Ahmed spent several years in industry before joining SRG to pursue his doctoral studies. His industrial experience spans several years in companies such as Sophos, Symantec and NCC Group. He holds a MSc in Information Security with Distinction from Royal Holloway, University of London and a BSc. in Computer Science from Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA) university in Egypt.

Ahmed‚Äôs research interests include, but are not limited to, fuzzing, verification, symbolic execution and machine learning.