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Houshyar Honar Pajooh

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School of Food and Advanced Technology
College of Sciences


Thesis Title
Blockchain for Secured loT and D2D Applications over 5G Cellular Networks

Research Description
Blockchain for Secured D2D and loT Applications over 5G Cellular Networks

Personal Description
Houshyar completed his Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from Razi University, Iran, in 2002. In 2016 Houshyar received his Master of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at University of Auckland, New Zealand, with the thesis "Wireless Communication Tools for DALI Network." As a doctoral student at Massey University, his research project explores the Blockchain Technology Adaption for Secure Device to Device (D2D) and Internet of Things (IoT) Applications under 5G Networks. Houshyar's background spans a diverse range of disciplines and mediums: Cloud Security, Applied Cryptography, Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Autonomous Systems, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Telecom and Wireless

Dr Mohammad Abdurrashid
Associate Professor Fakhrul Alam
Professor Serge Demidenko


1- Honar Pajooh, H.; Rashid, M.; Alam, F.; Demidenko, S. Multi-Layer Blockchain-Based Security Architecture for Internet of Things. Sensors 2021, 21, 772. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21030772

2- Honar Pajooh, H., Rashid, M., Alam, F., & Demidenko, S. (2021). Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain for Securing the Edge Internet of Things. Sensors21(2), 359. doi:10.3390/s21020359 (https://doi.org/10.3390/s21020359)

3-Houshyar Honar Pajooh and M. A. Rashid, "A Security Framework for IoT Authentication and Authorization Based on Blockchain Technology," 2019 18th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications/13th IEEE International Conference On Big Data Science And Engineering (TrustCom/BigDataSE), Rotorua, New Zealand, 2019, pp. 264-271.
DOI: 10.1109/TrustCom/BigDataSE.2019.00043