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Research Associate (Post Doc)

CREST Research Group, School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide

Research Interest: Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.

Email: chadni.islam@adelaide.edu.au chadni19@gmail.com

Recent Newz

  • January 2021: Joined CREST at School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide as a Postdoctoral Researchers!
  • December 2020: Received Deans award for Doctoral Thesis Excellence from University of Adelaide!!!
  • December 2020: Presented in HumaniSE Lab/CREST collaboration workshop about CREST research on Security Orchestration and Automation.
  • December 2020: Awarded PhD Degree from School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide!!!
  • October 2020: Presented in CREST research group seminar on the need for empirical assessment of threat intelligence!
  • October 2020: Attended in CyberCRC virtual Symposium.
  • October 2020: Invited to give a talk on research seminar of Computer Science, University of Adelaide! Slides.
  • September 2020: Presented Paper on European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA), 2020
  • August 2020: Join CREST research group as a Professional Researcher.
  • July 2020: Submitted thesis for Examination at University of Adelaide!
  • June 2020: A Full paper is accepted in European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA), 2020. The work demonstrated how Software Architecture and Artificial Intelligence (AI) play a role in addressing some major challenges by Security Operation Center (SOC). Pre-print!!
  • March 2020: Awarded travel scholarship to participate and present in CSIRO’s Data61, Summer School, 2020.
  • February 2020: Poster accepted in CSIRO’s Data61, Summer School, 2020, Brisbane, Australia.
  • February 2020: Awarded Travel Grant to participate and present in CDNG 2020, Brisbane, Australia.

Publication

  • Chadni Islam, Muhammad Ali Babar, and Surya Nepal. Architecture-centric Support for Integrating Security Tool in a Security Orchestration Platform. In 14th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA’2020), 14-18 September 2020, L’Aquila, Italy. (ERA/Core Rank A).
  • Chadni Islam, Muhammad Ali Babar, and Surya Nepal. 2019. A Multi-Vocal Review of Security Orchestration. ACM Computing Survey. (CSUR) Vol 52, Issue 2, Article 37 (April 2019), 45 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3305268. (ERA 2020 Rank A*).
  • Chadni Islam, Muhammad Ali Babar and Surya Nepal. An Ontology-Driven Approach to Automating the Process of Integrating Security Software Systems. In ICSSP 2019 International Conference on Software and Systems Process (ICSSP’2019), May 25-26, 2019, Montreal, Canada. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSSP.2019.00017 (ERA/Core Rank A).
  • Chadni Islam, Muhammad Ali Babar, and Surya Nepal. Automated Interpretation and Integration of Security Tools Using Semantic Knowledge. In 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE’2019), June 3-7, 2019, Rome, Italy. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-21290-2_32 (ERA/Core Rank A).

Under Review

  • Chadni Islam, Muhammad Ali Babar, and Surya Nepal. AI-Enabled Design and Generation of Declarative API for Security Orchestration Platform. In Transactions of Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM). (ERA Rank A*).

Presentation

  • Chadni Islam, Muhammad Ali Babar, and Surya Nepal. AI-Enabled Design and Generation of Declarative API for Security Orchestration Platform. Cyber Defence Next Generation Technology & science Conference (CDNG), Brisbane, Australia. Accepted for Presentation.
  • Chadni Islam. Automated Interpretation and Integration of Security Tools Using Semantic Knowledge in CSIRO’s Data61 & DST Group, Cyber Security Summer School 2020 (CSSS’2020), Brisbane Australia. Accepted for Poster Presentation.
  • Chadni Islam. Architecture Support for Security Orchestration. In 2nd Data61/ DSTG Cyber Summer School (CSSS’2019), March 21- 22, 2019, Adelaide, Australia. Elevator Speech.
  • Chadni Islam. Designing and Implementing a Self-Adaptive Security Orchestration Engine. In the Australasian Lab for Cyber Security Ideas, (ALCSI’2018), Nov. 29 – 30, 2018, Adelaide, Australia. Poster Presentation.
  • Chadni Islam. Designing and Implementing Self-Adaptive Security Orchestration Engine (Preliminary Work), In 1st Data61/DSTG Cyber Summer School (CSSS’2018), Feb 12-13, 2018, Melbourne, Australia. Poster Presentation.
  • Chadni Islam. Architecture Support for Security Orchestration, In Deakin Winter School in Software Engineering, July 10 -11, 2017, Melbourne, Australia. Three Minutes Talk.

Scholarship and Award

  • Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence, December 2020.
  • Postgraduate Scholarship from CSIRO’s Data61, Australia and Full Fee Scholarship from the University of Adelaide, Australia.
    • January 2017 – July 2020
  • Fellowship Support from ICT Department of Ministry of Post and Telecommunication and IT, Government of Bangladesh for Master of Science research work.
    • February 2014 – April 2015
  • Scholarship for Honors results from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Travel Grant

  • Travel Funding CSIRO’s Data61, Australia to present a poster and attend both Cyber Defence Next Generation Technology & science Conference (CDNG) and CSIRO’s Data61 & DST Group, Cyber Security Summer School 2020 (CSSS’2020), Brisbane Australia.
  • Travel Funding from School of Computer Science, the University of Adelaide to attend and present in 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, (CAiSE’2019), June 3-7, 2019, at Rome, Italy.
  • Travel Funding from Centre for Research on Engineering Software Technologies (CREST) to Meet and Engage with Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) Industry Partners, October 31- Nov. 1, 2018, at Canberra, Australia.
  • Travel Funding from Centre for Research on Engineering Software Technologies (CREST) to participate in Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) participating meeting, October 8, 2018, at Melbourne, Australia.
  • Travel Funding from CSIRO’s Data61, Australia to present a poster and attend Data61 & DST Cyber Summer School (CSSS’2018) , February 12-13, 2018, at Melbourne, Australia.
  • Travel Funding Centre for Research on Engineering Software Technologies (CREST) and Deakin University to attend Winter School in Software Engineering: Deakin University, July 10-11, 2017, at Melbourne, Australia.

Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer, School of Computer Science, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.
    • March 2016 – March 2017
  • Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Eastern University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    • May 2015 – March 2016

Supervision Experience

  • Co-Supervised one undergrad student for Topics project related to cybersecurity at School of Computer Science, the University of Adelaide with Professor M. Ali Babar as Principal Supervisor. Semester 2, 2019.
  • Co-Supervised one undergrad student for Advanced Topics of Computer Science project related to cybersecurity at School of Computer Science, the University of Adelaide with Professor M. Ali Babar as Principal Supervisor. Semester 1, 2019.
  • Co-Supervised two project groups of Master of Computing and Innovation (MCI) project related to cybersecurity at School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide, Adelaide with Professor M. Ali Babar as Principal Supervisor. Semester 1, 2019.
  • External Supervisor of three Honors Students for two summer sprint projects of Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) with Professor M. Ali Babar as Principal Supervisor. December 2018 – February 2019.
  • External Supervisor of two cybersecurity projects of SERP (Software Engineering Research Project), with Professor M. Ali Babar as Principal Supervisor and Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC). Semester 2, 2018.

Other Activities

  • Organized CyberCRC Symposium at the University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 28 October, 2020.
  • Participated in Cybersecurity CRC workshop at the University of Adelaide, Adelaide, February 14, 2020.
  • Participated in 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE’2019), June 3-7, 2019, Rome, Italy.
  • Organizing committee member of Elevator Speech for Research Student, at Data61/DSTG Cyber Summer School (CSSS’2019), March 21-22, 2019.
  • Organizing committee member of Poster Session in Australian Lab for Cyber Security Ideas (ALCSI), November 29-30, 2018.
  • Volunteer at 25th Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC) and Australasian Software Week (ASW), Nov. 26 – 30, 2018, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Attended Adelaide Autumn School in Software Engineering in Adelaide May 17- 18, 2018.
  • Arranged Workshop of ‘BD Apps Developer Awareness Program’ at Eastern University, Bangladesh, 2016.
  • Arranged workshop on ‘Career Opportunity in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Industries’ at Eastern University, Bangladesh, 2015.
  • Organizing Committee Member of ‘Eastern University 4th Math Olympiad, 2015.
Get in touch

Chadni Islam

chadni.islam@adelaide.edu.au