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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 lecturer 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 various aspects of cryptography such as quantum-resistant cryptography, privacy-enhancing technologies (e.g. zero-knowledge proofs) and blockchain protocols. 

Supervision interests

Interested in supervision of students seeking a higher degree research in cryptography, blockchain protocols and/or applications of cryptographic tools (such as privacy-enhancing technologies) for the social good.

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, Practice-Oriented Techniques in Lattice-Based Cryptography, Department of Software Systems & Cybersecurity

Award Date: 12 May 2020

Research area keywords

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cryptography
  • Quantum-Resistant Cryptography
  • Blockchain

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