Here is a list of possible PhD projects I am interested in supervising, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Study effective methods and techniques for privacy protection for different types of data and for performing computation and data mining tasks on sensitive-information protected data.
include privacy protection for location and SMS data in mobile systems and for big data in cloud environment, privacy-preserving classification and clustering.
Study effective models, methods and techniques for network intrusion detection, security hole diescuvery, and secure network management.
include injecting noise through wavelet transform to protect sensitive information and detecting anomalies through deep learning to discover intrusions and security holes at an early state so that proventive means against attacks may be adopted.
Secure Data Sharing in Social Networks
Study effective methods and techniques for secure data publishing, accessing/searching and propagation in social networks. Recent focuses include social network structural information protection, secure searching, information propagation, and secure recommendation system design.
Survivable Network Design
Study effective methods and techniques for
design and analysis of survivable network architectures and communication protocols.
Recent focuses include approximation algorithms for computing Steiner networks and for disjoint path routing.
Study effective methods and techniques for various network optimization problems on allocation and scheduling that are of application importance. Recent focuses are on optimal/approximation schemes for min-movement barrier-coverage under the deployment of mobile sensors and for max-delivery data broadcasting in multi-channel MIMO broadcast
Data Center Networks and Cloud Computing
Study effective models and methods for server interconnection and task scheduling in high performance data center networks and for resource allocation in cloud computing environments. Recent foucses include green-energy constrained cost minimisation for multi-source power supply, resource allocation for batch jobs and VM placement in cloud systems.
Study effective methods and techniques for Web caching, scalable Web
server design, proxy/cache placement and replacement. Recent focuses
include development of optimal methods for en-route Web caching in
tree networks and multimedia objects placement for transparent data
Study efficient architectures and algorithms for optical computing.
Recent focuses include fault-tolerant routing in optical WDM networks
and efficient realization of parallel computations in optical
Network Topology Discovery and Performance Evaluation
Study effective methods and techniques for network traffic analysis
and performance evaluation. Recent focuses include topology discovery
and performance analysis in multicast networks and wireless networks.
Mobile Agents Deployment in e-applications
Study new methods and techniques for analyzing statistical behaviors
of mobile agents, monitoring agent's performance and controlling
agent's activities, to improve the performance of agent-deployed
Study efficient parallel algorithms for problems ranging from
combinatorial and graph-theoretic to data-intensive applications.
Recent was done for combinatorial problems on partially ordered data
sets and critical sections in networks.
Study interconnection network topologies of high performance in terms
of hardware (wiring), software (routing) and maintenance (scalability)
costs, and techniques for efficient switching among network elements.
Recent work was done in design and analysis of high performance
Parallel Databases Query Evaluation and Data Mining
Study efficient techniques and methods for efficient databases query
evaluation and data mining in parallel and distributed environments,
with the focuses on multple join operations and discovery of
association patterns in large databases.
Study efficient methods and techniques for routing in high-speed
networks and time-embedded systems with the focus on group
communication including multicast in multiple multicast.
Data hiding, multimedia coding and transmission
Study effective methods and techniques for embedding high-capacity
data imperceptiblly in a host media (audio, image and video etc) in a
robust and secure manner, for error-resilient coding and transmission
of multimedia applications in noisy and time-varying network
Study efficient methods and techniques for wireless communication and
networking. Recent focuses include: Design orthogonal and
quasi-orthogonal space-time block codes with high rates and low
delays; Develop efficient, robust and secure routing protocols for
WSN and MANET.