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Dr Kamanashis Biswas Name: Dr Kamanashis Biswas
Lecturer in Information Technology
+612 9739 2376
Organisational Area
Faculty of Law and Business
Peter Faber Business School (Sydney)
Biographical Information

Dr Kamanashis Biswas is a Lecturer in Information Technology at Peter Faber Business School. He is also an adjunct lecturer at School of ICT, Griffith University. Before starting his role at ACU, he worked as an Associate Lecturer at Griffith University for one and half years. He also worked as a faculty at Daffodil International University, Bangladesh for about four and half years. His research interests include blockchain technology, design and development of lightweight security protocols, energy efficient and secure routing, intrusion detection systems, security issues in MANETs and WSNs. He has published more than 30 peer reviewed papers in various journals and conferences including IEEE, Springer and Elsevier. 


Selected Journal Publications:

1. Software-defined application-specific traffic management for wireless body area networks, K. Hasan, K. Ahmed, K. Biswas, S. Islam, O. A. Sianki, Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 107, pp. 274-285, 2020, (IF: 5.768) CORE Rank: A, SNIP: 2.464.

2. Immutable Autobiography of Smart Cars Leveraging Blockchain Technology, M. Sadek, M. J. M. Chowdhury, K. Biswas, N. Chowdhury, V. Muthukkumarasamy, The Knowledge Engineering Review Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 35, 2020 (IF: 1.07) CORE Rank: B, SNIP: 1.26.

3. A Survey of Blockchain Platforms for IoT Use-cases (accepted), M. Sadek, M. J. M. Chowdhury, K. Biswas, N. Chowdhury, V. Muthukkumarasamy, The Knowledge Engineering Review Journal, Cambridge University  Press, (IF: 1.07) CORE Rank: B, SNIP: 1.26.

4. Cross-chain Interoperabiity Among Blockchain Based Systems using Transactions (accepted), B. Pillai, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, The Knowledge Engineering Review Journal, Cambridge University  Press, (IF: 1.07) CORE Rank: B, SNIP: 1.26.

5. A Comparative Analysis of Distributed Ledger Technology Platforms, M. Sadek, M. J. M. Chowdhury, K. Biswas, N. Chowdhury, IEEE Access, Vol. 7, pp.  167930 - 167943, 2019, (IF: 4.098) Q1 Journal, SNIP: 1.71.

6. A Comprehensive Review of Wireless Body Area Networks, K. Hasan, K. Biswas, K. Ahmed, S. Islam, Journal of Networks and Computer Applications, vol. 143, pp. 178-198, 2019, (IF: 5.273) CORE Rank: A, SNIP: 2.487. 

7. An Interference Aware Heuristic Routing Protocol for Wireless Home Automation Networks, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, X. Wu and K. Singh, Journal of Networks, 10(11), pp. 616-624, 2015. CORE Rank: A, SNIP: N/A. 

8. An Analytical Modeling for Lifetime Estimation of Wireless Sensor Networks, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, X. Wu and K. Singh, IEEE Communications Letters, 19(9),  pp. 1584-1587, 2015. (IF: 3.457) CORE Rank: A, SNIP: 1.562.

9. An Encryption Scheme Using Chaotic Map and Genetic Operations for Wireless Sensor Networks, K. Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, and K. Singh, IEEE Sensors Journal, 15(5), pp. 2801-2809, 2015. (IF: 3.076) CORE Rank: B, SNIP: 1.709.

10. Constraint Minimum Vertex Covering in K-partite Graph: Approximation Algorithm and Complexity Analysis, K. Biswas, S.A.M. Harun, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, Vol. 4, ISSN: 1947-5500, USA, 2009. (IF: 0.702), SNIP: N/A. 

11. Hardware Virtualization Support in Intel, AMD and IBM Power Processors, K. Biswas, Md. Ashraful Islam, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, Vol. 4, ISSN: 1947-5500, USA, 2009. (IF: 0.702), SNIP: N/A. 


Book Chapter:

1. Integrated Platforms for Blockchain-Enablement in Role of Blockchain Technology in IoT Applications, Advances in Computers Series, vol. 115, Elsevier, 2019.


Selected Conference Publications:

  1. Trust Modelling for Blockchain-based Wearable Data Market, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom), pp. 411-417, 2019. 
  2. Blockchain Interoperable Digital Objects, International Conference on Blockchain (ICBC), LNCS, Vol. 11521, pp. 80-94, 2019.
  3. Performance Analysis of Polling Mechanism in WBAN, 28th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), pp. 1-4, 2018.
  4. Immutable Autobiography of Smart Cars, 3rd SDLT, pp. 59-64, November 2018.
  5. Interoperability among blockchain based systems: a proposal, 3rd SDLT, pp. 27-30, November 2018.
  6. Challenges of Integrating Blockchain in Wireless Body Area Network, 3rd SDLT, pp. 93-96, November 2018.
  7. A Novel Framework for Software Defined Wireless Body Area Network, 8th ISMS, May 2018.
  8.  Blockchain based Wine Supply Chain Traceability System, FTC-2017, November 2017.
  9. Quantitative Research Design to Evaluate Learning Platforms and Learning Methods for Cyber-security Courses, 28th AAEE conference, pp. 793-799, December 2017.
  10. Securing Smart Cities using Blockchain Technology, 14th IEEE Int. Conference on Smart City, pp. 1392-1393, December 2016.
  11. Performance Evaluation of Block Ciphers for WSNs, ICACCT, Lecture Notes in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol. 452, pp. 443-452, Springer, November, 2015.
  12.  A Simple Lightweight Encryption Scheme for WSNs, ICDCN, LNCS, Springer, Vol. 8314, pp. 409 - 504, January 2014.
  13.  Lightweight Encryption Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE WoWMoM, pp. 1-2, June 2014.
  14.  An Energy Aware Heuristic-based routing protocol in WSNs, IEEE ICCIT, pp. 53-58, December 2014.
  15.  Energy Efficient Routing and Secure Data Communication in WSNs, ICDCN (PhD Forum), pp. 1-4, January 2014.
  16. Maximal Clique Based Clustering Scheme for WSNs, IEEE ISSNIP, pp. 237-241, Melbourne, April 2013.
  17.  An Energy Efficient Clique Based Clustering and Routing Mechanism in WSNs, IEEE IWCMC, Italy, July 2013.


Position Papers:

  1. Vacci-Chain: The Smart Contract Powered Vaccine Storage and Monitoring Solutions, 2nd SDLT, Gold Coast, July 2018.
  2. Blockchain Platforms for IoT Use-cases, 2nd SDLT, Gold Coast, July 2018.
  3. Validating Smart Contract Execution Across a Heterogrneous Collection: A proposal, 2nd SDLT, Gold Coast, July 2018.
  4. Vacci-Chain: A Safe and Smarter Vaccine Storage and Monitoring System, SDLT, ISBN-13: 978-1-9254-5550-2, Gold Coast, June 2017.
  5. Challenges in Designing a Blockchain Platform, SDLT, ISBN-13: 978-1-9254-5550-2, Gold Coast, June 2017.



Dr Biswas's current research focuses on:

  • Blockchain Technology (Application, Interoperability, Security, Consensus mechanisms etc.)
  • Cryptography (lightweight security protocols, cryptanalysis)
  • Security Issues in MANETs and WSNs
  • Intrusion Detection Systems

Dr Biswas is keen to supervise highly motivated graduate students (both PhD and Masters) with a strong mathematical background. If you are interested in the area of his research, please contact him along with your CV. There are a range of scholarships and bursaries offered by the university for both domestic and international students. For more information about the application process, please visit "Find a Scholarship" page.

Dr Biswas is a recipient of Australia India Council (AIC) grant, 2018. The total amount of the grant is 260,000AUD. He has also been received Learning and Teaching Grant (3500AUD) at Griffith University for two consecutive semesters. 


Research Profiles:


Dr Biswas is currently co-supervising two PhD students working on WBANs and Blockchain Technology. He has successfully supervised a Research Masters Student at Griffith University. 

Dr Biswas worked as a program co-chair at the 4th and 3rd Symposium on Distributed Ledger Technology and served as a PC member for 1st and 2nd SDLT. He also worked as a PC member for a number of conferences including International Conference on Cyber Security, 3rd Workshop on Blockchain Technology and its Application, and International Conference on Complex,Intelligent and Software Intensive systems. He is actively collaborating with peers from Imperial College London, Swinburne University, La Trobe University, Open College UK, Data61, UNSW, Griffith University and IIT, Bombay on a number of blockchain projects.

Professional Memberships

Dr Biswas is a member of IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Young Professionals. 


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