Pia Desai

Lecturer, School of Technology

Research interests

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Cybersecurity and privacy

Recent achievements

Star Wars: Imperial Assault character mobile app on Google Play Store

New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5), Open Polytechnic, December 2018

Current research

Challenges of cybersecurity in the Internet of Things (in progress)

Pia undertook the above topic as part of her PhD research. The topic has evolved through discussion and she is now exploring secure routing protocols in IoT, and relationships with MANET routing protocols.

Moa GeoAR app (collaborative project with Daniel Dang – incomplete)

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