Education Profile

  • M.Sc., Computer Science, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2015
  • BSc., Information Technology, KAU, Saudi Arabia

Professional Profile

  • Lecturer at  King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia ​

Maha Al-Aslani is a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Prof. Basem Shihada at the Networking Research Lab (NETLAB) in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Maha received her bachelor's degree in Information Technology from King Abdulaziz University (KAU), and a master's degree in Computer Science from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Saudi Arabia.

Thesis title: Securing Internet of Things.

Master's Thesis title: "Green Frame Aggregation Scheme for IEEE 802.11n Networks".

Research Interest

Maha's research interests include Internet of Things Security.


Wireless mesh networks (WMNs) are a type of ad hoc wireless network that uses multi-hop wireless communications to provide or improve connectivity between wireless devices.
This project aims at developing scientific and technological advances required for the deployment of real-time applications as part of the IoT paradigm.

Selected Publications

Alaslani, M., Showail, A., & Shihada, B. (2015). Green frame aggregation scheme for Wi-Fi networks. 2015 IEEE 16th International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR). doi:10.1109/hpsr.2015.7483076