Isam Wadhaj

Isam Wadhaj

Isam Wadhaj

Associate Lecturer

Biography

Isam is a Lecturer and researcher in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University. He holds a BEng degree in Computer Networks and Distributed Systems and MSc in Advanced Networking from Edinburgh Napier University. His teaching role has involved lecturing across a range of subject areas including Computer Systems and Network Security, Networking, Mobile Computing and Security Systems for IoT at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Isam holds Cisco CCNA, CCNP qualification.
In addition, Isam has been involved in supervising Honours, summer interns and MSc.
He developed a cloud-based virtualization platform for the teaching and training of Security to both on-campus and distance learning students.
Isam focuses on Internet of things, Iot Security, Routing Protocols and Cross Layer Design, Wireless Body Area Networks and E-Health and Wireless Networks research. He has published many quality scholarly articles. His most recent research has been published in several highly-cited IEEE Access, MDPI journals and IEEE international conferences.

Esteem

Fellowships and Awards

  • Best paper award International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems (ICETIS 2021)

 

Reviewing

  • International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems (ICETIS 2021)
  • IEEE Access

 

Date


13 results

A Mobility Aware Duty Cycling and Preambling Solution for Wireless Sensor Network with Mobile Sink Node

Journal Article
Thomson, C., Wadhaj, I., Tan, Z., & Al-Dubai, A. (2021)
A Mobility Aware Duty Cycling and Preambling Solution for Wireless Sensor Network with Mobile Sink Node. Wireless Networks, 27(5), 3423-3439. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11276-021-02580-8
Utilising the mobilisation of a sink node in a wireless sensor network to combat the energy hole, or hotspot issue, is well referenced. However, another issue , that of energy...

Towards an Energy Balancing Solution for Wireless Sensor Network with Mobile Sink Node

Journal Article
Thomson, C., Wadhaj, I., Tan, Z., & Al-Dubai, A. (2021)
Towards an Energy Balancing Solution for Wireless Sensor Network with Mobile Sink Node. Computer Communications, 170, 50-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2021.01.011
The issue of energy holes, or hotspots, in wireless sensor networks is well referenced. As is the proposed mobilisation of the sink node in order to combat this. However, as t...

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

Conference Proceeding
Wadhaj, I., Ghaleb, B., & Thomson, C. (in press)
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in Oil and Gas Industry: Applications, Requirements and Existing Solutions. In International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems (ICETIS 2021)
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. (in press)
An RPL based Optimal Sensors placement in Pipeline Monitoring WSNs. In International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems (ICETIS 2021)
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 New Mobility Aware Duty Cycling and Dynamic Preambling Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Network

Conference Proceeding
Thomson, C., Wadhaj, I., Al-Dubai, A., & Tan, Z. (2020)
A New Mobility Aware Duty Cycling and Dynamic Preambling Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Network. In 2020 IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)https://doi.org/10.1109/WF-IoT48130.2020.9221036
The issue of energy holes, or hotspots, in wireless sensor networks is well referenced. As is the proposed mobilisa-tion of the sink node in order to combat this. However, as ...

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...

Mobility Aware Duty Cycling Algorithm (MADCAL) in Wireless Sensor Network with Mobile Sink Node

Conference Proceeding
Thomson, C., Wadhaj, I., Tan, Z., & Al-Dubai, A. (2019)
Mobility Aware Duty Cycling Algorithm (MADCAL) in Wireless Sensor Network with Mobile Sink Node. In 2019 IEEE International Conference on Smart Internet of Things (SmartIoT). https://doi.org/10.1109/SmartIoT.2019.00037
In Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) the use of Mobile Sink Nodes (MSNs) has been proposed in order to negate the ”hotspot” issue. This where nodes closest to the sink node shal...

Mobility Aware Duty Cycling Algorithm (MADCAL) A Dynamic Communication Threshold for Mobile Sink in Wireless Sensor Network

Journal Article
Thomson, C., Wadhaj, I., Tan, Z., & Al-Dubai, A. (2019)
Mobility Aware Duty Cycling Algorithm (MADCAL) A Dynamic Communication Threshold for Mobile Sink in Wireless Sensor Network. Sensors, 19(22), https://doi.org/10.3390/s19224930
The hotspot issue in wireless sensor networks, with nodes nearest the sink node losing energy fastest and degrading network lifetime, is a well referenced problem. Mobile sink...

Performance Investigation of RPL Routing in Pipeline Monitoring WSNs

Conference Proceeding
Wadhaj, I., Gharebi, W., Al-Dubai, A., & Thomson, C. (2018)
Performance Investigation of RPL Routing in Pipeline Monitoring WSNs. In 20th {IEEE} International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; 16th {IEEE} International Conference on Smart City; 4th {IEEE} International Conference on Data Science and Systems, HPCC/SmartCity/DSS 2018https://doi.org/10.1109/HPCC/SmartCity/DSS.2018.00178
The adoption of WSN and IEEE 802.15.4 standard for the linear WSN networks were assumed. The interconnection of WSNs with the Internet is possible by assigning IPv6 addresses ...

A new enhanced RPL based routing for Internet of Things

Conference Proceeding
Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., & Wadhaj, I. (2017)
A new enhanced RPL based routing for Internet of Things. In 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications. , (1-6). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCW.2017.7962723
The IPv6 Routing Protocol for Low-power and Lossy Networks (RPL) has been recently standardized for routing in the constrained Internet of Things networks. Unfortunately, the ...