About Me

I am a PhD student in the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I received my Master's degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA. My Bachelor's degree is in Information Systems from King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia. My current research interests fall in the area of HCI. I'm particularly interested in usable privacy and security. My PhD advisor is Prof. Heather Lipford

During my leisure time, I enjoey reading and playing soccer.


PhD (2017-current)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Master Degree (2014)

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Bachelor Degree (2011)

King Khalid University

Work Experience

Teaching Assistant (Spring 2018)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

TA for ITIS4420/ITIS6420/ITIS8420 Usable Security & Privacy

Instructor (2015-2017)

Najran University

Course: 101 Hal- Introduction to Computer

Teaching Assistant (2011-2013)

Najran University

TA for 101 Hal- Introduction to Computer


PHP 85%
JAVA 80%


  • Abdulmajeed Alqhatani & Heather Lipford. Exploring Parents' Security and Privacy Concerns and Practices. To appear at the Workshop on Usable Security (USEC). Feb 18, 2018, San Diego, CA.
  • The co-authored paper "Increasing User Attention with a Comic-based Policy" has been accepted by the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI 2018, April 21-26, Montreal, Canada.
  • Alqhatani, A. (2015). A literature Review of the Factors Affecting Service Oriented Architecture Adoption in E-Banking. International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT), 5(3).
  • Contact Me

    Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

    Cell : +1 443-739-3832

    E-mail : aalqhata@uncc.edu