Umar Khokhar

Dr. Umar Mujahid Khokhar

Assistant Professor of Information Technology

School of Science and Tech
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Dr. Umar Khokhar joined GGC in August 2017 as a lecturer of information technology and was promoted in September 2019 to assistant professor of information technology. Before joining GGC, he worked as an instructor of cyber security at Gwinnett Tech for one year and an assistant professor in Bahria University for three years. Khokhar received his Ph.D in information security with emphasis of ultra-lightweight cryptography in 2016. He received a gold medal for his outstanding performance in his master's and was awarded with magna cum laude honor.


  • Doctorate – information security – Bahria University
  • Master's – telecommunications and networking – Bahria University
  • Bachelor's – electronics engineering – COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Academic Interests

  • Security and privacy
  • Efficient hardware implementation of ultra-lightweight pervasive systems
  • Ethical hacking and pentesting