Dr Kamanashis Biswas received his M.Sc. in Computer Science with specialisation in Security Engineering from Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Sweden and Ph.D. in Information and Communication Technology from Griffith University, Australia. Currently, he is working as a Lecturer in Information Technology (Cybersecurity) at Australian Catholic University. He is also an adjunct lecturer at the School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University. Before starting his role at ACU, he worked as an Associate Lecturer at Griffith University for one and a half years.  He also worked as a faculty at Daffodil International University, Bangladesh for about four and a half years. His research interests include blockchain technology, privacy issues in the metaverse, explainable AI, design and development of lightweight security protocols, energy efficient and secure routing, intrusion detection systems, and security issues in SDNs, MANETs, and WSNs. He has published numerous papers in the areas of blockchain, WSN, security, and privacy in reputed venues and high-impact journals including IEEE Internet of Things, Computer Networks, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Future Generation Computer Systems, and Nature Scientific Report. He has served in different leading capacities, such as a keynote speaker, general chair, session chair, organizing committee member and/or TPC member of several international conferences including TrustCom, GridCom, SDLT, CISIS, ICCS, ACM BlockSys, and PRDC-23. Dr Biswas has been a recipient of several internal and external research grants. He has also been editor of special issues in international journals and organised several workshops in the past.
Selected Journal Publications:
A Multipath Routing Protocol for Secure Energy Efficient Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, M. J. M. Chowdhury, X. Wu, K. Singh, Computer Networks, 2023, (IF: 5.493) CORE Rank: A.
A Reliable Vaccine Tracking and Monitoring System for Health Clinics Using Blockchain, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, G. Bai, M. J. M. Chowdhury, Scientific Reports, Nature, 2023 (IF: 5.51) Q1.
A Blockchain-based Secure Data Sharing framework for Software Defined Wireless Body Area Networks, K. Hasan, M. J. M. Chowdhury, K. Biswas, K. Ahmed, M. S. Islam, M. Usman, Computer Networks, 2022. (IF: 5.493) CORE Rank: A.
Cross-blockchain Technology: Integration Framework and Security Assumptions, B. Pillai, K. Biswas, Z. Hou, V. Muthukkumarasamy, IEEE Access, 2022. (IF: 3.476) Q1 Journal, SNIP: 1.71.
Burn-to-cliam: An asset transfer protocol for blockchain interoperability, B. Pillai, K. Biswas, Z. Hou, V. Muthukkumarasamy, Computer Networks, 2021. (IF: 5.493) CORE Rank: A.
A Cross-Layer Trust-based Consensus Protocol for Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading Using Fuzzy Logic, M. J. M. Chowdhury, M. Usman, M. Sadek, N. Chowdhury, A. I. Harun, U. S. Jannat, K. Biswas, Internet of Things Journal (IoTJ), 2021. (IF: 10.238) Q1 Journal, SNIP: 4.11.
COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Challenges and Future Directions, M. Sadek, M. J. M. Chowdhury, K. Biswas, N. Chowdhury, V. Muthukkumarasamy, IEEE Access, 2020. (IF: 3.476) Q1 Journal, SNIP: 1.71.
A Human-in-the-loop probabilistic CNN-Fuzzy logic framework for accident prediction in vehicular networks, M Usman, A Carie, B Marapelli, H D Bedru, K. Biswas, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2020. (IF: 4.325), Q1, SNIP: 1.709.
Control plane optimisation for an SDN-based WBAN framework to support heathcare applications, K. Hasan, K. Ahmed, K. Biswas, S. Islam, A. S. M. Kayes, S. M. R. Islam, Sensors, 2020. (IF: 3.874), Q1, SNIP: 1.586.
Software-defined application-specific traffic management for wireless body area networks, K. Hasan, K. Ahmed, K. Biswas, S. Islam, O. A. Sianki, Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 107, pp. 274-285, 2020, (IF: 7.307) CORE Rank: A, SNIP: 2.464.
Immutable Autobiography of Smart Cars Leveraging Blockchain Technology, M. Sadek, M. J. M. Chowdhury, K. Biswas, N. Chowdhury, V. Muthukkumarasamy, The Knowledge Engineering Review Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 35, 2020 (IF: 2.016),SNIP: 1.26, Q1.
A Survey of Blockchain Platforms for IoT Use-cases (accepted), M. Sadek, M. J. M. Chowdhury, K. Biswas, N. Chowdhury, V. Muthukkumarasamy, The Knowledge Engineering Review Journal, Cambridge University  Press, (IF: 2.016),SNIP: 1.26, Q1.
Cross-chain Interoperabiity Among Blockchain Based Systems using Transactions, B. Pillai, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, The Knowledge Engineering Review Journal, Cambridge University  Press, (IF: 2.016),SNIP: 1.26, Q1.
A Comparative Analysis of Distributed Ledger Technology Platforms, M. Sadek, M. J. M. Chowdhury, K. Biswas, N. Chowdhury, IEEE Access, Vol. 7, pp. 167930 - 167943, 2019, (IF: 3.476) Q1 Journal, SNIP: 1.71.
A Comprehensive Review of Wireless Body Area Networks, K. Hasan, K. Biswas, K. Ahmed, S. Islam, Journal of Networks and Computer Applications, vol. 143, pp. 178-198, 2019, (IF: 7.547) CORE Rank: A, SNIP: 2.487.
An Interference Aware Heuristic Routing Protocol for Wireless Home Automation Networks, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, X. Wu and K. Singh, Journal of Networks, 10(11), pp. 616-624, 2015. CORE Rank: A.
An Analytical Modeling for Lifetime Estimation of Wireless Sensor Networks, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, X. Wu and K. Singh, IEEE Communications Letters, 19(9),  pp. 1584-1587, 2015. (IF: 3.553) CORE Rank: A, SNIP: 1.562.
An Encryption Scheme Using Chaotic Map and Genetic Operations for Wireless Sensor Networks, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, and K. Singh, IEEE Sensors Journal, 15(5), pp. 2801-2809, 2015. (IF: 4.325),  Q1, SNIP: 1.709.
Constraint Minimum Vertex Covering in K-partite Graph: Approximation Algorithm and Complexity Analysis, K. Biswas, S.A.M. Harun, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, Vol. 4, ISSN: 1947-5500, USA, 2009. (IF: 0.702), SNIP: N/A.
Hardware Virtualization Support in Intel, AMD and IBM Power Processors, K. Biswas, Md. Ashraful Islam, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, Vol. 4, ISSN: 1947-5500, USA, 2009. (IF: 0.702), SNIP: N/A.
1. Introduction to Blockchain Technology with Bitcoin Protocol (Accepted), in Emerging Smart Technologies for Critical Infrastructure, Springer, 2023.
2. Integrated Platforms for Blockchain-Enablement in Role of Blockchain Technology in IoT Applications, Advances in Computers Series, vol. 115, Elsevier, 2019.
Selected Conference Publications:
Dr Biswas's current research focuses on:
Dr Biswas is keen to supervise highly motivated graduate students (both PhD and Masters) with a strong mathematical background. If you are interested in the area of his research, please contact him along with your CV. There are a range of scholarships and bursaries offered by the university for both domestic and international students. For more information about the application process, please visit "Find a Scholarship" page.
ACU FLB Project grant 2020, Project Title: Teaching cybersecurity units through gamification  Amount: 7,150 AUD
Australia India Council (AIC) grant, 2018  Amount: 97,020 AUD.
Learning and Teaching Grant, 2017(Griffith University) Amount: 3500 AUD
Learning and Teaching Grant, 2018(Griffith University) Amount: 3500 AUD
PhD Student Supervision:
1. Khalid Hasan, Griifth University,  (Year of completion: June, 2020)
Thesis Title: A secure and efficient communication framework for software defined wireless body area networks
2. Babu Pillai, Griffith University (Year of completion: October, 2022)
Thesis Title: Design of blockchain interoperability modes through cross-chain integration
3. Dora Zelenyanszki (Current)
Thesis Title: Privacy issues in blockchain enabled metaverse
4. Zorka Jovanovic (Current)
Thesis Title: Blockcahin, Explainable AI and Credit Scoring
Masters Student supervision:
Babu Pillai, Griifth University,  (Year of completion: July, 2018)
Thesis Title: Blockchain interoperability through cross-communication tranasctions
Dr Biswas worked as a program co-chair at the 4th and 3rd Symposium on Distributed Ledger Technology and served as a PC member for 1st and 2nd SDLT. He also worked as a PC member for a number of conferences including International Conference on Cyber Security, 3rd Workshop on Blockchain Technology and its Application, TrustComm, and International Conference on Complex,Intelligent and Software Intensive systems. He is actively collaborating with peers from Imperial College London, Swinburne University, La Trobe University, Open College UK, Data61, UNSW, Griffith University and IIT, Bombay on a number of blockchain projects.
Dr Biswas is also a reviewer board member of Sensors and Journal of Sensors and Actuator Networks (JSAN). Currently, he is serving as a guest editor of a special issue of sensors journal titled 'Blockchain of Things: Benefits, Challenges and Future Directions'. The issue is open for submission now.
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