Ali Shahidinejad | Key Exchange Protocols | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Ali Shahidinejad, Key Exchange Protocols, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Deakin University, Australia

Dr. Ali Shahidinejad is an accomplished researcher and educator in Information Technology and Computer Science. With a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University Technology Malaysia and ongoing doctoral research at Deakin University on Blockchain-assisted Authentication Protocols for IoT, he specializes in optimizing communication systems and ensuring secure authentication mechanisms. His academic journey includes a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Islamic Azad University of Arak, focusing on fuzzy controllers for internal combustion engines, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Islamic Azad University of Kashan, with a specialization in hardware. Dr. Shahidinejad’s expertise spans teaching, research, and industry engagement, covering computer science, network security, system programming, and more. He has taught at institutions such as Deakin University, Global College of Engineering and Technology (Muscat, Oman), and Islamic Azad University of Qom (Iran).



PhD Candidate in Information Technology

  • Institution: Deakin University, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
  • Duration: February 2022 to February 2025
  • Research Area: Blockchain-assisted Authentication Protocols for IoT
  • Principal Supervisor: Prof Jemal Abawajy

Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)

  • Institution: University Technology Malaysia, Johor
  • Duration: February 2011 to May 2015
  • Thesis Title: Optimizing Wavelength Division Multiplexing-based Optical Wireless Communication Signalling System

Master of Science (Computer Engineering, Architecture of computer systems)

  • Institution: Islamic Azad University of Arak, Arak
  • Duration: September 2007 to September 2010
  • Thesis Title: Designing an Air/Fuel Ratio Fuzzy Controller for Internal Combustion Engines
  • Grade: 18.14 out of 20

Bachelor of Science (Computer Engineering, Hardware)

  • Institution: Islamic Azad University of Kashan, Kashan
  • Duration: September 2003 to July 2007
  • Grade: 16.90 out of 20
Professional Experience:

Dr. Ali Shahidinejad brings a wealth of professional experience to the realm of Information Technology and Computer Science. As a Lecturer, Tutor, and Marker at Deakin University in Australia, he imparts knowledge in specialized areas like Malware Analysis, Cyber Security Management, Advanced Network Security, and Secure Coding. His role as a Research Assistant at Deakin University involves active participation in multiple research projects, showcasing his dedication to cutting-edge research in the field. Prior to his tenure at Deakin, Dr. Shahidinejad served as a Lecturer at the Global College of Engineering and Technology in Muscat, Oman, where he taught comprehensive courses covering Computer and Network Systems, including Computer Architecture, Computer Networks, Operating Systems, and Network Security. His teaching portfolio extends further back to his time at the Islamic Azad University of Qom in Iran, where he delivered courses ranging from Network Security and Computer Networks to Microprocessor, Operating Systems, and System Programming. Through these roles, Dr. Shahidinejad has not only demonstrated his proficiency in teaching a diverse array of subjects but has also showcased his commitment to academic excellence and research-driven learning. His professional journey underscores his expertise in cybersecurity, communication protocols, blockchain technologies, and machine learning, making him a versatile and invaluable asset to the academic and research community.

Research Interest:

Dr. Ali Shahidinejad’s research interests span several key areas within Information Technology and Computer Science. His primary focus revolves around Blockchain-assisted Authentication Protocols for IoT, aiming to develop secure and efficient authentication mechanisms tailored specifically for the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm. This research is crucial in addressing the security vulnerabilities inherent in interconnected IoT devices, ensuring robust protection against unauthorized access and data breaches. Additionally, Dr. Shahidinejad is deeply interested in communication protocols optimization, particularly in the context of wavelength division multiplexing-based optical wireless communication signaling systems. His research aims to enhance the performance, reliability, and scalability of communication systems, facilitating seamless data transmission across diverse networks. Moreover, his research endeavors extend to cybersecurity, covering areas such as malware analysis, secure coding practices, and network security protocols. By exploring innovative approaches in these domains, Dr. Shahidinejad aims to bolster cyber defense mechanisms, mitigate potential vulnerabilities, and safeguard critical information assets. Overall, Dr. Shahidinejad’s diverse research interests reflect a multidisciplinary approach to addressing contemporary challenges in Information Technology, emphasizing the integration of cutting-edge technologies to ensure secure, efficient, and resilient IT infrastructures.

Publication Top Noted:

A Survey on the Computation Offloading Approaches in Mobile Edge Computing: A Machine Learning-based Perspective

  • Authors: A Shakarami, M Ghobaei-Arani, AliShahidinejad
  • Journal: Computer Networks
  • Citations: 258
  • Year: 2020

Resource provisioning using workload clustering in cloud computing environment: a hybrid approach

  • Authors: A Shahidinejad, M Ghobaei-Arani, M Masdari
  • Journal: Cluster Computing
  • Pages: 1-24
  • Citations: 113
  • Year: 2020

An autonomous computation offloading strategy in Mobile Edge Computing: A deep learning-based hybrid approach

  • Authors: A Shakarami, A Shahidinejad, M Ghobaei-Arani
  • Journal: Journal of Network and Computer Applications
  • Pages: 102974
  • Citations: 111
  • Year: 2021

Resource Provisioning for IoT Services in the Fog Computing Environment: An Autonomic Approach

  • Authors: M Etemadi, M Ghobaei-Arani, A Shahidinejad
  • Journal: Computer Communications
  • Citations: 103
  • Year: 2020

A review on the computation offloading approaches in mobile edge computing: A game‐theoretic perspective

  • Authors: A Shakarami, A Shahidinejad, M Ghobaei‐Arani
  • Journal: Software: Practice and Experience
  • Citations: 89
  • Year: 2020