Sarah Irum

M.Sc. Sarah Irum

PhD Researcher

Sarah Irum is a PhD student at the Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks at TU Dresden. She has been working as a researcher with Acticom Gmbh, Berlin, Germany since November 2017.
She has obtained her Masters’ degree from National University of Computers and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2012. During the masters, she published 2 journal papers in the field of security in Wireless Body Area Networks, and Ubiquitous Computing. She has served as a Lecturer in COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan from 2013 to 2017. She has also worked as a researcher in Interactive Group, Islamabad, Pakistan and published 2 conference papers in the field of Automated Fingerprint Identification System.
Her current research interests include Mobile edge clouds, Software Defined Networks, and Network Function Virtualization.





Rodriguez, Jonathan; Koudouridis, Georgios P.; Gelabert, Xavier; Tayyab, Muhammad; Bassoli, Riccardo; Fitzek, Frank H. P.; Torre, Roberto; Abd-Alhameed, Raed A.; Sahedin, Maryam; Elfergani, Issa; Irum, Sarah; Schulte, Gerrit; Diogo, Pedro; Marzouk, Fatma; de Ree, Marcus; Mantas, Georgios; Politis, Ilias

Secure Virtual Mobile Small Cells: A Stepping Stone Towards 6G Journal Article

In: IEEE Communications Standards Magazine, pp. 1-15, 2021.

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Irum, Sarah; Torre, Roberto; Salah, Hani; Schulte, Gerrit; Fitzek, Frank H. P.

Network-coded Cooperative Communication in Virtualized Mobile Small Cells Proceedings Article

In: IEEE 5G World Forum's Secret Workshop, Dresden, Germany, 2019.



Irum, Sarah; Luedke, Patrick; Warnke, Klaus; Schulte, Gerrit

Multi-tenant Isolation in Software Defined Networks Proceedings Article

In: International Conference on Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems, pp. 367-376, Springer, Faro, Portugal, 2018.



Ali, Aftab; Irum, Sarah; Kausar, Firdous; Khan, Farrukh Aslam

A cluster-based key agreement scheme using keyed hashing for Body Area Networks Journal Article

In: Multimedia tools and applications, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 201-214, 2013.


Irum, Sarah; Ali, Aftab; Khan, Farrukh Aslam; Abbas, Haider

A hybrid security mechanism for intra-WBAN and inter-WBAN communications Journal Article

In: International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 9, no. 8, 2013.


Irum, Sarah; Afzal, Hassan; Mahmud, Shahid

Plug-n-Play AFIS Development for Criminal and Civil Applications Proceedings Article

In: International Symposium on Biometrics and Security Technologies (ISBAST), 2013, pp. 48-55, IEEE 2013.


Irum, Sarah; Afzal, Hassan; Mahmud, Shahid

How to Build an Automated Fingerprint Identification System Proceedings Article

In: International Symposium on Biometrics and Security Technologies (ISBAST), 2013, pp. 40-47, IEEE 2013.