Ismael Essop

Dr Ismael Essop BSc (H), MSc, PhD, SFHEA, MIET, PGCE, MInstLM

Principal Lecturer in Digital Technology

Key details

Dr Ismael Essop

Principal Lecturer in Digital Technology


Dr Ismael Essop is an experienced academic with over 20 years of experience in Higher Education. He has led highly successful degree apprenticeship programmes. Dr Essop is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE, and is a Faculty panel reviewer for new programmes within the university. He is also part of the Tech Industry Gold Educator Network, which support the accreditation of Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship. He is directing IT and Management programmes within the School of Engineering. He has designed and validated several programmes at both undergraduate and post-graduate level. Ismael has also managed several transnational education partners in Europe and the Middle East for many years.

Dr Essop has expertise in the development of anomaly intrusion detection systems (AIDS) in the areas of Internet of Things. His doctoral degree was on the generation of datasets for AIDS in IoT networks.

Responsibilities within the university

Partnership Lead
Link tutor for October University for Modern Sciences and Arts, Egypt.

Programme Leader
BSc Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB)
BSc Digital Technology and Solutions (DTS)

Module Leader
Information Technology; Data, Information & Knowledge; Web Systems Engineering; Operations and Information Technology.

Awards

Awarded Fellowship and Senior Fellowship of Advance HE.

Nominations at the Student Led Awards 2021

University Lecturer of the year

Recognition

Senior Fellow: Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), October 2021.

Reviewer: International Workshop on Computer-Aided Modelling Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD) 2021

Reviewer: GOLD Panel reviewers

Reviewer: University of Greenwich Programme Approval Panel

Member: Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET).

Member: Institute of Learning and Management

Mental Health First Aider: MHFA England CIC

Research / Scholarly interests

  • datasets generation for anomaly intrusion detection systems (AIDS)  for Internet of Things (IoT)
  • application of Machine Learning algorithms in network security
  • cybersecurity attacks on medical IoT devices

Key funded projects

Recent Funded Project

Research Member of the "Building an expertise network for an efficient innovation and training" (BENEFITS), INTERREG Programme, France (Channel), Partners: CESi, INSA Rennes, Greenwich, Exeter (2012-2015).

Recent publications

Article

Papaioannou, Maria , Zachos, Georgios, Essop, Ismael, Mantas, Georgios , Rodrigue, Jonathan (2022), Toward a secure and usable user authentication mechanism for mobile passenger ID devices for land/sea border control. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In: , , , . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Access, 10 . pp. 38832-38849 2169-3536 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3164245).

Zachos, Georgios , Essop, Ismael, Mantas, Georgios, Porfyrakis, Kyriakos , Ribeiro, Jose , Rodriguez, Jonathan (2021), An anomaly-based intrusion detection system for internet of medical things networks. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Electronics, 10: 2562 (21) 2079-9292 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10212562).

Essop, Ismael , Ribeiro, José C., Papaioannou, Maria, Zachos, Georgios , Mantas, Georgios , Rodriguez, Jonathan (2021), Generating datasets for anomaly-based intrusion detection systems in IoT and industrial IoT networks. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Sensors, 21: 1528 (4) 1424-8220 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21041528).

Papaioannou, Maria , Karageorgou, Marine, Mantas, Georgios, Sucasas, Victor , Essop, Ismael , Rodriguez, Jonathan , Lymberopoulos, Dimitrios (2020), A survey on security threats and countermeasures in Internet of Medical Things (IoMT). Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, 33: e4049 (6) 2161-3915 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ett.4049).

Essop, Ismael A. , Evans, Richard D., Wan, Shan, Giddaluru, Muni P. , Gao, James X. , Baudry, David , Mahdikhah, Sara , Messaadia, Mourad (2016), Investigation into current industrial practices relating to product lifecycle management in a multi-national manufacturing company. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 13 (5) . pp. 647-661 1686-4360 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16864360.2016.1150711).

Book section

Karageorgou, M , Mantas, Georgios, Essop, Ismael, Rodriguez, J , Lymberopoulos, D (2020), Cybersecurity Attacks on Medical IoT Devices for Smart City Healthcare Services. Institution of Engineering & Technology. In: , , In: Fadi AI-Turjman, Muhammad Imran (eds.), IOT Technologies in Smart-Cities: From Sensors to Big Data, Security and Trust. Institution of Engineering & Technology, . pp. 171-187 . ISBN: 9781785618697 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1049/PBCE128E).

Conference proceedings

Zachos, Georgios , Essop, Ismael, Mantas, Georgios, Kyriakos, Porfyrakis , Jose, Ribeiro , Jonathan, Rodriguez (2021), Generating IoT Edge Network Datasets based on the TON_IoT telemetry dataset. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In: 2021 IEEE 26th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), 25-27 October, 2021, Porto, Portugal In: IEEE Conference Committee (ed.), 2021 IEEE 26th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD). Porto, Portugal 25-27 Oct. 2021. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscataway, NJ (1st) . pp. 1-6 . ISBN: 9781665417792ISSN: 2378-4865 (Print), 2378-4873 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1109/CAMAD52502.2021.9617799).

Essop, Ismael and , Gao, Xiaoyu (2015), Opportunities and challenges in using Big Data for product maintenance in the power generation industry. ICMR 2015, 13th International Conference on Manufacturing Research. In: , , , Proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing Research. ICMR 2015, 13th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, . ISBN: 1857901878 (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Essop, Ismael A. , Evans, Richard D., Giddalaru, Muni P., Gao, James X. , Wan, Shan , Baudry, David , Mahdikhah, Sara , Messaadia, Mourad (2015), Investigation into current industrial practices relating to product lifecycle management in a multi-national manufacturing company. CAD Solutions. In: , , , Proceedings of CAD'15. CAD Solutions, . pp. 437-442 (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14733/cadconfP.2015.437-442).