Dr Imed Romdhani


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Dr Romdhani is a full time and permanent Lecturer in networking at Edinburgh Napier University since June 2005. He was awarded his PhD from the University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC), France in May 2005. He holds also an engineering and a Master degree in networking obtained respectively in 1998 and 2001 from the National School of Computing (ENSI, Tunisia) and Louis Pasteur University (ULP, France). While working toward his PhD, he has worked extensively with Motorola Research Labs in Paris as a research engineer on the investigation of the deployment of IP multicast with mobile networks from 2001 to 2005.  This work has led to two successful worldwide patents in association with Motorola and a third UK patent assigned to Edinburgh Napier University in 2012. His research interests include multicast communication, mobile networks, quality of service and security. He has published at international level and his work is used as a basis for Multimob IETF working group. Dr Romdhani has served on the program committee of several IEEE and ACM international conferences and has peer-reviewed many journal papers including the Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing journal, the Elsevier Computer Communications Journal, etc.   Dr Romdhani is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and Member of the IEEE Computer Society.

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    Recent Projects

    (RsIoT):Reliable  Internet of Things based Monitoring and Surveillance in Oil and Gas Fields
    Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and Internet of things are among the top potential new technologies that dramatically alter the world and the way we live and work. Indeed, in recent decades, the need to observe and monitor the physical phenomena such as temperature, pressure or brightness is...
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    PhD Project Involvement

    Craig Thomson (PhD 2016-)
    Mobility support in the internet of things.
    John McGowan (PhD 2015-)
    Augmenting music therapy with sound visualisation techniques.
    Mohamed Eshaftri (PhD 2013-)
    Adaptive energy management mechanisms for clustering based routing wireless sensor networks.
    Mamoun Qasem (PhD 2013-)
    Adaptive tuning protocols for service discovery in wireless sensor networks (WSNs).
    Paul Lapok (PhD 2015-)
    Growing mechanical systems with bio-inspired computing for mechanical design.
    Sean McKeown (PhD 2015-)
    Improving file carving for digital forensics.
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    Alsnousi Essa (PhD 2013-)
    Cluster-based multi-source multicast routing protocol for wireless sensor networks.
    Rania Molla (PhD 2009-)
    Enhanced mobile authentication of users within an e-commerce infrastructure.
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    Recent Publications

    Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., Nasser, Y. (2017, May). New Dynamic, Reliable and Energy Efficient Scheduling for Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN). Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'17), Paris, France.

    Abdmeziem, M., Tandjaoui, D., Romdhani, I. (2016). A New Distributed MIKEY Mode to Secure E-health Applications. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Internet of Things and Big Data (IoTBD 2016), , () ( ed.). (pp. 88-95). Rome, Italy: . .

    Abdmeziem, M., Tandjaoui, D., Romdhani, I. (2016). DBGK: A Decentralized Batch-based Group Key Management Protocol for the Internet of Things. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, , (), .

    Abdmeziem, R., Tandjaoui, D., Romdhani, I. (2016, ). Distributed and Compressed MIKEY Mode to Secure End-to-End Communications in the Internet of Things. Paper presented at 5th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services, San Francisco, USA.

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    Supervised dissertations

    Mukhandi, M. (2015). WSDL Denial of Service threat in Web Services (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Romdhani, I., Jackson, J.).

    Petrykowska, A. (2014). Performance Analyse of OLSR & AODV using SLAW Mobility Model in MANET Networks (BEng (Hons) CSN Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Jackson, J., Romdhani, I.).

    Waheed, S. (2012). Implementation and Evaluation of a Botnet Analysis and Detection Methods in a Virtual Environment (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Buchanan, W., Romdhani, I.).