Sayeed Sajal

Faculty Member

Dr. Sayeed Sajal

Biography

Dr. Sayeed Sajal is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Utah Valley University. He earned his Master's and Doctoral degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Dakota State University. He also has an MBA in Finance and Marketing. In addition, he has 5 years of industrial experience in the wireless telecommunications industry. His research focuses on secure wireless communications, cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity, data science, and sensor design. He passionately loves to teach, believing in the "ripple effect of teaching" that will continue even after his death.

Education

Ph D, North Dakota State University, 2017

Major: Electrical & Computer Engineering

MS, North Dakota State University, 2014

Major: Electrical & Computer Engineering

MBA, East West University, 2009

Major: Finace & Marketing

BS, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, 2007

Teaching

CS 2600

Computer Networks I, Fall 2022

CS 2600

Computer Networks I, Fall 2022

CS 3100

Data Privacy and Security, Fall 2022

CS 3320

Numerical Software Development, Summer 2022

CS 3320

Numerical Software Development, Summer 2022

CS 2600

Computer Networks I, Spring 2022

CS 2690

Computer Networks II, Spring 2022

CS 4670

Undergraduate Research Project for Networking Specialization, Spring 2022

Presentations

Carlisle, Quinton (Presenter & Author), Roundy, Ethan (Presenter & Author), Evans, Jefferson (Presenter & Author), Sajal, Sayeed (Author Only), 2022 Utah Valley University Showcase (UVU Showcase 2022), "Seamless Parking Solution for UVU", Utah Valley University, Orem, UT. (April 5, 2022)
Thatcher, Koby (Presenter & Author), Sajal, Sayeed (Leader), 2022 Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR 2022), "Encryption—The ultimately a question of economics", UCUR, St. George, UT. (February 25, 2022)
Holt, Gavin (Presenter & Author), Sajal, Sayeed (Leader), 2022 Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR 2022), "Insecure design—problems and solutions", UCUR, St. George, UT. (February 25, 2022)
Shill, Talmage (Presenter & Author), Sajal, Sayeed (Leader), 2022 Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR 2022), "The security risks due to human—the weakest link", UCUR, St. George, UT. (February 25, 2022)
Nicholls, Jeremiah (Presenter & Author), Sajal, Sayeed (Leader), 2022 Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR 2022), "Threats and prevention of injection attack", UCUR, St. George, UT. (February 25, 2022)
Mangum, Marc (Presenter & Author), Sajal, Sayeed (Leader), 2022 Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR 2022), "We have a security breach. Now what?", UCUR, St. George, UT. (February 25, 2022)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Kalubi, Nemese , Sajal, Sayeed , (2022) "Cloud Computing_ Arduino Cloud IoT Integration with REST API" . Mankato, MN: IEEE Xplore. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9814027
Lauder, J , Sajal, Sayeed , (2022) "Jaxium: A Trusted Social Network with Maximum Privacy" . Mankato, MN: IEEE Xplore. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9814062
Kuttler, Reid , Sajal, Sayeed , (2022) "Low-cost Subscription-less Home Security System" . Mankato, MN: IEEE Xplore. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9813968
Durfey, Nyles , Sajal, Sayeed , (2022) "A Comprehensive Survey_ Cybersecurity Challenges and Futures of Autonomous Drones" . Orem, UT: IEEE Xplore. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9796881
Keisel, Clay , Sajal, Sayeed , (2022) "BabelFish: A Seamless Solution to Communicate with Multi-Lingual Individuals" . Orem, UT: IEEE Xplore. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9796846
Neilan, Jonathan , Sajal, Sayeed , (2021) "Creating Hands-on Assignments to Teach Symmetric Encryption with Increased Student Involvement" . Westminster, CO: ACM Digital Library. https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.5555/3503984.3503995

Awards

2022 Global Spotlight Initiative Award

Global Events and Global Engagement, UVU - February, 2022

It was awarded for organizing “International Mother Language Day,” which promotes diversity and inclusion.

2020 Cyber Security Workshop Mini-Grant

National Science Foundation (NSF) - November, 2020

Awarded for organizing and leading a “Cyber Security” workshop for the students and community.

2020 Cyber Training Curriculum Development Mini-Grant

National Science Foundation (NSF) - November, 2020

Awarded for developing the curriculum on “Data Privacy & Security"

2019 Cyber Security Workshop Mini-Grant

National Science Foundation (NSF) - November, 2019

Awarded for organizing and leading a “Cyber Security” workshop for the students and community.

2019 Cyber Training Curriculum Development Mini-Grant

National Science Foundation (NSF) - November, 2019

Awarded for developing the curriculum on "Ethical Hacking"

2019 Governor’s Roaming Bison Award

North Dakota Governor - October, 2019

For excellence in public service for the K-20W Cyber Security initiative.