Sheikh Tahir Bakhsh

Dr Sheikh Tahir Bakhsh

Lecturer

Department: Department of Computer Science

Office/Location: Cardiff School of Technologies, Llandaff Campus

Telephone:  

Email: sbakhsh@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Staff Profile Overview

​Dr Sheikh Tahir Bakhsh received the Gold Medal from the Rector COMSATS, Abbottabad, Pakistan for securing the 1st position in MCS in August 2006. Dr Tahir has received his PhD degree in Computer and Information Sciences from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia in 2012. He is working at Cardiff Met as a lecturer. He has worked as an Associate Professor in the faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia. In the past he has completed a LTE HICI project with the collaboration of Stanford. He has also directed graduate and undergraduate projects. His areas of research interests include Bluetooth network, Wireless sensor network (WSN), WBANs, Cyber security, IoT, Smart technology, Software Engineering, Mobile ad hoc network (MANET), and Computer networks. He works mainly on wireless network protocol designs optimizing the performance of networks. He has been involved in project related physical protocol design for Bluetooth scatternet. His research is financially supported by several grants. He has authored a number of high quality research papers in refereed international conferences and journals. He also serves as a reviewer for Springer, Elsevier, and IEEE: different high impact factor journals.  He has been involved in more than 20 conferences and workshops in various capacities, such as chair and technical program committee member. He has successfully completed more than 25 research projects. 

Teaching

​Dr Bakhsh's responsibilities are based on coordinating and managing a research facility, and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the department. He taught the postgraduate course in MS Advanced Network; as part of this, he lectured a core module on network protocols and the implication understanding of the matter. The assessment's core is a series of practices that focus on hybrid technologies developed in his research center on postgraduate learning, awareness, and development. He taught various courses within Departments at undergraduate/graduate level and devised new learning and knowledge transfer mechanisms in classrooms to promote effective/useful learning.

Research

​He has obtained research grants on Cyber Security, IoT, and Fog Computing from the Deanship of Scientific Research, Ministry of Education. As an international speaker, he has given lectures and tutorials on high tech and emerging topics in Cyber Security and wireless communication networks and systems at various conferences, workshops, and seminars. He has an Outstanding R&D background with a solid working understanding of mobile ad hoc and sensor network deployment techniques and topologies. Good knowledge of wireless standards, including IEEE 802.xx and IEEE SA. He has practical skills to bridge research through grant acquisition (writing competitive grants), collaboration, and consultation, together with conceptualisation, problem identification, hypothesis generation, research, analysis, and reporting.

Key Publications

[1] S. Tahir, S. T. Bakhsh, and R. AlGhamdi, "Emergency Prioritized and Congestion Handling Protocol for Medical Internet of Things," CMC-COMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 733-749, 2021.

[2] A. Almalawi et al., "Add-on anomaly threshold technique for improving unsupervised intrusion detection on SCADA data," Electronics, vol. 9, no. 6, p. 1017, 2020.

[3] S. T. Bakhsh, B. Shahzad, S. Tahir, and R. A. Alghamdi, "Determining Large Scale Healthcare Projects by Resource Attribution," Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, vol. 10, no. 10, pp. 2389-2392, 2020.

[4] S. Tahir, B. Shahzad, S. T. Bakhsh, and M. Basheri, "Developing Relationship Among Risk Factors and Project Factors for Large Scale Healthcare Applications," Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, vol. 10, no. 10, pp. 2439-2445, 2020.

[5] S. T. BakhshAuthor, N. AhmedAuthor, B. ShahzadAuthor, and M. Basheri, "A Flood Forecasting Model based on Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks," International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 638-644, 2020.

[6] M. A. Sheikh, N. B. Saad, N. M. Nor, S. T. Bakhsh, and M. Irfan, "Invasive Methods to Diagnose Stator Winding and Bearing Defects of an Induction Motors," in Advanced Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis of Electric Machines: IGI Global, 2019, pp. 122-130.

[7] S. Tahir, S. T. Bakhsh, M. Abulkhair, and M. O. Alassafi, "An energy-efficient fog-to-cloud Internet of Medical Things architecture," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 15, no. 5, p. 1550147719851977, 2019.

[8] S. Z. Nizamani, S. R. Hassan, R. A. Shaikh, and S. T. Bakhsh, "An Evaluation Model for Recognition-based Graphical Password Schemes," Journal of Information Assurance & Security, vol. 14, no. 3, 2019.

[9] M. O. Alassafi, R. AlGhamdi, A. Alshdadi, A. Al Abdulwahid, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Determining factors pertaining to cloud security adoption framework in government organizations: an exploratory study," IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 136822-136835, 2019.

[10] S. T. Bakhsh, S. Alghamdi, R. A. Alsemmeari, and S. R. Hassan, "An adaptive intrusion detection and prevention system for Internet of Things," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 15, no. 11, p. 1550147719888109, 2019.

[11] S. Tahir, S. T. Bakhsh, and R. A. Alsemmeari, "An intrusion detection system for the prevention of an active sinkhole routing attack in Internet of things," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 15, no. 11, p. 1550147719889901, 2019.

[12] M. Imran, S. T. Bakhsh, S. Tahir, M. Basheri, and M. Shoaib, "A reconfigurable scatternet formation and maintenance scheme with heterogeneous services for smart Bluetooth devices," Sustainable cities and society, vol. 40, pp. 589-599, 2018.

[13] H. Bhanbhro, S. Z. Nizamani, S. R. Hassan, S. T. Bakhsh, and M. O. Alassafi, "Enhanced textual password scheme for better security and memorability," Int J Adv Comput Sci Appl, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 209-215, 2018.

[14] M. A. Sheikh, N. M. Nor, T. Ibrahim, and S. T. Bakhsh, "An Analytical and Experimental Approach to Diagnose Unbalanced Voltage Supply," Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 2735-2746, 2018.

[15] E. Ahmed et al., "Recent advances and challenges in mobile big data," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 102-108, 2018.

[16] F. Q. Khan, S. Musa, G. Tsaramirsis, and S. T. Bakhsh, "A study: selection of model metamodel and SPL tools for the verification of software product lines," International Journal of Information Technology, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 353-362, 2017.

[17] F. M. Al-Turjman, M. Imran, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Energy efficiency perspectives of femtocells in Internet of Things: Recent advances and challenges," IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 26808-26818, 2017.

[18] S. Tahir and S. T. Bakhsh, "Cross-layer-based adaptive traffic control protocol for bluetooth wireless networks," INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED COMPUTER SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 102-108, 2017.

[19] S. Tahir, S. T. Bakhsh, R. AlGhamdi, and M. Abulkhair, "Fog-based healthcare architecture for wearable body area network," Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 1409-1418, 2017.

[20] S. T. Bakhsh, "Energy-efficient distributed relay selection in wireless sensor network for Internet of Things," in 2017 13th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), 2017, pp. 1802-1807: IEEE.

[21] S. Tahir, S. T. Bakhsh, and A. H. Altalhi, "An efficient route maintenance protocol for dynamic bluetooth networks," Journal of King Saud University-Computer and Information Sciences, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 449-461, 2017.

[22] S. T. Bakhsh, B. Shahzad, and S. Tahir, "Risk management approaches for large scale software development," Journal of Information Science and Engineering, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1547-1560, 2017.

[23] S. T. Bakhsh, R. AlGhamdi, A. H. Altalhi, S. Tahir, and M. A. Sheikh, "Adaptive Sleep Efficient Hybrid Medium Access Control algorithm for next-generation wireless sensor networks," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2017, no. 1, pp. 1-15, 2017.

[24] M. A. Sheikh, N. M. Nor, T. Ibrahim, S. T. Bakhsh, M. Irfan, and N. B. Saad, "An intelligent automated method to diagnose and segregate induction motor faults," Journal of Electrical Systems, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 241-254, 2017.

[25] M. A. Sheikh, N. M. Nor, T. Ibrahim, S. T. Bakhsh, M. Irfan, and H. B. Daud, "Noninvasive Methods for Condition Monitoring and Electrical Fault Diagnosis of Induction Motors," Fault Diagnosis and Detection, p. 263, 2017.

[26] M. Imran, Z. Ali, S. T. Bakhsh, and S. Akram, "Blind detection of copy-move forgery in digital audio forensics," IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 12843-12855, 2017.

[27] S. T. Bakhsh, "Multi-tier mobile healthcare system using heterogeneous wireless sensor networks," Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 1372-1379, 2017.

[28] R. A. Alsemmeari, S. T. Bakhsh, and H. Alsemmeari, "Free space optics vs radio frequency wireless communication," IJ Information Technology and Computer Science, vol. 9, pp. 1-8, 2016.

[29] S. T. Bakhsh, S. Tahir, A. H. Altalhi, F. Subhan, and M. A. Sheikh, "Resource Optimization Routing and Scatternet Formation Protocols for Bluetooth Networks," International Journal of Knowledge Society Research (IJKSR), vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 84-123, 2016.

[30] G. Aldabbagh, S. T. Bakhsh, N. Akkari, S. Tahir, S. Khan, and J. Cioffi, "Distributed dynamic load balancing in a heterogeneous network using LTE and TV white spaces," Wireless Networks, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 2413-2424, 2015.

[31] S. Khan and T. B. Sheikh, "A Study on the Role of Facebook in E-Learning," International Journal of Education and Management Engineering, vol. 5, no. 5, p. 1, 2015.

[32] S. T. Bakhsh, M. Aman Sheikh, and R. AlGhamdi, "Self-schedule and self-distributive mac scheduling algorithms for next-generation sensor networks," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 11, no. 10, p. 746216, 2015.

[33] G. Aldabbagh, S. T. Bakhsh, N. Akkari, S. Tahir, H. Tabrizi, and J. Cioffi, "QoS-aware tethering in a heterogeneous wireless network using LTE and TV white spaces," Computer Networks, vol. 81, pp. 136-146, 2015.

[34] S. Khan and S. T. Bakhsh, "On Network Management of Wireless Sensor Networks: Challenges, Solutions and Research Trends," in Wireless Sensor Networks and Energy Efficiency: Protocols, Routing and Management: IGI Global, 2012, pp. 25-46.

[36] S. Tahir, A. M. Said, and S. T. Bakhsh, "A bluetooth scatternet route optimization protocol," AASRI Procedia, vol. 2, pp. 142-148, 2012.

[37] S. Tahir, A. M. Said, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Link Repairing for Inter-Piconet CommunicationTechnique in Bluetooth Scatternet," International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, vol. 4, no. 4, p. 582, 2012.

[38] S. T. Bakhsh, H. Hasbullah, S. Tahir, F. Subhan, and M. A. Sheikh, "A flexible relay selection technique for Bluetooth scatternet," in 2012 International Conference on Computer & Information Science (ICCIS), 2012, vol. 2, pp. 718-722: IEEE.

[39] F. Subhan, H. Hasbullah, A. Rozyyev, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Analysis of Bluetooth signal parameters for indoor positioning systems," in 2012 International Conference on Computer & Information Science (ICCIS), 2012, vol. 2, pp. 784-789: IEEE.

[40] S. Tahir, A. M. Said, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Bluetooth Network Re-formation protocol for reducing path length (BNR)," in 2012 International Conference on Computer & Information Science (ICCIS), 2012, vol. 2, pp. 755-759: IEEE.

[41] S. T. Bakhsh, H. Hasbullah, and S. Tahir, "Dynamic relay management protocol for efficient inter-piconet scheduling in Bluetooth scatternet," Computers & Electrical Engineering, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 626-642, 2012.

[42] S. Khan and S. T. Bakhsh, "On Network Management of Wireless Sensor Networks," 2012.

[43] F. Subhan, H. Hasbullah, A. Rozyyev, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Indoor positioning in bluetooth networks using fingerprinting and lateration approach," in 2011 International Conference on Information Science and Applications, 2011, pp. 1-9: IEEE.

[44] S. T. Bakhsh, H. Hasbullah, S. Tahir, and F. Subhan, "Dynamic energy-aware network maintenance for Bluetooth," in 2011 International Conference on Information Science and Applications, 2011, pp. 1-9: IEEE.

[45] F. Subhan, H. Hasbullah, A. Rozyyev, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Handover in bluetooth networks using signal parameters," Information Technology Journal, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 965-973, 2011.

[46] S. T. Bakhsh, S. Tahir, H. Hasbullah, and A. Sheikh, "Self reorganizing network in Bluetooth scatternet," in 2011 IEEE Conference on Open Systems, 2011, pp. 6-10: IEEE.

[47] S. T. Bakhsh and H. Hasbullah, "Local Route Repairing for Inter-piconet Communication in Bluetooth Scatternet," 2011.

[48] S. Tahir, A. M. Said, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Least frequently used bridge reduction protocol for Bluetooth scatternet," in 2011 National Postgraduate Conference, 2011, pp. 1-5: IEEE.

[49] S. T. Bakhsh, H. Hasbullah, and S. Tahir, "Dynamic Congestion Control through backup relay in Bluetooth scatternet," Journal of network and computer applications, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 1252-1262, 2011.

[50] F. Subhan, H. Hasbullah, A. Rozyyev, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Handover in Bluetooth using signal parameter," Information Technology Journal (ITJ), pp. 1-9, 2011.

[51] S. T. Bakhsh and H. Hasbullah, "Dynamic stable relay selection in Bluetooth scatternet," in 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology, 2010, vol. 2, pp. 777-782: IEEE.

[52] S. T. Bakhsh, H. Hasbullah, S. Tahir, F. Subhan, and A. Saeed, "Dynamic load balancing through backup relay in Bluetooth scatternet," in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, 2010, pp. 1-6.

[53] F. Subhan, H. Hasbullah, A. Rozyyev, and S. T. Bakhsh, "Distance estimation in Bluetooth networks using signal parameters," 2010.


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