Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, PhD, SMIEEE

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Fordham University


DirectorDependSys Lab (Fordham Dependable and Secure System Lab)

MemberFordham Cyber Security Center (FCC)

MemberFordham Urban Consortium (Smart City)



JMH 334, Dept. of Comp. & Info. Sci., Fordham University, 441 E Fordham Road, Bronx NY, 10458 USA 

Email:  mbhuiyan3@fordham.edu, zakirulalam@gmail.com

http://dependsys.org/dr-alam/

http://storm.cis.fordham.edu/~bhuiyan/


Awards/Honors (25+)
  • IEEE Senior Member
  • EEE TCSC Early Career Researcher (2016-2017)
  • IEEE Outstanding Service Award, 2017
  • IEEE Outstanding Leadership Awards, 2017
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE MASS 2016


Journal Editor/Guest Editor (15+):

Conference Organization (40+):

Seminars/Panels/Keynotes/Talks (20+)
  • IEEE ISPA2017/IUCC2017, Keynote Speaker
  • SpaCCS 2017, Springer, Panelist
  • Invited Speaker at Monash University Malaysia, Hunan University (China), Hunan University of Technology (China),  Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), Hunan University of Science & Technology (China), Beihang University (China), Arab Emirate University (UAE), Huaqiao University (China), Hunan Normal University (China), University Malaysia Pahang (Malaysia), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), 
TPC Members/Journal Reviewers (100+) 
  • INFOCOM 2019 (TPC Lead), IEEE INFOCOM 2018TPC Member
  • GlobeCom, ICC, WCNC, and so on

Research Interests
  • Dependability, Cyber Security, Big Data, Cloud, and Internet of Things
    • Cyber-physical system design and development in multi-disciplinary research fields 
    • IoT, networked and distributed sensing systems, big data, data mining, cloud computing, and applications
    Publications (120+)
    • 3 ESI Highly Cited papers (as of 2018/01) 
    • 43 High-Impact SCI papers, including
      • Prestigious IEEE/ACM transactions/journals 
      • COMMAG, TII, TAAS, TDSC, TC, TOSN, TPDS, CS, IoT Journal, INS, FGCS, ACCESS, TSUSC, IEEE TETC, SECON, DSN, SRDS, DCOSS, PRDC, MASS, DASC, Sarnoff, DASC
      • 3 Best papers awards

    Selected 20 Publications:
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, G. Wang, J. Wu, and J. Cao “Dependable Structural Health Monitoring Using Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Systems (TDSC), 2017 [SCI IF:2.92, JCR Q1] [ESI Highly Cited Paper, As of Jan 2018]
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, G. Wang, and Athanasios V. Vasilakos, “Local Area Prediction-based Mobile Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), 2015  [SCI IF:2.92, JCR Q1] [ESI Highly Cited Paper, As of Jan 2018]
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, G. Wang, J. Cao, and J. Wu, “Deploying Wireless Sensor Networks with Fault-Tolerance for Structural Health Monitoring,” IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), 2015  [SCI IF:2.92, JCR Q1] 
    • G. Wang, Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, J. Cao, and J. Wu, "Detecting Movements of a Target Using Face  Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 2014. (Corresponding Author) [SCI IF:4.14, JCR Q1]
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, J. Wu, G. Wang, and M. Hassan, “e-Sampling: Event-Sensitive Autonomous Adaptive Sensing and Low-cost Monitoring in Networked Sensing Systems," ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS),  2017. [SCI IF:2.13, JCR Q1]
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Jie Wu, Guojun Wang, Zhigang Chen, Jianer Chen, and Tian Wang, "Quality-Guaranteed and Event-Senstive Data Collection and Monitoring in Wireless Vibration Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2017 [SCI IF: 6.76, JCR Q1]
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, G. Wang, J. Cao, and J. Wu, “Sensor Placement with Multiple Objectives for Structural Health Monitoring,” ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 10(4):1-45, 2014. [SCI IF: 2.19, JCR Q1] 
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, J. Wu, and G. Wang, "Sensing and Decision-making in Cyber-Physical Systems: The Case of Structural Health Monitoring,  IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 12(6): 2103-2114, Dec. 2016 [SCI IF: 6.76, JCR Q1]
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Jie Wu, Gary M. Weiss, Thaier Hayajneh, Tian Wang, and Guojun Wang, "Event Detection through Differential Pattern Mining in Cyber-Physical Systems," IEEE Transactions on Big Data, Jun 2017 
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Jie Wu, Guojun Wang, Jiannong Cao, Wenjun Jiang, and Mohammed Atiquzzaman, “Towards Cyber-Physical Systems Design for Structural Health Monitoring: Hurdles and Opportunities,” ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, 2017
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Sy-Yen Kuo, Jie Wu, “Special issue on dependability in parallel and distributed systems and applications,” Information Sciences, 2017 [SCI IF: 4.1, JCR Q1, CCF B]
    • Entao Luo, Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan*, Guojun Wang, Md Arafatur Rahman, Jie Wu, and Mohammed Atiquzzaman, “PrivacyProtector: Privacy-Protected Patient Data Collection in IoT-based Healthcare Systems,”  IEEE Communication Magazine (COMMAG), 56(2): 163-168, 2018 (*Corresponding  Author). [SCI IF: 10.45, JCR Q1]
    • Tian Wang, Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Md. Arafatur Rahman, Jie Wu, and Jiannong Cao, "Big Data Reduction for Smart City's Critical Infrastructural Health Monitoring," IEEE Communication Magazine (COMMAG), 2017 (Corresponding Author). [SCI IF: 10.45, JCR Q1]
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, and Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, “Secured Data Collection for a Cloud-Enabled Structural Health Monitoring System,” in Proc. of IEEE HPCC 2016
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, G. Wang, J. Cao, and J. Wu, "Energy and Bandwidth-Efficient Wireless Sensor  Networks for Monitoring High-Frequency Events," in Proc. IEEE SECON 2013
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Wang Tian, Md. Arafatur Rahman, and Jie Wu, “Content-Centric Event-Insensitive Big Data Reduction in Internet of Things,” in Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM 2017
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan and Jie Wu, “Trustworthy and Protected Data Collection for Event Detection Using Networked Sensing Systems,” in Proc. of IEEE Sarnoff 2016
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan and Jie Wu, "Event Detection through Differential Pattern Mining in Internet of Things," in Proc. of  IEEE MASS 2016 [Best Paper Award]. 
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Jiannong Cao, Jie Wu, “Local Monitoring and Maintenance for Operational Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proc. of  IEEE ISPA 2013 [Best Paper Award]
    • Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Jiannong Cao, Guojun Wang, and Xuefeng Liu, “Energy-Efficient and Fault-Tolerant Structural Health Monitoring in Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE SRDS 2012



    Biography

    Dr. Alam is currently an Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the Fordham University, NY, USA. He is the Director of Dependable and Secure System Research (DependSys) Lab and also affiliated with Fordham Center for Cyber Security. Earlier, he worked as an assistant professor at the Temple University and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University. His research focuses on dependability, cyber security, big data, and cyber-physical systems. Dr. Bhuiyan authored/co-authored over 120 publications including publications journal/transaction articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, and 02 books. His publication appeared in many prestigious venues including IEEE TC, IEEE TPDS, IEEE TII, IEEE TDSC, IEEE TSUSC, IEEE TETC, IEEE IoT Journal, IEEE ACESS, ACM CS, ACM TAAS, ACM TOSN, INS, FGCS, and so on.  

    Dr. Alam has served as a lead guest editor and associates editor for key journals including IEEE Transactions on Big Data, ACM Transaction on Cyber-Physical Systems, Information Sciences, IEEE IoT Journal, FGCS, TJCA, and so on. He has also served as the general chair, program chair, workshop chair, publicity chair, TPC member, and a reviewer of various international journals/conferences. He is a general chair for IEEE DASC 2018 (Greece) and DependSys 2018 (China), and a program chair for IEEE SmartWorld 2018 (China), IEEE I-SPAN 2018 (China), and IEEE iSCI 2018, and a TPC member of IEEE INFOCOM 2018 (USA). He has received the IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing for Early Career Researchers (2016-2017) and the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award (2016) and Service Award (2017), the "Young Scientist" funding award (China), Provincial "Best PhD Thesis Award", and the Best Paper Awards (IEEE MASS 2016, IEEE ISPA 2013), He has more than 120 publications that have appeared in the prestigious journals/conferences in the domain, including IEEE TII, IEEE TC, IEEE TPDS, IEEE TDSC, ACM CS, ACM TOSN, ACM TAAS, IEEE SECON, IEEE/IFIP DSN, IEEE SRDS, IEEE DCOSS, IEEE MASS, IEEE DASC, and so on.  He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ACM.





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