Firas Hazzaa

PhD Researcher

Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

School:Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: Chelmsford

firas.hazzaa@pgr.anglia.ac.uk

Research interests

Thesis title

A new security scheme and lightweight encryption algorithm for voice over wireless networks connectivity to internet.

Supervisory Team

Dr Sufian Yousef
Dr Erika Sanchez-Velazquez

Research Group

Firas is a member of our Telecommunications Engineering Research Group and also part of our Future Cities Research Network.

Summary of Research

The aim of Firas' research thesis is focusing on developing a cost effective security scheme for voice over wireless networks, and to design a new cryptosystem which would meet the requirements of a wireless environment, such as delays and energy consumption. Other area's of research that Firas is interested in include cybersecurity, cryptography, telecommunication power management, telecommunication security, voice communication and wireless sensor networks. Firas is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Selected recent publications

Hazzaa, F., Yousef, S., Sanchez, E. and Cirstea, M., 2018. Lightweight and Low-Energy Encryption Scheme for Voice over Wireless Devices. IECON 2018 - 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Washington DC, USA, 21-23 October 2018. pp.2992-2997.

Hazzaa, F. and Yousef, S., 2017. Performance Analysis for Traffics in Mobile Ad Hoc Network. In: 11th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability ICGS3. Springer International Publishing AG, London, 2017.

Recent presentations and conferences

Presented a paper at: IECON 2018 - 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Washington DC, USA, 2018.