Network Engineering Research Group
The Network Engineering Research Group focuses on the core technology that enables the plethora of diverse devices in the Internet to communicate effectively and reliably.
- Wireless networks: The research addresses challenging issues with environmentally friendly energy efficient algorithms and protocols for different forms of wireless networks operating in day-to-day as well as extreme conditions.
- Distributed Systems: Current research is centred on Grid and Cloud computing. We also have interests in eScience and sensor information processing.
- Internet and Internetworking: The focus of current research is on design, implementation and experimentation of innovative and practical networking protocols and mechanisms and systems for wired/wireless Internet communications.
- Security, Trust and Cooperation: The focus of our current research is how to improve security for the users who access resources via networks. We contribute to the international Honeynet project and share their goal of learning the tactics and motives involved in computer and network attacks, and sharing the lessons learned.
- Digital preservation: The problem of ensuring that resources created electronically are accessible to future generations is becoming a world wide concern as more and more of our documents and artifacts are "born digital".
Find out more about our Research Team and how to work with them:
Members of the group have produced a number of publications over the years:
Seminars and Presentations
The group holds regular discussions and members present their research. Past (and upcoming) seminars are shown below:
| 21 Mar 2013
|| Quantifying Cooperative Effort in Wireless Multihop Networks
| 11 Apr 2013
|| Secure Data Aggregation for Smart Metering Networks
| 2 May 2013
|| Did not turn up!
| 16 May 2013
|| CASPER - security tool or friendly ghost?
| 30 May 2013
|| Fun in Argonne National Lab
| 13 Jun 2013
| 27 Jun 2013
| 11 Jul 2013
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