Abdel-shakour Abuzneid

Abdel-shakour Abuzneid, Ph.D.

Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science & Engineering Associate Dean for International Initiatives Director of Systems and Engineering Laboratories

Engineering – Technology Bldg – Office 152
(203) 576-4113

Shakour A. Abuzeid received B.S. in engineering degree with honors in Computer and Control Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Yarmouk University, and M.S. Degree in Computer Engineering from the School of Engineering, University of Bridgeport. He received Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Bridgeport. He is currently the Director of Systems and Engineering Laboratories and the Associate Dean for international initiatives at the University of Bridgeport. His background is in the fields of computer science and engineering, computer communications, networks, computer and networks security, wireless and mobile communications, could computing and virtualization, control theory, robotics, and automation.

 

Education:
Ph.D., Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Bridgeport
M.S., Computer Engineering, University of Bridgeport
B.S., Computer and Control Engineering, Yarmouk University

 

Courses Taught:
CS 101 Introduction to Computing
CS102 Data Structures
CS 400 Object Oriented Programming Using C++
CPE 371 Data and Computer Communications
CPE 472 Computer Networks
CPE 473 Local Area Networks
Cpe 572 Advanced Data and Computer Communications
CPe 481 Mobile Communications
CPE 561 Network Security
CS 450 Database design
CpE/CS 460 Introduction to Robotics
CS 435 UNIX Systems Programming
CPE 410 introduction to Computer Architecture
CS442 Python Programming
CPE 577 Internet of Things

 

Publications:
Journal Articles:

1) Bushnag, Anas; Abuzneid, Abdelshakour; Mahmood, Ausif. 2016. " Source Anonymity against Global Adversary in WSNs Using Dummy Packet Injections a Survey." Sensors, Under Review.

2) Bushnag, Anas; Abuzneid, Abdelshakour; Mahmood, Ausif.           2016. "Source Anonymity in WSNs against Global Adversary Utilizing Low Transmission Rates with Delay Constraints." Sensors 16, no. 7: 957.

3) Abuzneid A., Sobh, T., Faezipour, M., Mahmood A., James J., Fortified Anonymous Communication Protocol for Location Privacy in WSN: A Modular Approach, Sensors 2015, 15, 5820-5864, MDPI. 

4) Abuzneid, A., Sobh, T., and Faezipour, M., "An Enhanced Communication Protocol for Location Privacy in WSN," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 697098, 15 pages. 

5) Tarek M. Sobh, Abdelshakour A. Abuzneid, and R. Mihali, "A PC-Based Simulator/Controller/Monitor Software for Manipulators and Electromechanical Systems.'' In the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 31: 355-377, 2001.

6) Amer A. Al-Rahayfeh, Muder M. Almi’ani, and Abdelshakour A. Abuzneid, “Parameterized Affect of Transmission-range on Lost o Network Connectivity (LNC) of Wireless Sensor Networks.” International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks (IJWMN) Vol.2, No.3, August 2010.

Book Chapters:

7) Tarek M. Sobh and Abdelshakour A. Abuzneid, ``A Generic Simulator/Controller for Robot Manipulators.'' In Recent Advances in Mechatronics, Springer Verlag, pp. 575-589, 1999.

Conference Papers:

8) Bushnag, A., Abdelshakour, A., Mahmood, A. An Efficient Source Anonymity Technique based on Exponential Distribution against a Global Adversary Model using Fake Injections. In Proceedings of the 13th ACM Symposium on QoS and Security for Wireless and Mobile Networks. 2017. ACM. Accepted.

9) Ali Al Essa; Xuan Zhang; Peiqiao Wu; Abdelshakour Abuzneid, ZigBee network using low power techniques and modified LEACH protocol, 2017 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications, and Technology Conference (LISAT).

10) Abul Hasan Fazulullah; Purva Vansia; Kartavi Patel; Dipesh Patel; Abdel-shakour A. Abuzneid, Secure transmission with matrix encryption and data compression mechanism, 2017 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications, and Technology Conference (LISAT).

11) Bushang, A. Abuzneid and A. Mahmood, "Source anonymity in WSNs against global adversary based on low rate fake injections," 2016 IEEE/ACES International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems (ICWITS) and Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES), Honolulu, HI, 2016, pp. 1-2. doi: 10.1109/ROPACES.2016.7465306

12) V. Gudipati, M. Gaffoor, O. Barman, and A. Abuzneid, " Efficient Facial Expression Recognition Using Adaboost and Haar Cascade Classifiers," Annual IEEE Connecticut Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology & Automation (CT-IETA 2016), Bridgeport, CT, October 14 - 15, 2016.

13) Vamshi Krishna Gudipati, Aayush Vetwal, Varun Kumar, Anjorin Adeniyi, and Abdelshakour Abuzneid, Detection of Trojan Horses by the Analysis of System Behavior and Data Packets, 2015 IEEE LISAT, Long Island, NY.

14) Jasim Almotir, Johnu Celestine, Tushar Vinayaraj, Keerthi Vallepalli & Abdelshakour Abuzneid, An Energy-Efficient Flooding Protocol for Enhanced Security in Wireless Sensor Networks, 2015 IEEE LISAT, Long Island, NY.

15) Abuzneid, A., Sobh, T., and Faezipour, M., An Enhanced Communication Protocol for Anonymity and Location Privacy in WSN, in IEEE WCNC 2015. 2015.  

16) Abuzneid, A., Sobh, T., and Faezipour, M., Temporal Privacy Scheme for End-to-End  Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks in Electrical, Electronics, Signals, Communication & optimization EESCO-2015. 2015. p. 2476-2481. 

17) Abuzneid, K. Elleithy, M. Abuzneid,” Using Available Wireless / Wired Network Infrastructure for Public Safety and Emergency Early Response”. In the proceedings of ASEE08 West Point, NY, March 2008. 

18) A.  Abuzneid, M. Abuhelaleh, T. Mismar,” Armor-LEACH – Energy Efficient, Secure Wireless Networks Communication.” In Proceedings of Proceedings of the 17TH International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, August 2008 St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands.

19) Abuzneid, K. Elleithy, M. Abuzneid,” Using Available Wireless / Wired Network Infrastructure for Public Safety and Emergency Early Response.” In the proceedings of ASEE08 West Point, NY, March 2008.

20) Abuzneid, M. Abuhelaleh, T. Mismar,“Armor-LEACH for Wireless Sensor Network.” In the proceedings of ASEE08 West Point, NY, March 2008.

21) Elleithy, A. Abuzaghleh, A. Abuzneid,” A New Mechanism to Solve IEEE 802.16 Authentication Vulnerabilities”. In the proceedings of ASEE08 West Point, NY, March 2008.

22) Sarosh Patel, Abdelshakour Abuzneid, Viqar U.Mohammed, Varun Kumar Godula, “TDM & FDM Multiplexing Overlays on Bluetooth”. In Proceedings of Proceedings of the International Conference on Telecommunications and Networking (TeNe 07), December 3-12, 2007.

23) Abdelshakour Abuzneid, Moeen Uddin, Shaid Ali Naz, Omar Abuzaghleh,” An Algorithm to Remove Noise from Audio Signal by Noise Subtraction”. In Proceedings of Proceedings of the International Conference on Telecommunications and Networking (TeNe 07), December 3-12, 2007.

24) Abdelshakour Abuzneid, Florina Ochis, Rashmi Bajracharya, Lisa Rajbhandari, Shailaza Shrestha,” Using DES in a Modified Design to Keep it from Oblivion”. In Proceedings of Proceedings of the International Conference on Telecommunications and Networking (TeNe 07), December 3-12, 2007.

25) T. Sobh, A. Abuzneid, B. Ghimire, K. Vovk, G. Gosine, P. Batra, A. Singh, S. Pathak, T. Tomas, A. Rosca and R. Mihali, "Case Studies in Web-based Robotics, Automation and Prototyping," In proceedings of the AMSE Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., October 2000.

26) Tarek M. Sobh and Abdelshakour A. Abuzneid, "A Generic Simulator/Controller for Robot Manipulators." In Proceedings of the IEEE 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechatronics, Istanbul, Turkey, May 1999.

27) Tarek M. Sobh and Abdelshakour A. Abuzneid, "A PC-Based Simulator/Controller/Monitor Software for Manipulators and Electromechanical Systems." In Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Robotics with Applications (ISORA '98), Alaska, May 1998. 

Posters:

28) Anas Bushnag, Abdulshakour Abuzneid, and Ausif Mahmood, “An Efficient Source Anonymity Technique based on Exponential Distribution against a Global Adversary Model using Fake Injections.” The 13th ACM Symposium on QoS and Security for Wireless and Mobile Networks. 2017. ACM.

29) Komareddy Anusha, Neha Nomula, Neha Panuganti, Niharika Chitumadugula, Satya Sai Charan Pusapati, Srividya Ranganthan and Shakour Abuzneid, “Authentication Using Voice Recognition and Timestamp OTP.” ASEE 2017.

30) Muhammad Bahauddin Khan, Nitish Makam Prashanth, Neha Nomula, Prachi Pathak,  Ajay Menon Muralidhar and Shakour Abuzneid, “Auto Student Attendance System Using Student ID Card via Wi-Fi.” ASEE 2017.

31) Meghana Ajith Prasad, Namrata Jagannath, Sumantha D Shivalingu and Shakour A. Abuzneid, “Data Privacy- AES Using Secure Hashing.” ASEE 2017.

32) Amulya Chava, Bhargava Chithanya Kumar Gunde, Divya Sree Pothireddy, Naresh Chalivendra, Naveen Cheldhi, and Sai Charitha Nallaguntla and Shakour Abuzneid, “Efficient and Privacy-Preserving Access to Sensor Data for the Internet of Things (IoT) based services.” ASEE 2017.

33) Bodapati Navya Mounica, Pooja Challa, Devi rajyalakshmi, Siva Peddi, Pradeep Kumar, Charan Laddu and Shakour Abuzneid,” Security Management in Wireless Sensor Network in the presence of Dumb Node.”FRD 2017.

34) Shakour Abuzneid, “Fortified End-To-End Anonymity and Location Privacy Using IoT.” FRD 2017.

35) Ajay Menon Muralidhar, Muhammad Bahauddin Khan, Nitish Makam Prashanth, Neha Nomula, Prachi Pathak and Shakour Abuzneid, “Heating Oil Level Detection and Assistance Using Amazon Alexa.” ASEE 2017.

36) Abul Hasan Fazulullah, Kartavi Patel, Dipesh Patel, Purva Vansia and Shakour A. Abuzneid, “Secure Transmission with Matrix Encryption and Data Compression Mechanism.” ASEE 2017.

37) Muhammad Bahauddin Khan, Nitish Makam Prashanth, Neha Nomula, Prachi Pathak,  Ajay Menon Muralidhar and Shakour Abuzneid, “Auto Student Attendance System Using Student ID Card via Wi-Fi.” ASEE 2017.

38) Ajay Menon Muralidhar, Muhammad Bahauddin Khan, Nitish Makam Prashanth, Neha Nomula, Prachi Pathak and Shakour Abuzneid, “Heating Oil Level Detection and Assistance Using Amazon Alexa.” FRD 2017.

39) Abul Hasan Fazulullah, Kartavi Patel, Dipesh Patel, Purva Vansia and Shakour A. Abuzneid, “Secure Transmission with Matrix Encryption and Data Compression Mechanism.” FRD 2017.

40) Bodapati Navya Mounica, Pooja Challa, Devi rajyalakshmi, Siva Peddi, Pradeep Kumar, Charan Laddu and Shakour Abuzneid, “Security Management in Wireless Sensor Network in Presence of Dumb Node.” ASEE 2017.

41) Sai Teja Kadiyala, Anusha Sowdhari, Sowmya Valina, Sajeesh Pandhaloor, Harrison Osula and Shakour Abuzneid, “Security/Privacy in Health Care Monitoring Using Wireless Sensor Networks.” RFD 2017.

42) Mohan Raju Anga, Kotaiah Tellagorla, Mohammad Z Farooqui and Shakour Abuzneid, “A novel mechanism for Cheiloscopy Authentication using the Bio-hashing technique.” ASEE 2016.

43) Srinivas Kaluri, RaviTeja Katheti, Lakshmi Mogilineedi and Shakour Abuzneid, “Privacy-Preserving Data Aggregation Using Perturbation for Wireless Sensor Networks.” ASEE 2016.

44) Rajesh Aglawe, Department of Computer Science, Shirdi Nagaraju Mudunuri, Deon Taylor and Shakour Abuzneid, “Cloud Computing Security: Vulnerabilities And Countermeasures.” ASEE 2016.

45) R.S.N.V. Durga Bai, B.Pravallika, K.Prathyusha and Shakour Abuzneid, “Data Anonymization for Preserving Data Privacy in Cloud Computing.” ASEE 2016.

46) Harender Singh Bisht, Mengdi Liu, Italo Guedes Almeida Silva, and Shakour A. Abuzeid, “Video Analysis using Content-based Video Retrieval and Artificial Neural Network for Government Censorship.” ASEE 2016.

47) Mofica Gaffoor, Oindrila Ray Barman, Harshagandha Patki, and Shakour Abuzneid, “Facial Expression Recognition Using ADABOOST Algorithm.” ASEE 2016.

48) Srikanth Reddy Enugu, Vinay Peddireddy, Akhilesh RVN and Shakour Abuzneid, “Pre-Login Authentication of Nodes in MANETs Using SHA-1 Hash Key”. ASEE 2016.

49) Goutham Siddharthan Balu, Shakour Abuzneid, Ganga Nidhi Gaddam and Vishal Singh, “Ensuring Distributed Accountability for Data Sharing in the Cloud.” ASEE 2016.

50) Venkatesh Konada, Rakesh Yadav, Pavan Kumar, and Shakour Abuzneid, “Defend and Detect SSL Strip Attacks.” ASEE 2016.

51) Meet Patel, Tahr Daduch , Shamili Galla and Shakour Abuzneid, “Risk Evaluation Based on Reliable Trust and Reputation Management Scheme in Wireless Sensor Network.” ASEE 2016.

52) Moin Ali Syed, Amreen Sultana, Nishanth kumar, and Shakour Abuzneid, “Remote Attestation Scheme using Camenisch Dynamic Accumulator with Certificate Generation.” ASEE 2016.

53) Vamshi Krishna Gudipati, Varun Kumar, Aayush Vetwal, Anjorin Adeniyi and Shakour Abuzneid, “Detection of Trojan horse by Analysis of System Behavior and Data Packets.” ASEE 2015.

54) Sean Laurel Rex Bashyam, Karthik Shankar, Sai Theja kadiyala and Abdelshakour Abuzneid, “Hybrid Cryptography using symmetric key Encryption.” ASEE 2015.

55) Devon Thomas, Alex Isaac, Majdi Alharthi, Ali Albatainah and Abdelshakour Abuzneid, “Improving Security Over Ipv6 Authentication Header Protocol using IP Traceback and TTL”. ASEE 2015.

56) Chen Fan, Long Tan, Rawad Felimban and Abdelshakour Abuzneid, “A Classification for Access Control List To Speed Up Packet-Filtering Firewall.” ASEE 2015.

57) Afroz Babu Patnam , Rohit Ramesh Dalvi, Dhruv Minesh thakkar  and  Abdelshakour Abuzneid, “Overview of Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Security.” ASEE 2015.

58) Saeed Aldawsri, Ahmed Alamri, and Abdelshakour Abuzneid, “Secure Modules in TinyOS.” ASEE 2015.

59) Vamshi Krishna Gudipati, Varun Kumar, Aayush Vetwal, Anjorin Adeniyi and Shakour Abuzneid, “Detection of Trojan horse by Analysis of System Behavior and Data Packets.” RFD 2015.

 

Honors and Awards:
Yarmouk University Computer and Control Engineering Academic Achievement Award. 
High School Academic Achievement Award. Ranked #2 in Yarmouk High School 1990 & #10 nationwide in National High School Exam.
Best Employee for the year 1993 in Andalus Corporation, Jordan.
Awardee for International Engineering Training (1 out of 4 ) at Hajjjawi College.
Rank #1 student in Computer and Control Engineering from Yarmouk University in 1994.
Best poster in Faculty development day, 2014.
Member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Computer Science Honor Society
Member of Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society
Member of SIGMA XI The Scientific Research Honor Society
Member of IEEE Communications Society
Member of the IEEE Computer Society
Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Member of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Member of the Jordanian Engineering Society

 

Grants:
University of Bridgeport Seed Money Grant (Funded: $15,000) Jan. 2018-Dec. 2018
- Principal Investigator, Dynamic Intrusion Detection System for the Internet-of-Things Using Machine Learning

ASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium  (Funded: $5,000) Dec. 2017-May 2018

NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (Funded: $27,300) Jun. 2017-May 2018
- Principal Investigator, Computer-Aided Simulator and Benchmark Testbed for the Internet of WSNs Using Satellite Link Communications. UB' matching fund: $17,300