• "Hand-based Biometrics Fusion and Bio-Cryptosystem Computation", Funded by National Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation (NPSTI), Saudi Arabia, Role: Principal Investigator, 2015-2017
  • "Cryptgraphically Privacy Preserving Mechanism for Cloud-based Healthcare Systems in KSA", ​Funded by National Plan for Science Technology and Innovation, Saudi Arabia, Role: Consultant, 2014-2016
  • "A Secure e-Quran Certification System Integrating Audio, Image and Text Watermarking Technologies for Verification of Integrity and Content-Authenticity"​​, Funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia, Role: Co-PI, 2015-2017
  • "Digital Multimedia Forensics", Funded by National Plan for Science Technology and Innovation (NPSTI), Saudi Arabia, Role: Principal Investigator, Jan. 2014-Dec. 2015 (Highly Recommended Project by KACST & AAAS (USA))
  • "Research of Polymorphic Lightweight Chaotic Ciphers with Application to Railway Signal Systems", National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Role: Co-Investigator, 2014-2017
  • "Key Theory and Technological Research on Data Security Protection in Cloud Storage System", National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Role: Co-Investigator, 2014-2016
  • "Research Group on Biometrics and Cybersecurity", Deanship of Scientific Research, King Saud University, Role: Principal Investigator, 2013-2014
  • "Digital Quran", Funded by NOORITC Research Center, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia, Role: Principal Investigator, 2012-2013
  • "ID-based Signature & Authentication", Funded by National Plan for Science Technology and Innovation (NPSTI), Saudi Arabia, Role: Co-Investigator, 2011-2012
  • ​​​"Early Detection of Spam Botnets based on Traffic Properties", Funded by National Plan for Science Technology and Innovation (NPSTI), Saudi Arabia, Role: Co-Investigator, 2011-2013
  • "Remote Authentication and Attestation of Documents: A Cryptographic Digital Watermarking Approach", Role: Internal Collaborat​​or, 2010
  • "Satellite Image Security", Deanship of Scientific Research, King Saud University, 2010
  • National Science Foundation China (NSFC Grant No: 60572027), Role: Research Team Member, 2004-2006 
  • Sichuan Youth Science and Technology Foundation (Grant No. 03ZQ026-033), Role: Research Team Member, 2004-2006​
  • "Securing The Transmission of Biometric Data for Reliable Identity Authentication", Doctoral Innovation Funds of Southwest Jiaotong University, Role: Principal Investigator, 2005-2006
* There are several other classified funding projects, which are not mentioned in the list due to some reasons.

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