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PhD projects

Lattice-based cryptography, zero-knowledge proofs, privacy-preserving protocols, blockchain protocols


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Personal profile


Muhammed completed his PhD study at Faculty of Information Technology (FIT), Monash University in May 2020 and is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at FIT.

Research interests

Muhammed's research is focused around cybersecurity and lies at the intersection of Mathematics and Computer Science. In particular, he is interested in lattice-based cryptography, a promising candidate for quantum-safe cryptography, and its applications in solving real-life problems. Blockchain protocols are amongst the focused applications.

Supervision interests

Interested in supervision of students seeking a higher degree research in cryptography and/or blockchain protocols.

Monash teaching commitment

Muhammed has had various teaching roles including tutor, admin tutor and lecturer of the following units:

  • FIT5163 Information and Computer Security
  • FIT5124 Advanced Topics in Security
  • FIT2093 Introduction to Cyber Security

Education/Academic qualification

Cybersecurity, Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Software Systems & Cybersecurity

Award Date: 12 May 2020

Research area keywords

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cryptography
  • Lattice-Based Cryptography


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