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Abdelrahman Eldosouky

Postdoctoral Fellow

Degrees:Ph.D (Virginia Tech, USA) and M.S. & B.S. (Zagazig University, Egypt)


Abdelrahman Eldosouky received the B.S. degree in Computer and Control Engineering from Zagazig University, Egypt, in May 2005. He received the M.S. degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Zagazig University, Egypt, in August 2013. He earned the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, USA, in May 2019. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Systems and Computer Engineering department at Carleton University. Before joining Carleton University, Abdelrahman worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno. He has also worked as an Assistant Lecturer for Zagazig University, Egypt, between 2006 and 2014.

Research Interests

Abdelrahman’s research interests include wireless networks security, cyber-physical security, critical infrastructure resilience, the Internet of things (IoT), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), moving target defense, game theory, and Blockchains.



  • A. Eldosouky, W. Saad, and N. Mandayam “Resilient Critical Infrastructure: Bayesian Network Analysis and Contract-Based Optimization,” Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol 205, no. 107243, 2021.
  • A. Ferdowsi*, A. Eldosouky* , and W. Saad “Interdependence-Aware Game-Theoretic Framework for Secure Intelligent Transportation Systems,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2020. *Co-first author
  • A. Eldosouky, A. Ferdowsi, and W. Saad “Drones in Distress: A Game-Theoretic Countermeasure for Protecting UAVs Against GPS Spoofing,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 2840–2854, 2019.


  • A. Eldosouky, W. Saad, C. Kamhoua, and K. Kwiat, “Contract-Theoretic Resource Allocation for Critical Infrastructure Protection,” in Proc. of IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), San Diego, CA, USA, December 2015.
  • A. Eldosouky, W. Saad, and D. Niyato, “Single Controller Stochastic Games for Optimized Moving Target Defense,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2016.
  • A. Eldosouky and W. Saad, “On the Resilience of Transportation Systems to Flooding in Coastal Cities: A Game-Theoretic Perspective,” in Proc. of Resilience Week – Students Competition Track, Wilmington, DE, USA, September 2017.
  • A. Eldosouky and W. Saad, “On the Cybersecurity of m-Health IoT Systems with LED Bitslice Implementation,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), Las Vegas, NV, USA, January 2018.
  • A. French, M. Mozaffari, A. Eldosouky and W. Saad, “Environment-Aware Deployment of Wireless Drones Base Stations with Google Earth Simulator,” in Proc. of UNAGI’19 – Workshop on UNmanned aerial vehicle Applications in the Smart City, Kyoto, Japan, March 2019.
  • A. Eldosouky, A. Ferdowsi, and W. Saad, “Deceiving GPS Spoofers: A Game Theoretic Countermeasure for Wireless Drones”, extended abstract, in Proc. IEEE CNS 2019, Washington, D.C. USA, June 2019.
  • T. Das, A. Eldosouky, and S. Sengupta, “Think Smart, Play Dumb: Analyzing Deception in Hardware Trojan Detection Using Game Theory,” in Proc. of the International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services, Dublin, Ireland, June 2020.
  • A. Kotra, A. Eldosouky, and S. Sengupta, “Every Anonymization Begins with k: A Game-Theoretic Approach for Optimized k Selection in k-Anonymization,” in Proc. of International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communication Engineering, Las Vegas, USA, June 2020.