Dr. Ashraf Matrawy

Full Professor

PLT Coordinator

Dr. Ashraf Matrawy

Full Professor

PLT Coordinator

Dr. Ashraf Matrawy is a Professor at the School of Information Technology, Carleton University. He is a senior member of the IEEE and serves on the editorial board of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials journal. He has served as a technical program committee member of IEEE CNS, IEEE ICC, IEEE Globecom, IEEE LCN, and IEEE/ACM CCGRID. He is also a Network co-Investigator of Smart Cybersecurity Network (SERENE-RISC). His research interests include reliable and secure computer networking, software defined networking and cloud computing. Dr. Matrawy has more than 10 years experience in undergraduate and graduate curriculum development for the Network Technology programs at Carleton University. He served as associate director for the School for three and half years and as coordinator for the undergraduate network technology program for six years.


Research Areas

  • Security of the Internet of Things
  • Threat modeling in LTE and Security of 5G networks
  • Multidisciplinary approach to security provisions
  • Security techniques in virtualized networks
  • Location verification on the Internet
  • Security evaluation and security metrics

Research Topics

  • Computer Networks (Planning, Design, Architecture)
  • Cloud, Fog, and Edge Computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Software Defined Networks (SDN)
  • Network Security
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
  • Network security (threat modelling, blockchain, usabile security)
  • Connected/Autonomous Vehicles

Activities

Technical Program Committees

  • IEEE International Conf. on Communications and Network Security (CNS), 2019
  • IEEE International Conf. on Communications (ICC), 2019
  • IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking, 2018
  • IEEE International Conf. on Communications and Network Security (CNS), 2018
  • The 13th EAI Intl. Conf. on Sec. &Privacy in Comm. Networks (Securecomm), 2017
  • Intl. Conf. on Selected Topics in Mobile & Wireless Networking (MoWNeT), 2017
  • IEEE International Conf. on Communications and Network Security (CNS), 2017
  • IEEE International Conf. on Communications and Network Security (CNS), 2016
  • IEEE International Conf. on Communications (ICC), 2016

Conference Organization

  • Panel co-chair, ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, October 2018
  • Session Chair (System Security), IEEE International Conference on Communications and Network Security, CNS 2017, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Co-chair of The Smart Cybersecurity Network of Centres of Excellence (SERENE-RISC) fall workshop, October 2017.
  • Publicity co-chair, IEEE International Conf. on Communications and Network Security, CNS 2017.
  • Session Chair (Network and Protocol Security), IEEE International Conference on Communications and Network Security, CNS 2016, Philadelphia, USA.

Editorship

  • Member of the editorial board, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials Journal since August 2005
  • Associate Editor, Communications Security, Wile Security and Privacy Journal, 2017-2019
  • Member of the editorial board, International Journal of Multimedia Intelligence and Security (IJMIS), Inderscience, Start date: April 2018

Undergraduate Courses

  • NET2007 Basics of Transmission Systems (2nd Year, Winter Term)
  • NET4005 Networked Applications (4th Year, Fall Term)
  • NET4901 Network Technology Project (4th Year, Winter Term)