Prof Madjid Merabti
Liverpool John Moores University
Professor Madjid Merabti is Director of the School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, a Professor of Networked Systems at Liverpool John Moores University, and director of the PROTECT Research Centre.
He is a graduate of Lancaster University, UK. He has over 20 years’ experience in conducting research and teaching in Distributed Multimedia Systems (Networks, Operating Systems, Computer Security).
Madjid has over 160 publications in these areas and he leads the Distributed Multimedia Systems Group which has a number of government and industry supported research projects in the areas of: Multimedia Networking, Human Digital Life Memories Systems, Games Technology, Mobile and Wireless Networks, Networked Appliances, Sensor Networks, Intrusion Detection, Computer Forensic, and Network Security Architectures.
Professor Merabti is involved with a number of industry collaborative projects in the areas of networking and security, with companies including Selex (Finmeccanica), Thales, SINTEF and many SMEs.
Professor Merabti has been supervising postgraduate research students for over 20 years, having successfully graduated over 26 PhD students in the areas of networking, security and critical infrastructures. Professor Merabti advises on higher education reform and developments in the UK and overseas.
He has been elected as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer 2011–2013 in networking and security, presenting a series of lectures in the UK, Brazil and the Middle East. He was invited to assist with the IEEE’s worldwide Public Visibility efforts in security and mobile devices.
Professor Merabti actively participates in the research community in the UK and abroad, including being an EPSRC Peer Review College member, an EPSRC Funding Panel Member for UK Communications Research, and an international reviewer for a number of research councils in countries such as France, the Netherlands, Qatar State, Switzerland and Canada. He was awarded a Peru-Honorary Professorship in 2005.