Dr Siamak Layeghy

UQ Amplify Fellow

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
s.layeghy@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53775

Overview

Research Interests

  • Application of Machine Learning Algorithms (ML) in Cyber-Security
    Various ML algorithms and models such as Graph Neural Networks (GNNs), Transfer Learning, Distributed and Federated Learning, Generative Adversarial Networks(GANs), Transformers and Domain Adaptation techniques
  • Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS)
    Cyber-security, in particular network intrusion detection systems, based on machine learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Edge Learning and Internet of Things (IoT)
    AI at the edge of IoT including inference and learning, and IoT security
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)
    Implementing wide area networks using software defined networks.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Kulatilleke, Gayan, Lo, Wai Weng, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). DOC-NAD: A hybrid deep one-class classifier for network anomaly detection. 23rd International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing Workshops (CCGridW), Bangalore, India, 1 - 4 May 2023. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ccgridw59191.2023.00016

  • Manocchio, Liam Daly, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2022). Network intrusion detection system in a light bulb. 32nd International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), Wellington, New Zealand, 30 November- 2 December 2022. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/itnac55475.2022.9998371

  • Lo, Wai Weng, Layeghy, Siamak, Sarhan, Mohanad, Gallagher, Marcus and Portmann, Marius (2022). Graph neural network-based android malware classification with jumping knowledge. 2022 IEEE Conference on Dependable and Secure Computing (DSC), Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 22-24 June 2022. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/dsc54232.2022.9888878

  • Lo, Wai Weng, Layeghy, Siamak, Sarhan, Mohanad, Gallagher, Marcus and Portmann, Marius (2022). E-GraphSAGE: a graph neural network based intrusion detection system for IoT. NOMS 2022-2022 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium, Budapest, Hungary, 25-29 April 2022. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/noms54207.2022.9789878

  • Manocchio, Liam Daly, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2021). FlowGAN - Synthetic Network Flow Generation using Generative Adversarial Networks. International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), Shenyang, China, 20-22 October 2021. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/cse53436.2021.00033

  • Hosseininoorbin, Seyedehfaezeh, Layeghy, Siamak, Kusy, Brano, Jurdak, Raja and Portmann, Marius (2021). Scaling Spectrogram Data Representation for Deep Learning on Edge TPU. 2021 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops and other Affiliated Events (PerCom Workshops), Kassel, Germany, 22-26 March 2021. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. doi: 10.1109/PerComWorkshops51409.2021.9431041

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak, Moustafa, Nour and Portmann, Marius (2021). NetFlow datasets for machine learning-based network intrusion detection systems. 10th EAI International Conference, BDTA 2020 and 13th EAI International Conference on Wireless Internet, WiCON 2020, Virtual Event, 11 December 2020. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-72802-1_9

  • Al-Najjar, Anees, Layeghy, Siamak, Portmann, Marius and Indulska, Jadwiga (2019). Enhancing quality of experience of VoIP traffic in SDN based end-hosts. 28th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, ITNAC 2018, Sydney, NSW Australia, 21-23 November 2018. New York, NY USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/ATNAC.2018.8615286

  • Pakzad, Farzaneh, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2017). Evaluation of Mininet-WiFi integration via ns-3. 26th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, ITNAC 2016, Dunedin, New Zealand, 7 - 9 December 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/ATNAC.2016.7878816

  • Alharbi, Talal, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2017). Experimental evaluation of the impact of DoS attacks in SDN. 27th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), Melbourne, Australia, 22-24 November 2017. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE.

  • Al-Najjar, Anees, Pakzad, Farzaneh, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2017). Link capacity estimation in SDN-based end-hosts. 10th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS 2016, Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia, 19 - 21 December 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/ICSPCS.2016.7843372

  • Al-Najjar, Anees, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2016). Pushing SDN to the end-host, network load balancing using OpenFlow. 13th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2016, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 14-18 March 2016. NEW YORK: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/PERCOMW.2016.7457129

  • Layeghy, Siamak, Pakzad, Farzaneh and Portmann, Marius (2016). SCOR: constraint programming based northbound interface for SDN. International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, ITNAC, Dunedin, New Zealand, 7-9 December 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ATNAC.2016.7878788

  • Layeghy, Siamak, Azemi, Ghasem, Colditz, Paul and Boashash, Boualem (2014). Classification of fetal movement accelerometry through time-frequency features. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 15-17 December 2014. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ICSPCS.2014.7021055

  • Layeghy, Siamak, Azemi, Ghasem, Colditz, Paul and Boashash, Boualem (2014). Non-invasive monitoring of fetal movements using time-frequency features of accelerometry. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2014), Florence, Italy, 4-9 May 2014. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6854429

  • Khlif, Mohamed Salah H., Boashash, Boualem, Layeghy, Siamak, Ben-Jabeur, Taoufik, Colditz, Paul B. and East, Christine (2012). A passive DSP approach to fetal movement detection for monitoring fetal health. 2012 11th International Conference on Information Science, Signal Processing and their Applications (ISSPA), Montreal, Canada, 2-5 July 2012. Piscataway, NJ, Australia: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ISSPA.2012.6310647

  • Odabaee, Maryam, Layeghy, Siamak, Mesbah, Mostefa, Azemi, Ghasem, Boashash, Boualem, Colditz, Paul and Vanhatalo, Sampsa (2012). EEG amplitude and correlation spatial decay analysis for neonatal head modelling. 11th International Conference on Information Science, Signal Processing and their Applications, ISSPA 2012, Montreal, QC Canada, 2 - 5 July 2012. Piscataway, NJ United States: I E E E. doi: 10.1109/ISSPA.2012.6310679

  • Layeghy, S., Odabaee, M., Khlif, M.S. and Amindavar, H.R. (2011). A time frequency approach to CFAR detection. 11th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT 2011), Bilbao, Spain, 14-17 December 2011. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ISSPIT.2011.6151565

  • Khlif, M.S., Boashash, B., Layeghy, S., Ben-Jabeur, T., Mesbah, M., East, C. and Colditz, P. (2011). Time-Frequency Characterization of Tri-Axial Accelerometer Data for Fetal Movement Detection. IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT), Bilbao, Spain, 14-17 December 2011. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ISSPIT.2011.6151607

Other Outputs

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marus (2023). CIC-BoT-IoT. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/c80fccd

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). CIC-ToN-IoT. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/f6884ce

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-BoT-IoT. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/62e6d80

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-BoT-IoT-v2. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/ec73920

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-ToN-IoT. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/2fa2ed6

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-ToN-IoT-v2. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/38a2d07

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-UNSW-NB15. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/5d0832d

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-UNSW-NB15-v2. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/ffbb0c1

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-UQ-NIDS. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/69b5a53

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-UQ-NIDS-v2. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/631a24a

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-CSE-CIC-IDS2018. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/b9ed88b

  • Sarhan, Mohanad, Layeghy, Siamak and Portmann, Marius (2023). NF-CSE-CIC-IDS2018-v2. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/e9636b7

  • Layeghy, Siamak (2018). SCOR: Software-defined Constrained Optimal Routing Platform for SDN. PhD Thesis, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland. doi: 10.14264/uql.2018.820

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision