Research and Consultancy
My research interest spans the areas of cognitive, self organised,
opportunistic networks and systems that are agile and adaptive to users'
demands and dynamic patterns of the underlying mobile ad hoc communications.
End devices are capable of learning, predicting the patterns of
behaviour of other devices and resources, and dynamically sharing the
I am interested in a number of open research questions such as improving
energy efficiency, designing new and more efficient data dissemination and
routing protocols and new adaptive security and privacy techniques for data
tranmission in such enviroments.
I have over 10 years of experience in technology products, solutions and services, new business development, strategic planning, budget management, advising and consultancy for companies start-ups, SMEs venture capital, other aspects of consultancy including training, coaching and presentations
I am member of the Nework Systems Group
I am member of the Cambridge Networks Network
I am a Visiting Researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge .
I am Consultant for EarlyWarningConsulting Growing Digital Value and Consultant for Netico Group .
My former PhD students who recently successfully completed their PhDs include:
Dr. Bartosz Wietrzyk, PhD Theis Title: Practical Mobile Ad Hoc Networking for Large Scale Cattle Monitoring in 2007,
Dr. Andrew Grundy, PhD Thesis Title: Congestion Control Framework for Delay Tolerant Networks in 2011
I have recently examined the following PhD students:
Dr. Afra Mashhadi at UCL, London, PhD Thesis Title: Content Dissemination in Participatory Delay Tolerant Networks, in 2011,
Dr. Paul Kiddie at the
University of Birmigham, Birmigham, PhD Thesis Title: Decentralised Soft Security in Distributed Systems, in 2011,
Dr. Bambang Soelistijanto, University of Surrey, UK, PhD Thesis Tile: Traffic Distribution Fairness and Congestion in Social Opportunistic Networks, in 2014