Dr Adnan Anwar

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer, Cyber Security

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Info Technology

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

adnan.anwar@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 73679

Biography

Dr. Adnan Anwar is a Lecturer in Cyber Security at the School of Information Technology. Previously he has worked as a Data Scientist at Flow Power. He has over 8 years of research, and teaching experience in universities and research labs including NICTA, La Trobe University, and University of New South Wales. He received his PhD and Master by Research degree from UNSW. He is broadly interested in the security research for critical infrastructures including Smart Energy Grid, SCADA system, and application of machine learning and optimization techniques to solve cyber security issues for industrial systems. He has been the recipient of several awards including UPA scholarship, UNSW TFR scholarship, best paper award and several travel grants including ACM and Postgraduate Research Student Support (PRSS) travel grants. He has authored over 30+ articles including journal (mostly in Q1), conference articles and book chapters in prestigious venues. He is an active member of IEEE for over 9 years.

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Research interests

Cyber Security for Industrial Systems, Smart Grid Security, SCADA security

Publications

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2021

Improving malicious PDF classifier with feature engineering: A data-driven approach

Ahmed Falah, Lei Pan, Shamsul Huda, Shiva Pokhrel, Adnan Anwar

(2021), Vol. 115, pp. 314-326, Future generation computer systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2020

Machine Learning and Data Analytics for the IoT

Erwin Adi, Adnan Anwar, Zubair Baig, Sherali Zeadally

(2020), pp. 1-29, Neural Computing and Applications, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Machine learning to ensure data integrity in power system topological network database

A Anwar, A Mahmood, B Ray, M Mahmud, Z Tari

(2020), Vol. 9, pp. 1-17, Electronics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

GridAttackSim: a cyber attack simulation framework for smart grids

Tan Le, Adnan Anwar, Seng Loke, Razvan Beuran, Yasuo Tan

(2020), Vol. 9, pp. 1-21, Electronics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

TON_IoT Telemetry Dataset: A New Generation Dataset of IoT and IIoT for Data-Driven Intrusion Detection Systems

Abdullah Alsaedi, Nour Moustafa, Zahir Tari, Abdun Mahmood, Adnan Anwar

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 165130-165150, IEEE ACCESS, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Echo-ID: Smart User Identification Leveraging Inaudible Sound Signals

Syed Shah, Arash Shaghaghi, Salil Kanhere, Jin Zhang, Adnan Anwar, Robin Ram Mohan Doss

(2020), IEEE Access, C1

journal article
2019

Smart Grid Co-Simulation Tools: Review and Cybersecurity Case Study

T Le, A Anwar, R Beuran, S Loke

(2019), pp. 39-45, icSmartGrid 2019 : Proceedings of the 7th Intrenational Conference on Smart Grid, Newcastle, New South Wales, E1

conference
2018

Distinguishing between cyber injection and faults using machine learning algorithms

B Amin, A Anwar, M Hossain

(2018), pp. 19-24, IEEE TENSYMP 2018 : Impact of the Internet of Things : Proceedings of the IEEE Region 10 Symposium, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

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2017

Ensuring data integrity of OPF module and energy database by detecting changes in power flow patterns in smart grids

A Anwar, A Mahmood, Z Tari

(2017), Vol. 13, pp. 3299-3311, IEEE transactions on industrial informatics, Piscataway, N.J., C1-1

journal article

HPC-based intelligent Volt/VAr control of unbalanced distribution smart grid in the presence of noise

A Anwar, A Mahmood, J Taheri, Z Tari, A Zomaya

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 1446-1459, IEEE transactions on smart grid, Piscataway, N.J., C1-1

journal article

Modeling and performance evaluation of stealthy false data injection attacks on smart grid in the presence of corrupted measurements

A Anwar, A Mahmood, M Pickering

(2017), Vol. 83, pp. 58-72, Journal of computer and system sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2016

Anomaly detection in electric network database of smart grid: graph matching approach

A Anwar, A Mahmood

(2016), Vol. 133, pp. 51-62, Electric power systems research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Estimation of smart grid topology using SCADA measurements

A Anwar, A Mahmood, M Pickering

(2016), pp. 539-544, SmartGridComm 2016 : Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

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Stealthy and blind false injection attacks on SCADA EMS in the presence of gross errors

A Anwar, A Mahmood

(2016), pp. 1-5, PESGM 2016 : Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Boston, Mass., E1-1

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Data-driven stealthy injection attacks on smart grid with incomplete measurements

A Anwar, A Mahmood, M Pickering

(2016), Vol. 9650, pp. 180-192, PAISI 2016 : Proceedings of the 11th Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2016, Auckland, N.Z., E1-1

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2015

Identification of vulnerable node clusters against false data injection attack in an AMI based Smart Grid

Adnan Anwar, Abdun Mahmood, Zahir Tari

(2015), Vol. 53, pp. 201-212, Information systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

A data-driven approach to distinguish cyber-attacks from physical faults in a smart grid

A Anwar, A Mahmood, Z Shah

(2015), pp. 1811-1814, CIKM 2015 : Proceedings of the 24th ACM International on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference

False data injection attack targeting the LTC transformers to disrupt smart grid operation

A Anwar, A Mahmood, M Ahmed

(2015), Vol. 153, pp. 252-266, SecureComm 2014 : Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks 2014, Beijing, China, E1-1

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2014

Vulnerabilities of smart grid state estimation against false data Injection attack

A Anwar, A Mahmood

(2014), pp. 411-428, Green energy and technology, Singapore, B1-1

book chapter

Swarm intelligence based multi-phase OPF for peak power loss reduction in a smart grid

A Anwar, A Mahmood

(2014), pp. 1-5, 2014 IEEE PES : Charting the course to a new energy future : Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, National Harbor, Md., E1-1

conference

CF-PSO based loss sensitivity clustering technique to identify optimal DG allocation nodes for energy efficient smart grid operation

A Anwar, A Mahmood

(2014), pp. 1130-1135, ICIEA 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 9th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, Hangzhou, China, E1-1

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Enhanced estimation of autoregressive wind power prediction model using constriction factor particle swarm optimization

A Anwar, A Mahmood

(2014), pp. 1136-1140, ICIEA 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 9th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, Hangzhou, China, E1-1

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CHPSO - a new collaborative hybrid particle swarm optimization algorithm

A Anwar, A Mahmood, R Islam

(2014), pp. 1768-1773, ICIEA 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 9th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, Hangzhou, China, E1-1

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2012

A new approach for wind and solar type DG placement in power distribution networks to enhance systems stability

N Roy, H Pota, A Anwar

(2012), pp. 296-301, 2012 IEEE International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference, PEOCO 2012 - Conference Proceedings, E1-1

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Optimum capacity allocation of DG units based on unbalanced three-phase optimal power flow

A Anwar, H Pota

(2012), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, E1-1

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Optimum allocation and sizing of DG unit for efficiency enhancement of distribution system

A Anwar, H Pota

(2012), pp. 165-170, 2012 IEEE International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference, PEOCO 2012 - Conference Proceedings, E1-1

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Comparative study of power grid centrality measures using complex network framework

A Nasiruzzaman, H Pota, A Anwar

(2012), pp. 176-181, 2012 IEEE International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference, PEOCO 2012 - Conference Proceedings, E1-1

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Design a unified power quality conditioner using V2G technology

F Islam, H Pota, A Anwar, A Nasiruzzaman

(2012), pp. 521-526, 2012 IEEE International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference, PEOCO 2012 - Conference Proceedings, E1-1

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Modified centrality measure based on bidirectional power flow for smart and bulk power transmission grid

A Nasiruzzaman, H Pota, A Anwar, F Islam

(2012), pp. 159-164, 2012 IEEE International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference, PEOCO 2012 - Conference Proceedings, E1-1

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2011

Voltage stability analysis with optimum size and location based synchronous machine DG

A Anwar, N Roy, H Pota

(2011), 2011 21st Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2011, E1-1

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Loss reduction of power distribution network using optimum size and location of distributed generation

A Anwar, H Pota

(2011), pp. 1-6, AUPEC 2011 : Proceedings of the 2011 21st Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Brisbane, Qld., E1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Zero Trust Architectures for Australia's Critical Infrastructure Security.

Prof Robin Ram Mohan Doss, Dr Zubair Baig, Dr Adnan Anwar, Dr Arash Shaghaghi

  • 2020: $60,741

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report