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Academic Biography

Dr. Zia Ush Shamszaman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing & Games at  the School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies (SCEDT). Prior to starting as an academic, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Dublin City University, Ireland and University College Cork, Ireland. Dr. Shamszaman also worked as a Part-time teacher at National University of Ireland Galway.

Summary of Research Interests

Dr. Shamszaman's research interests lie in the areas of: 

  • Cybersecurity
  • Industry 4.0
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Social Internet of Things (SIoT)
  • Cyber Physical Systems (CPS)
  • AI, Explainable AI and Deep Learning
  • Semantic Web
  • Probabilistic Ontology
  • Stream processing
  • Big data
  • Linked data

External Roles and Professional Activities


  • Seminar on Recent Research Trends and Opportunities in IoT and Cybersecurity at Grreen University of Bangladesh. June 2022
  • Trusting automated responses to your incident response, teisslondon, London, UK. September 2023



  • Senior Member, IEEE; 
  • Member, Elsevier Advisory Panel
  • Member, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) ;
  • Member, Europe Technology Network Community,
  • IEEE; Member, brain Community,
  • IEEE; Member, Digital Privacy and Trust Community,
  • IEEE; Member, Future of Technology Community,
  • IEEE; Member, Artificial Intelligence Community,
  • IEEE; Member, Internet of Things Community,
  • IEEE; Member, Cloud Computing Community,
  • IEEE; Member, Big Data Community,
  • IEEE; Web of Things Community,


  • International Conference on Suitable Technologies 4.0, 2022- TPC Member
  • International conference on Speech & Language Technology for Low-resource Languages (SPELLL) 2022- Program Chair
  • International Conference on Suitable Technologies 4.0, 2022- TPC Member
  • International Conference on Suitable Technologies 4.0, 2021- TPC Member
  • International Conference on Suitable Technologies 4.0, 2020- TPC Member.
  • IEEE 5TH World Forum on IoT, 2019- TPC Member.
  • International Conference on Suitable Technologies 4.0, 2019- TPC Member.
  • Insight Student Conference 2015-organizing committee member.


Information Fusion (IF 10.716); IEEE Communications Magazine (IF 10.356); IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IF 9.515); Network Magazine, IEEE (IF 7.503); IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (IF 7.377); IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IF 5.744); Information Sciences (IF 5.524); Journal of Network and Computer Applications (IF 5.273); Applied Soft Computing (IF 4.873); Future Generation Computer Science (IF 4.639); IEEE Access Journal (IF 4.098).


Special Issue "Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing Environment" A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Internet of Things".


  • Outstanding contribution in reviewing, Journal of Network and Computer Application, Elsevier
  • Outstanding contribution in reviewing, Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier
  • Outstanding contribution in reviewing, Computer and Electrical Eng. Journal, Elsevier
  • Second position in Spark Haus Hackathon, Cisco Ireland
  • Ph.D. research grant, Science Foundation Ireland
  • Foreign Student Scholarship (Master) by Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Academic Responsibilities

Teaching (Post graduate)

  • Computing Masters Project Module @ Teesside University
  • Research Methods Module @ Teesside University
  • Artificial Intelligence Ethics and Applications Module @ Teesside University
  • Linked Data @ University of Galway, Ireland

Teaching (Bachelor) 

  • Ethical Hacking Module @ Teesside University
  • Security Analyst Module @ Teesside University
  • Secure Data Acquisition Module @ Teesside University
  • Computing Project Module @ Teesside University
  • Data Structure @ University of Galway, Ireland


  • Research Ethics Committee Member at School of Computing, Engineering and Technologies at Teesside University
  • Course Review Committee member at Teesside University

Research Projects & External Funding

  • iShield: An AI-enabled application to secure Healthcare IoT. Funded by KTP-CyberASAP
  • AutoTaxi: Probabilistic ontology based accident prediction model for airport ground operations, funded by Science Foundation Ireland
  • Enabling the Internet of Everything (IoE), Funded by Cisco, Ireland
  • Web of Objects: ITEA2 project.
  • Building Energy Management System, funded by ETRI, Korea

Enterprise Interest and Activities

I worked in the industry over 7 years till 2011 in the following roles,

  • Technical Consultant and Technical Project Manager @ data edge limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sr. Network and Security engineer @ CSB News Limited, Dhaka Bangladesh
  • Network and Security Engineer @ Onenet Communications Ltd., Dhaka Bangladesh

Completed Benchmark Projects for the government of the people's republic of Bangladesh and Bangladesh Central Bank

  • Technical Project Manager @ Machine Readable Passport and Machine Readable VIsa project, funded by the government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
  • Technical Consultant @ Bangladesh Automated Clearing House project funded by World Bank
  • Technical Consultant @ Strengthening ICT project for Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning, People's Republic of Bangladesh

PhD and Research Opportunities

Open to supervise if you intend to apply for an external funding/scholarship.

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Education/Academic qualification

Master, Master of Engineeringjavascript:void(0);, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

PhD, Computer Science, University of Galway


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