Dr Bernardi Pranggono

Associate Professor

Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

School:Computing and Information Science

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Cybersecurity and Networking

Research Supervision:Yes

Bernardi has expertise in computer networks and cybersecurity. He has vast experience in both academia and industry. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is the current Chair SIG-Industrial IoT Networks, IEEE Internet of Things, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (IoT-AHSN) Technical Committee.

Email: [email protected] 

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Dr Bernardi Pranggono is currently an Associate Professor in Cyber Security and Computer Networks at the School of Computing and Information Science, Anglia Ruskin University, UK. He has 20+ years of applied and academic research experience working at various prestigious institutions. He has previously held academic and research positions at the Sheffield Hallam University, Glasgow Caledonian University, Queen's University Belfast, and the University of Leeds. He has held industrial positions at Oracle, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Accenture, and Telstra. His current research interests include cybersecurity, Internet of Things, cloud computing, and green ICT. He has participated in various projects funded by EPSRC (INSTANT, HIPNet, INTERNET, CSIT) and FP7 (PRECYSE).

Dr. Pranggono has co-authored over 45 papers in leading international conferences and journals and contributed to four book chapters. He is an associate editor in Frontiers of Computer Science and Frontiers in Communications and Networks. He has served as Vice-Chair and Technical Program Committee member in numerous international conferences, such as IEEE HPCC, IEEE ICC, and IEEE GLOBECOM. He also serves as a referee of some renowned journals and conferences, such as IEEE Access, IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Communication Magazine, IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE ICC, Computer & Security (Elsevier), Wireless Networks (Springer), and Sensors (MDPI).

Spoken Languages

  • Indonesian
  • Japanese

Research interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Computer Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Green Information and Communication Technologies
  • Industry 4.0

Areas of research supervision

  • Cybersecurity
  • Computer Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Green Information and Communication Technologies


  • PhD in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK
  • Master in Digital Communications, Monash University, Australia
  • BEng in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
  • PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE), Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Chair SIG-Industrial IoT Networks, Internet of Things, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (IoT-AHSN) Technical Committee, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Associate Editor of Frontiers in Computer Science
  • Associate Editor of Frontiers in Communications and Networks
  • Associate Editor of International Journal of Computers and Applications
  • Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Lead Guest Editor, Energies, Special Issue on Internet of Things, Edge Computing, and Artificial Intelligence for Smart Grid, MDPI, 2021-2022.
  • Editor, Research Topic on Rising Stars in Smart Grid Communications, Frontiers in Communications and Networks, 2022.
  • Guest Editor, Processes, Special Issue on The Role of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Context of Sustainability, MDPI, 2021-2022.
  • Lead Guest Editor, Sustainability, Special Issue on Green ICT, Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities, MDPI, 2020-2021.
  • Guest Editor, Sensors, Special Issue on Context-Aware Sensing for Disaster Management, MDPI, 2020-2021.
  • Reviewer: British Council, EPSRC, CHIST-ERA, French National Research Agency (ANR), Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), etc.
  • Reviewer: IEEE: Access, Communication Magazine, Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Computer Magazine, Internet of Things Journal, Internet Computing, Network Magazine, Software, Transaction on Dependable and Secure Computing, Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Transaction on Industrial Informatics, Transaction on Power Delivery, Transaction on Smart Grid, Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, Transactions on Network and Service Management, Transactions on Systems Man Cybernetics-Systems, Systems Journal, Networking Letters.
  • Springer: Wireless Networks, Wireless Personal Communications.
  • Elsevier: Applied Computing and Informatics, Ad-Hoc Networks, Computers & Electrical Engineering, Computer & Security, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems.
  • ACM: Computing Surveys, Transaction on Internet Technology.
  • IET: Information Security, Smart Grid.
  • MDPI: Applied Sciences, Computers, Electronics, Energies, Future Internet, Robotics, Sensors, Sustainability, Symmetry, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
  • SAGE: Digital Health.
  • Wiley: Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience.
  • Taylor & Francis: Fiber and Integrated Optics, International Journal of Electronics, International Journal of Computers and Applications.
  • Others: International Journal for Quality in Health Care, International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP), Internetworking Indonesia Journal.

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • PI, Engineering and Mathematics Research Grant on Internet of Medical Things Security, Sheffield Hallam University, 2022.
  • Co-I, International Collaboration Grant (PUTI) on The Development of Mata Elang Platform as the Smart NIDS for the Security of Internet of Things (IoT) Universitas Indonesia, 2022.
  • Co-I, International Collaboration Grant (PUTI) on Development of Novel Secure Protocol and Lightweight Cryptographic Hash Function for Internet of Things (IoT) Ecosystem, Universitas Indonesia, 2022.
  • PI, School-funded PhD studentships on Smart Grid Cyber Security Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, 2014.
  • PI, The British Council’s IAESTE funded Internship, Glasgow Caledonian University, 2014, 2015.

Selected recent publications

N. Hayati, S. Windarta, M. Suryanegara, B. Pranggono, and K. Ramli, "A Novel Session Key Update Scheme for LoRaWAN," IEEE Access, 2022.

S. Windarta, S. Suryadi, K. Ramli, B. Pranggono, and T.S. Gunawan, "Lightweight Cryptographic Hash Functions: Design Trends, Comparative Study, and Future Directions," IEEE Access, 2022.

S. Sumarsono, I.S. Sakkinah, A.E. Permanasari, and B. Pranggono, "Development of a Mobile Health Infrastructure for Non-Communicable Diseases using Design Science Research Method: A Case Study," Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 2022.

Okfalisa, Mahyarni, W. Anggraini, T. Saktioto, and B. Pranggono, "Assessing Digital Readiness of Small Medium Enterprises: Intelligent Dashboard Decision Support System," International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), vol.13(4), 2022.

E. Dizon and B. Pranggono, “Smart Streetlights in Smart City: A Case Study of Sheffield,” Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Springer, vol.13(4), pp.2045–2060, 2022.

D. Alboaneen, H. Tianfield, Y. Zhang, and B. Pranggono, "A Metaheuristic Method for Joint Task Scheduling and Virtual Machine Placement in Cloud Data Centers," Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier, vol.115, pp.201-212, 2021.

Okfalisa, H. Rusnedy, D.U. Iswavigra, B. Pranggono, E. Haerani, and T. Saktioto, "Decision Support System for Smartphone Recommendation: The Comparison of Fuzzy AHP and Fuzzy ANP in Multi-Attribute Decision Making," Sinergi, vol.25(1), pp.101-110, 2021.

B. Pranggono and A. Arabo, "COVID-19 Pandemic Cybersecurity Issues," Internet Technology Letters, Wiley, vol.4.2: e247, 2021.

Okfalisa, Salmaini Y, Ab Razak CH, and B. Pranggono, "The enhancement of collaborative learning through integrated knowledge management systems: E-learning model," Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, vol.98(13), pp.2566-2579, 2020.

D. Alboaneen, B. Pranggono, D. Alshammari, N. Alqahtani and R. Alyaffer, "Predicting the Epidemiological Outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI, vol.17(12), 4568, 2020.

A. Mikail and B. Pranggono, "Securing Infrastructure-as-a-Service Public Clouds Using Security Onion," Applied System Innovation, MDPI, Vol. 2 (1), 6, 2019.

M. A. Asante and B. Pranggono, “Development of Smart Grid Testbed with Low-Cost Hardware and Software for Cybersecurity Research and Education,” Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, Vol. 101 (3), pp 1357–1377, 2018.

O. Popoola and B. Pranggono, “On Energy Consumption of Switch-centric Data Center Networks,” The Journal of Supercomputing, Springer, vol. 74 (1), pp. 334-369, 2018.

S. Asri and B. Pranggono, “Impact of Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack on Advanced Metering Infrastructure,” Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, vol. 83 (3), pp. 2211-2223, 2015.

Y. Yang, K. McLaughlin, S. Sezer, T. Littler, E. G. Im, B. Pranggono and H. F. Wang, "Multiattribute SCADA-Specific Intrusion Detection System for Power Networks," IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, vol. 29 (6), pp. 1092-1102, 2014.

H-H Chou, B. Pranggono, T.D. Wilkinson, F. Zhang, W.A. Crossland and J.M.H. Elmirghani, "Free-Space Optoelectronic Switching Cores with MPLS for SANs over WDM Ring Networks," IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 4 (7), pp. 533-545, 2012.

Recent presentations and conferences

A.V. Reji, B. Pranggono, A. Shenfield, and J. Marchang, "Anomaly Detection for Internet of Medical Things," IEEE ICC 2023 Workshop on IoT-Health: 5th International Workshop on IoT Enabling Technologies in Healthcare, Rome, Italy, May 28-Jun 1, 2023 (accepted).

B. Pranggono and A. Sophian, "Developing an Internet of Things Module for Final Year Engineering Student," 5th International Conference on Engineering Professional Ethics and Education (ICEPEE) 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Aug 9-10, 2022.

A. Abubakar and B. Pranggono, “Machine Learning Based Intrusion Detection System for Software Defined Networks,” 7th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies (EST) 2017, Canterbury, UK, Sep 6-8, 2017.

Media experience

B. Pranggono. (2014, 3/3/2014). A self-destructing phone isn’t the last word in security, The Conversation.

B. Pranggono. (2013, 26/11/2013). Bring your own device, lose your employer’s secrets. The Conversation.