Abrar Alrumayh (aalrumay)

Abrar Alrumayh

Teaching Assistant Professor

Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science

Department of Computer Science


  • PhD (2022) Temple University (Computer and Information Science)
  • MS (2015) Saint Joseph's University (Computer Science)
  • BS (2011) Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud University (Computer Science and Information System)


My current research interests are usability, security, and privacy of voice-controlled IoT systems; Smart health systems to support telemedicine and in-home monitoring.

Institutional Service

  • Communications and Marketing Committee Member
  • CS NTT Search Committee Member Member

Professional Service

  • EEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics External Reviewer


Teaching Assistant Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology - 2022

Selected Publications

Alrumayh, Abrar S., and Chiu C. Tan. "VORI: A Framework for Testing Voice User Interface Interactability." High-Confidence Computing (2022): 100069.

Sarah M. Lehman, Abrar S. Alrumayh, Kunal Kolhe, Haibin Ling, and Chiu C. Tan. “Hidden in Plain Sight: Exploring Privacy Risks of Mobile Augmented Reality Applications". ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security (2022)

Alrumayh, Abrar S., Sarah M. Lehman, and Chiu C. Tan. "Understanding and Mitigating Privacy Leaks from Third-Party Smart Speaker Apps." 2021 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS). IEEE, 2021.

Alrumayh, Abrar S.*, Sarah M. Lehman, and Chiu C. Tan. "Emerging mobile apps: challenges and open problems." CCF Transactions on Pervasive Computing and Interaction (2021).

Alrumayh, Abrar S., Sarah M. Lehman, and Chiu C. Tan. “Context Aware Access Control for Home Voice Assistant in Multi-occupant Homes.” Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC’ 20). 2020.

Abrar S. Alrumayh, and Chiu C. Tan. “Supporting Home Quarantine with Smart Speakers”. Proceedings of Deep Learning for Wellbeing Applications Leveraging Mobile Devices and Edge Computing (HealthDL ’20). ACM, 2020.

Sarah M. Lehman, Abrar S. Alrumayh, Haibin Ling, and Chiu C. Tan. “Stealthy Privacy Attacks Against Mobile AR Apps.” Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Security and Privacy in the Cloud (SPC). IEEE, 2020.

Alrumayh, Abrar S., Sarah M. Lehman, and Chiu C. Tan. "ABACUS: audio based access control utility for smarthomes." Proceedings of the 4th ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing. ACM, 2019.


CS 396 - Security, Privacy, and Society
CS 284 - Data Structures
CS 385 - Algorithms