Baraq Ghaleb

baraq ghaleb

Dr Baraq Ghaleb

Lecturer

Biography

Baraq Ghaleb (PhD, MSc, BSc, FHEA) is a Lecturer within the Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks and Security at Edinburgh Napier University. He is currently involving in delivering and leading several modules for the Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) levels within the Cyber Security and Networking subject group. Dr. Ghaleb was awarded his PhD from Edinburgh Napier University in June 2019. He is an experienced researcher with more than 8 years of cutting-edge research around Cyber Security, Internet of Things, Blockchain and Machine Learning. His research interests revolve around investigating the security vulnerabilities of the Internet of Things standards and utilising the cutting-edge advancements in addressing such vulnerabilities.
Dr. Ghaleb has involved in several externally funded research projects as Coinvestigator and also as a Principal Investigator with a total budget exceeding £ 140,000. He has co-authored and published more than 25 research papers, in prestigious peer-reviewed outlets.
In addition, Dr. Ghaleb has been involved in supervising and mentoring research Master and PhD students since he accomplished his PhD thesis in 2019.

Events

Esteem

Conference Organising Activity

  • Track Chair

 

External Examining/Validations

  • PhD Examiner

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Best paper award International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems (ICETIS 2021)
  • Edinburgh Napier PhD Scholarship
  • MSc Studentship Award
  • • BSc Studentship Award, Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministry, Yemen (4 years)

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Fellowship-Highr Academy

 

Reviewing

  • Reviewer for Journals and Conferences

 

Spin-outs and Licences

  • Patent

 

Date


26 results

Sensitivity-Aware Configurations for High Packet Generation Rate LoRa Networks

Conference Proceeding
Alahmadi, H., Bouabdallah, F., Ghaleb, B., & Al-Dubai, A. (2022)
Sensitivity-Aware Configurations for High Packet Generation Rate LoRa Networks. In 2021 20th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC/CIT/DSCI/SmartCNS). https://doi.org/10.1109/IUCC-CIT-DSCI-SmartCNS55181.2021.00048
In this paper, we introduce Sensitivity-Aware LoRa Configuration (SAL), a new algorithm for efficient autonomous and distributed selection of LoRa physical layer transmission ...

Dynamic S-Box and PWLCM-Based Robust Watermarking Scheme

Journal Article
Sher Khan, J., Koç Kayhan, S., Siddiq Ahmed, S., Ahmad, J., Ayesha Siddiqa, H., Ahmed, F., …Al Dubai, A. (in press)
Dynamic S-Box and PWLCM-Based Robust Watermarking Scheme. Wireless Personal Communications, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-022-09562-9
Due to the increased number of cyberattacks, numerous researchers are motivated towards the design of such schemes that can hide digital information in a signal. Watermarking ...

A Novel Chaotic Permutation-Substitution Image Encryption Scheme Based on Logistic Map and Random Substitution

Journal Article
Arif, J., Khan, M. A., Ghaleb, B., Ahmad, J., Munir, A., Rashid, U., & Al-Dubai, A. Y. (2022)
A Novel Chaotic Permutation-Substitution Image Encryption Scheme Based on Logistic Map and Random Substitution. IEEE Access, 10, 12966-12982. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2022.3146792
Privacy is a serious concern related to sharing videos or images among people over the Internet. As a method to preserve images’ privacy, chaos-based image encryption algorith...

Improved Group-Based Signaling Scheme for Mobile Nodes in the Internet of Things Networks

Conference Proceeding
Ghaleb, S. M., Man, M., Ghaleb, B., Aplop, F., Ghaleb, M., & Al-Hadi, I. A. A. (2022)
Improved Group-Based Signaling Scheme for Mobile Nodes in the Internet of Things Networks. In Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems: ICETIS 2021 Volume 2 (417-434). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-85990-9_34
One of the most important challenge in the mobility management protocols is maintaining the MN’s IP connectivity and its accessibility during its movement. Although mobility p...

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in Oil and Gas Industry: Applications, Requirements and Existing Solutions

Conference Proceeding
Wadhaj, I., Ghaleb, B., & Thomson, C. (2021)
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in Oil and Gas Industry: Applications, Requirements and Existing Solutions. In Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems ICETIS 2021: Volume 2 (547-563). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-85990-9_44
Effective measurement and monitoring of certain parameters (temperature, pressure, flow etc.) is crucial for the safety and optimization of processes in the Oil and Gas Indust...

An RPL based Optimal Sensors placement in Pipeline Monitoring WSNs

Conference Proceeding
Wadhaj, I., Thomson, C., & Ghaleb, B. (2021)
An RPL based Optimal Sensors placement in Pipeline Monitoring WSNs. In Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems: ICETIS 2021 (533-546). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-85990-9_43
Compared to an ordinary sensor network, Linear Sensor Networks (LSNs) has many applications in a number of areas such as surveillance and monitoring of international boundarie...

A Student Advising System Using Association Rule Mining

Journal Article
Shatnawi, R., Althebyan, Q., Ghaleb, B., & Al-Maolegi, M. (2021)
A Student Advising System Using Association Rule Mining. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 16(3), 65-78. https://doi.org/10.4018/ijwltt.20210501.oa5
Academic advising is a time-consuming activity that takes a considerable effort in guiding students to improve student performance. Traditional advising systems depend greatly...

A Comparative Performance Evaluation of A load-balancing Algorithm using Contiki: “RPL vs QU-RPL”

Journal Article
Stoyanov, S., Ghaleb, B., & Ghaleb, S. (2020)
A Comparative Performance Evaluation of A load-balancing Algorithm using Contiki: “RPL vs QU-RPL”. International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, 9(4), 6834-6839. https://doi.org/10.30534/ijatcse/2020/384942020
The RPL (Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks) has emerged within constrained networks as the de-facto IPv6 routing standard, which entangles many concepts that m...

SklCoin: Toward a Scalable Proof-of-Stake and Collective Signature Based Consensus Protocol for Strong Consistency in Blockchain

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Ghaleb, B., & Buchanan, W. J. (2020)
SklCoin: Toward a Scalable Proof-of-Stake and Collective Signature Based Consensus Protocol for Strong Consistency in Blockchain. https://doi.org/10.1109/icsa-c50368.2020.00034
The proof-of-work consensus protocol suffers from two main limitations: waste of energy and offering only probabilistic guarantees about the status of the blockchain. This pap...

Mitigation Mechanisms Against the DAO Attack on the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks (RPL)

Journal Article
Wadhaj, I., Ghaleb, B., Thomson, C., Al-Dubai, A., & Buchanen, B. (2020)
Mitigation Mechanisms Against the DAO Attack on the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks (RPL). IEEE Access, 8, 43665-43675. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2977476
Destination Advertisement Objects (DAOs) are sent upward by RPL nodes toward the DODAG root, to build the downward routing paths carrying traffic from the root to its associat...

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