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Majid obtained his PhD from the Centre for Communication Systems Research at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. Concurrently he is employed as a research officer, doing research on a number of research issues and being involved in a few internal and external projects.


Research interests

Service and Resource discovery, Personal Area Networks, Wireless Networks



Service Discovery and Use in Personal Networks



CCSR Wireless Network Testbed (WNT)

He is appointed as the manager of the WNT since June 2001. WNT is provided for research on wireless networks, services and applications.

IST MAGNET and IST MAGNET Beyond (Ended)

He was a member of work-package 2, “Networking and Inter-working”, mainly working on service discovery, Personal Area Networks Self Organisation and Personal Networks Self Organisation.


He is a member of work-package 2, “New Architecture Principles and Concepts (NewAPC)”, mainly working on the architecture proposal for future Internet.


Research Project Proposals

Majid has been involved in preparation of a number of research proposals, mainly on future wireless networks service platform.



My Personal Adaptive Global Net

Editor: Ramjee Prasad, Co authored Chapter 3: PN Networking: Erno Kovacs, Luıs Sanchez, Jorge Lanza, Jeroen Hoebeke, Marc Girod Genet, Martin Bauer, Rasmus L. Olsen, Majid Ghader, Henrik Thuvesson and Luıs Munoz

Book Chapter, (2010-01-01) ISBN: 9048-134366


Improving the Performance of Web Services in Wireless Sensor Networks

Abangar H, Ghader M, Gluhak A, Tafazolli R

Future Network & Mobile Summit 2010, Florence, Italy, 16-18 June 2010


Network Management Architecture in the Future Internet

Ghader M, Johnsson M, Callejo Rodríguez M Á, Nguyen Thi Mai Trang 

ICT-MobileSummit 2009, Santander, Spain, 10-12 June 2009


Efficient Employment of Service Location Protocol in Multi-cluster Networks

Ghader M, Tafazolli R

ICT-MobileSummit 2009, Santander, Spain, 10-12 June 2009


Personal Networks as Distributed Clients for IMS

Kovacs E, Kraft D ,Cimmino A, Bessler S , Ghader M, Gavrilovska L

ICT-MobileSummit 2008, Stockholm, Sweden, 10-12 June 2008


Enhanced Service Location Protocol in Personal Networks

Ghader M, Tafazolli R

Invited paper to the 10th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, Jaipur, India, 3-6 December 2007


Service Discovery in Personal Networks; design, implementation and analysis

Ghader M, Olsen R L, Prasad V, Jacobsson M, Sanchez L, Lanza J, Louati W, Girod-Genet M, Zeghlache D, Tafazolli R

15th IST Mobile and Wireless communications Summit, Mykonos, Greece, 4-8 June 2006


A Proposal for Self-Organizing Personal Networks

Muñoz L, Sanchez L, Lanza J, Alutoin M, Lehtonen S, Zeghlache D, Girot Genet M, Louati W, Hoebeke J, Moerman I, Holderbeke G, Ghader M, Jacobsson M

Wireless World Research Forum Meeting #15, Paris, France, 8-9 Dec 2005


Surrey's Next Generation Wireless Network Testbed

Georgiades M, Akhtar N, Ghader M, Li Z, Gultchev S, Tafazolli R
7th IEEE International Conference on Mobile and Wireless Communications Networks, Marrakech, Morocco, 19-21 September 2005


Context Management in Personal Networks

Olsen R L, Ghader M, Hans-Peter Schwefel

International Wireless Summit 2005, Aalborg, Denmark, 17-22 September 2005


Service Management Platform for Personal Networks

Ghader M, Olsen R L, Genet M G, Tafazolli R
14th IST Mobile and Wireless communications Summit, Dresden, Germany, 19-22 June 2005


Performance of Service Discovery Protocols in Personal Networks

Ghader M, Tafazolli R
IST MAGNET Workshop, Visions and Beyond, Shanghai, China, 11-12 Nov 2004


Secure Resource and Service Discovery in Personal Networks

Ghader M, Prasad N, Olsen R L, Mirzadeh S, Tafazolli R
Wireless World Research Forum Meeting #12, Toronto, Canada, 4-5 Nov 2004


Service Discovery and Provision Protocols for Wireless Networks

Ghader M, Moessner K, Tafazolli R
13th IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Lyon, France, 27-30 June 2004



9 July 2009