Raheem Beyah

Georgia Institute of Technology

Prof. Beyah builds and leads teams comprised of bachelors, masters, and doctoral level researchers and developers who innovate and make fundamental breakthroughs in engineering and science in the areas of cybersecurity and computer networking. He has served or currently serves in several leadership capacities inside and outside of Georgia Tech, including serving as the Director of the Georgia Tech Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science (SURE) Program and serving on the Board of Visitors for the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences.

He has secured millions of dollars to support his research program and has served as the Principal Investigator on dozens of projects, with demonstrated accomplishments in:
-Project formulation, initiation, grant proposal writing, and technical gap analysis with various industry stakeholders.
-Budget and expense management, and progress reporting to various sponsors (e.g., government funding agencies, corporations).
-Integration of developed systems into mission critical operational environments.

Prof. Beyah regularly communicates complex technical concepts to various stakeholders. Examples include lectures to his senior level computer networking and cybersecurity students, invited talks given to colleagues around the world, presentations to senior government officials, and presentations to leadership teams of various corporations.

Prof. Beyah has received numerous awards in his field including the NSF CAREER award. He was named to the Georgia Trend Magazine 40 Best and Brightest Under 40 (2006) and the Atlanta Business Chronicle Up & Comers 40 Under 40 (2007). He is a graduate of the United Way's Volunteer Involvement Program (V.I.P.), L.E.A.D. Atlanta, Leadership Georgia, and Leadership Atlanta, and has been named an Outstanding Atlantan.