Hayder Salah Hashim obtained his Master's in Information and Communication Technology at the Universiti Tenaga Nacional (UNITEN), Malaysia, where he has since lectured, managed and co-supervised projects for undergraduate students.
He currently works as a Lecturer in Information Science in the College of Administration and Economics at the University of Basra, Iraq. He has also worked as a Visiting Researcher in the Institute for Research at the University of Basra since 2015.
Hayder's research interests are mainly in the areas of Cloud Computing, the Internet of Things, Data Mining, E-Government, and E-Commerce. He has several papers which have been published or are under review for publication in Scopus-indexed journals and other international journals.