Hamzeh Roumani

Professor, Teaching Stream

Research Interests
  • Computer Security and Quantum Computing

Hamzeh received his Ph.D. in Theoretical Particle Physics in 1980 from the University of Illinois. He has since been in academia at various Physics and Computer Science departments and has undertaken, as well, numerous software development projects for the banking industry. His main area of interest is computer security and quantum computing.

Hamzeh is the recipient of numerous awards including the 3M Fellowship, the Ontario Leadership in Faculty Teaching, York’s University-Wide Teaching Award, Excellence in Teaching from the Faculty of Pure and Applied Science, Lassonde Educator of the Year, and the Mildred Baptist computer science award.

Selected Publications
  • Resource Hints in HTML5: A New Pandora’s Box of Security Nightmares” (Paper, 2017)
  • “The Double Life of Your Browser: Implications on Privacy and Forensics” (Paper, 2016)
  • “Cross-Site Request Forgery” (Book Chapter, 2015)
  • “Optimal Cascade Block Size in BB84 Quantum Key Distribution” (Report, 2014)
  • “XBANK: Test Bed Platform for Cross-Site Request Forgery” (Master Thesis, 2013)
Hamzeh Roumani
Staff Information
Campus Address
Rm 2020 Lassonde Bldg York University 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada Telephone for courier deliveries: 416-736-5053
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