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Dr Nhien An Le Khac


Nhien An Le Khac

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Computer Science
01 716 2929
University College Dublin, School of Computer Science, Comp Science and Informatics Belfield Dublin 4


Dr. Nhien-An Le-Khac is a Lecturer (tenured) at the School of Computer Science (CS), UCD. He is currently the Programme Director of MSc programme in Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation (FCCI, - an international programme for the law enforcement officers specialising in cybercrime investigations. To date, more than 800 students from 61 countries in 5 continents have graduated from this FCCI programme. He is also the co-founder of UCD-GNECB Postgraduate Certificate in fraud and e-crime investigation ( Since 2008, he is a Research Fellow in Citibank, Ireland (Citi). He obtained his PhD. in Computer Science in 2006 at the Institut National Polytechnique Grenoble (INPG), France. His research interest spans the area of Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics, Data Mining/Distributed Data Mining for Security, Fraud and Criminal Detection, Cloud Security and Privacy, Grid and High Performance computing. Since 2013, he has collaborated on many research projects of which more than €1 million has been in his name as a principal/co-PI/funded investigator. He has published more than 100 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journal and conferences in related research fields. He is also an active chair as well as a reviewer for many key conferences and journals in related disciplines.


  • BSc
    Vietnam Nat Uni Ho Chi Min Cit
  • MSc
    Vietnam Nat Uni Ho Chi Min Cit
  • PhD
    Inst. D'Etudes Politiques Grenoble FR
  • Prof Cert University Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin