Staff profile

Dr Tariq Abdullah

Academic Lead Computing and IT and Research Fellow




College of Engineering and Technology


Electronics, Computing and Mathematics, University of Derby Online Learning


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I have over 15 years of research and development experience with both industry and academia. I have worked in many roles with Higher Education, as a Lecturer, Programme Leader, Research Fellow and my current role as Academic Lead in Computing and IT.

I am also have ’Senior Member IEEE’ status. IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology with over 400,00 members. This member status requires extensive experience, reflects professional maturity and documented achievements of significance and only 10% of its members hold this membership grade.

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies

Senior Member IEEE


PhD Computer Science, Delft University of Technology

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Blog Posts

Tariq Abdullah, Academic Lead for Computing & IT at University of Derby Online Learning discusses whether our internet is becoming more vulnerable.