Dr Nilufa Khanom is a career academic and researcher.
Before joining the Victoria University Business School (VUBS), she worked in the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the University of Canberra (UC) as an academic.
Nilufa has been awarded an Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS) Research Grant by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Canberra (ADFA) in 2015. Nilufa further has been awarded an Australian Leadership Award (ALA) Scholarship in 2007 and an Australian Development Scholarship in 2000. Nilufa received the Golden Key International Honour Society Membership Award for outstanding academic achievement at the University of Canberra in 2012. She had tremendous opportunities to attend several prestigious international conferences/training programs in the UK, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, China, Japan, Bangladesh, and Australia.
Nilufa served in different senior executive and policy positions with the Government of Bangladesh for more than 16 years.