Sherif Hashem

Mason IST professor Sherif Hashem
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Campus: Science and Technology, Manassas, VA
Building: Katherine G. Johnson Hall
Room 102F


Dr. Hashem is a Full Professor of Information Sciences and Technology at George Mason University. His professional and research interest includes cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, cyber policies and strategies, and management of information security. He has co-authored an edited book, 5 published book chapters, over 60 professional reports, and refereed articles in international journals and conference proceedings, with more than 2600 citations. Dr. Hashem received a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, an MSc in Engineering Mathematics, and a BSc in Communication and Electronic Engineering from Cairo University. He completed the Senior Executive Program at Harvard Business School.


  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, Purdue University (1993)
  • MSc, Engineering Mathematics, Cairo University – Egypt
  • BSc, Communication and Electronics Engineering, Cairo University – Egypt