Hussain Ahmad

Mr Hussain Ahmad

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

PhD Scholar

School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Mr. Hussain Ahmad is pursuing a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) at the School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, the University of Adelaide, Australia. Previously, he served as a Research Engineer at the University of Adelaide, where he engaged in collaborative research initiatives with the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC). He earned his Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with a distinction from the GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan.

His doctoral research primarily focuses on the cyber security and scalability aspects of software architectures. In particular, he is working on designing, implementing, and evaluating models and frameworks for automating and optimizing the security and scalability of software architectures. Additionally, while pursuing his doctoral degree, Hussain has been supervising graduate research projects in software engineering and cyber security at the University of Adelaide.

His research interests include Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Machine Learning, Robotics, and Self-Adaptive Systems.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2023 Ahmad, H., Dharmadasa, I., Ullah, F., & Babar, M. A. (2023). A Review on C3I Systems' Security: Vulnerabilities, Attacks, and Countermeasures.. ACM Comput. Surv., 55, 192:1.
  • Preprint

    Year Citation
    2024 Ahmad, H., Treude, C., Wagner, M., & Szabo, C. (2024). Smart HPA: A Resource-Efficient Horizontal Pod Auto-scaler for
    Microservice Architectures.
    2024 Abdulsatar, M., Ahmad, H., Goel, D., & Ullah, F. (2024). Towards Deep Learning Enabled Cybersecurity Risk Assessment for
    Microservice Architectures.
    2022 Ahmad, H. (2022). "I think this is the most disruptive technology": Exploring Sentiments of ChatGPT Early Adopters using Twitter Data.
  • Position: PhD Scholar
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  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 4
  • Org Unit: Research Scholars (Positions)

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