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Dr Issac has done PhD in Networking and Mobile Communication. Check the link: Monograph of my PhD Work (pdf file)

Prior to that, he had completed Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA) with honours. He is currently working as an associate professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, UK.


Dr Issac is research active and has authored more than 100 refereed conference papers, journal papers and book chapters - winning best conference paper awards couple of times. He is in the technical programme committee of many international IEEE conferences and journals where he has reviewed many research papers. He has supervised Master (MSc) by research students to completion and is currently supervising a number of PhD students. He has been an external examiner to PhD students as well. He has won the ‘Innovator of the Year’ award in Dynamites 2020, organised by Dynamo North East and was shortlisted as a finalist in ‘Excellence in Cybersecurity’ for E&T Innovation Awards 2020, organised by IET, UK.


His professional memberships or certifications are: Chartered Engineer (CEng), Senior IEEE member, Fellow of HEA, IET member, IAENG member and Senior IACSIT member. He is also a Certified Cisco CCNA Instructor (for CCNA Exploration Courses), a Certified Java instructor and a Certified Lotus Notes Professional. 



My research interests are broadly in the following fields and I have a number of refereed research publications in the areas below:


  1. Cybersecurity (Wired and Wireless security)

  2. Internet of Things (IoT)

  3. Wireless mobility management and security

  4. Intrusion detection system using machine learning

  5. Intelligent data or text mining using machine learning

  6. Spam detection system

  7. Cloud computing and meta-heuristic optimisation techniques

  8. Secure electronic or online voting

  9. Image processing and machine learning

  10. E-learning/M-learning (assessments and technology-enabled learning)



  1. "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain that which he cannot lose" ~ Jim Elliot (Christian missionary to Auca Indians, South America).

  2. "I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." ~ Isaac Newton

  3. "If I have seen further, it is only by standing on the shoulders of giants." ~ Isaac Newton

  4. "My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind." ~ Albert Einstein

  5. "Name the greatest of all the inventors. Accident." ~ Mark Twain

  6. "Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind." ~ Albert Einstein 

  7. "If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" ~ Albert Einstein

  8. "I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him." ~ Galileo Galilei 

  9. "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction." ~ Albert Einstein

  10. "To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge." ~ Nicolaus Copernicus

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