Dr Saeed Rehman

Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networking

College of Science and Engineering

place Tonsley (3.11)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Saeed Ur Rehman has received the M.E and Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Auckland, New Zealand in 2009 and 2015, respectively. His doctoral research was focused on the physical layer security of wireless networks, and M.E research was on the MAC layer of Wireless Sensor Networks. Dr. Saeed completed a professional Graduate Diploma of Higher Education (GDHE) at Unitec in 2016.

Prior to joining Flinders, Dr. Saeed has worked as a lecturer at Auckland University of Technology and senior lecturer/Academic leader in Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, for over eight years. He taught undergrad and postgrad courses in embedded systems, Networking, and Cyber Security.

His current research interests include physical layer and network security (in wireless and embedded systems), security and networking issues in Satellite communication, and privacy-aware embedded systems in health care. He is a Senior IEEE member and has published articles in high-quality journals and international conferences with an H-index of 12 (google scholar). He has served as publication and local chair for EAI and IEEE conferences. He is on the conference program committee, journal editorial member, and reviewer for several journals and conferences relevant.

Saeed is accepting research students (ME and Ph.D.) in his area of interest. i.e., security issues in Satcom, Networking security, AI for Cybersecurity.

ME/PhD scholarship https://www.flinders.edu.au/scholarships/defence-science-partnership-research-grant


2015 - PhD, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

2016 - Graduate Diploma in Higher Education, Unitec, New Zealand

2009 - ME, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

2004 - BSc Engineering, Pakistan

Honours, awards and grants

2019- Fellow, The higher Education Academy, UK

2019 - Cisco Cybersecurity operation instructor

2016 - IEEE Senior member

2014 - Ph.D. Completion Award - The University of Auckland

Teaching interests
  • Cyber and network security
  • Computer networks
  • Wireless communication
  • Embedded systems
Topic coordinator
ENGR2871 Fundamental of Cisco Networking
ENGR2872 Cisco routing and switching
COMP3781 Cybersecurity
ENGR1762 Networks and Cybersecurity
Supervisory interests
Network security
Physical layer security
Satellite communication
Wireless communication
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Communication Technologies (1), Optical Networks and Systems (1), Communication technologies (1), Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (1)