Research Students & PhD Committees

PhD defense committees
2018    Hatem Ismail “Analyzing and Mitigating Security Threats in P2P Systems”, TU Darmstadt.
2017    Kubilay Demir “A Secure and Reliable Communication Platform for the Smart Grid”, TU Darmsatdt.

2013    Jetzabel M. Serna-Olvera “A Trust-driven Privacy Architecture for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks”, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain.

Current PhD students
Since 2020        Abdelwadoud Mabrouk “Real-time Highly-Scalable Pub-Sub for IoT”.
Since 2019        Kreshnik Ramadani “
Resource-Aware AI for IoT”.
Since 2018        Andreas Aigner “Security Metrics for Cyber-Physical Systems”.
Since 2018        Ahmed Chebaane “Time-Critical Fog Computing for Vehicular Networks”.
Since 2018        Tobias Piller “Semantic-Based Highly-Scalable Pub-Sub for IoT”.
Since 2017        Abdullah Al-Khatib “Software-Defined Networking for Future Vehicular Networks”.


Supervised PhD students (with Prof. Neeraj Suri)
2007-2016        Azad Ali “Fault-Tolerant Spatio-Temporal Compression Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks”.
2010-2015        Mohammadreza Mahmudimanesh “Efficient Saptio-Temporal Sampling in Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Compressive Sampling”.
2009-2015        Daniel Germanus “Increasing Structured P2P Protocol Resilience to Localized Attacks”.
2008-2014        Vinay Sachidananda “On Maximizing the Efficiency of Multipurpose WSNs through Avoidance of Over- or Under-Provisioning of Information”.
2007-2013        Piotr Szczytowski “Wireless Sensor Networks Maintenance Framework”.
2006-2010        Brahim Ayari “Perturbation-Resilient Atomic Commit Protocols for Mobile Environments”.
2006-2010        Faisal Karim Shaikh “Tunable Reliability of Information Transport in Wireless Sensor Networks”.

Supervised degree project works
Since 2016    Supervision of 60+ Bachelor and Master Thesis.
2000-2012    Supervision of 20+ Bachelor and Master Thesis