Hani Salah

Dr. Hani Salah

Position:   Research Assistant

E-mail:      hsalah(AT)ke(DOT)tu-darmstadt(DOT)de
Phone:      +49 6151 16-21817

Office:       S2|02 D-205

Postal address: 

TU Darmstadt - FB 20, FG Konwledge Engineering

Hochschulstraße 10

D-64289 Darmstadt





Research interests

  • Monitoring and measurements of networking systems
  • Named Data Networking (NDN): caching efficiency & reslience to DDoS attacks
  • P2P systems: incentive schemes, graph peoperties and reslience 
  • Predictive maintenance

Project: An Optic’s Life


  • H. Salah and T. Strufe: Evaluating and Mitigating a Collusive Version of the Interest Flooding Attack in NDN, in IEEE ISCC 2016, Messina, Italy.
  • S. Roos, H. Salah, and T. Strufe: On the Routing of Kademlia-type Systems, book chapter (accepted for publication in the "Advances in Computer Communications and Networks" book), 2016.
  • H. Salah, Measuring, Understanding, and Improving Content Distribution Technologies, PhD Dissertation, TU Darmstadt, November 2015, Darmstadt, Germany.
  • H. Salah, J. Wulfheide, and T. Strufe: Coordination Supports Security: A New Defence Mechanism Against Interest Flooding in NDN, in IEEE LCN 2015, Clearwater - Florida, USA.
  • S. Roos, H. Salah, and T. Strufe: Determining the Hop Count in Kademlia-type Systems, in IEEE ICCCN 2015, Las Vegas - Nevada, USA.
  • H. Salah, J. Wulfheide, and T. Strufe: Lightweight Coordinated Defence Against Interest Flooding Attacks in NDN (poster paper), in IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong.
  • H. Salah and T. Strufe: CoMon: An Architecture for Coordinated Caching and Cache-Aware Routing in CCN, in IEEE CCNC 2015, Las Vegas - Nevada, USA.
  • T. Paul, S. Stephen, H. Salah, and T. Strufe, The Students’ Portal of Ilmenau: A Holistic OSN’s User Behaviour Model, in PICCIT 2015, Hebron, Palestine.
  • H. Salah, S. Roos, and T. Strufe: Diversity Entails Improvement: A New Neighbour Selection Scheme for Kademlia-type Systems, in IEEE P2P 2014, London, UK.
  • H. Salah, S. Roos, and T. Strufe: Characterizing Graph-Theoretic Properties of a Large-Scale DHT: Measurements vs. Simulations, in IEEE ISCC 2014, Madeira, Portugal. (Best Student Paper Award)
  • H. Salah, B. Schiller, and T. Strufe: CoMon: A System Architecture for Improving Caching in CCN (poster paper), in IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada.
  • H. Salah, S. Roos, T. Strufe: A Lightweight Approach for Improving the Lookup Performance in Kademlia-type Systems (technical report), 2014.
  • H. Salah and T. Strufe: Capturing Connectivity Graphs of a Large-Scale P2P Overlay Network, in IEEE ICDCS's HotPOST 2013, Philadelphia, USA.
  • D. Carra, P. Michiardi, H. Salah, and T. Strufe: On the Impact of Incentives in eMule - Analysis and Measurements of a Popular File-Sharing Application, in IEEE JSAC 2013.
  • S. Roos, H. Salah, T. Strufe: Comprehending Kademlia Routing: A Theoritical Framework for the Hop Count Distribution (technical report), 2013.


  • Full PhD scholarship: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), 2010 - 2015
  • Best student paper award: 19th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2014, Madeira, Portugal.


  • TPC: CCC 2016, IC2E 2017
  • Journal review: COMCOM
  • Conference review: WWW 2013, HotPost 2013, WoWMoM 2013, CNS 2014, LCN 2015, ACNS 2016
  • Book chapter review: Advances in Computer Communications and Networks
  • Session chairing: ISCC 2014, CCNC 2015

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TU Darmstadt

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