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Yucatan i6
Capture the Flag - Yucatan i6 - Cardiff University
Co-organised and designed a Capture the Flag competition for attendees at Yucatan i6’s cybersecurity event.
MDPI Big Data and Cognitive Computing
Journal Cover
Our paper Topic Modelling; Going Beyond Token Outputs, published in MDPI Big Data and Cognitive Computing’s special issue Advances in Natural Language Processing and Text Mining, was chosen as the journal’s front cover.
IEEE Access
New Publication
Co-author of our paper Severity-oriented Multiclass Drone Flight Logs Anomaly Detection published in IEEE Access.
Digital Transformation Innovation Institute (DTII) Seedcorn Sprint Project Call - ECR Development Programme
Funding Awarded
Co-investigator of a Cardiff University Digital Transformation Innovation Institute (DTII) Seedcorn Sprint Project Call - ECR Development Programme - Visualising Data from Sports Wearables to Support Recovery – Badminton Case Study. Worth £2,360.
MDPI Big Data and Cognitive Computing
New Publication
Main author of our paper Topic Modelling; Going Beyond Token Outputs published in MDPI Big Data and Cognitive Computing’s special issue Advances in Natural Language Processing and Text Mining.
MDPI Information
New Publication
Main author of our paper A Scalable and Automated Framework for Tracking the likely Adoption of Emerging Technologies published in MDPI Information’s section Information Processes.
MDPI Big Data and Cognitive Computing
Journal Cover
Our paper Comparing Hierarchical Approaches to Enhance Supervised Emotive Text Classification, published in MDPI Big Data and Cognitive Computing’s special issue Advances in Natural Language Processing and Text Mining, was chosen as the journal’s front cover.
MDPI Big Data and Cognitive Computing
New Publication
Main author of our paper Comparing Hierarchical Approaches to Enhance Supervised Emotive Text Classification published in MDPI Big Data and Cognitive Computing’s special issue Advances in Natural Language Processing and Text Mining.
The Colloquium on Information Systems Security Education
New Publication
Main author of our paper Leveraging Gamification and Game-based Learning in Cybersecurity Education - Engaging and Inspiring Non-Cyber Students published in the Journal of The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education.
Cardiff University
Funding Awarded
Principle-investigator of a Cardiff University On-campus Summer Internship - Decoding Hate; Analysing Features that Amplify Online Hate Speech. Worth £3,000.
MDPI Open Access Journal
Guest Editor
Cardiff University
New Position
QRLA
New Position
Co-founder and domain knowledge expert of QRLA, a start-up formed as part of the Cyber Innovation Hub initative in collaboration with Alacrity.
Elsevier
Elsevier - Dr K W Wong Annual Award for Best Paper 2023
Co-author of a paper awarded the Dr K W Wong Annual Award for Best Paper 2023, sponsored by the Journal of Information Security and Applications and Elsevier.
Cardiff University
Module Leader
I am the leader of the Topics, Research and Skills in Computing (CMT221) module at Cardiff University’s School of Computer Science & Informatics.
Elsevier
Elsevier - Top Open Access Contributor Award
Co-author of a paper recognised by Elsevier as a top Open Access contributor. The article was linked to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals; to build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and foster innovation.
NCSC CyberFirst
Capture the Flag - Cardiff University - NCSC CyberFirst
Co-organised and designed a Capture the Flag competition for students at Cardiff University’s School of Computer Science & Informatics. Winners had the chance to be nominated for the NCSC’s CyberFirst - a gateway to mentorship, placements, and a community dedicated to securing our digital future.
Airbus
Capture the Flag - Cardiff University - Airbus
Co-organised a Capture the Flag competition for students at Cardiff University’s School of Computer Science & Informatics in collaboration with Airbus.
CyberDAS
CyberDAS - International Workshop on Cyber Security and Data Science - Speaker
Presented a workshop talk on how text mining techniques can be used to track technology adoption.
Yucatan i6
Capture the Flag - Yucatan i6 - Cardiff University
Co-organised and designed a Capture the Flag competition for attendees at Yucatan i6’s cybersecurity event.
Montreal University - Universite de Montreal
Academic visit to Montreal University
Visited Montreal University, Canada to form research collaborations and networks.
Ottawa University
Academic visit to Ottawa University
Visited Ottawa University, Canada to form research collaborations and networks.
National Highways
Funding Awarded
Co-investigator on a National Highways funded project titled - Evaluating and Improving the Robustness of National Highways’ AI-based Systems. Worth £120,000.
Cardiff University
Funding Awarded
Principle-investigator on a Cardiff University funded project titled - Know the Adversary - Extracting the Context, Action, and Purpose of an Adversary’s Actions from Free Text. Worth £5,000.
Cardiff University
Funding Awarded
Principle-investigator of a Cardiff University On-campus Summer Internship in collaboration with Airbus titled - Threat Intelligent Report Similarity using Natural Language Processing. Worth £3,000.
Cardiff University
Funding Awarded
Co-investigator of a Cardiff University On-campus Summer Internship in collaboration with Copper Horse Ltd titled - Automotive Cyber Security Investigation and Research. Worth £3,000.
Cardiff University
Funding Awarded
Co-investigator of a Cardiff University On-campus Summer Internship in collaboration with CyberSmart titled - Exploring the Effectiveness of Incentives for Improving Cyber Security Behaviours in Organisations. Worth £3,000.
UTM University
Capture the Flag - UTM University - Cardiff University
Co-organised and designed an Easter themed Capture the Flag competition for attendees from UTM University, Mexico and Cardiff University.
Graduate Programme Wales
Data Science X Cybersecurity Hackathon - Graduate Programme Wales - Cardiff University
Co-organised and designed a Data Science X Cybersecurity Hackathon for attendees from the Graduate Programme Wales and Cardiff University.
Institute of Technology (ITS) University
Capture the Flag - Institute of Technology (ITS) University - Cardiff University
Co-organised a Capture the Flag competition for attendees from ITS University, Indonesia and Cardiff University.
Cardiff University
Capture the Flag - Cardiff University
Co-organised and designed a Christmas themed Capture the Flag competition for attendees from Cardiff University.
Cardiff University
Guest Talk at Cardiff University’s Cybersecurity Research Seminar Series
Presented a talk in the internal cybersecurity research seminar series titled - How to write an academic paper.
Cardiff University
Cardiff University’s Cybersecurity Event Series Website
Developed and maintain Cardiff University’s Cybersecurity Event Series - a resource to keep up to date with the latest cybersecurity events at Cardiff University.
Cardiff University
Funding Awarded
Co-investigator of a Cardiff University and the University of Waikato Strategic International Partnership Collaborative Seed Fund - Factors that Drive Phishing Attacks. Worth £10,000.
Waikato University
Academic visit to Waikato University
Visited Waikato University, New Zealand to form research collaborations and networks.
Indraprastha's Institute of Information Technology
Academic visit to Indraprastha’s Institute of Information Technology
Visited Indraprastha’s Institute of Information Technology, India to form research collaborations and networks.
Cardiff University
New Position
Joined the Discribe research project as a Research Associate.
Elsevier
New Publication
Frontiers
Member of Editorial Board
A member of the editorial board of the new “Social Data Science - Using Social Networks Data for Social Impact” journal.
Elsevier
New Publication
Co-author of our paper “Adversarial attacks on machine learning cybersecurity defences in Industrial Control Systems” published in the Journal of Information Security and Applications.
Oxford Academic
New Publication
Co-author of our paper “A three-tiered intrusion detection system for industrial control systems” published in the Journal of Cybersecurity.
IEEE
New Publication
Co-author of our paper “A Supervised Intrusion Detection System for Smart Home IoT Devices” published in the IEEE Internet of Things Journal.
Springer
New Publication
Author of our paper “Comparing the Utility of Different Classification Schemes for Emotive Language Analysis” published in Springer’s Journal of Classification.
Cardiff University
New Position
Joined the Data Innovation Accelerator research project as a Research Data Scientist.