Tanesh Kumar

Tanesh Kumar


Researcher and Doctoral Candidate
Network Security, IoT, Edge Computing, Blockchain, Industry 4.0

45 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 896 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 100 citations. The author has a h-index of 16.00. (Google Scholar)


Currently, I am working as a researcher at Center for Wireless Communications (CWC-NS), University of Oulu, Finland having more than 4 years of experience in the domains of IoT Security and Privacy, Edge Computing, Blockchain and Industry 4.0. During my stay at CWC, I have been working on multiple Finnish and EU research projects, and COST Actions.

Research interests

  • Network Security
  • Privacy
  • Internet of Things
  • Edge Computing
  • Blockchain
  • Industry 4.0

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Selected publications

  • Kumar, Tanesh; Braeken, An; Liyanage, Madhusanka; Ylianttila, Mika (2017) Identity Privacy Preserving Biometric Based Authentication Scheme for Naked Healthcare Environment. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). IEEE International Conference on Communications. USA. 1-7. [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Ahmad, Ijaz; Kumar, Tanesh; Liyanage, Madhusanka; Ylianttila, Mika; Koskela, Timo; Bräysy, Timo; Anttonen, Antti; Pentikinen, Vesa; Soininen, Juha-Pekka; Huusko, Jyrki (2018) Towards gadget-free internet services: A roadmap of the Naked world. - Telematics and Informatics 25 (1), 82-92 . [Original]
  • Kumar, T.; Liyanage, M.; Braeken, A.; Ahmad, I.; Ylianttila, M. (2017) From gadget to gadget-free hyperconnected world : Conceptual analysis of user privacy challenges. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - 5G - European Roadmap, Global Impact - 2017 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC). Ei sarjaa/No series. 1-6. [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Ahmad, Ijaz; Kumar, Tanesh; Liyanage, Madhusanka; Okwuibe, Jude; Ylianttila, Mika; Gurtov, Andrei (2017) 5G security : Analysis of threats and solutions. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - 2017 IEEE conference on standards for communications and networking (CSCN). Ei sarjaa/No series. 193-199. [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Kumar, Tanesh; Liyanage, Madhusanka; Ahmad, Ijaz; Braeken, An; Ylianttila, Mika (2018) User Privacy, Identity and Trust in 5G. Comprehensive guide to 5G security. Liyanage, Madhusanka; Ahmad, Ijaz; Abro, Ahmed Bux; Gurtov, Andrei; Ylianttila, Mika. - Ei sarjaa/No series. London. 267-279. [Original]

Research visits

  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

    Research visit to VUB, Brussels with Prof. An Braeken


Towards Digital Paradise

TDP is a company driven joint research project where we develop local services for the remote locations with small cells base stations.

Industrial Edge: Adaptive, Efficient and Reliable Edge Computing for Industrial Applications

The project studies optimal use of Industrial Edge Computing for increasing manufacturing business profitability through improved productivity, sec

WiFiUS: Scalable Edge Architecture for Massive Location-Aware Heterogeneous IoT Systems

The project addresses essential research problems on network design and Internet of Things (IoT) system development, by defining an efficient secur