2001.
    52. Daimi K., Techniques for Handling ill-formed Arabic Sentences, Symposium on Natural Language Processing (SNLP'95), Bangkok, Thailand, August 2-4, 1995.
    53. Daimi K., and Abdul-Amir M., The Syntactic Analysis of Arabic by Machine, Computers and the Humanities Journal, 28: 1-9, 1994.
    54. Daimi K., and Naji S., Communicating with Operating Systems in Natural Language, International Journal of intelligent Systems, Vol. 8, No. 6, 1993.
    55. Daimi K., Resolving Topicalization-Based Ungrammaticality in Arabic Sentences, Engineering and Technology Journal, Vol. 12, No. 9, 1993.
    56. Daimi K., Majeed N., and Ahmed S., ESECM: An Expert System for Counter Measures Applications in Radar, Engineering and Technology Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1992.
    57. Daimi K., and Abdul Rasoul E., An Expert System for Debugging Errors in Pascal Programs, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 11, No. 5, 1992.
    58. Daimi K., and Wahab S., An Expert System for Diagnosing Electric Motor Faults, Computers Journal, NCC, No. 34, 1992.
    59. Daimi K., and Khadim F., Intelligent Computer-Aided Learning of Differentiation of Hyperbolic Functions, Computers Journal, NCC, No. 20, 30-48, 1988.
    60. Daimi K., and Azzawi Y., The Application of the Sequential Gradient-Restoration Algorithm to Machine Maintenance Problems, 13 IFIP Conference on System Modeling and Optimization, Tokyo, Japan, August 31 - September 4, 1987.
    61. Daimi K., and Wazer V., Microcomputer-Aided Learning of Differentiation of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions, UNESCO-SEFI International Symposium on Innovative Methods in Technological Education, Orsay, France, September 21-24, 1987.
    62. Daimi K., Al-Authery A., and Qasim K., Computer-Aided Learning of Theory of Structures: Deflection-Unit Load Method, Baghdad International Conference on Computer Applications, National Computer Center (NCC), Baghdad, April 2-4, 1986.
    63. Daimi K., and Burghes D., Microcomputer-Aided Differentiation of Polynomials and Powers of X, INT. J. MATH. EDUC. SCI. TECHNOL., Vol. 15, No. 4, 461-477, 1984.
    64. Daimi K., and Attisha M., Microcomputer-Aided Non-Borrow Subtraction, INT. J. MATH. EDUC. SCI. TECHNOL., Vol. 15, No. 5, 559-568, 1984.
    65. Daimi K., and Burghes D., Pollution Control and Economic Growth, INT. J. MATH. EDUC. SCI. TECHNOL., Vol. 15, No. 3, 291-297, 1984.
    66. Daimi K., and Burghes D., Optimal Control of Economic Growth Including Dependence on Natural Resource Depletion, Pollution, and Population, Applied Control and Identification, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 28 - July 1, 1983.

    Professional Experience

    • 1/19-Present, Professor Emeritus, Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038.
    • 8/17-12/18, Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering Programs, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038.
    • 8/07-8/17, Professor and Director, Computer Science and Software Engineering Programs, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038.
    • 8/02 - 8/07, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038.
    • 8/98 - 8/02, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038.
    • 9/98 - 2007, Director, Ford On-site BSCS Program, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038.
    • 8/96 - 8/98, Consultant, Computer Software Inc., 39111 West Six Mile Rd., Livonia, MI 48152.
    • 9/96 - 8/98, Part-time Instructor, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038.
    • 1/97 - 7/98, Part-time Instructor, Lawrence Technological University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, 21000 West Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48075.
    • 9/93 - 8/96, Computer Manager, Madlain Inc., 6 N Euclid Avenue, National City, CA 91950.
    • 8/93 - 9/93, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Technology, Baghdad.
    • 9/88 - 8/93, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Technology, Baghdad.
    • 9/86 - 9/90 Head of Department, Department of Computer Science, University of Technology, Baghdad.
    • 9/84 - 9/91, Director of Computer Center, Computer Center, University of Technology, Baghdad.
    • 9/83 - 8/88, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Technology, Baghdad.
    • 1/82 - 7/83, Visiting Research Fellow, School of Education, Computer Unit, University of Exeter, England.
    • 7/73 - 7/77, Programmer/Systems Analyst, Computer Center, Central Bank, Baghdad.

    Membership of Professional Societies

    • Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
    • Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
    • Fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS).
    • Member of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).
    • Member of IEEE Computer Society
    • Member of the United Kingdom Software Metrics Association.
    • Member of the ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSOFT).
    • Member of the ACM Special Interest Group on Health Informatics (SIGHIT).
    • Member of the Effective Leadership in Information Technology Group (ELITE) of the British Computer Society (member group is by invitation only).
    • Member of the BCS Special Interest Groups on Information Security (ISSG), Project Management (PROMS-G), Information Risk Management and Assurance (IRMA), The Association for Informatics Professionals in Health and Social Care (ASSIST), and Requirements Engineering.
    • Member of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy.
    • Member of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Software Engineering.
    • Member of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Bioinformatics.
    • Member of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computational Medicine.

    Contact

    Dr. Kevin Daimi

    Professor Emeritus
    Computer Science and Software Engineering Programs
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Computer Science
    University of Detroit Mercy
    4001 W. McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221-3038
    Tel: 313-993-1060
    Fax: 313-993-1187
    daimikj@udmercy.edu