Sina Rafati Niya


 Contact Information:

Universität Zürich Institut für Informatik (IFI),

BIN 2.E.02 Binzmühlestrasse 14 CH-8050 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 635 67 02 Fax: +41 44 635 68 09


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Short Bio:

Sina Rafati started his studies as PhD student and assistant  at Communication Systems Group(CSG) under supervision of Prof. Dr. Stiller at University of Zurich (UZH) from Oct. 2016. He had his MSc. at Urmia University of Technology - Iran.

Open Thesis:

Please check here to see list of open thesis(BA,MA,MP,... )If you are interested to work on a project in the list mentioned above or any other project related to my research area feel free to contact me.

Research Are:

  • BlockChains / Smart Contracts
  • IoT
  • Security

Teaching Assistance

FS 17: 

  • MobSys.
  • ComSys. 
  • SSDS.

HS 17: 

  • PMMC
  • CECN. 
  • IntEco.


  •  [Journal] - Thomas Bocek, Sina Rafati, Bruno Rodrigues, Burkhard Stiller.  CoinBlesk - A Real-time, Bitcoin-based Payment Approach and App. ERCIM News - Special Issue: Blockchain Engineering, Vol. 2017, No. 110, July 2017, pp 14-15. Link
  • [Full Paper] - Bruno Rodrigues, Thomas Bocek, David Hausheer, Andri Lareida, Sina Rafati, Burkhard Stiller. A Blockchain-based Architecture for Collaborative DDoS Mitigation with Smart Contracts and SDN. 11th International Conference on Autonomous Infrastructure, Management and Security (AIMS 2017). July 10-14, Zurich, Switzerland. To appear.