Sanaz Soltani

Ph.D. Student

Academic and research departments

Institute for Communication Systems.


I am a Ph.D. student in Network Security at the 5GIC & 6GIC Innovation CentreUniversity of Surrey, UK, under the supervision of Dr. Mohammad Shojafar and co-supervision of Prof. Rahim Tafazolli. I received my masters’ degree in Software Engineering from the Amirkabir University of Tech. (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran. In my master's thesis, I researched coverage and connectivity issues in Wireless Sensor Network (WSN). I have seven years of working experience as a mobile network specialist in international telecommunication companies.


Research interests


S Soltani, M Razzazi, H Ghasemalizadeh (2018) The Most Points Connected-Covering Problem with Two Disks
S Soltani, M Shojafar, H Mostafaei, Z Pooranian, R Tafazolli (2021) Link Latency Attack in Software-Defined Networks
S Soltani, M Shojafar, A Brighente, M Conti, R Tafazolli (2022) Poisoning Bearer Context Migration in O-RAN 5G Network
S Soltani, M Shojafar, R Taheri, R Tafazolli (2022) Can Open and AI-Enabled 6G RAN Be Secured