Mohamed Eldefrawy

Mohamed Eldefrawy

Forskarassistent|Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • Professional title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Area of responsibility: Wireless Network Security
  • Department: Department of Information Systems and Technology (IST)
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  • Visitor address: Holmgatan 10
  • Room number: L5XX
  • Research centers: Sensible Things that Communicate


Mohamed Eldefrawy received his BSc, MSc, and PhD from the Electrical Engineering Department, the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt.
He has been a senior researcher for almost seven years at the Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA), King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.
Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Information Systems and Technology, Mid Sweden University, Sweden.
So far he has published about twenty research articles in high reputed journals and conferences. Furthermore, he is an inventor of two US/PCT patents in Cyber Security.
One of his inventions got a Bronze Medal at 41st International Exhibition of Inventions at Geneva, Switzerland in April 2013.
Also, he is a technical reviewer for many international journals and conferences.

Area of interest

Mohamed is interested in conducting research in wireless network security, digital authentication, and information assurance.

Current research

Currently, Mohamed is considering Security and Privacy of the Industrial Internet of Things - Challenges and Countermeasures.

Other information

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Extra contact information

010-142 7871


Articles in journals

Eldefrawy, M. , Butun, I. , Pereira, N. & Gidlund, M. (2019). Formal security analysis of LoRaWAN. Computer Networks, vol. 148, pp. 328-339.    

Eldefrawy, M. , Pereira, N. & Gidlund, M. (2019). Key Distribution Protocol for Industrial Internet of Things without Implicit Certificates. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 6: 1, pp. 906-917.  

Conference papers

Eldefrawy, M. , Ferrari, N. & Gidlund, M. (2019). Dynamic User Authentication Protocol for Industrial IoT without Timestamping. In 2019 15th IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communication Systems (WFCS).  

Forsström, S. , Butun, I. , Eldefrawy, M. , Jennehag, U. & Gidlund, M. (2018). Challenges of Securing the Industrial Internet of Things Value Chain. In 2018 Workshop on Metrology for Industry 4.0 and IoT, MetroInd 4.0 and IoT 2018 - Proceedings.. pp. 218--223.