Dr Narayan Nepal




Dr Narayan Nepal, PhD, MEng, BE is currently a Faculty Leader under the school of Technology across the campuses of Yoobee College of Creative Innovation (Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington). He is an engineer, researcher, writer, and publisher of many articles in the general areas of wireless communications and networking. His research examines the efficient usage of the frequency spectrum to ensure seamless communication for cutting-edge networks. His prolific experience in the cutting-edge industry includes tertiary teaching, lecturing, and programme leadership positions at several leading New Zealand and South Asian Institutes.

Dr. Narayan is currently investigating low-cost cybersecurity solutions for small and medium enterprise businesses using blockchain-based solutions. His research interests lie in the areas of software engineering, cutting-edge technologies such as IoT, blockchain, quantum computing, cybersecurity, and intelligent transportation system.


Academic Qualifications

PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018

Thesis: Spectrum monitoring in cognitive radio networks using error vector magnitude





Research Outputs



Theses and Dissertations (Open Access)

Nepal, N. (2018). Spectrum monitoring in cognitive radio networks using error vector magnitude [Doctoral thesis, University of Canterbury]. UC Research Repository. https://ir.canterbury.ac.nz/handle/10092/16349


Journal Articles

Tirumala, S. S., Nepal, N., & Ray, S. K. (2022). Raspberry pi-based intelligent cyber defense systems for SMEs and smart-homes: An exploratory study. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Smart Cities, 6(18), e4-e4.

Tirumala, S. S., Nepal, N., & Ray, S. K. (2022). Raspberry pi-based intelligent cyber defense systems for SMEs: An exploratory study. In Paiva, S., Li, X., & Lopes, S. I., et al. (Eds.). Science and technologies for smart cities: Proceedings of the 7th EAI international conference, SmartCity 360 virtual event, December 2-4, 2021, 442. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-06371-8_1

Nepal, N., Martin, P., Taylor, D., & Coulson, A. (2021). Performance evaluation of EVM based primary user monitoring in cognitive radio systems. 2021 IEEE 93rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2021-Spring) (pp. 1-5). https://doi.org/10.1109/VTC2021-Spring51267.2021.9449042

Nepal, N., Martin, P. A., Taylor, D. P., & Coulson, A. J. (2019). Performance of quickest spectrum sensing for EVM-based change detection. IET Communications, 13(6), 712-717.



Tirumala, S. S., Nepal, N., (2022, June 16-17). Identifying malware variants through DNA sequence-based signature extraction [poster presentation]. The 21st European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS22), University of Chester, England, United Kingdom.


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