Agerie Mengistie | Intrusion Detection | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Agerie Mengistie | Intrusion Detection | Best Researcher Award

Intrusion Detection at College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Ethiopia

Agerie Mengistie is a dedicated professional in the field of midwifery and maternal health, based in Gondar, Ethiopia. With a Bachelor of Science in Midwifery from the University of Gondar and a Master’s degree in Clinical Midwifery from Bahir Dar University, she has honed her expertise in providing comprehensive maternity healthcare services. Currently serving as a Lecturer and Researcher at the University College of Tedda Health Sciences, she plays a pivotal role in monitoring and enhancing the quality of public health research activities. Agerie has a passion for research and has successfully conducted thesis work at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, demonstrating her commitment to advancing knowledge in her field. With a strong foundation in research methodology and proficiency in statistical software, she is well-equipped to contribute to evidence-based practices and improve maternal health outcomes in Ethiopia.



Ms. Agerie Mengistie holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Midwifery (MSc) from Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, which she completed between February 2014 and June 2016. Prior to her Master’s degree, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BSc) from the University of Gondar, Ethiopia, from May 2009 to March 2012. These academic qualifications have equipped her with a solid foundation in midwifery and clinical practices, enabling her to pursue a career focused on maternal and reproductive health.

Professional Experience

Ms. Agerie Mengistie has accumulated valuable professional experience in the field of midwifery and healthcare. Since May 2016, she has served as a Lecturer and Researcher in Clinical Midwifery at the University College of Tedda Health Sciences in Gondar, Ethiopia. In this role, she has undertaken various responsibilities, including monitoring and coordinating quality public health research activities, conducting and supervising thesis work for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, assisting senior professors in teaching and research, and contributing to manuscript preparation for peer-reviewed journals. Additionally, Ms. Mengistie has been actively involved in community diagnosis research as part of a team training program, providing research methodology training, and monitoring and evaluating public health services. Her commitment to education and research has significantly contributed to the advancement of midwifery education and healthcare services in her community.

Research Interest

Ms. Agerie Mengistie’s research interests lie in the intersection of midwifery, maternal healthcare, and public health. Specifically, she is passionate about exploring topics related to improving maternal and neonatal health outcomes, enhancing the quality of midwifery care, and advancing evidence-based practices in midwifery education and clinical practice. She is keen on conducting research that addresses key challenges in maternal healthcare delivery, such as reducing maternal mortality and morbidity rates, promoting safe childbirth practices, and ensuring access to comprehensive reproductive health services. Additionally, Ms. Mengistie is interested in investigating innovative approaches to midwifery education and training, as well as exploring the impact of cultural, social, and economic factors on maternal and child health outcomes. Through her research endeavors, she aims to contribute to the development of effective strategies and policies aimed at improving maternal and neonatal health outcomes in Ethiopia and beyond.

Award and Honors

Ms. Agerie Mengistie has been recognized for her dedication and contributions in the field of midwifery and maternal healthcare. She was granted the Induced Abortion Service award by the Ethiopian Midwifery Association in 2018 for her outstanding service in this area. This recognition highlights her commitment to providing quality healthcare services to women in need and acknowledges her significant contributions to the field of midwifery.

Research Skills

Ms. Agerie Mengistie possesses a diverse set of research skills, enabling her to contribute effectively to the advancement of knowledge in the field of midwifery and maternal health. She is proficient in various statistical software including Stata, SPSS, Epi Info, and Epi data software, which enables her to analyze data with precision and accuracy. Additionally, she is skilled in conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses, demonstrating her ability to synthesize and evaluate existing research literature comprehensively. Moreover, Ms. Mengistie has received training in research methodology, enhancing her capacity to design and execute high-quality research studies. Her proficiency in these research skills equips her to address complex research questions and contribute meaningfully to the evidence-based practice of midwifery.


Ahamed Ali S | Information Security | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Ahamed Ali S, Information Security, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Easwari Engineering College, India

Dr. Ahamed Ali S is an accomplished academician and researcher in the field of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE). He holds a Ph.D. in CSE from Anna University, which he completed in 2019. Prior to his doctoral studies, he obtained his Master’s degree (M.E.) in CSE from Anna University, graduating with First Class with Distinction in 2005. Dr. Ahamed Ali S began his academic journey with a Bachelor’s degree (B.E.) in CSE from Bharathidasan University, where he achieved First Class honors in 1999.

With over 18 years of experience in academia, Dr. Ahamed Ali S has served in various capacities, including Assistant Professor roles at prestigious institutions such as SRM Easwari Engineering College and Velammal Engineering College in Chennai. He has also contributed as a Lecturer at Jerusalem Engineering College and Srinivasa Institute of Engineering and Technology. Throughout his career, he has taken on several responsibilities, including membership in professional bodies, participation in boards and advisory committees, and coordination of national conferences and events.



  • Ph.D. (CSE), Anna University, 2019 (Grade: NA)
  • M.E (CSE), Anna University, 2005 (First Class with Distinction)
  • B.E (CSE), Bharathidasan University, 1999 (First Class)
Professional Experience
Dr. Ahamed Ali S is a highly experienced academician and researcher with over 18 years of dedicated service in the field of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE). His professional journey includes significant roles at esteemed educational institutions in Chennai, India.

From March 2021 to the present, Dr. Ahamed Ali S has been serving as an Assistant Professor at SRM Easwari Engineering College, where he contributes to the academic and research activities in CSE. Prior to his current position, he held the position of Assistant Professor (Grade III) at Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, from July 2006 to February 2021, where he made notable contributions to the department.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Ahamed Ali S served as a Lecturer at Jerusalem Engineering College for 1 year and 6 months (from December 2004 to June 2006) and at Srinivasa Institute of Engineering and Technology for 2 years and 7 months (from December 2000 to July 2003). Throughout his tenure in academia, he has been actively involved in various administrative and academic responsibilities, including:

  • Serving as a member of the Placement Committee
  • Coordinating the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) Department
  • Overseeing NAAC Criteria V as Incharge
  • Fulfilling duties as the NIRF Coordinator
  • Acting as a Proctor
  • Serving as the Autonomous Coordinator for the department
  • Membership in the Course File Committee
  • Overseeing feedback mechanisms
  • Coordination as the LFC coordinator for Tech Mahindra

In addition to his academic roles, Dr. Ahamed Ali S is affiliated with professional bodies such as the International Association of Engineers (ID: 216052) and the Internet Society (ID: 194027). He actively contributes to the academic community as a reviewer for reputable journals like KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems and as a Technical Committee Member in various national conferences.

Dr. Ahamed Ali S is committed to his professional development and has obtained several certifications in cutting-edge technologies and educational methodologies, including Cloud Computing, Python for Data Science, NBA Accreditation, Software Testing, and Java Programming. He is certified by NITTR, Chennai, and ZANDIG TQM Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, and has completed the Cisco Networking Academy’s CCNA Exploration: Network Fundamentals course.

Research Interest

Dr. Ahamed Ali S’s research interests span a broad spectrum within the field of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE). With over 18 years of experience, his scholarly pursuits encompass several key areas of inquiry. Primarily, he delves into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), exploring the development and application of algorithms in natural language processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, and predictive analytics. Additionally, he investigates Data Science and Big Data Analytics, focusing on methodologies for analyzing large datasets across various domains. Dr. Ahamed Ali S is also engaged in research related to Internet of Things (IoT) and Sensor Networks, examining design principles, communication protocols, and energy-efficient solutions. Furthermore, his interests extend to cybersecurity, privacy-preserving technologies, and cryptography, addressing emerging challenges in safeguarding digital assets and sensitive information. Moreover, he explores advanced topics in deep learning, neural networks, computer vision, and image processing, aiming to enhance performance and interpretability for diverse applications. Dr. Ahamed Ali S’s research endeavors also encompass edge computing, distributed systems, blockchain technology, cloud computing, software engineering, and development methodologies. Through his interdisciplinary approach, he seeks to advance knowledge and contribute to the development of innovative solutions with real-world impact.


Developing multi-path routing protocol in MANET using hybrid SM-CSBO based on novel multi-objective function

  • Journal: International Journal of Communication Systems
  • Year: 2023
  • DOI: 10.1002/DAC.5404
  • WOSUID: WOS:000896772000001
  • Contributors: Deepa Jeyaraj, Justindhas Yesudhasan, Ahamed Ali Samsu Aliar

Intelligent energy efficient vehicle automation system with sensible edge processing protocol in Internet of Vehicles using hybrid optimization strategy

  • Journal: Wireless Networks
  • Year: 2023
  • DOI: 10.1007/s11276-022-03204-5
  • Contributors: Deepa Jeyaraj, Ahamed Ali Samsu Aliar, Hemamalini S.

An Automated Detection of DDoS Attack in Cloud Using Optimized Weighted Fused Features and Hybrid DBN-GRU Architecture

  • Journal: Cybernetics and Systems
  • Year: 2022
  • DOI: 10.1080/01969722.2022.2157603
  • WOSUID: WOS:000914201500001
  • Contributors: Ahamed Ali Samsu Aliar, Moorthy Agoramoorthy, Y. Justindhas

Effective intrusion detection system for IoT using optimized capsule autoencoder model

  • Journal: Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience
  • Year: 2022
  • DOI: 10.1002/cpe.6918
  • EID: 2-s2.0-85126000835
  • Contributors: C.U. Om Kumar, J. Durairaj, S.A. Ahamed Ali, Y. Justindhas, S. Marappan

Survey on Autonomous Vehicles using Artificial Intelligence

  • Conference: 3rd International Conference on Electronics and Sustainable Communication Systems (ICESC)
  • Year: 2022
  • DOI: 10.1109/icesc54411.2022.9885422
  • Contributors: Ahamed Ali Samsu Aliar