Dr. Lotfi ben Othmane is a Assistant Teaching Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineeringand is leading the Engineering Secure Smart Cyber-Physical Systems Labat Iowa State UniversityServices, Ames, Iowa. Previously, he was a Research Scientist and then Head of the Secure Software Engineering department at Fraunhofer SIT, Germany. Lotfi received his Ph.D. from Western Michigan University (WMU), USA, in 2010; the M.S. in computer science from University of Sherbrooke, Canada, in 2000; and the B.S in information systems from University of Economics and Management of Sfax, Tunisia, in 1995. He works currently on software security.