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Shahid, Abdur
Abdur Shahid
Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
College: College of Science, Mathematics, and Health
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Phone: (304) 384-5221
Discipline: Computer Science
Room: Science 100C
Box: F-19

Abdur Shahid


Biography

Dr. Abdur Shahid is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Concord University. He earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Computing and Information Sciences at the Florida International University in 2019. He is passionate about exploring security, privacy, trust, and blockchain research problems in the areas of Internet of Things (IoT), smart vehicle networks, mobile wireless sensor networks, geosocial networks, smart grid, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). His Ph.D. thesis work on developing lightweight blockchain for resource constrained IoT devices had attracted funding from Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). He was a recipient of highly competitive Florida International University Graduate School Dissertation Year Fellowship and SCIS Best Graduate Student in Research 2019 awards. His teaching experience includes Computer Security, Computer Networks, Analysis of Algorithms, Undergraduate Research, Human Centered Design, Introduction to Intelligent Systems, and Simulation and Modeling.

Education

  • Ph.D. Florida International University, Miami, FL, 2019
  • M.Sc. Florida International University, Miami, FL, 2018
  • B.Sc. Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh, 2011


Research

Teaching Interest

Computer Security, Computer Networks, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Computational Privacy, Security and Privacy of Machine Learning.

Research Interest

Computer Security, Computer Networks, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Computational Privacy, Security and Privacy of Machine Learning.

Publications (5 most recent publications)

1. Arpan Bhattacharjee, Shahriar Badsha,Abdur R. Shahid, Hanif Livani, Shamik Sengupta,“Block-Phasor: A Decentralized Blockchain Framework to Enhance Security of Synchrophasor”,2020 IEEE Kansas Power and Energy Conference (KPEC), 2020.

2. Shahid, Abdur R., Niki Pissinou, laurent Njilla, Edwin Aguilar, and Eric Perez. “Demo: Towardsthe Development of a Differentially Private Lightweight and Scalable Blockchain for IoT.” In 16thIEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), IEEE, 2019.

3. Shahid, Abdur R., Niki Pissinou, Sheila Alemany, Ahmed Imteaj, Kia Makki, and Laurent Njilla.“Quantifying Location Privacy in Permissioned Blockchain-based Internet of Things (IoT)”. In EAIInternational Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services(MobiQuitous), 2019.

4. Shahid, Abdur R., Niki Pissinou, Corey Staier, and Rain Kwan. “Sensor-Chain: A LightweightScalable Blockchain Framework for Internet of Things”. In International Conference on Internet ofThings (iThings) and IEEE Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom) and IEEE Cyber,Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom) and IEEE Smart Data (SmartData) (pp. 1154-1161).IEEE, 2019.

5. Shahid, Abdur R., Niki Pissinou, S. S. Iyengar, and Kia Makki. “Check-ins and Photos:Spatiotemporal Correlation-Based Location Inference Attack and Defense in Location-Based SocialNetworks.” In 2018 17th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy InComputing And Communications/12th IEEE International Conference On Big Data Science AndEngineering (TrustCom/BigDataSE), pp. 1852-1857. IEEE, 2018.

Service

  • Co-chair of The International Workshop on Security, Privacy, and Trust for Emergency Events (EmergencyComm 2020)
  • Guest editor of ``IoT and Artificial Intelligence Approaches to Defeat COVID-19 Outbreak", A special issue of Sensors Journal (ISSN 1424-8220) (Impact factor: 3.031).
  • Paper reviewer: ACM Computing Surveys, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2019).
Personal Website
Please visit www.abdurshahid.info

Research Websites
Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=TmUTP9AAAAAJ&hl=en
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Abdur_Rahman_Bin_Shahid