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Omar Abdul Wahab

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 3893 Fax: (514) 340-5139 Room: M-3117
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Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Cybersecurity
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing Security
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2704 Distributed and parallel processing
  • 2715 Optimization
  • 2800 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Computer Vision, use 2603)


Recent publications


Omar Abdul Wahab is an assistant professor at Polytechnique Montréal. He obtained his PhD in information systems engineering from Concordia University in 2017. From 2017 to 2018, he did his postdoc at the École de technologie supérieure, where he worked on a research project in collaboration with Rogers and Ericsson. Omar obtained his bachelor's degree in computer mangement from the Lebanese University and his master's degree in computer science from the Lebanese American University. His research interests are in the fields of cybersecurity, Internet of Things and artificial intelligence.


  • PhD in Information Systems Engineering , Concordia University, Montréal, Canada
  • Master of Computer Science, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Bachelor in Computer Management, Lebanese University, Tripoli, Lebanon

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Ph.D. (2)

    • Arisdakessian, Sarhad. Robust and Fair Federated Learning in the presence of Free-Riders.
    • Wehbi, Osama. Detection of Backdoor Attacks on Federared Learning.
  • Master (thesis) (1)

    • Rahali, Ranim. Improving Open-Set Intrusion Detection in Autonomous Vehicles.