Dr Mohammad Shojafar

Senior Lecturer (Associate Prof.) in Network Security
+44 (0)1483 689480
08 CII 01


Areas of specialism

Network Security and Privacy; Green Networking; Adversarial Machine Learning; Applied Cryotography


Research interests

Research projects

Indicators of esteem

    • EU Horizon Marie Curie 2018: PRISENODE  (PI)



    Postgraduate research supervision

    My publications


    Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, S. Garg, R. Taheri, R. Tafazolli, "LEVER: Secure Deduplicated Cloud Storage with Encrypted Two-Party Interactions in Cyber-Physical Systems", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics(TII), Vol. PP, Iss. 99, pp. 1-10, September 2020.

    R. Taheri, M. Shojafar, M. Alazab, R. Tafazolli, "FED-IIoT: A Robust Federated Malware Detection Architecture in Industrial IoT"IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics(TII), Vol. PP, Iss. 99, pp. 1-11, December 2020.

    M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, E. Baccarelli, "Energy-efficient Adaptive Resource Management for Real-time Vehicular Cloud Services", IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing(TCC), Vol. 7, Iss. 1, pp. 196-209, March 2019.

    M. Shojafar, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, J. H. Abawajy, "Adaptive Computing-plus-Communication Optimization Framework for Multimedia Processing in Cloud Systems"IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing(TCC), Vol. 8, Iss. 4, pp. 1162-1175, December 2020.

    S. Azizi, M. Shojafar, J. Abawajy, R. Buyya, "GRVMP: A Greedy Randomized Algorithm for Virtual Machine Placement in Cloud Data Centers", IEEE System Journal, June 2020.

    Zh. Chu, P. Xiao, M. Shojafar, D. Mi, J. Mao, W. Hao, "Intelligent Reflecting Surface Assisted Mobile Edge Computing for Internet of Things"IEEE Wireless Communications Letters(WCL)Impact Factor: 4.66, Vol. PP, Iss. 99, pp. 1-5, November 2020.

    M.M. Tajiki, S. Salsano, L. Chiaraviglio, M. Shojafar, B. Akbari, "Joint Energy Efficient and QoS-aware Path Allocation and VNF Placement for Service Function Chaining", IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM), Vol. 16, Iss. 1, pp. 374-388, March 2019.

    M. Ghahramani, R. Javidan, M. Shojafar, R.Taheri, M. Alazab, R. Tafazolli, "RSS: An energy-efficient approach for securing IoT service protocols against the DoS attack", IEEE Internet of Thing Journal, (IoTJ), pp. 1-17, September 2020.

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