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Mr. Ayuba John, Wireless Sensor Networks, Best Researcher Award

Ayuba John at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia


Mr. Ayuba John is a dedicated academic and professional in computer engineering, currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. With a robust educational background that includes an M.Eng. from the University of Benin and a B.Eng. from the University of Maiduguri, he has accumulated extensive teaching and research experience. At Federal University Dutse, he has served in various roles, from Graduate Assistant to Lecturer I, with responsibilities spanning lecturing, research, and administrative duties. His industry experience includes a tenure as a System Operator at the Transmission Company of Nigeria, where he ensured the stability and efficiency of the national power grid. His research interests encompass cybersecurity, power systems, and IT infrastructure, with a focus on leveraging AI and machine learning for system optimization. Mr. John is also a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and a recipient of the PTDF PhD Scholarship Award.

Professional Profile:


2021 – Present: PhD. in Computer Science (in view), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

2015 – 2017: M.Eng. in Computer Engineering, University of Benin, Edo State

2010 – 2011: Certificate of National Service, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia, Nasarawa State

2005 – 2010: B.Eng. (Hons) in Computer Engineering (Second Class Upper), University of Maiduguri, Borno State

Professional Experience:

Mr. Ayuba John has a robust professional background in computer engineering and academia, spanning several years of dedicated service and diverse roles. At the Federal University Dutse, he advanced from Graduate Assistant to Lecturer I, taking on key responsibilities such as serving as the Exam Officer for the Cyber Security Department and coordinating final year projects in the Computer Science Department. His role involved lecturing, administrative tasks, event planning, and conducting research. Prior to his academic career, Mr. John worked as a System Operator at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), National Control Center in Oshogbo, where he monitored power flow on the national grid, corrected load imbalances, and maintained system stability. Additionally, he contributed to the Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia during his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) tenure by assisting with seminars, tutoring students, and providing community IT services. He also gained valuable experience as a part-time Instructor with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Lafia, where he tutored trainees in operation research and system analysis, and provided IT support and maintenance.

Research Interest:

Mr. Ayuba John’s research interests lie at the intersection of computer science and engineering, focusing on cybersecurity, power systems, and IT infrastructure. His academic journey and professional experience have driven his curiosity towards the development and enhancement of secure computing environments and efficient power grid systems. His ongoing PhD work at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) reflects his commitment to advancing knowledge in these areas, with a particular emphasis on innovative solutions for cybersecurity challenges and the optimization of power distribution networks. Mr. John is also keenly interested in the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve system reliability and security, making significant contributions to both theoretical research and practical implementations.

Publications Top Noted: 

Classifiers Ensemble and Synthetic Minority Oversampling Techniques for Academic Performance Prediction

  • Authors: A. Yusuf, A. John
  • Journal: International Journal of Information and Communication Technology
  • ISSN: 2252 (8776)
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume/Issue/Page: 6

Software Development of Integrated Wireless Sensor Networks for Real-Time Monitoring of Oil and Gas Flow Rate Metering Infrastructure

  • Authors: J. Ayuba, H. Safwana, Y. Abdulazeez, D. Ma’azu
  • Journal: Journal of Information Technology & Software Engineering
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume/Issue/Page: 8 (2), 1-10

The Design of Wireless Sensor Network for Real-Time Remote Monitoring of Oil & Gas Flow Rate Metering Infrastructure

  • Authors: A. John, J. Igimoh
  • Journal: International Journal of Science and Research
  • Year: 2017
  • Volume/Issue/Page: 6 (2), 425-429

Implementation of Wireless Sensor Networks for Real-Time Monitoring of Oil and Gas Flow Rate Metering Infrastructure

  • Authors: A. John, J.A. Igimoh
  • Year: 2017

Current Security Threats in Applications of Wireless Sensor Network

  • Authors: A. John, I.F. Isnin, S.H.H. Madni
  • Journal: International Journal on Engineering, Science & Technology (IJonEST)
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume/Issue/Page: 5 (3)
Ayuba John | Wireless Sensor Networks | Best Researcher Award

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