Researcher

Dr Arash Shaghaghi

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Cybersecurity and privacy, System and network security, Software and application security, Data security and protection, Information security management, Computer System Security, Computer Communications Networks

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Biography

Dr Arash Shaghaghi is a Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security at RMIT University, Australia. Arash is also a Visiting Fellow at the School of Computer Science and Engineering of UNSW Sydney. He has previously been affiliated with Deakin University, UNSW Sydney, Data61 CSIRO, The University of Melbourne, and The University of Texas at Dallas. Arash completed his PhD at UNSW Sydney in Computer Science and Engineering, MSc Information Security at...view more

Dr Arash Shaghaghi is a Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security at RMIT University, Australia. Arash is also a Visiting Fellow at the School of Computer Science and Engineering of UNSW Sydney. He has previously been affiliated with Deakin University, UNSW Sydney, Data61 CSIRO, The University of Melbourne, and The University of Texas at Dallas. Arash completed his PhD at UNSW Sydney in Computer Science and Engineering, MSc Information Security at University College London (UCL) and BSc at Heriot-Watt University.

Arash is a multi-award winner cyber security educator and researcher with a track record of publications at competitive international conferences and journals. Arash currently serves as the Associate Editor for Journal of Ad Hoc Networks and has roles (TPC, organising member, and reviewer) at prestigious journals and conferences. To this date, Arash has received a total funding of more than 300,000 AUD (as PI and CI combined) for his cyber security research from various internal and external sources including the Australian Government. There have been several media coverage on Arash’s research activities, including by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).


My Qualifications

Education:

  • PhD - UNSW Sydney, Australia.
  • MSc - University College London (UCL), UK.
  • BSc - Heriot-Watt University, UK.

Certifications:

  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education (Learning and Teaching), Deakin University, Australia, 2021.
  • Data: Law, Policy, and Regulation, London School of Economics (LSE), UK, 2021.
  • Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme, The University of Oxford, UK, 2018.

My Awards

2018 - now:

  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology Award - Excellence in Early Career Research Performance, 2020.
  • Best Demo Award, The 45th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) [Core A-ranked], 2020.
  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology Award - Excellence in Teaching & Unit Development, 2020.
  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology Award - Successfully Embedding Industry Certifications within Cyber Security Units, 2020.
  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology Award - Excellence in International Student Engagement, 2020.
  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology - Teaching & Learning Award: Outstanding Industry Capstone Supervisor, 2019.
  • The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), UNSW ARC Research Student Award, 2018

My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

[Nov 2021]: I'm looking to recruit PhD students with competitive scholarships of up to AUD 50K per annum at RMIT University (Melbourne). The project is interdisciplinarily and focused on exploring threats and vulnerabilities of supply chains and leveraging the most recent technological advances (e.g., blockchain) to design and develop solutions for securing them. 

If interested, please contact me with your CV and transcripts. The project is funded by Digital Finance CRC and is open to both domestic and international applicants. You can review the admission criteria at this link.

 

 


Currently supervising

  • PhD Students: 3 (Ongoing).
  • PostDoc: 3 (Completed).
  • Masters with Major Thesis: 3 (Completed).
  • Funded Summer Projects: 2 (Completed),
  • Masters with Minor Thesis: 10 (Completed).

 

 

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