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POST-GRADUATE RESEARCH SUPERVISIONS

My research interests are in the following: Wireless Mobility Management; Cybersecurity (Wireless or Wired Security); Internet of Things (IoT); Applications of Artificial Intelligence - Spam Detection, Intelligent Data or Text mining using machine learning, and Intrusion Detection or Response System using machine learning; Secure Electronic Voting; Image Processing; Retinal image classification, and E-learning/M-learning. 
NOTE: 
PhD queries from good potential students from the above or related areas are welcome.

 

POST-GRADUATE SUPERVISIONS (current and past students):

  1. Supervising (2024 – till date) the PhD student Mr Christopher Taylor for his thesis – “Malware and Botnet Prevention in Smart Building IoT Devices using Blockchain-Enabled Federated Learning”, in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, UK

  2. Supervising (2024 – till date) the PhD student Mr Henry Kabuye for his thesis – “AI-Based Intelligent Multi-stage and User-centric Ransomware Attack Detection”, in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, UK

  3. Supervising (2023 – till date) the PhD student Mr Aaron Gabriel for his thesis – “Mitigating Bias Towards Dialects in Hate Speech Detection with Artificial Intelligence”, in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, UK

  4. Supervising (2021 – till date) the PhD student Mr Rahul Yumlembam for his thesis – “Enhancing Cybersecurity Defences using Graph-Based Deep Learning, Uncertainty Estimation, and Anomaly Detection in Malware Threat Identification and Mitigation”, in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, UK

  5. Supervised (2019 – 2024) the PhD student Ms Lida Ketsbaia for her thesis – “Detection of Online Hate Through Fuzzy-based Optimized Machine Learning Models and Data Augmentation”, in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, UK

  6. Co-Supervised (2018 – till date) the PhD student Mr Husnain Rafiq (along with supervisor Dr Nauman Aslam) for his thesis – “Android Malware Detection using Machine learning Techniques to Mitigate Adversarial Attacks” (tentative title) in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, UK

  7. Co-Supervised (2014 – 2019) the PhD student Ms Bismita Choudhury (along with supervisor Dr Patrick Then) for her thesis – “Retinal Image Analysis and Diagnosis of Retinal Blood Vascular Diseases using Deep Learning Model" in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia. 

  8. Co-Supervised (2013 – 2018) the PhD student Mr Mathew Kuruvilla (along with supervisor Dr C. E. Tan) for his thesis – “An Intelligent Wireless Communication Scheme for Remote Telemetry in Forest Terrains using a Multi-Band Network” in the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia. 

  9. External Advisor (2013 - 2019) to the PhD student Mr Rupam Kumar Sharma (along with supervisor Dr. Hemanta Kumar Kalita) for his thesis – “Designing a Bioinspired Method of Response in Intrusion Detection System", North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), India.

  10. Supervised (2011 – 2014) the MSc (by research) student Mr Amir Mohammed Shahi (along with co-supervisor Dr Jashua Rajesh Modapothala) for his thesis – “Automatic Analysis and Scoring of Corporate Sustainability Reports - A Machine Intelligence Approach” in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia. The DOI of thesis: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.3/380961.

  11. Supervised (2010 – 2013) the MSc (by research) student Ms Lauretha Rura (along with co-supervisor Prof Manas Haldar) for her thesis – “A Secure Electronic Voting Software Application based on Image Steganography and Cryptography” in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia. The DOI of thesis: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.3/379825.

  12. Co-supervised (2009 - 2012) the MSc (by research) student Mr Shane Jonah Wee (along with supervisor Dr Lee Seldon) for his thesis in – “Providing Personal Health Records in Malaysia - A Portable Prototype” in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia. The DOI of thesis: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.3/238885.

  13. Co-supervised (2008 - 2011) the MSc (by research) student Mr Jofry Hadi Sutanto (along with supervisor Dr Lee Seldon) for his thesis in – “Transformation between HL7 and Continuity of Care Record to Facilitate Web-Based Personal Health Record Systems” in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia. The DOI of thesis: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.3/226423.
     

 

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