Considerations for Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing.


  • Dr. Ayman El Hajjar
  • Dr. Malarvizhi Kaniappan Chinnathai
  • Dr Philip Trwoga


4:45pm - Arrival
5:00pm - How secure is your organisation? (Dr. Ayman El Hajjar)
5:30pm - Leveraging the Power of AI (Dr. Malarvizhi Kaniappan Chinnathai)
6:00pm - An Introduction to Quantum Computing (Dr. Philip Trwoga)
6:30pm - Collaborate with us (Helena Disu & Huseyin Dagdeviren)
6:45pm - Networking and Refreshments
7:30pm - Event closes


We are excited to invite you to our technology insight session at the University of Westminster!

Our expert speakers from the School of Computer Science and Engineering will delve into Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing, offering valuable insights and perspectives.

Discover the challenges and opportunities in these fields and learn how your organisation can increase its reliance and thrive in the digital age.

But it is not just about learning; it is also about connecting. Exchange ideas, forge new connections, and collaborate with us and the like-minded attendees who are passionate about technology and business.

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity! Reserve your spot now.

About the speakers

Dr. Ayman El Hajjar is a senior lecturer at the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Westminster and serves as the head of the Cyber Security Research Group. In his capacity, he also leads the BSc Cyber Security and Forensics. His primary research focus centres on the security of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Cities. Dr. El Hajjar is also interested in addressing the human factor in cybersecurity. He actively seeks solutions that lessen end-users burden, advocating for a paradigm shift towards more accessible and user-friendly security practices. He is actively engaged on national and international platforms, participating in various conferences and webinars, where he shares his insights and advances in cybersecurity, thus contributing to the promotion of cyber readiness worldwide.

Dr. Malarvizhi Kaniappan Chinnathai completed her B.E. in Materials Science and Engineering in 2014 at the College of Engineering, Guindy and pursued her MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Warwick. Dr. Kaniappan Chinnathai obtained her PhD in Engineering at the University of Warwick, where she worked as a Project Engineer in Automation and Digital Manufacturing for five years with various automobile companies on multiple research projects related to process modelling and electric vehicles. Dr. Kaniappan Chinnathai worked as a Research Fellow in Data Analytics at Brunel Innovation Centre where she was involved in the domain of object detection, automated defect detection, image processing and machine learning. Dr. Kaniappan Chinnathai is currently working as a lecturer in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Westminster, and her areas of interest include Automation, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Digital Manufacturing, Simulation and modelling, and Optimisation.

Dr Philip Trwoga is Head of School for Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Westminster. Philip is an educator and computer scientist with a background in optics and solid-state physics and the fabrication and modelling of quantum-confined systems.

This event is brought to you by: University of Westminster in association with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Technology Insights for SMEs
Date and time
Monday 3 June, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
University of Westminster Cavendish Campus
115 New Cavendish Street
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