Network and Security Research Group - Completed Theses

Joe Mambu
Emergency Broadcast System – A Reverse 911 Tsunami Information Dissemination System Prototype: The case of Indonesia
Supervisor: Jairo Gutierrez
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2016

Kaushik Chowdhury
Governing Networks of Collaborators to achieve Business Agility for IT-enabled Services
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez and Krassie Petrova
Master of Philosophy, 2016

Akbar Hossain
Rendezvous in Cognitive Radio Ad-Hoc Networks

Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar, Adnan Al-Anbuky

Doctor of Philosophy, 2016

Foysal Ahmed MCIS
A Feasibility Study of Wi-Fi-Based Vehicular Ad Hoc Network in the Westfield Shopping Mall Parking Lot using Field Trial Measurements and Simulation
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2016

Yihua He
Procedural Game Environment Generation in Independent Game Development: Case Study and Simulation Approach
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2015

Poonam Dhawale

Evaluating the feasibility of an intervention designed to monitor and promote physical activity in adolescents using a smart phone application

Supervisors: Krassie Petrova, Dave Parry, Scott Duncan

Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2015



Raymond Paul Lutui
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Forensics: A forensic investigation of Apple iUtilities   

Supervisors: Brian Cusack, Krassie Petrova

Doctor of Philosophy, 2015

Wei Cui

Mobile entertainment services: an investigation of critical success factors applying a service science approach

Supervisors: Krassie Petrova
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2015

Cyril Liu

Investigating the acceptability and adoption of the iPad as a note-taking and information device in meetings and elsewhere

Supervisors: Dave Parry, Krassie Petrova

Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2015

Mee Loong (Bobby) Yang

Design and develop a framework for secure key distribution in wireless sensor networks

Supervisors: Adnan Al-Anbuky, William Liu

Doctor of Philosophy, 2014
 

Chikonga Maimbo   
Investigating and evaluating the applicability of the SEIM technology in network and IT security operations   
Supervisors: Krassie Petrova, Wei Qi Yan
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2014  

Asra Rahimi   
Developing an application for an android tablet to help parents keep their children motivated for learning   
Supervisor: Krassie Petrova
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2014   

Fadi Alhaddadin   
Policy-Based network management for dependable cloud computing
Supervisors: William Liu, Jairo Gutierrez
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2013   

Chutiwan Rakjit   
Cloud-based application for greening mobile devices   
Supervisors: William Liu, Jairo Gutierrez, Krassie Petrova
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2013   

Simon Xiang 
   
Trust based routing in SmartGrid communication networks   
Supervisors: William Liu, Quan Bai
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2013   

Amir Aghel Masjedi
A study on the performance of virtualisation programs
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2013

Bing Luo
Energy aware routing in NGNs
Supervisors: William Liu, Adnan Al-Anbuky
Master of Philosophy, 2013

Raymond Yiwen Huang
Measuring the success of multichannel mobile marketing through amalgamation between is success model and technology acceptance model: A Delphi study of mobile marketing success factors
Supervisors: Stephen MacDonell, Krassie Petrova
Doctor of Philosophy, 2013

Osman Mussa 
  
An investigation of the impact of people movement on WLAN performance   
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Honours), 2012  

Roman Ammann 
  

Network forensic readiness: a bottom-up approach for IPv6 networks  
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Forensic Information Technology, 2012

Lillian Ho

An investigation of improving the traditional TCP over MANETs
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2012

Kang (James) Byeon  
Performance studies of IEEE 802.16-based mobile WiMax  
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2012  

Burjiz Soorty   
An investigative study into vulnerability research and 0-Day exploits
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Honours), 2012   

Tom Laurenson   
Forensic data storage for wireless networks: a compliant architecture
Supervisors: Brian Cusack, Nurul Sarkar
Master of Forensic Information Technology, 2010   

Wilford Gibson    
An investigation of the impact of routing protocols on MANETs using simulation modelling   
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2009   

Xiaomin Kuang (Anita)  
Modelling and performance studies of integrated network scenarios in hospital environment 
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2009   

Di (Henry) Wu   
Performance studies of VoIP traffic over Ethernet LANs   
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2009   

Syafnidar A. Halim  
Exploring wireless network security in Auckland city through war walking field trips  
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2007   

Cheng-Chung Lo (Eric) 
 
An investigation of the impact of signal strength on Wi-Fi link throughput through propagation measurement   
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2007  

Naveed Iqbal   
Performance modelling and evaluation of intelligent search agents
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar, Russel Pears
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2005   

Jason H. Lian   
 
An improved media access control protocol for wireless LANs   
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar, Krassie Petrova
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2004  

Supervisions in progress

Salman Naseer
Data Offloading and Sharing using Vehicular Networks
Supervisors:  William Liu and Nurul Sarkar
Doctor of Philosophy, 2020 
 
Syarifah Ezdiani
Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) Measurements in an Environment of Federated Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) Testbeds
Supervisors: Adnan Al-Anbuky, Nurul Sarkar
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017   

Shuaib Memom
A Framework for Supporting Strict QoS Guarantee and Emergency Traffic in WLANs
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar, Adnan Al-Anbuky
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017  

Sotharith Tauch
Cascade effect in coupled networks
Supervisors: William Liu, Russel Pears
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Dinna Nina Mohd Nizam
Educational mobile apps for preschool children: Is it a learning motivator?
Supervisors: Stephen Thorpe, Krassie Petrova
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

David Airehrour
A secure routing system for Internet of Things (IoT)
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez, Nurul Sarkar, Sayan Ray
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Hazim Jarrah
A Study of System-Level Fault Diagnosis in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Using Mobile Agents
Supervisors: Peter ChongNurul SarkarJairo Gutierrez
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Nor Aida Mahiddin
Enhancing MANET Gateway and Routing Selection Scheme in Dissaster Recovery Area
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar and Brian Cusack
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Emmanuel Ndashimye
Achieving Quality of Service for Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
Supervisors:  Nurul Sarkar, Jairo Gutierrez, Sayan Ray
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Simon Xiang
Trust-based Routing for Resilient and Sustainable Smart Grid Networks
Supervisors:  William Liu, Quan Bai, Adnan Al-Anbuky
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Fadi Al-Haddadin
Privacy-aware cloud-based architecture for sharing healthcare information
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez, William Liu
Doctor of Philosophy, 2019

Ambreen Memom
Sustainable and resilient wireless mesh networks
Supervisors: William Liu, Adnan Al-Anbuky
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

Aminu Bello Usman
Trust-based Protocols for Secure Collaborative Routing in Wireless Networks
Supervisors: Jairo Guitierrez and Quan Bai
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

Syed Fakhar Abbas
Sustainable and resilient vehicle networks
Supervisors:  William Liu, Quan Bai, Adnan Al-Anbuky
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

Hanif M. Deilami
A Migration Framework for Cloud Systems Integrity
Jairo Gutierrez, Roopak Sinha
Doctor of Philosophy, 2019

Rashmi Munjal
A sustainable Infrastructure for Integrating Wireless and Wired Networks with QoS Constrain
William Liu, Xuejun Li , Jairo Gutierrez
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

M. Kamruzzaman
A framework for efficient interference management for D2D enabled next generation heterogeneous cellular networks
Supervisors:  Nurul Sarkar, Jairo Gutierrez, Sayan Ray
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

Mamta Sharma
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)-assisted Mobile Edge Infrastructure for Challenged Networks
Supervisors:  William Liu and Jairo Gutierrez
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

Dillmol Thankachan
VANET-Based Healthcare System: Developing a Collaborative Platform for providing e-Health Services to Vehicular and Mobile Patients
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar and Hamid GholamHosseini
Doctor of Philosophy, 2021

Gaurav Pathak
Mesh Wireless and Software Defined Networks
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez
Doctor of Philosophy, 2021


Last updated: 25-Aug-2017 10.03am

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