Shahid Raza

Shahid Raza

Director of Securit Lab, RISE Sweden

Dr. Shahid Raza is the Director of Security Lab at RISE SICS Stockholm where he has been working since 2008. The Security Lab at RISE SICS consists of 19 researchers at two different locations: Stockholm and Lund. Shahid’s research interests include but are not limited to security and privacy in IPv6-connected IoT, interconnection of computing clouds and IoT, Blockchain, the smart grid, and storage security in constrained environments.

Shahid is an Associate Editor of the premier IEEE IoT Journal and a TPC member of a number of targeted IoT conferences/workshops. His research work has been published in renowned international journals and conferences. In addition to participating in different EU (H2020 NobelGrid, FP7 CALIPSO, FP7 CONET, etc.) and Swedish projects (SeCThings, PROMOS, etc.), Shahid has won a competitive research grant from the Swedish funding agency Vinnova under the Strategic Innovation Program for the Internet of Things, where he is the project leader. Recently, he also has won a 3-years grant for a Eurostars project, called SecureIoT, where he is the technical project leader. Shahid is also a principal investigator (PI) of the EU H2020 project COLA. Shahid also actively participates in the IETF standardisation.

Shahid has completed his industrial PhD from the RISE SICS Stockholm and the Mälardalen University Sweden. He also holds a Master of Science degree from KTH The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.