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PhD Project Description: The project aims to developing a software defined cognitive networking to ensure the user experience, user-level fairness and network efficiency of online adaptive media using SDN-assisted and QoE-aware resource management and achieving network fairness in a household environment. Multiple plug-and-play testbeds will be created and used with P4 focused networking backend.

Research Interests

Research Interests Include;

  • Fairness in Multimedia
  • Fairness in Networking
  • QoS & QoE
  • Openflow
  • P4
  • 5G Networking Applications
  • Internet of Things Applications
  • Making Virtual Testbeds to prove Theoretical Modals


I am currently working with two undergraduate students;

  • Jacob Goldsney 
  • James Sharman 


Previous/Graduated Students Supervised;

  • Daniel Tesfaye
  • Nishad Edroos

Teaching Interests

Professor Teaching Assistance for the following modules at the University of Northampton;

  • Computer Communications
  • Group Project
  • Media Technology
  • Operating Systems
  • Software Engineering

Other Responsibilities

Faculty of Art, Science, and Technology Post Graduate Research Student Representative. 

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, BEng System Engineering, University of Northampton

1 Sep 201510 Jul 2018

Award Date: 10 Jul 2018


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