Anitta Patience Namanya

Cyber Security Research Group, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Short Biography

I am a PhD Student in the Network Security Group at the University of Bradford under the supervision of Professor Irfan Awan and Dr. Jules Pagna Disso. I am also currently a Teaching assistant at the University of Bradford. I obtained a Bachelor of Telecommunication Engineering (B. Eng.) Degree from the University of Kyambogo, Uganda in 2008; Masters of Science (MSc.), Networks and Performance Engineering in 2011 from the then School of Computing Informatics and Media (SCIM) University of Bradford, United Kingdom.

PhD Title " Heuristic Feature based Quantification Framework for Efficient malware detection”

Research Interests

Malware, Botnets, Malware Detection and Analysis, honeypots, Cyber Security, Network Performance, Mobile Communication Systems, Network Modelling, Cognitive Radio

Other Activities

ACM – Bradford Student Chapter – Pioneer member and Secretary (2015- to date)

Staff and Student University Cyber Security Committee – Student member (2015- to date)

32nd UKPEW and CyberSecW-2016 - Organising Committee

Network and Performance Research Group, University of Bradford
Bradford, West Yorkshire. BD7 1DP


University of Bradford PhD Studentships for PhD Study in Cyber Security as part of the Network and Performance Research Group, 2012-2016

University of Bradford Academic Excellence Scholarship for MSc.Study in Networks and Performance Engineering at the University of Bradford, 2010-2011

International Professional Memberships

Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM),ACM-W, IEEE and the Computer Society of IEEE.