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Dr Shiva Pokhrel

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer, Mobile Computing

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Info Technology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

shiva.pokhrel@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46281

Biography

Dr Shiva Raj Pokhrel is a Marie Curie Fellow and Senior Lecturer of Mobile Computing. He received the PhD ICT Engineering degree from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.  He was a research fellow at the University of Melbourne and a Telecom network engineer (2007-2014). His research interests include semantic communication, federated learning, industry 4.0, blockchain modeling, optimization, recommender systems, 6G, cloud computing, dynamics control, Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems, as well as their applications in intelligent manufacturing, autonomous vehicles and cities. He has been in the editorial board of top-notch journals in the field. He serves/served as the Workshop Chair/Publicity Co-Chair for several IEEE/ACM conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE ICC, ACM MobiCom, and more.  He was a recipient of the prestigious  Marie Curie Fellowship in 2017.

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Professional activities

google scholar

Editor of IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology

MDPI Drones (Q1)

Research groups

Centre for Internet of Things Ecosystem Research and Experimentation (CITECORE)

Publications

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2024

A Knowledge Graph-Based Survey on Distributed Ledger Technology for IoT Verticals

Rongxin Xu, Qiujun Lan, Shiva Pokhrel, Gang Li

(2024), Vol. 56, pp. 1-36, ACM Computing Surveys, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Automation and Orchestration of Zero Trust Architecture: Potential Solutions and Challenges

Y Cao, S Pokhrel, Y Zhu, R Doss, G Li

(2024), pp. 1-24, Machine Intelligence Research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article
2023

Learning to harness bandwidth with multipath congestion control and scheduling

S Pokhrel, A Walid

(2023), Vol. 22, pp. 1-14, IEEE transactions on mobile computing, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Internet of Drones: Improving Multipath TCP over WiFi with Federated Multi-Armed Bandits for Limitless Connectivity

S Pokhrel, M Mandjes

(2023), Vol. 7, Drones, C1

journal article

Efficient and Private Scheduling of Wireless Electric Vehicles Charging Using Reinforcement Learning

M Hossain, S Pokhrel, H Vu

(2023), Vol. 24, pp. 4089-4102, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, New York, NY., C1

journal article

Smart Grid Meets URLLC: A Federated Orchestration With Improved Communication for Efficient Energy Resources Management

M Hossain, S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2023), Vol. 10, pp. 22440-22450, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, C1

journal article

Propagation of inequality: an analysis of capability development opportunities of Dalits in higher education on the Indian subcontinent

S Khanal, S Pokhrel, R Dewey

(2023), pp. 1-16, Compare, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Privacy Cost Optimization of Smart Meters Using URLLC and Demand Side Energy Trading

M Hossain, S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2023), pp. 1-15, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Orchestrating Smart Grid Demand Response Operations With URLLC and MuZero Learning

M Hossain, S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2023), pp. 1-13, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Deakin RF-Sensing: Experiments on Correlated Knowledge Distillation for Monitoring Human Postures with Radios

Shiva Pokhrel, Jonathan Kua, Deol Satish, Phil Williams, Arkady Zaslavsky, Seng Loke, Jinho Choi

(2023), Vol. 23, pp. 1-12, IEEE Sensors Journal, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Interrelated feature selection from health surveys using domain knowledge graph

M Jaworsky, X Tao, L Pan, S Pokhrel, J Yong, J Zhang

(2023), Vol. 11, Health Information Science and Systems, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Understanding before Transmission (UBT): Hashing-based Semantic Communication Model

S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2023), Vol. 2023-March, WCNC 2023 : Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference 2023, Glasgow, United Kingdom, E1

conference

Knowledge-Based Nonlinear to Linear Dataset Transformation for Chronic Illness Classification

M Jaworsky, X Tao, J Yong, L Pan, J Zhang, S Pokhrel

(2023), Vol. 14305, pp. 115-126, HIS 2023 : Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Health Information Science, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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2022

Enabling Grant-Free URLLC: An Overview of Principle and Enhancements by Massive MIMO

J Ding, M Nemati, S Pokhrel, O Park, J Choi, F Adachi

(2022), Vol. 9, pp. 384-400, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Piscataway, NJ, C1

journal article

Internet of Things for Healthcare: An Intelligent and Energy Efficient Position Detection Algorithm

S Sahtyagi, P Goswami, S Pokhrel, A Mukherjee

(2022), Vol. 18, pp. 1-8, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Piscataway, NJ, C1

journal article

Adaptive Coexistence of Delay Sensitive and Delay Tolerant MTC Devices: A Control Theoretic Approach

S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2022), Vol. 9, pp. 1-11, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Piscataway, New Jersey, C1

journal article

Learning from data streams for automation and orchestration of 6G industrial IoT: toward a semantic communication framework

S Pokhrel

(2022), pp. 1-10, Neural Computing and Applications, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Towards enhanced PDF maldocs detection with feature engineering: design challenges

A Falah, S Pokhrel, L Pan, A de Souza-Daw

(2022), pp. 1-28, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Data Privacy of Wireless Charging Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Networks with Federated Learning

S Pokhrel, M Hossain

(2022), Vol. 71, pp. 9032-9037, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, C1

journal article

A Game-Theoretic Rent-Seeking Framework for Improving Multipath TCP Performance †

S Pokhrel, C Williamson

(2022), Vol. 14, Future Internet, C1

journal article

Understand-Before-Talk (UBT): A Semantic Communication Approach to 6G Networks

S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2022), pp. 1-13, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, C1

journal article

Fair and Efficient Distributed Edge Learning With Hybrid Multipath TCP

S Pokhrel, J Choi, A Walid

(2022), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, C1

journal article

Digital Twin For Cybersecurity: Towards Enhancing Cyber Resilience

Rajiv Faleiro, Lei Pan, Shiva Pokhrel, Robin Ram Mohan Doss

(2022), Vol. 413, pp. 57-76, Broadnets 2021: Broadband, Communications, Networks, and Systems, Virtual Event, E1

conference

Insights on Smart Farming with Low Orbit Satellite

A Srikande, M Hossain, S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2022), VTC 2022-Spring : Proceedings of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2022, Helsinki, Finland, E1

conference

Automated Knowledge Graph Construction for Healthcare Domain

M Jaworsky, X Tao, J Yong, L Pan, J Zhang, S Pokhrel

(2022), Vol. 13705, pp. 258-265, HIS 2022 : Proceedings of the Health Information Science 11th International Conference 2022, Virtual Event, E1

conference

FAIR-BFL: Flexible and Incentive Redesign for Blockchain-based Federated Learning

R Xu, S Pokhrel, Q Lan, G Li

(2022), pp. 1-11, ICPP '22 : Proceedings of the 51st International Conference on Parallel Processing 2022, Bordeaux, France, E1

conference
2021

A blockchained federated learning framework for cognitive computing in industry 4.0 networks

Youyang Qu, Shiva Pokhrel, Sahil Garg, Longxiang Gao, Yong Xiang

(2021), Vol. 17, pp. 2964-2973, IEEE transactions on industrial informatics, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Privacy-Aware Autonomous Valet Parking: Towards Experience Driven Approach

S Pokhrel, Y Qu, S Nepal, S Singh

(2021), Vol. 22, pp. 5352-5363, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, C1

journal article

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

A Falah, L Pan, S Huda, S Pokhrel, A Anwar

(2021), Vol. 115, pp. 314-326, Future Generation Computer Systems, C1

journal article

Compound TCP performance for Industry 4.0 WiFi: a cognitive federated learning approach

S Pokhrel, S Singh

(2021), Vol. 17, pp. 2143-2151, IEEE transactions on industrial informatics, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Multipath communication with deep Q-network for Industry 4.0 automation and orchestration

S Pokhrel, S Garg

(2021), Vol. 17, pp. 2852-2859, IEEE transactions on industrial informatics, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Optimal Centralized Dynamic-Time-Division-Duplex

M Razlighi, N Zlatanov, S Pokhrel, P Popovski

(2021), Vol. 20, pp. 28-39, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Multipath TCP Meets Transfer Learning: A Novel Edge-Based Learning for Industrial IoT

S Pokhrel, L Pan, N Kumar, R Doss, H Vu

(2021), Vol. 8, pp. 10299-10307, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, C1

journal article

An Efficient Clustering Framework for Massive Sensor Networking in Industrial Internet of Things

S Pokhrel, S Verma, S Garg, A Sharma, J Choi

(2021), Vol. 17, pp. 4917-4924, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, C1

journal article

An Intelligent and Optimal Resource Allocation Approach in Sensor Networks for Smart Agri-IoT

S Sah Tyagi, A Mukherjee, S Pokhrel, K Hiran

(2021), Vol. 21, pp. 17439-17446, IEEE Sensors Journal, C1

journal article

Blockchain Brings Trust to Collaborative Drones and LEO Satellites: An Intelligent Decentralized Learning in the Space

S Pokhrel

(2021), Vol. 21, pp. 25331-25339, IEEE Sensors Journal, C1

journal article

Explore-before-talk: Multichannel selection diversity for uplink transmissions in machine-type communication

J Choi, J Park, S Pokhrel

(2021), Vol. 23, pp. 23-33, Journal of Communications and Networks, C1

journal article

Software defined Internet of Vehicles for automation and orchestration

S Pokhrel

(2021), Vol. 22, pp. 3890-3899, IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Redesigning compound TCP with cognitive edge intelligence for WiFi-based IoT

S Sah Tyagi, S Pokhrel, M Nemati, D Jain, G Li, J Choi

(2021), Vol. 125, pp. 859-868, Future Generation Computer Systems, C1

journal article

Modelling Data Aided Sensing with UAVs for Efficient Data Collection

M Nemati, S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2021), Vol. 10, pp. 1959-1963, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Towards Ultra Reliable Low Latency Multipath TCP for Connected Autonomous Vehicles

S Pokhrel, N Kumar, A Walid

(2021), Vol. 70, pp. 8175-8185, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, C1

journal article

Modeling RIS Empowered Outdoor-to-Indoor Communication in mmWave Cellular Networks

M Nemati, B Maham, S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2021), Vol. 69, pp. 7837-7850, IEEE Transactions on Communications, C1

journal article
2020

Identifying OSPF LSA falsification attacks through non-linear analysis

B Al-Musawi, P Branch, M Hassan, S Pokhrel

(2020), Vol. 167, Computer Networks, C1

journal article

Federated learning with multichannel ALOHA

J Choi, S Pokhrel

(2020), Vol. 9, pp. 499-502, IEEE wireless communications letters, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

QoS-aware personalized privacy with multipath TCP for industrial IoT: Analysis and design

S Pokhrel, Y Qu, L Gao

(2020), Vol. 7, pp. 4849-4861, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, C1

journal article

Improving TCP performance over WiFi for internet of vehicles: a federated learning approach

S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2020), Vol. 69, pp. 6798-6802, IEEE transactions on vehicular technology, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Alleviating Heterogeneity in SDN-IoT Networks to Maintain QoS and Enhance Security

K Sood, K Karmakar, S Yu, V Varadharajan, S Pokhrel, Y Xiang

(2020), Vol. 7, pp. 5964-5975, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Towards Enabling Critical mMTC: A Review of URLLC within mMTC

S Pokhrel, J DIng, J Park, O Park, J Choi

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 131796-131813, IEEE Access, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Adaptive Admission Control for IoT Applications in Home WiFi Networks

S Pokhrel, H Vu, A Cricenti

(2020), Vol. 19, pp. 2731-2742, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, C1

journal article

Federated Learning With Blockchain for Autonomous Vehicles: Analysis and Design Challenges

Shiva Pokhrel, Jinho Choi

(2020), Vol. 68, pp. 4734-4746, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

A rent-seeking framework for Multipath TCP

S Pokhrel, C Williamson

(2020), Vol. 48, pp. 63-70, Performance evaluation review, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

A Decentralized Federated Learning Approach for Connected Autonomous Vehicles

S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2020), pp. 1-6, WCNCW 2020 : Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference Workshops, Seoul, South Korea, E1

conference

Energy-Balanced and Distributed Clustering Protocol for IoT Wireless Sensors

M Hassan, S Pokhrel, B Al-Musawi

(2020), pp. 1-6, WCNCW 2020 : Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference Workshops, Seoul, South Korea, E1

conference

Federated learning meets blockchain at 6G Edge: A drone-assisted networking for disaster response

S Pokhrel

(2020), pp. 49-54, DroneCom 2020 - Proceedings of the 2nd ACM MobiCom Workshop on Drone Assisted Wireless Communications for 5G and Beyond, London, England, E1

conference

Towards IoT security automation and orchestration

Yifeng Zheng, Arindam Pal, Sharif Abuadbba, Shiva Pokhrel, Surya Nepal, Helge Janicke

(2020), pp. 55-63, TPS-ISA 2020 : Proceedings of IEEE's 2nd International Conference on Trust, Privacy and Security in Intelligent Systems and Applications, Atlanta, Georgia (Virtual), E1

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2019

Improving multipath TCP performance over WiFi and cellular networks: an analytical approach

S Pokhrel, M Mandjes

(2019), Vol. 18, pp. 2562-2576, IEEE transactions on mobile computing, Piscataway, N.J., C1-1

journal article

Fair Coexistence of Regular and Multipath TCP over Wireless Last-Miles

S Pokhrel, M Panda, H Vu

(2019), Vol. 18, pp. 574-587, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, C1-1

journal article

Mobility-Aware Multipath Communication for Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Systems

S Pokhrel, J Jin, H Vu

(2019), Vol. 68, pp. 6088-6098, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, C1

journal article

Low-delay scheduling for Internet of Vehicles: load-balanced multipath communication with FEC

S Pokhrel, J Choi

(2019), Vol. 67, pp. 8489-8501, IEEE transactions on communications, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Policy-based bigdata security and QoS framework for SDN/IoT: an analytic approach

S Pokhrel, K Sood, S Yu, M Nosouhi

(2019), pp. 73-78, IEEE INFOCOM 2019 : IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops, Paris, France, E1

conference

SDN-capable IoT Last-Miles: design challenges

K Sood, S Pokhrel, K Karmakar, V Vardharajan, S Yu

(2019), pp. 1-6, Globecom : Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference, Waikoloa, Hi, E1

conference
2018

Modeling compound TCP over WiFi for IoT

S Pokhrel, C Williamson

(2018), Vol. 26, pp. 864-878, IEEE/ACM transactions on networking, Piscataway, N.J., C1-1

journal article
2017

Analytical modeling of multipath TCP over last-mile wireless

S Pokhrel, M Panda, H Vu

(2017), Vol. 25, pp. 1876-1891, IEEE/ACM transactions on networking, Piscataway, N.J., C1-1

journal article
2016

TCP performance over Wi-Fi: joint impact of buffer and channel losses

S Pokhrel, M Panda, H Vu, M Mandjes

(2016), Vol. 15, pp. 1279-1291, IEEE transactions on mobile computing, Piscataway, N.J., C1-1

journal article
2015

Performance analysis of TCP NewReno over a cellular last-mile: buffer and channel losses

M Panda, H Vu, M Mandjes, S Pokhrel

(2015), Vol. 14, pp. 1629-1643, IEEE transactions on mobile computing, Picataway, N.J., C1-1

journal article

Performance modelling and evaluation of V2I video surveillance system

Shiva Pokhrel, Ram Pandey, Shashidhar Joshi

(2015), WOCN 2015 : Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks, Bangalore, India, E1-1

conference
2013

Enhanced optimization of field based routing for macro mobility in IEEE 802.11s mesh

S Pokhrel, S Shakya

(2013), pp. 1-5, WOCN 2013 : Proceedings of the 2013 Tenth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks, Bhopal, India, E1-1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Satellite communications research platform for enhancing future Australian Korean communities

Dr Shiva Pokhrel, Prof Jinho Choi, Dr Jihong Park

1-5 DFAT Australia-Korea Foundation

  • 2021: $20,000

Industry and Other Funding

Research on Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communications of Massive Connectivity.

Prof Jinho Choi, Dr Shiva Pokhrel, Dr Jihong Park, Mr Jie Ding

Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute

  • 2020: $63,624

Cell-Free Massie MIMO for Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communications of Massive Connectivity.

Prof Jinho Choi, Mr Jie Ding, Dr Shiva Pokhrel

Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute

  • 2021: $85,750

High-Potential Individuals Global Training Program.

Prof Jinho Choi, Dr Shiva Pokhrel

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

  • 2021: $32,319

Experimental Implementation of new Multipath TCP and AQM in FreeBSD.

Dr Shiva Pokhrel, Dr Jonathan Kua

Comcast Corporation

  • 2022: $86,555

Implementing an Experience-driven Low Latency, Low Loss, and Scalable Throughput (L4S) Internet Service Architecture using Free BSD.

Dr Jonathan Kua, Dr Shiva Pokhrel

APNIC Foundation Ltd (via ISIF Asia Fund)

  • 2023: $64,257

Other Funding Sources

Cognitive Satellite Radios (CogSat)

Prof Jinho Choi, Dr Shiva Pokhrel, Dr Jihong Park

Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Projects Program, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

  • 2023: $71,790

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2023

Shu Li

Thesis entitled: Detection and Prevention of Harmful Information Propagation in Cyberspace

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

2021

Lei Cui

Thesis entitled: Data Security and Privacy in Complex Networks

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

2020

Ahmed Falah

Thesis entitled: Improving PDF Maldoc Detection via Data-Driven Feature Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology