Completed Theses

Nor Aida Binti Mahiddin
MANET Performance Analysis Through Gateway and Routing Selection Schemes in Network Disaster Recovery
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar and Brian Cusack
Doctor of Philosophy, 2019

Syarifah Ezdiani
An Adaptive Quality of Service for IoT-based Wireless Sensor Network
Supervisors: Adnan Al-Anbuky, Nurul Sarkar
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

Emmanuel Ndashimye
Achieving Quality of Service for Vehicle-to-
Infrastructure Communication over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar, Jairo Gutierrez and Sayan Ray.
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

Simon Xiang
Trust-based routing for resilient and sustainable smart grid networks
Supervisors: William Liu, Quan Bai, Adnan Al-Anbuky
Doctor of Philosophy, 2018

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

David Airehrour
A Trust-Based Routing Framework for the Internet of Things
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez, Nurul Sarkar , Sayan Ray
Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Hassan Balfagih
A Study of the Impact of Mobile Devices on First-Year University Students
Supervisor: Nurul Sarkar
Master of Computer and Information Sciences, 2017

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 SarkarAdnan Al-Anbuky

Doctor of Philosophy, 2016

Foysal Ahmed MCISA 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 CusackKrassie 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 LiuJairo 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 LiuAdnan 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 MacDonellKrassie 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 AmmannNetwork 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 CusackNurul 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
Cellular Data Offloading in Delay Tolerant Vehicular Networks using D2D Communications
Supervisors:  William Liu and Nurul Sarkar
Doctor of Philosophy, 2020

Shuaib Memom
A Strict Quality of Service MAC Framework for Emergency Traffic in Wireless LANs  (submitted for examination)
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar, Adnan Al-Anbuky
Doctor of Philosophy, 2019

Sotharith Tauch
Cascade effect in coupled networks
Supervisors: William LiuRussel Pears
Doctor of Philosophy, 2019

Hazim Jarrah
A Study of System-Level Fault Diagnosis in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Using Mobile Agents
Supervisors: Peter Chong, Nurul Sarkar Jairo Gutierrez
Doctor of Philosophy, 2019

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

Ambreen Memom
Sustainable and resilient wireless mesh networks
Supervisors: William LiuAdnan Al-Anbuky
Doctor of Philosophy, 2019

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

Rashmi Munjal
A sustainable Infrastructure for Integrating Wireless and Wired Networks with QoS Constrain
William LiuXuejun LiJairo 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

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
Authentication and Key Exchange using SDN controller in Internet of Things
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez and Saeed Rehman
Doctor of Philosophy, 2021

Mohammad Rajib Hasan
Modeling multivariate cervical cancer data for individualized web based intervention framework
Supervisors: Hamid GholamHosseini and Nurul Sarkar
Doctor of Philosophy, 2020

Novy Mokobombang
Designing Ecosystem Business models of Open Government Data and Data-Driven Companies
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez and Krassie Petrova
Doctor of Philosophy, 2021

Vaibhav Harihar Fanibhare
Developing a Framework for Cyber Physical Systems with Cognitive Competency
Supervisors: Nurul Sarkar and Adnan Al-Anbuky
Doctor of Philosophy, 2021

Pallavi Tyagi
Real time monitoring on water quality using Internet of Things
Supervisors: William Liu and Wenjun Zhang
Doctor of Philosophy, 2021

Mohammad (Mohi) Khalili
The effects of gamification on the motivation & engagement levels of research students
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez and Sergiy Klymchuk
Doctor of Philosophy, 2020

William Caicedo-Torres
A Deep-Learning Based System for Survival Prediction Inside the Intensive Care Unit
Supervisors: Jairo Gutierrez and Dave Parry
Doctor of Philosophy, 2020