Scientific vice


Name : Ghassan Chaddoud

PH. D. In : Computer Science

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PhD student in the Ph.D. program at the Department of Computer Science,  University of  Nancy-I (France), Hosting lab: LORIA
Subject of research work:  "Securing dynamic group communications". 
Presentation and graduation: August 30, 2002


DEA (preparatory year to the Ph.D. program, equivalent to a Master of Science) in computer science at University of Nancy I .Subject: " Multicast application security in IPv6".


Software Engineering Diploma at HIAST ( Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology), Damascus , Syria


3 year program of intensive mathematics and physics training, at HIAST, Damascus, Syria.



July 2016 – present SVU Academic Vice President

November 2013 – present

Program Director of the Master in Quality Management at the SVU

April 2016 – present

Program Director of the professional Master in Quality at the SVU

February 2004 – June 2016

Researcher in Network Security in the Department of Scientific Services at the Atomic Energy Commission of Syria (AECS)

November 2002 – January 2004

Research Fellow (Postdoc) in the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London


A part-time Lecturer and Researcher at University of Nancy II, France


A part-time Lecturer and Researcher at University of Nancy I, France

March 2009 – November 2009

Head of Networks and Communications division at the AECS
2006 -2008 Information Security Trainer, JICA Syria Office



2005 - 2016:

1) Information Systems Security, Master of systems and networking, Faculty of Informatics Engineering,University of Damascus.

2) Information Systems Security, 5th year, Faculty of Informatics Engineering, University of Damascus.

3) Systems Design and Analysis, Faculty of Informatics, IAU.

4) Network Security, Faculty of Informatics, IAU.

5) Data Security, Syria Virtual University, BIT Program

6) Advanced Networking, Syrian Virtual University, ISE Program

7) Computer Security, Syrian Virtual University, BIT Program

8) Internet Security, Syrian Virtual University, Program MWT

9) Network Security, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Damascus

10) Modelling and simulation,  Faculty of Information technology, University of Damascus

11) Internship supervision

o   Academic supervisor of groups of students in their graduation internship (Damascus University and AlBaath University).

1998-2002 academic year: Part-time Lecturer in the MIAGE at the University of Nancy II and ISEAL at Nancy 1:

1) Computer architecture , IUP MIAGE, University of Nancy 2, France

2) Networks and systems, IUP MIAGE, University of Nancy 2, France

3) Network programming, ESIAL, University of  Nancy 1, France

4) Data bases, DEUG SV, University of  Nancy 1, France

5) Algorithms and Programming, DEUG SV, University of  Nancy 1, France

6) Internship supervision

7) Supervisor of groups of students in their graduation internship , University of  Nancy 1, France



For more than 15 years I’ve been trying to be a humble teacher, researcher, consultant and trainer in Information Security, and more recently I allowed myself to be attracted to the Quality domain


Research Papers

  • G. Chaddoud, Semantic Web-based Access Control in Wireless Mesh Networks, International Journal of Computer Applications 164(7), April 2017
  • G. Chaddoud, Distributed User Authentication in Wireless Mesh Networks, Damascus University Journal Vol. 29, No. 1, 2013.
  • G. Chaddoud, A Selective Survey on Key Distribution in Sensors Networks, Damascus University Journal Vol. 28, No. 1, 2012.
  • G. Chaddoud and K. Martin. Distributed Certificate Authority in Cluster-based Ad hoc networks. The 3rd Intl Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking (ICMU 2006), London UK,



1. G. Chaddoud, Internet Security, Syrian Virtual University, 2007