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Research Themes

Research Themes

Research topics (included but not limited to):

  • Blockchains and distributed ledgers
  • Cloud and edge computing
  • Data centre networks design and theory
  • Distributed algorithms and computing
  • Dynamic networks and graphs (Temporal graphs, dynamically changing topologies and computation)
  • Fault-tolerant computing and networks
  • Graph theory underpinning networks
  • Internet of things
  • Multimedia communications and multicast
  • Network science and processes on networks (e.g. epidemics, flooding)
  • Operations research and networks
  • Population protocols
  • Network performance analysis and evaluation
  • Reconfigurable resilient networks
  • Self-healing and self-* networks and algorithms
  • Social networks (intelligence, adoption, fake news)
  • Software-defined networks and programmable networks
  • Wireless multi-hop networks (ad hoc, vehicular, mesh, sensor networks)
  • Quantum networking
  • Queueing theory 

Latest Events and News

  • Thomas Erlebach presented a talk on “Explorable Uncertainty and Untrusted Predictions” at the MAPSP 2022 (15th Workshop on Models and Algorithms for Planning and Scheduling).
  • Amitabh Trehan presented a talk on Self-healing Networks at the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Smart Computing for Smart Cities (SC2) in conjunction with 23rd IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (IEEE WoWMoM 2022), Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Gagangeet Aujla and Anish Jindal are organising the 2nd International Workshop on Blockchain for Smart Cyber-Physical Systems; (Adhering to Security, Trust and Integrity) in conjunction with 15th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (IEEE/ACM UCC 2021), December 6-9, 2022 – Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Gagangeet Singh Aujla, Anish jindal and Honjian Sun have been awarded Durham seedcorn awrad for project "Carbon-Intelligent Computing for handling Uncertainties in Data Centers".
  • Amitabh Trehan was awarded Royal society  International Exchanges 2021 on "Resilient Self and Dynamic Data Stream Spanning Structures" in collaboration with Michael Elkin from  Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
  • Gagangeet Singh Aujla joined as an Associate Editor of IET Smart Grid [].
  • Amitabh Trehan presented a tutorial on Self-healing Distributed Algorithms the 10th The Latin-American Symposium on Dependable Computing (LADC) 2021 (
  • Gagangeet Singh Aujla received 2021 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award from IEEE Systems Council.
  • Gagangeet Singh Aujla joined as an Area Editor of Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier), 2021