Postgraduate students/researcher

Senior PostDoc Fellows

Student Publications

 

 

 

 

Dr. Uche Chude-Okonkwo

Okonkwo-Chude U.A.K, Reza Malekian, BTJ Maharaj and A. Vasiliakos “Molecular Communications and Nanonetworks for Targeted Drug Delivery: A Survey,” in IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1 (2017).

R. Malekian, N. R. Moloisane, L. Nair, B. T. Maharaj and Chude-Okonkwo U.A.K., "Design and Implementation of a Wireless OBD II Fleet Management System," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 4,: 1154-1164, (2016).

Okonkwo-Chude U.A.K, Reza Malekian, and BTJ Maharaj “Biologically Inspired Bio-Cyber Interface Architecture and Model for Internet of Bio-NanoThings Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 3444-3455, (2016).

Okonkwo-Chude U.A.K, Reza Malekian, and BTJ Maharaj “Molecular Communication Model for Targeted Drug Delivery in Multiple Disease Sites with Diversely Expressed Enzymes,” IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1, (2016).

Okonkwo-Chude U.A.K, Reza Malekian, and BTJ Maharaj “Diffusion-controlled interface kinetics-inclusive system-theoretic propagation models for molecular communication systems,” EURASIP J. Advances in Signal Processing, (2015) - ISI

Okonkwo-Chude U.A.K, Reza Malekian, BTJ Maharaj and Chollette C. Chude (2015)“Bio-Inspired Approach for Eliminating Redundant Nanodevices in Internet of Bio-NanoThings,” (IEEE GLOBECOM Conference 2015, Dec. 6-10, San Diego, California, USA).

Okonkwo-Chude U.A.K, Reza Malekian, BTJ Maharaj and Chollette C. Chude-Olisah, (2015) “Bio-Inspired Physical Layered Architecture for Diffusion-based Molecular Communication: Review, Issues and Suggestions,” 13th Annual IEEE International Conference in Industrial Informatics (INDIN) 2015, July 22-24, Cambridge, UK.

Okonkwo-Chude U.A.K, (2014) “Diffusion-Controlled Enzyme-Catalyzed Molecular Communication System for Target Drug Delivery,” (IEEE GLOBECOM Conference 2014, Dec. 8-12, Austin Texas, USA)

 

PostDoc Fellows

Student Publications

 

 

 

 

Dr. Opeyemi Osanaiye 

O. Osanaiye, S. Chen, Z. Yan, R. Lu, K. Choo, and M. Dlodlo, "From cloud to fog computing: A review and a conceptual live VM migration framework," IEEE Access, 2017.

O. Osanaiye, H. Cai, K.-K. R. Choo, A. Dehghantanha, Z. Xu, and M. Dlodlo, "Ensemble-based multi-filter feature selection method for DDoS detection in cloud computing," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2016, no. 1, p. 130, 2016.

O. Osanaiye, K.-K. R. Choo, and M. Dlodlo, "Distributed denial of service (DDoS) resilience in cloud: review and conceptual cloud DDoS mitigation framework," Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol. 67, pp. 147-165, 2016.

O. Osanaiye, K.-K. R. Choo, and M. Dlodlo, "Change-point cloud DDoS detection using packet inter-arrival time. In the proceedings of IEEE Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CEEC), Sept 28th -30th 2016, Essex, UK, pp. 204-209.

O. A. Osanaiye and M. Dlodlo, "TCP/IP header classification for detecting spoofed DDoS attack in Cloud environment,” In the proceedings of IEEE EUROCON 2015-International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), February 17-19, 2015. Paris France, pp. 139-141.

 

PhD Students

Student Publications

 

 

 

 

Ms Babedi Betty Letswamotse

Babedi Betty Letswamotse, Kgotlaetsile Mathews Modieginyane and Reza Malekian, “SDN Based QoS provision in WSN Technologies.” SATNAC 2016.

Kgotlaetsile Mathews Modieginyane, Babedi Betty Letswamotse and Reza Malekian, “Optimized Network Provisioning in Resource Constrained Wireless Sensor Networks for Monitored Environments: A Software Defined Networking Approach,” SATNAC 2016.

Kgotlaetsile Mathews Modieginyane, Babedi Betty Letswamotse, Reza Malekian and Adnan Abu-Mahfouz, “Software defined wireless sensor networks application opportunities for efficient network management: A survey” Elsevier: Computers and Electrical Engineering, 2017.

 

 

 

 

Mrs Lakshmi Nair

R. Malekian, N.R. Moloisane, L. Nair, B.T. Maharaj, U.A.K. Chude-Okonkwo, "Design and Implementation of a Wireless OBD II Fleet Management System," IEEE Sensors Journal, 17,4, pp 1154–1164, 2016

N. A. Cloete, R. Malekian, L. Nair, "Design of Smart Sensors for Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring," IEEE Access, vol. 4, pp. 3975-3990, 2016.

L.R. Nair and B.T. Maharaj, "Comparative Model Analysis for a Dual-Polarized Indoor and Industrial MIMO System," IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WIMOB), 12-14 October 2009, Marrakech, Morocco, pp. 7-12.

LR. Nair, B.T. Maharaj, and J. Wallace, "Capacity and Robustness of Single-and Dual-Polarized MIMO Systems in Office and Industrial Indoor Environments," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecomm. Conf. (GLOBECOM), 26-30 November 2007, Washing DC, USA, pp. 4522-4526.

L. R. Nair and B. T. Maharaj, "Capacity analysis of an indoor industrial environment using a dual-polarized MIMO system at 2.4 GHz and 5.2 GHz," in Proc. AFRICON, 26-28 September 2007, Windhoek, Namibia, pp. 1-5.

L.R. Nair and B.T. Maharaj, "Efficient Digital GSM/GPRS Metering For Rural Electrification," Proceedings of the XXVIIIth URSI General Assembly, October 2005, New Delhi, India.

 

 

 

 

Mr Kgotlaetsile Mathews Modieginyane

Kgotlaetsile Mathews Modieginyane, Babedi Betty Letswamotse, Reza Malekian, Adnan M. Abu-Mahfouz, “Software Defined Wireless Sensor Networks Application Opportunities for Efficient Network Management: A Survey”, Computers and Electrical Engineering (2017), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2017.02.026

Kgotlaetsile Mathews Modieginyane and Reza Malekian, “Optimized Network Provisioning in Resource Constrained WSNs for Monitored Environments: A Software Defined Networking Approach”, SATNAC 2016, George, 4 – 7 September, 2016.

 

 

 

 

Mr Arun Cyril Jose

A.C Jose, R. Malekian, “Smart Home Automation Security: A Literature Review”, Smart Computing Review, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 269-285, August 31, 2015.

A.C Jose, R. Malekian, N. Ye, "Improving Home Automation Security; Integrating Device Fingerprinting Into Smart Home", IEEE Access, vol. 4, October 2016.

C. Jose, R. Malekian, "Improving Smart Home Security: Integrating Logical Sensing Into Smart Home," in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 13, pp. 4269-4286, July1, 2017.

C. Jose, R. Malekian, "Improving Smart Home Security: Integrating Behavior Prediction Into Smart Home," IEEE Communications Magazine, [Under Review].

 

 

 

 

Mr Kapileswar Nellore

Nellore. K, and G. P. Hancke, “A survey on urban traffic management system using wireless sensor networks,” Sensors 2016, 16(2), 157, pp. 1-25, 2016.

Nellore. K, and G. P. Hancke, “Traffic Management for Emergency Vehicle Priority Based on Visual Sensing,” Sensors 2016, 16(11), 1892, pp. 1-22, 2016.

Nellore. K, and G. P. Hancke, “RE-Sensor based Emergency Vehicle Information Passing System for Traffic Management System” Poster Presentation in Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC) 2016, At George, South Africa, pp.62-63.

Muhtahir Olayede, K. Nellore and G. P. Hancke, “Evaluating the effect of Occlusion in Face Recognition Systems,” 13th IEEE Africon, Cape Town, 18-20 September 2017. South Africa.

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Vijayasanthi Palepu

Palepu V Santhi, and H. C. Myburgh, “Intelligent Driving Analysis and Assistance: A Review,” MDPI Open Access Sensors Journal, 2017. (Submitted)

Chenchela V. K. R, Nellore K, Palepu V Santhi, and Adnan     M. Abu-Mahfouz, “Improving the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Simulation Control System based on Wireless Sensor Networks” 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society China National Convention Center, 29 Oct – 1 Nov 2017, Beijing, China. (Submitted)

 

 

 

 

Mr Muhtahir Oloyede

M. O. Oloyede and G. P. Hancke, "Unimodal and Multimodal Biometric Sensing Systems: A Review," IEEE Access, vol. 4, pp. 7532-7555, 2016.

M. O. Oloyede and G. P. Hancke, " A Robust Face Recognition system for solving Occlusion", SATNAC Conference, Cape town, 2016

M. O. Oloyede, G. P. Hancke and Nellore Kapileswar, “Evaluating the effect of Occlusion in Face Recognition Systems", IEEE Africon, Cape town, 2017.

 

 

 

 

Ms Mary Alatise

No publication yet, but accepted paper: Alatise M, Hancke G. Pose estimation of a mobile robot using inertial sensor and monocular vision data. IEEE Africon 2017. 1-6

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Stephen Seyi Oyewobi

A Survey of Cognitive Radio Handoff Schemes, Challenges and Issues for Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks (CR-IWSN). Accepted for revision Elsevier, Journal of Network and Computer Applications July 06, 2017 (revised Manuscript submitted July 18, 2017).

A Conceptual Framework for an Adaptive Spectrum Handoff Procedure in Industrial Wireless Sensor Network Environments. Submitted to Elsevier, Journal of Network and Computer Applications June 15 2017

 

 

 

 

Mr Vijay Kumar Reddy Chenchela

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Musa Ndiaye

M. Ndiaye, G. P. Hancke, and A. M. Abu-Mahfouz, “Software defined networking for improved wireless sensor network management: A survey,” Sensors, vol. 17, no. 5, p. 1031, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Bruno Silva

G. A. Akpakwu, B. J. Silva, G. P. Hancke and A. M. Abu-Mahfouz, “A Survey on 5G Networks for the Internet of Things: Communication Technologies and Challenges,” IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 3619-3647, 2018.

B. J. Silva and G. P. Hancke, “Characterization of non-line of sight paths using 802.15.4a,” 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Toronto, ON, 2017, pp. 1436-1440.

B.J. Silva, R. dos Santos and G. P. Hancke, “Towards non-line-of-sight ranging error mitigation in industrial wireless sensor networks,” IECON 2016 – 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, 2016, pp. 5687-5692.

T. W. Foster, D. V. Bhatt, G. P. Hancke and B.J. Silva, “A Web-Based Office Climate Control System Using Wireless Sensors,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 15, pp. 6104-6113, Aug. 2016.

B. Silva and G. P. Hancke, “IR-UWB-Based Non-Line-of-Sight Identification in Harsh Environments: Principles and Challenges,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 1188-1195, June 2016.

T. H. Mogale, B. J. Silva and G. P. Hancke, “A portable IR-UWB based WSN for personnel tracking in emergency scenarios,” 2016 IEEE 14th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), Poitiers, 2016, pp. 961-965.

B.J. Silva, R. M. Fisher, A. Kumar and G. P. Hancke, “Experimental Link Quality Characterization of Wireless Sensor Networks for Underground Monitoring,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 1099-1110, Oct. 2015.

B. J. Silva and G. P. Hancke, “Practical challenges of IR-UWB based ranging in harsh industrial environments,” 2015 IEEE 13th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), Cambridge, 2015, pp. 618-623.

B.J. Silva, Z. Pang, J. Åkerberg, J. Neander and G.P. Hancke, “Positioning infrastructure for industrial automation systems based on UWB wireless communication,” IECON 2014 - 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Dallas, TX, 2014, pp. 3919-3925.

B.J. Silva, Z. Pang, J. Åkerberg, J. Neander and G.P. Hancke, “Experimental study of UWB-based high precision localization for industrial applications,” 2014 IEEE International Conference on Ultra-WideBand (ICUWB), Paris, 2014, pp. 280-285.

B. J. Silva and G. P. Hancke, “On link quality aware routing for industrial wireless sensor networks,” 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Cape Town, 2013, pp. 1347-1352.

C. H. Potter, G. P. Hancke and B. J. Silva, “Machine-to-Machine: Possible applications in industrial networks,” 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Cape Town, 2013, pp. 1321-1326.

G.P. Hancke, B.J. Silva and G.P. Hancke, “Role of Advanced Sensing in Smart Cities”, MDPI Sensors, pp. 393 – 425, 2013.

 

 

 

 

Mr Godfrey A. Akpakwu

G. Akpakwu, G. P. Hancke and A. M. Abu-Mahfouz, “Packet distribution in a tree-based topology Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2016 IEEE 14th International Conference on, 2016, pp. 1181-1184.

G. A. Akpakwu, G. P. Hancke and A. M. Abu-Mahfouz, “A Survey on Fifth Generation for the Internet of Things: Requirement, Communication Technologies and Challenges. Submitted to IEEE Open Access and currently under review.

 

Master Students

Student Publications

 

 

 

 

Mr Rogerio Dos Santos

R.M.A dos Santos, "GPS Compression using SSTrace and LZW coding," in SATNAC'13, Stellenbosch, 2013, pp. 149-152.

 

 

 

 

Mr Jaco Marais

J. Marais, R. Malekian, N. Ye, R. Wang, "A review of the topologies used in smart water meter networks: A wireless sensor network application", Journal of Sensors, 2016

J.M. Marais, D.V. Bhatt, G.P Hancke and T.D. Ramotsoela, "A web-based swimming pool information and management system," in IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2016

J. M. Marais, R. Malekian and A. M. Abu-Mahfouz, "LoRa and LoRaWAN Testbeds: a Review," in the 13th IEEE AFRICON Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2017 (accepted).

 

 

 

 

Mr Pranesh Vallabh

P. Vallabh, R. Malekian, N. Ye and D. Bogatinoska, "Fall detection using machine learning algorithms", 2016 24th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM), 2016.

P. Vallabh, R. Malekian, N. Ye, D.C. Bogatinoska, A. Karadimce, J. Ritonja, “Classification of fall detection in elderly persons based on smart phone data,”, Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 231, pp. s29-s30, Aug. 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Aran Shaker

None

 

 

 

 

Mr Damian de Arruda

D. de Arruda and G. P. Hancke, "Wearable device localisation using machine learning techniques," 2016 IEEE 25th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Santa Clara, CA, 2016.

D. de Arruda, Anuj Kumar and G. P. Hancke, "DASH7 Based Wireless Indoor Environmental Monitoring System," 2016 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Hong Kong, 2016.

 

 

 
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