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Dr Mumtaz Kamala

Dr Mumtaz Kamala

  • Title: Senior Lecturer in Computing
  • Email: M.A.Kamala@Bradford.ac.uk
  • Extension: 4032
  • Room No. Horton D5.6c
  • Qualifications: BSc PhD MBA
  • Additional Role: ICT Course Leader - till Sep 2015
  • Additional Role: Admission Tutor - till Sep 2014
  • Additional Role: Chair of SCIM Collaborative Provision Programs
  • Research Groups: Networks & Performance Engineering

BIOGRAPHY +

Obtained BSc degree in General Mechanics in 1981, The University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Obtained PhD degree in 1992, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, Department of Mechanical Engineering doing Flow Visualisation and Image Analysis.

Obtained MBA degree in 2011, University of Bradford, Faculty of Management and Law, Bradford, UK

Worked as an RA at The University of Sheffield then moved to Bradford University to become a Scientific Officer. Become a lecturer in the Department of Cybernetics in 2000 teaching a wide range of modules such as Java Programming, Automotive Electronics, Relational Databasing, SQL, Computer Crime Investigation and Internet Security.

Till end of 2014, I was taking care of students as Admission Tutor and Second Year Tutor as well as being the ICT Course Tutor until Sep 2015 and a couple of Module Tutor among the taught ones.

Had interest in Real Time Monitoring Systems, Computer Interfacing and Flow Visualisation systems and Information Systems.

Currently interested in Information Security and Management in collaboration with Professor Zairi and Rana Tassabehji at the School of Management.

Have research students who are addressing:

"A STUDY OF A HEAT PUMP CHARACTERISTICS USING FRIENDLY REFRIGERANT (R407C)"

"THE IMPLEMENTATION OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS:
AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS AND A PROPOSED GENERIC MODEL",

"Total Quality Management Sustainability and the key Challenges of an IT based environment",

"Maturity Model of Information Security in an IT enabled environment"

"The Sophistication and Quality of Computer-Based Accounting System Among small and Medium Manufacturing Firms in Jordan"

"Development of Fire Safety Strategy Based on Statistical Data Analysis in Saudi Civil Defence",

"Artificial Intelligence approach to address social engineering and its effect on information security",

"Computer Security and Information Vulnerability, A Practical Approach to Address, Categorise and Manage Security Holes" and

"Web Security, Using AI to enhance Transactional and Information Security over the web"

and others in the field of Information Security and Management area.

RESEARCH STUDENTS +

MSc/MPhil Students:
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Mr. Bashir Algufa (Graduated successfully)
Mr. Salman Altaf (Successfully defended his Dissertation on 01/07/2009)
Mr. Jonathan David Dixon (Successfully Graduated July 2013)
Ms. Fatimah Alhuzali (Passed and become a PhD student)

PhD Students:
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Mr. Abdulaziz Alsadhan (Successfully defended his thesis on 12/07/2007)
Mr. Mohammed Naseef (Successfully defended his thesis on 23/12/2009)
Mr. Radwan Al-Dwairi (Successfully defended his theses on 13/10/2010)
Mr. Omran Salim (Successfully defended his theses 2012)
Mr. Ayman Altameem (Successfully defended his thesis on 19/02/2009)
Mr. Fahad Alharby (Successfully defended his thesis on 01/06/2010)
Mr. Ahmed Altameem (Successfully defended his thesis on 10/05/2010)
Mrs. Nesreen Wali (Successfully defended her thesis on 18/02/2013)
Mr. Faisal Sharabi (Graduated 2015)
Mr. Hamad Alawar (Graduated 2015)
Ms. Fatimah Alhuzali (Successfully defended her thesis on 28/10/2015)
Mr. Danial Ekong
Mr. Ali Bin Saip
Mr. Masoud Khamallag
Mr. Al Noaman Mohamed Khamis Al Shaidy
Mrs. Arjmand Naveed
Mrs. Abeer Alkhwaldi

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Publications +

  • ALAWAR H M, UGAIL H, KAMALA M A and CONNAH D (2016): "The Bradford Multi-Modal Gait Database: Gateway to Using Static Measurements to Create a Dynamic Gait Signature" British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 14 (1): BJAST.13426.
    For more information see: http://sciencedomain.org/issue/1565
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  • Tassabehji R and Kamala M.A. (2012): "Evaluating Biometrics for Online Banking: the case for usability" International Journal of Information Management, ELSEVIER, 32 (5): 489–494.
    For more information see: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0268401212000898
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  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M.A. (2010): "Towards an Understanding of the Intention to Use Biometrics Authentication Systems in E-Commerce: Using an Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model" International Journal of E-Business Research, IJEBR.

Chapters in Books +

  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M.A. (2010): "Users’ Acceptance of Secure Biometrics Authentication System: Reliability and Validate of an Extended UTAUT Model", Networked Digital Technologies, SpringerLink, Prague, pp. 254 – 258.
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M.A. (2010): "End-Users’ Acceptance of Biometrics authentication Systems in e-commerce: Applying the UTAUT Model", Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity, IGI.

Conference Contributions +

Published Papers +

  • Saip M.A., Kamala M.A. and Tassahehji R. (2017): "Big Social Data Analytics Model (BSDAM) for Managing E-Government Services", Doctoral Symposium Workshop, Newcastle, UK.
    For more information see: https://www.econbiz.de/events/event/bam2016-doctoral-symposium-british-academy-of-management/10011454525
  • ALAWAR H M, UGAIL H, KAMALA M A and CONNAH D (2013): "The relationship between 2D static features and 2D dynamic features used in gait recognition", Proceedings Article, Maryland, USA.
    For more information see: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2015634
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M. (2010): "Users’ Acceptance of Secure Biometrics Authentication System: Reliability and Validate of an Extended UTAUT Model", The Second International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2010), Prague, Czech Republic.
  • AL-Dwairi R.M. and Kamala M.A. (2010): "Business-to-consumer e-commerce Web Sites: Vulnerabilities, Threats and Quality Evaluation Model", Electronics, Communications and Computer (CONIELECOMP 2010) Published by IEEE Computer Society pp. 206 – 211, ISBN: 978-1-4244-5352-8, Cholula, Mexico.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=05440766
  • Tassabehji R. and Kamala M.K. (2009): "Improving E-Banking Security with Biometrics: Modelling User Attitudes and Acceptance", NTMS`09 Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on New technologies, mobility and security ISBN: 978-1-4244-4765-7 INSPEC Accession Number: 11133735 DOI: 10.1109/NTMS.2009.5384806, Cairo, Egypt.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=5384806
  • AL-Dwairi R.M. and Kamala M.A. (2009): "An Integrated Trust Model for Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-Commerce: Integrating Trust with the Technology Acceptance Model", CYBERWORLD 2009, Published by IEEE computer society, Bradford, U.K..
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M. (2009): "The effects of gender differences in the acceptance of biometrics authentication systems within online transaction", CYBERWORLD 2009, Published by IEEE computer society, Bradford, U.K..
  • AL-Dwairi R.M. and Kamala M.A. (2009): "Determination of the Factors that Influence Consumers’ Trust in Business-to-Consumers Electronic Commerce, An Empirical Study", CYBERWORLD 2009, Published by IEEE computer society, Bradford, U.K..
  • Al-Tameem A., Zairi M. and Kamala M.A. (2009): "Critical Factors of Information Security Implementation", The First International Conference on "Networked Digital Technologies" (NDT 2009), "Technically co-sponsored by IEEE Communications Society", Ostrava, The Czech Republic.
    For more information see: http://arg.vsb.cz/ndt2009/
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M. (2009): "The Role of User Self-Efficacy for the Acceptance of Biometrics Fingerprint Authentication System in E-commerce: The Use of UTAUT Model", Proceedings of the Saudi International Conference SIC, Surrey, U.K..
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M. (2009): "Biometrics User Authentication: Is fingerprint recognition the most suitable method for web applications’ security?", Proceedings of the Saudi International Conference SIC, Surrey, U.K..
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M. (2009): "Secure Biometrics authentication in e-transaction: A brief review of the literature", The 2009 International Joint Conferences on e-CASE and e–Technology, Singapore.
  • Al-Tameem A, Zairi M and Kamala M (2008): "Factors Influencing the Adoption of IT Projects: A Proposed Model", Xiamen, China.
  • Al-Tameem A., Zairi M. and Kamala M.A. (2008): "Factors Influencing the Adoption of IT Projects: A Proposed Model", 2008 IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine & Education (ITME 2008), Xiamen, China.
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M. (2008): "The feasibility of biometrics authentication in e-commerce: user acceptance", IADIS International Conference, Freiburg, Germany.
  • AlJa’afreh R., Mellor J., Kamala M., Kasasbeh B. and Al-Ani M. (2008): "A novel IPv4/IPv6 Transition Mechanism which Supports Transparent Connections", PGNET 2007, Liverpool John, Moores University, Liverpool, U.K..
  • Altaf S and Kamala M (2008): "RFID Protocols Used To Enhance Security and Privacy", Workshop, Bradford, UK.
  • Al-harby F, Qahwaji R and Kamala M (2008): "Biometrics Authentication System for Secured e-transaction: An Empirical Study", Workshop, Bradford, UK.
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M. (2008): "Biometrics Authentication System for Secured e-transaction: An Empirical Study", 9th Informatics workshop, pp. 34-38, University of Bradford, Bradford, Bradford, U.K..
  • AL-Harby F., Qahwaji R. and Kamala M. (2008): "Biometrics Authentication System for Secured e-transaction: an Empirical Study", 9th Informatics Workshop, pp 42-45, University of Bradford, Bradford, U.K..
  • Altaf S. and Kamala M. (2008): "RFID Protocols Used To Enhance Security and Privacy", 9th Informatics workshop, pp. 76-78, University of Bradford, Bradford, U.K..
  • Salem O.S., Hossain M.A. and Kamala M. (2008): "Intelligent System to Measure the Strength of Authentication", ICTTA’08 (IEEE conference), Umayyad Palace, Damascus, Syria.
  • AlJa’afreh R., Mellor J., Kamala M. and Kasasbeh B. (2008): "Bi-Directional Mapping System as a New IPv4/IPv6 Translation Mechanism", 10th IEEE international UKSIM conference, Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K..
  • AlJa'afreh R., Mellor J., Kamala M and Kasasbeh B. (2008): "Bi-directional Mapping System as a New IPv4/IPv6 Translation Mechanism (IEEE Computer Society)", Tenth International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation (uksim 2008) pp. 40-45, Cambridge, U.K..
  • Salem O.S., Hossain M.A. and Kamala M. (2008): "Intelligent Measuring Tools for Password Strength", SKIMA 2008 International Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • AlJaafreh R., Mellor J., Kamala M.A., Kasasbeh B. and Al-Ani M.S. (2007): "A novel IPv4/IPv6 Transition Mechanism which Supports Transparent Connections", PGNET 2007, John Moores University, Liverpool , U.K..
    For more information see: http://www.cms.livjm.ac.uk/pgnet2007/
  • Alsadhan A.O., Zairi M. and Kamala M.A. (2006): "Critical Success Factors in Knowledge Management Implementation: Some Research Issues", SKIMA 2006, SKIMA International conference, Chinag Mai, Thailand.
    For more information see: http://www.camt.info/skima2006/
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