Pardeep Kumar received the B.E. degree in computer science from Maharishi Dayanand University, Haryana (India) and the M.Tech degree in computer science from Chaudhary Devilal University, Haryana (India), and the Ph.D. degree in ubiquitous computing from Dongseo University, Busan, South Korea. He is currently working with the Department of Computer Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK. From 2012 to 2018, he had held postdoc positions at the Department of Computer Science, Oxford University, Oxford UK (08/2016 - 09/2018), and at the Department of Computer Science, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromso, Norway (08/2015- 08/2016), and at Centre for Wireless Communications and the Department of Communications Engineering, University of Oulu, Finland (04/2012 to 08/2015).
Cyber physical systems
Renewable energy network: smart grid, smart metering
5G/6G networks - cellular and mobile networks
Internet of smart things
Distributed networks -- IoT healthcare, smart home, etc.
Gaba, GS.; Masud, M.; Kumar, P.; Gurtov, A. "A User-Centric Privacy-Preserving Authentication Protocol For IoT-AmI Environments," Computer Communication, 2022.
Gaba, G.S.; Hedabou, M.; Kumar, P.; Braeken, A.; Liyanage, M.; Alazab, M. "Zero knowledge proofs based authenticated key agreement protocol for sustainable healthcare," Sustainable Cities and Society, 2022 (Impact Factor: 7.58).
Khan, S. ; Braeken, A.; Kumar, P.; Gurtov, A. "POSTER: FL-Guard: A Federated Learning Based Ground-Air Secure Communication Model For Future Aviation Network," in Proc. of NDSS, 2022.
Khan, S.; Kumar, P.; Braeken, A.; Gurtov, A. "Poster: Detection of Evil Flies: Securing Air-Ground Aviation Communication," to appear in Proc. of ACM International Conference On Mobile Computing And Networking (MobiCom'21), 2021.
Khan, S.; Gurtov, A.; Braeken, A.; Kumar, P. "A Security Model for Controller-Pilot Data Communication Link," to appear in Proc. of IEEE Integrated Communications Navigation and Surveillance (ICNS) Conference, 20-22 April, 2021 [the Best Student Paper]
Nicholson, J.; Terry, J.; Beckett, H.; Kumar, P. "Understanding Young People’s Experiences of Cybersecurity," to appear in Proc. of ACM European Symposium on Usable Security (EuroUSEC) 2021.
Gaba, G.S.; Kumar, G.; Kim, T.H.; Monga, H.; Kumar, P. " Secure Device-to-Device Communications for 5G enabled Internet of Things Applications," Computer Communications, 2021 (Impact Factor: 2.81).
Masud, M.; Gaba, G.S.; Alqahtani, S.; Muhammad, G.; Gupta, B. B.; Kumar, P.; Ghoneim, A. "A Lightweight and Robust Secure Key Establishment Protocol for Internet of Medical Things in COVID-19 Patients Care," IEEE Internet of Things, 2021. (Impact Factor: 9.9)
Alwis, C. D.; Kalla, A.; Pham, Q-V.; Kumar, P., Dev, K.; Hwang, W-J.; Liyanage, M. "Survey on 6G Frontiers: Trends, Applications, Requirements, Technologies and Future Research," IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society 2021
A new EU project (ADMIRED) is being labelled from Xecs, July 2023.
Management Committee Member for a new COST ACTION, CA22168, 6G-PHYSEC, June 2023.
Management Committee Member for a new COST ACTION, CA22104, BEiGN-WISE, June 2023.
A new EU project (I2D|MSW) is being labelled from Celtic Next, March 2023.
Nominated as a Theme Champion (i.e., Defence and Security) for the pan Wales Alan Turing Institute Networking Award, from Swansea University.