1. Under Review
  2. Journal Publications
  3. Lecture Notes
  4. Conference and Workshop Publications
  5. Posters
  6. Technical Reports
  7. Theses
  8. Talks
  9. Patents

Under Review

Mohamed elShehaby, Aditya Kotha, and Ashraf Matrawy. Introducing Adaptive Continuous Adversarial Training (ACAT) to Enhance ML Robustness. PDF Link

Emmanuel Dare Alalade, Mohammed Mahyoub, and  Ashraf Matrawy. Privacy Engineering in Smart Home (SH) Systems: A Comprehensive Privacy Threat Analysis and Risk Management Approach. Link

Mohamed elShehaby, and Ashraf Matrawy. Are Adversarial Attacks Practical in Network Intrusion Detection Systems?

Olakunle Ibitoye, Rana Abou-Khamis, Mohamed elShehaby, M. Omair Shafiq and Ashraf Matrawy. The Threat of Adversarial Attacks on Machine Learning in Network Security–A Survey. PDF Link

Mohammed Mahyoub, AbdulAziz AbdulGhaffar, Emmanuel Alalade, and Ashraf Matrawy,(2024). A Security-aware Network Function Sharing Model for 5G Slicing. PDF Link

Mohammed Mahyoub, Ashraf Matrawy, Kamal Isleem, and Olakunle Ibitoye (2023).  Cybersecurity Challenge Analysis of Work-from-Anywhere (WFA) and Recommendations Guided by a User Study. PDF Link

Journal Publications

M. Mahyoub, A. AbdulGhaffar, E. Alalade, E. Ndubisi and A. Matrawy, “Security Analysis of Critical 5G Interfaces,” in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, doi: 10.1109/COMST.2024.3377161.

Saif, D., & Matrawy, A. (2023). An Experimental Investigation of Tuning QUIC-Based Publish-Subscribe Architectures in IoT. IEEE Internet of Things Journal.

Ibitoye, O., Shafiq, M. O., & Matrawy, A. (2022). Differentially Private Self-normalizing Neural Networks for Adversarial Robustness in Federated Learning. Computers & Security, 102631.

A. Raoof, C. -H. Lung and A. Matrawy, “Securing RPL using Network Coding: The Chained Secure Mode (CSM),” in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, A. Raoof, C. -H. Lung and A. Matrawy, “Securing RPL Using Network Coding: The Chained Secure Mode (CSM),” in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 4888-4898, 1 April 1, 2022, doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2021.3109109.1

Julian Chukwu, Ashraf MJ. C. Chukwu, A. Matrawy, and D. Makrakis, “Consolidating Policy Chains Using One Pass Packet Steering in Software-Defined Data Centers,” in IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 518-531, 1 April-June 2021, doi: 10.1109/TCC.2018.2881963.

Ahmed Raoof, Ashraf Matrawy, and Chung-Horng Lung, “Enhancing Routing Security in IoT: Performance Evaluation of RPL Secure Mode under Attacks,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal (Early Access), September 2020.

Danish Sattar, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Optimal Slice Allocation in 5G Core Networks,” IEEE Networking Letters Vol: 1, Issue: 2, PP. 48-51, June 2019.

Mohamed Aslan, and Ashraf Matrawy, “On Maintaining an Up-to-date Network View in Software-Defined Clouds,” IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, (Accepted), March 2019.

Ahmed Raoof, Ashraf Matrawy, and Chung-Horng Lung, “Routing Attacks and Mitigation Methods for RPL-Based Internet of Things,” IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, (Early Access), December 2019.

Manjinder Nir, Ashraf Matrawy, and Marc St-Hilaire, “Economic and Energy Considerations for Resource Augmentation in Mobile Cloud Computing,” IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Vol. 6, Issue: 1, PP. 99-113, First Quarter 2018.

AbdelRahman Abdou, Ashraf Matrawy, and Paul C. van Oorschot, “Location Verification of Wireless Internet Clients: Evaluation and Improvements,” IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, Vol. 5, Issue 4, PP. 563-575, Fourth Quarter 2017.

Abes Dabir, AbdelRahman Abdou, and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Survey on Forensic Event Reconstruction Systems,” International Journal of Information and Computer Security, Vol. 9, Issue: 4, PP. 337-360, Year: 2017.

AbdelRahman Abdou, Ashraf Matrawy, and P. C. van Oorschot, “CPV: Delay-Based Location Verification for the Internet,” IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Vol. 14, Issue: 2, PP. 130-144, March – April 2017.

Bruna Freitas, Ashraf Matrawy, and Robert Biddle, “Online Neighborhood Watch: The Impact of Social Network Advice on Software Security Decisions,” Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 39, Issue: 4, PP. 322-332, Fall 2016.

M. Imam, Ashraf Matrawy, and M. Jassemuddin, “A Collaborative Firewall-Based Approach for Botnet Mitigation,” (Accepted), Journal of Information Assurance and Security.

Mohamed Aslan, and Ashraf Matrawy, “On the Impact of Network State Collection on the Performance of SDN Applications,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 1, PP. 5-8, Jan 2016.

AbdelRahman Abdou, Ashraf Matrawy, and P. C. van Oorschot, “Accurate One-Way Delay Estimation With Reduced Client Trustworthiness,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 19, Issue: 5, PP. 735-738, May 2015.

Muhammad Mahmoud, Manjinder Nir, and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Survey on Botnet Architectures, Detection and Defences,” International Journal of Network Security, Vol. 17, No. 3, PP. 272-289, 2015.

AbdelRahman Abdou, Ashraf Matrawy, and Paul C. van Oorschot, “Taxing the Queue: Hindering Middleboxes From Unauthorized Large-Scale Traffic Relaying,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 19, Issue: 1, PP. 42-45, January 2015.

Kashif Mahmood, Thomas Kunz and Ashraf Matrawy, “Broadcasting in MANETs Using Multi-Source Random Linear Network Coding,” Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, Vol. 16, No. 1-3, PP. 119-138, 2012.

Muhammad Mahmoud and Ashraf Matrawy, “IRC Botchallenger, Creating Botnet-Resilient Networks,” Journal of Information Assurance and Security, Vol. 6, Issue: 6, 2011.

Fadi El-Hassan, Ashraf Matrawy, Nabil Seddigh, and Biswajit Nandy, “An Experimental Approach to Network Monitoring using Quantitative Security Metrics,” Journal of Information Assurance and Security, Vol. 6, Issue: 1, 2011.

Saeideh Ashtarifar and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Link Layer Solution to Location Identification of Emergency VoIP Callers,” International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, Vol. 2, No. 5, September 2010.

Khurram Masood, Ashraf Matrawy, Bashar Bou-Diab, and Ross Kouhi, “Scalable XML Routed Network Topology Generation,” Bell-Labs Technical Journal, Vol. 13, No. 3, Fall 2008.

Ashraf Matrawy and Ioannis Lambadaris, “Performance of Layered Multicast Video,” Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 32, Issue: 2, Spring 2007.

Ashraf Matrawy and Ioannis Lambadaris, “A Real-time Video Multicast Architecture for Assured Forwarding Services,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 7, Issue: 4, PP. 688 – 699, Aug 2005.

Ashraf Matrawy and Ioannis Lambadaris, “A Survey of Congestion Control Schemes for Multicast Video Applications,” IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Vol. 5, Issue: 2, PP. 22 – 31, Q4 2003.

Ashraf Matrawy and Ioannis Lambadaris, “A Rate Adaptation Algorithm for Multicast Sources in Priority-based IP Networks,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 7, Issue: 2, PP. 94 – 96, Feb 2003.

Lecture Notes

Ashraf Matrawy, Paul C. van Oorschot, and Anil Somayaji, “Mitigating Network Denial-of-Service Through Diversity-Based Traffic Management”, In: Ioannidis J., Keromytis A., Yung M. (eds) Applied Cryptography and Network Security, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3531. Springer, 2005.

Conference and Workshop Publications

Mohammed Mahyoub, AbdulAziz AbdulGhaffar, and Ashraf Matrawy (2024). On the Impact of Flooding Attacks on 5G Slicing with Different VNF Sharing Configurations (2024 20th International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN))

Mohammed Mahyoub, Sazzad Hossain, and Ashraf Matrawy (2024). On the Impact of the RPL Decreased Rank Attack on 6TiSCH Networks. Accepted at (2024 20th International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN)). PDF Link

AbuIssa M*, Ibnkahla M, Matrawy A, and Eldosouky A*. “Temporal Partitioned Federated Learning for IoT Intrusion Detection Systems”. IEEE WCNC – Wireless Communications and Networking, accepted, (April 2024)  

Aboukhamis R*, and Matrawy A. (2024). Could Min-Max Optimization Be A General Defense Against Adversarial Attacks?. ICNC – International Conference on Computing, Networking, and Communications,
Accepted, February 2024

Saif D*, and Matrawy A. Mass Configuration & Management of Heterogeneous Industrial IoT Nodes: A Proposal and Experimental Evaluation. ICNC – International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications. Accepted, February 2024

Farhat A*, Ibnkahla M, Matrawy A, and Eldosouky A*.  IoT Trust Establishment through System LevelInteractions and Communication Attributes. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), December 2023

A. AbdulGhaffar, S. K. Paul and A. Matrawy, “An Analysis of DHCP Vulnerabilities, Attacks, and Countermeasures,” 2023 Biennial Symposium on Communications (BSC), Montreal, QC, Canada, 2023, pp. 119-124, doi: 10.1109/BSC57238.2023.10201458.

M. A. Issa, A. Eldosouky, M. Ibnkahla, J. Jaskolka and A. Matrawy, “Integrating Medical and Wearable Devices with E-Health Systems Using Horizontal IoT Platforms,” 2023 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS), Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2023, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/SAS58821.2023.10254186.

A. Jawad, L. Newton, A. Matrawy and J. Jaskolka, “A Formal Analysis of the Efficacy of Rebooting as a Countermeasure Against IoT Botnets,” ICC 2022 – IEEE International Conference on Communications, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 2022, pp. 2206-2211, doi: 10.1109/ICC45855.2022.9838865.

D Saif, A Matrawy, “A Pure HTTP/3 Alternative to MQTT-over-QUIC in Resource-Constrained IoT”, IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking, December 2021

D. Saif, C-H. Lung, and A. Matrawy, “An Early Benchmark of Quality of Experience Between HTTP/2 and HTTP/3 using Lighthouse”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2021.

R. Maarouf, D. Sattar and A. Matrawy, “Evaluating Resilience of Encrypted Traffic Classification against Adversarial Evasion Attacks,” 2021 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2021, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ISCC53001.2021.9631407.

D. Sattar, A. H. Vasoukolaei, P. Crysdale, and A. Matrawy, “A STRIDE Threat Model for 5G Core Slicing”, accepted for publication in Proc. 4th IEEE 5G World Forum (5GWF), October 2021, Montreal.

A Raoof, CH Lung, A Matrawy, “Integrating 6LoWPAN Security with RPL Using the Chained Secure Mode Framework”, The 14th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things, 2021.

A. H. Vasoukolaei, D. Sattar, and A. Matrawy, “TLS Performance Evaluation in the Control Plane of a 5G Core Network Slice”, IEEE Conf. on Standards for Comm. and Networking, December 2021

A. Raoof, C. -H. Lung and A. Matrawy, “Introducing Network Coding to RPL: The Chained Secure Mode (CSM),” 2020 IEEE 19th International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA), 2020, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1109/NCA51143.2020.9306744. January 2021

Danish Sattar and Ashraf Matrawy, “Proactive and Dynamic Slice Allocation in Sliced 5G Core Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC 2020), (Accepted), Montreal, Canada, 20 – 22 October 2020 (this paper combines the work in these two documents Link1, Link2).- Best Paper Award at ISNCC 2020.

Dana Haj Hussein, Ragunath Anbarasu, Ashraf Matrawy, and Mohamed Ibnkahla, “Towards a Decentralized Access Control System for IoT platforms based on Blockchain Technology”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC 2020), (Accepted), Montreal, Canada, 20 – 22 October 2020.

Rana Abou-Khamis and Ashraf Matrawy “Evaluation of Adversarial Training on Different Types of Neural Networks in Deep Learning-based IDSs”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC 2020), (Accepted), Montreal, Canada, 20 – 22 October 2020.

Rana Abou-Khamis, Omair Shafiq, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Investigating Resistance of Deep Learning-based IDS against Adversaries using min-max Optimization”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2020), (Accepted), Dublin, Ireland, 7 – 11 June 2020.

Olakunle Ibitoye, M. Omair Shafiq and Ashraf Matrawy, “Analyzing Adversarial Attacks Against Deep Learning for Intrusion Detection in IoT Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2019) Waikoloa, HI, USA, 9 – 13 December 2019.

Ahmed Raoof, Ashraf Matrawy and Chung-Horng Lung, “Secure Routing in IoT: Evaluation of RPL’s Secure Mode under Attacks”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2019), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 9 – 13 December 2019.

Thomas A.V. Sattolo, Saumil Macwan, Michael Vezina and Ashraf Matrawy, “Classifying Poisoning Attacks in Software Defined Networking”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WISEE 2019), Ottawa, ON, Canada, 16 – 18 October 2019.

Danish Sattar, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Towards Secure Slicing: Using Slice Isolation to Mitigate DDoS Attacks on 5G Core Network Slices”, in Proc. of the 7th Annual IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2019) Washington, DC, USA, 10 – 12 June 2019.

Mohamed Aslan and Ashraf Matrawy, “SDN-VSA: Modeling and Analysis of SDN Control Applications using Vector Spaces” in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2018), Kansas City, MO, USA, May 2018., Errata for the paper (posted August 23, 2018)., This Errata also applies (page numbers might differ) to this older version.

Mohamed Aslan and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Clustering-based Consistency Adaptation Strategy for Distributed SDN Controllers”, in Proc. of the 4th IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2018) Workshop on Smart network Technologies and Edge computing for the Tactile Internet (STET 2018), Montreal, QC, Canada, June 2018.

Danish Sattar, Ashraf Matrawy, Troy Bryant, and Marc Kneppers, “Threat Modeling in LTE Small Cell Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), Quebec City, QC, Canada, May 2018.

Darius Saif, Alexandre Cormier, Suranjit Banik, and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Review of Recently Emerging Denial of Service Threats and Defences in the Transport Layer”, in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), Quebec City, QC, Canada, May 2018.

Danish Sattar and Ashraf Matrawy, “An Empirical Model of Packet Processing Delay of the Open vSwitch”, in Proc. of the IEEE 25th International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP 2017), Toronto, ON, Canada, October 2017.

Mohamed Aslan and Ashraf Matrawy, “Could Network View Inconsistency Affect Virtualized Network Security Functions?”, accepted for publication in Proc. of the IEEE 3rd Workshop on Security and Privacy in the Cloud (SPC 2017), Las Vegas, NV, USA, October 2017.

Julian Chukwu, Ashraf Matrawy and Dimitrios Makrakis, “One Pass Packet Steering (OPPS) for Stateless Policy Chains in Multi-subscriber SDN”, in Proc. of the IEEE 2nd International INFOCOM Workshop on Software-Driven Flexible and Agile Networking (SWFAN 2017), Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1, 2017.

AbdelRahman Abdou, Ashraf Matrawy and Paul C. van Oorschot, “Accurate Manipulation of Delay-based Internet Geolocation”, in Proc. of the ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS 2017), Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2017. Distiguished Paper Award

Mohamed Aslan, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Adaptive Consistency for Distributed SDN Controllers”, in the Proc. of the 17th International Network Strategy and Planning Symposium (Networks 2016), Montreal, QC, Canada. September 2016.

Danish Sattar , Ashraf Matrawy, and Olufemi Adeojo, “Adaptive Bubble Burst (ABB): Mitigating DDoS Attacks in Software-Defined Networks”, in the Proc. of the 17th International Network Strategy and Planning Symposium (Networks 2016), Montreal, QC, Canada. September 2016.

Randika Upathilake, Yingkun Li, and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Classification of Web Browser Fingerprinting Techniques”, in the Proc. of the IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS 2015), Paris, France. July 2015.

Kevan Adlard, Tharanga Ekanayake, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Towards Power Profiling of Android Permissions”, in the Proc. of the IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS 2015), Paris, France. July 2015.

AbdelRahman Abdou, Ashraf Matrawy and Paul C. van Oorschot, “Location Verification on the Internet: Towards Enforcing Location-aware Access Policies Over Internet Clients”, in Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2014), San Francisco, CA, USA, October 2014. Nominated for Best Paper Award

Alejandro De Gante, Mohamed Aslan, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Smart Wireless Sensor Network Management based on Software-Defined Networking”, in the Proc. of the 27th Queen’s Biennial Symposium on Communications (QBSC 2014), Kingston, ON, Canada. June 2014.

Manjinder Nir, Ashraf Matrawy, and Marc St-Hilaire, “Optimizing Energy Consumption in Broker-Assisted Cyber Foraging Systems”, in the Proc. of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2014), Victoria City, BC, Canada. May 2014.

Manjinder Nir, Ashraf Matrawy, and Marc St-Hilaire, “An Energy Optimizing Scheduler for Mobile Cloud Computing Environments”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2014) Workshop on Mobile Cloud Computing, Toronto, ON, Canada. April 2014.

Manjinder Nir and Ashraf Matrawy, “Centralized Management of Scalable Cyber Foraging Systems”, in the Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN-2013), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada. October 2013.

Manjinder Nir and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Density Mapping Algorithm for Supporting Cyber Foraging Service Networks”, in the Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA 2012), Victoria, BC, Canada. November 2012.

Muhammad Mahmoud, Sonia Chiasson, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Does Context Influence Responses to Firewall Warnings?”, in the Proc. of the 7th IEEE eCrime Researchers Summit for the Anti-Phishing Working Group, Las Croabas, Puerto Rico, October 2012. Third Place Award for Best Paper

Mohammad Faghani, Ashraf Matrawy, and Chung-Horng Lung, “A Study of Trojan Propagation in Online Social Networks”, in the Proc. of the 5th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS 2012), Istanbul, Turkey, May 2012.

Ashraf Matrawy, Clifford Liem, Michael Wiener, Yuan Xiang Gu, and Andrew Wajs, “A New Perspective on Providing Cloud Computing Security”, in the Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2011), Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, May 2011.

Issam Al-Dalati, Jose R. Gallardo, Dimitrios Makrakis, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Enhanced QoS Support in Certified Wireless USB”, in the Proc. of the 9th Annual Conference on Communications Networks and Services Research (CNSR 2011), Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 2011.

Kashif Mahmood, Thomas Kunz, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Adaptive Random Linear Network Coding with Controlled Forwarding for Wireless Broadcast”, in the Proc. of the IFIP Wireless Days, Venice, Italy, October 2010.

S. Ashtarifar and Ashraf Matrawy, “Determining Host Location on the Internet: The Case of VoIP Emergency Calls”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2009) Workshops, Dresden, Germany, June 2009.

Craig Smith and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Behaviour Study of Network-Aware Stealthy Worms”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2009), Dresden, Germany, June 2009.

Abes Dabir and Ashraf Matrawy, “Design and Analysis of a Hierarchical IP Traceback System”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2009), Dresden, Germany, June 2009.

Abes Dabir and Ashraf Matrawy, “Bottleneck Analysis of Traffic Monitoring using Wireshark”, in the Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, Dubai, UAE. November 2008.

Craig Smith and Ashraf Matrawy, “Comparison of Operating System Implementations of SYN Flood Defenses (Cookies)”, in the Proc. of the 24th Queen’s Biennial Symposium on Communications (QBSC 2008), Kingston, ON, Canada. June 2008.

Abdulrahman Hijazi, Hajime Inoue, Ashraf Matrawy, Anil Somayaji, and Paul C. van Oorschot, “Discovering Packet Structure through Lightweight Hierarchical Clustering”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2008), Beijing, China, May 2008.

Issam Al-dalati and Ashraf Matrawy, “Designing Secure Peer-to-Peer Voice Applications in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks”, in the Proc. of the 20th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2007), Vancouver, BC, Canada. April 2007.

F. El-Hassan, Ashraf Matrawy, Nabil Seddigh, and Biswajit Nandy, “Designing Secure Peer-to-Peer Voice Applications in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks”, in the Proc. of the IASTED International Conference on Communication, Network and Information Security (CNIS 2006), Cambridge, MA, USA. October 2006.

Ashraf Matrawy, Wei Yi, Ioannis Lambadaris, and Chung-Horng Lung, “MPLS-based Multicast Shared Trees”, in the Proc. of the 4th Annual Communication Networks and Services Research Conference (CNSR 2006), Moncton, NB, Canada. May 2006.

C. Al Sayeed and Ashraf Matrawy, “Guaranteed Maximal Matching for Input Buffered Crossbar Switches”, in the Proc. of the 4th Annual Communication Networks and Services Research Conference (CNSR 2006), Moncton, NB, Canada. May 2006.

Jian Zhu, Ashraf Matrawy, Ioannis Lambadaris, and Mohsen Ashourian, “Optimization of Resilient Packet Ring Networks Scheduling for MPEG-4 Video Streaming”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2005), Seoul, Korea, May 2005.

Nabil Seddigh, Biswajit Nandy, Andrew Ross, Peter Pieda, Rupinder Makkar, Ashraf Matrawy, Ioannis Lambadaris, and Lathif Masood, “MPLS-based Multicast Shared Trees”, in the Proc. of the Workshop on Cyber Infrastructure – Emergency Preparedness Aspect, Ottawa, ON, Canada. April 2005.

Nabil Seddigh, Peter Pieda, Ashraf Matrawy, Biswajit Nandy, Ioannis Lambadaris, and Adam Hatfield, “Current Trends and Advances in Information Assurance Metrics”, in the Proc. of the Second Annual Conference on Privacy, Security, and Trust (PST 2004), Ottawa, ON, Canada. December 2004.

Ioannis Lambadaris, Rupinder. Makkar, Ashraf Matrawy, Nabil Seddigh, Biswajit Nandy, L. Paoletti, and D. Bennett, “Issues in Internet-based Emergency Public Alerting”, in the Proc. of the Workshop on Critical Infrastructure Protection and Emergency Preparedness, Ottawa, ON, Canada. December 2004.

Jian Zhu, Ashraf Matrawy, Ioannis Lambadaris, and Mohsen Ashourian, “A New Scheduling Scheme for Resilient Packet Ring Networks With Single Transit Buffer”, in the Proc. of the IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Computer-aided Modeling, Analysis, and Design of Communication Links and Networks (GLOBECOM 2014), Dallas, TX, November 2004.

Helen Tang, Ioannis Lambadaris, Hamid Mehrvar, Jerome Talim, and Ashraf Matrawy, “A New Access Control Scheme for Metropolitan Packet Ring Networks”, in the Proc. of the IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Computer-aided Modeling, Analysis, and Design of Communication Links and Networks (GLOBECOM 2014), Dallas, TX, November 2004.

Ashraf Matrawy, Chung-Horng Lung, and Ioannis Lambadaris, “A Framework for MPLS Path Setup in Unidirectional Multicast Shared Trees”, in the Proc. of the SPIE Conference on Performance, QoS, and Control of Next-Generation Communication Networks (ITCOM 2004), Philadelphia, PA, October 2004.

Han Zhu, Ashraf Matrawy, and Ioannis Lambadaris, “Models and Tools for Simulation of Video Transmission on Wireless Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering (CCECE 2004), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 2004. Selected for the Special Session on Abstraction, Modeling, and Simulation

Ashraf Matrawy and Ioannis Lambadaris, “Real-time Transport for Assured Forwarding: An Architecture for Both Unicast and Multicast Applications”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2003), Alaska, AK, USA. May 2003.

Ashraf Matrawy and Ioannis Lambadaris, “Multicast Flow Control in Priority-based IP Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering (CCECE 2003), Montreal, QC, Canada, May 2003.

Ashraf Matrawy, Chung-Horng Lung, and Ioannis Lambadaris, “Comparison of the Use of Different ECN Techniques for IP Multicast Congestion Control”, in the Proc. of the 2nd European Conference on Universal Multiservice Networks (ECUMN 2002), Colmar, France, April 2002.

Ashraf Matrawy, Chung-Horng Lung, and Ioannis Lambadaris, “Multicasting of Adaptively-encoded MPEG4 Over QoS-aware IP Networks”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2002), New York, NY, USA. April 2002.

Ashraf Matrawy, Chung-Horng Lung, and Ioannis Lambadaris, “MPEG4 Traffic Modeling Using the Transform Expand Sample Methodology”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Workshop on Networked Appliances (IWNA4), Gaithersburg, MD, USA. January 2002.

Ashraf Matrawy, Chung-Horng Lung, and Ioannis Lambadaris, “On Layered Video Fairness on IP Networks”, in the Proc. of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2001), San Antonio, TX, USA. November 2001.

Posters

M. E. Shehaby and A. Matrawy, “The Impact of Dynamic Learning on Adversarial Attacks in Networks (IEEE CNS 23 Poster),” 2023 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 1-2, doi: 10.1109/CNS59707.2023.10288658.

Olakunle Ibitoye, M. Omair Shafiq, and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Convolutional Neural Network Based Solution For Pipeline Leak Detection”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WISEE 2019), Ottawa ON, Canada, 16 – 18 October 2019.

Ahmed Raoof, Ashraf Matrawy, and Chung-Horng Lung “Evaluation of RPL Preinstalled Secure Mode Under Common Routing Attacks”, in Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (IEEE CNS2019), Washington DC, USA, June 2019.

J.P. Houle, S. Ahmadi, B.C.A. Robart, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Leveraging Inter-controller Communication to Mitigate DDoS Attacks in SDN Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (IEEE CNS2017), Las Vegas, NV, USA, October 2017.

Danish Sattar, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Using Software Defined Networking to Support Security Functions”, A Poster at the SERENE-RISC Fall Workshop. October 2016.

Julian Chukwu, Ose Osamudiamen, and Ashraf Matrawy, “IDSaaS in SDN: Intrusion Detection System as a Service in Software Defined Networks”, in the Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2016), Philadelphia, PA, USA. October 2016.

AbdelRahman Abdou, Ashraf Matrawy and Paul C. van Oorschot, “Verifying Geographic Location Presence of Internet Clients”, in the Proc. of the 37th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Jose, CA, USA. May 2016.

Laura Mutu, Rania Saleh, and Ashraf Matrawy, “Improved SDN Responsiveness to UDP Flood Attacks”, in the Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2015), Florence, Italy. September 2015.

M. Nir, Ashraf Matrawy, and M. St-Hilaire, “Challenges of Task Offloading in Mobile Cloud Computing Environments”, a presentation referred on abstract, 56th Canadian Operational Research Society Annual Conference, May 2014.

A. M. Abdou, Ashraf Matrawy and Paul C. van Oorschot. “Internet Geolocation: An Adversarial Perspective”, in the 4th annual ISSNet Workshop, 2012.

I. Al-Dalati, D. Makrakis and Ashraf Matrawy, “Medium Access Slot (MAS) Allocation to support QoS and Mobility in Wireless USB”, Wisense Workshop, Kingston, ON, May 2010

A. Hijazi, H. Inoue, D. Jansens, Ashraf Matrawy, P.C. van Oorschot, and A. Somayaji, “Towards Understanding Network Traffic through Whole Packet Analysis”, a poster in USENIX Annual Technical Conference, Santa Clara, CA, June 2007.

Ashraf Matrawy and I. Lambadaris, “An Architecture for Real-time Multicast Video in Assured Forwarding Networks”, a poster in MITACS Annual Conference 2003, Ottawa, ON, May 2003.

Ashraf Matrawy and I. Lambadaris, “On the Use of Network Support for IP Multicast”, a poster in MITACS Annual General Meeting 2002, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, May 2002.

A. Matrawy, I. Lambadaris, and C. Huang, “Multicasting of Adaptively-encoded MPEG4 over QoS-aware IP Networks”, winner of the best poster award in CITO Knowledge Network Conference, Ottawa, ON, October 2001.

Ashraf Matrawy, I. Lambadaris, and C. Huang, “Layered Video Multicasting over IP: A Study of the Trade-off between Fairness and Utilization”, a poster in MITACS Annual General Meeting 2001, McGill University, Montreal, QC, May 2001.

Invited A. Matrawy and I. Lambadaris, “QoS for Video Multicasting over IP Networks”, a poster in 2nd IEEE Workshop on Network Operations and Management Systems (NOMS99), Montebello, QC, June 1999.

Technical Reports

M. Mahmoud, M. Nir, and Ashraf Matrawy, “A Survey on Botnet Architecture, Detection and Defences”, Carleton University Technical Report SCE-11-04, October 2011.

F. El-Hassan, A. Matrawy, N. Seddigh, and B. Nandy, “On the Quantitative Evaluation Of Network Security: A Case Study of Intrusion Detection Metrics”, Carleton University Technical Report SCE-08-05, May 2008

K. Masood and A. Matrawy, “Query Distribution Techniques For Application Aware Networking”, Project Report to Alcatel-Lucent Canada, March 2007.

A. Hijazi, H. Inoue, A. Matrawy, P.C. van Oorschot, A. Somayaji, “Towards Understanding Network Traffic Through Whole Packet Analysis”, Carleton University Technical Report TR-07-06, (School of Computer Science), February 2007.

I. Al-Dalati and A. Matrawy, “Issues in the Design of Secure Peer-to-Peer Voice Applications in Ad Hoc Networks”, Carleton University Techincal Report SCE-07-01, January 2007.

S. Henry, C. Kafka, D. Tudino, and A. Matrawy, “A Comparison of Ad-Hoc Distributed Computing Technologies”, Carleton University Technical Report, SCE-05-12, July 2005.

B. Nandy, N. Seddigh, A. Ross, R. Makkar, A. Matrawy, and I. Lambadaris, “Geospatial Mapping and Technology for Cyber Infrastructure Assurance”, Solana Networks Technica Report, a research project funded by Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), February 2005.

B. Nandy, P. Pieda, N. Seddigh, I. Lambadaris, A. Matrawy, and A. Hatfield, “Information Assurance Metrics”, Solana Networks Technical Report, a research project funded by Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), March 2004.

A. Matrawy, C. H. Lung, and I. Lambadaris, “A Framework for MPLS Path Setup in Uni-Directional Multicast Shared Trees”, Carleton University technical report, SCE-03-24, September 2003.

I. Lambadaris, R. Makkar, and A. Matrawy, “A study and proposal for Public Alert System using the Internet”, SOMBRA LABS Technical report. Research funded by Industry Canada. June 2003.

A. Matrawy and I. Lambadaris, “Simulation results of Multicast Video in Assured Forwarding Networks”, Carleton University technical report, SCE-02-09, October 2002.

A. Matrawy and I. Lambadaris, “RLM Interaction with TCP: Congestion Control and Fairness Issues”, Carleton University technical report, SCE-02-05, December 2001.

Theses

“Network-supported Congestion Control for Video Multicasting over IP Networks”, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Carleton University.

“Extraction of Control Rules for Constructing a Ship Collision Avoidance System using a Fuzzy-Neural Approach”, M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Computer Science and Automatic Control, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.

“Document Image Analysis and OCR”, B.Sc. Graduation Project thesis, Department of Computer Science and Automatic Control, Alexandria University, Egypt.

Talks

“Enabling IoT Services Through Secure 5G Core Slices”, IEEE Ottawa Section, October 2019.

“Enabling IoT Services Through Secure 5G Core Slices”, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, October 2019.

Invited to give a seminar on “Enabling IoT Services Through Secure 5G Core Slices”. The seminar was hosted by the Montreal Chapter of the IEEE Systems, Man & Cybernetics Society and was given at the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE), February 2019.

Hosted by the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society joint Chapter of the Vancouver/Victoria Sections: Presented our research on Resource Augmentation in Mobile Environments at Simon Fraser University’s School of Engineering Science (Host: Prof. Trjkovic) and at the University of Victoria’s Department of Computer Science (Host: Prof. Pan) .

“Research Problems in Supporting Network Applications”, School of Computing, Queen’s University, August 2010.

“Designing NDoS-Resilient Data Networks”, School of Engineering, York University, March 2006.

“Network Denial-of-Service”, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, February 2006.

“On the Use of Network Support to Enhance the Performance of Multimedia Applications and Network Security”, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, April 2005.

“Architectures for Group Communications in IP Networks”, Department of Computing and Information Science, University of Guelph, August 2004.

“Architectures for Multicast Communications in IP Networks”, Concordia Institute of Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University, February 2004.

“Congestion Control for Multicast Video in IP Networks”, Department of Computer Science, York University, June 2003.

“Congestion Control for Multicast Video in IP Networks”, School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, March 2003.

Patents

Method of xml router network overlay topology creation

Bashar Bou-Diab, Khurram Masood, and Ashraf Matrawy, Patents No.WO2009040780A3. Filed on September 28, 2007.