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Project Title: Cybersecurity Center for Offshore Wind Energy
Program: Congressionally Directed Spending Project
Agency: NETL, Department of Energy (DoE)
Role: Co-PI
Award Amount: $1.25 Mil
PoP: Nov. 2023 ~ Oct. 2024
Project Title: Cybersecurity readiness for Small Businesses
Program: Cybersecurity Readiness for Small Businesses
Agency: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Role: Co-PI
Award Amount: $1.0 Mil
Sept. 2023 ~ Sept. 2025

About Me:

  1. B.E. in Computer Systems Engineering from MUET, Jamshoro, Pakistan, in 2001. 

  2. Research Scholar UIUC, USA, in 2001. 

  3. Lecturer, Department of Computer Engineering, QUEST, Pakistan, 2002~2005.

  4. Awarded with the Japanese Government's MEXT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO-文部科学省奨学金) scholarship for Masters and Ph.D., 2005~2010. 

  5. Masters in Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan in 2007.

  6. Ph.D. , Yokohama, Japan in Engineering from Keio University

  7. M2M standardization (healthcare use-case) researcher at Intel Japan, 2010. 

  8. Assistant Professor, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2010~2016.

  9. Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Feb. 2014~Feb. 2016.

  10. Research Professor, DGIST, Daegu 42988, Korea, Aug. 2017~2021. 

  11. Assistant Professor (Research), Old Dominion University, VA, USA, Jan. 2022-To date.

Research Interests:

  • 5G/6G Networks

  • Energy Networks

  • Information-Centric Networking (ICN), Content-Centric / Named Data Networking (CCN/NDN)

  • Wireless Vehicular, Ad hoc, Sensor, and Underwater Networks

  • Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)


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