Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security

Dr. Majid Hatamian

External Members

Research Interests
  • Privacy in smartphone ecosystems
  • Wireless communications
  • Computer systems architecture
  • Machine learning systems
Curriculum Vitae
Majid Hatamian serves as a research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Mobile Business and Multilateral Security at Goethe University of Frankfurt. He holds a PhD degree ('summa cum laude') in Computer Science from Goethe University Frankfurt . He received his both BSc and MSc degrees in Computer Engineering (first class honours) from Azad University (Iran). His current research interest lies in the area of privacy and security issues in mobile devices, wireless communications, applied machine learning, and human-computer interaction.
Majid is author and co-author of several scientific papers in international journals and conferences. He holds several awards and one patent deriving from his research. He is a member of the IEEE.

Email: majid[dot]hatamian[at]m-chair[dot]de


Since August 2020 this page is not updated any longer.

Refereed Publications
  • Majid Hatamian. 2020. " Engineering Privacy in Smartphone Apps: A Technical Guideline Catalog for App Developers ", IEEE Access, (8:), pp.  35429 - 35445,, IEEE.
  • Harborth, D., Hatamian, M., Tesfay, W., Rannenberg, K.. 2019. "A Two-Pillar Approach to Analyze the Privacy Policies and Resource Access Behaviors of Mobile Augmented Reality Applications", Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), pp. 5029-5038, Maui, Hawaii.
  • M. Hatamian. 2019. "Hard to understand, easy to ignore: an automated approach to predict mobile app permission requests: student research abstract", In: Proceedings of the 34th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (ACM SAC), Limassol, Cyprus.
  • M. Hatamian, J. Serna, and K. Rannenberg. 2019. "Revealing the Unrevealed: Mining Smartphone Users Privacy Perception on App Markets", Computers & Security, (83:), Elsevier.
  • M. Hatamian, S. Paper, and K. Rannenberg. 2019. "ESARA: A Framework for Enterprise Smartphone Apps Risk Assessment.", 34th International Conference on ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection (IFIP SEC 2019), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • M. Hatamian, N. Momen, L. Fritsch, and K. Rannenberg. 2019. "A Multilateral Privacy Impact Analysis Method for Android Apps", Annual Privacy Forum (APF 2019), Rome, Italy.
  • N. Momen, M. Hatamian, and L Fritsch. 2019. "Did App Privacy Improve after the GDPR?", IEEE Security & Privacy
  • M. Hatamian, A. Kitkowska, J. Korunovska and S. Kirrane. 2018. "It’s shocking!”: Analysing the Impact and Reactions to the A3: Android Apps Behaviour Analyser", 32nd Annual Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec), Bergamo, Italy.
  • M. Hatamian, J. Serna. 2017. "Beacon Alarming: Informed decision-making supporter and privacy risk analyser in Smartphone applications", 35th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, pp. 468-471, DOI:10.1109/ICCE.2017.7889399,, Las Vegas, USA.
  • M. Hatamian, J. Serna, K. Rannenberg, and B. Igler. 2017. "FAIR: Fuzzy Alarming Index Rule for Privacy Analysis in Smartphone Apps", 14th International Conference on Trust and Privacy in Digital Business (TrustBus 2017), pp. 3-18, DOI:, Springer, Lyon, France.
  • M. Hatamian, and J. Serna. 2017. "ARM: ANN-based Ranking Model for Privacy and Security Analysis in Smartphone Ecosystems", 51th Annual IEEE International Carnahan Conference on Security Technology, IEEE, Madrid, Spain.
  • A. Naghizadeh, B. Razeghi, E. Meamari, M. Hatamian, R. Ebrahimi Atani. 2016. "C-Trust: A Trust Management System to Improve Fairness on Circular P2P Networks", Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, (9:6), pp. 1128-1144, Springer.
  • M. Hatamian, H. Barati, A. Movaghar, A. Naghizadeh. 2016. "CGC: Centralized Genetic-Based Clustering Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks using Onion Approach", Telecommunications Systems, (62:4), pp. 657-674, Springer.
  • M. Hatamian, M. Almasi Bardmily, M. Asadboland, M. Hatamian, H. Barati. 2016. "Congestion- Aware Routing and Fuzzy-based Rate Controller for Wireless Sensor Networks", Radioengineering Journal, (25:1), pp. 114-123.
  • S. Berenjian, M. Shajari, N. Farshid, M. Hatamian. 2016. " Intelligent Automated Intrusion Response System based on fuzzy decision making and risk assessment", IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems (IS'16), DOI:10.1109/IS.2016.7737389, IEEE.
  • A. Naghizadeh, B. Razeghi, I. Radmanesh, M. Hatamian, R. Ebrahimi Atani, and Z. Nadem Norudi. 2015. "Counter Attack to Free-Riders: Filling A Security Hole in Bittorrent Protocol", 12th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC'2015), Taiwan.
  • P. T. Heravi, D. M. Souran, S. Tavakkoli, M. Hatamian, A. Mehrabian, and V. E. Balas. 2015. "Classification of the Liver Disorders Data Using Multi-Layer Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System", IEEE Computer Society 6th International Conference on Computing, Communications and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT2015), USA.
  • B. Razeghi, M. Hatamian, A. Naghizadeh, S. Sabeti, and G. A. Hodtani. 2015. "A Novel Relay Selection Scheme for Multi-user Cooperation Communications Using Fuzzy Logic", 12th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC'2015), Taiwan.
  • M. Hatamian, H. Barati. 2015. "Priority-based Congestion Control Mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks using Fuzzy Logic", IEEE Computer Society 6th International Conference on Computing, Communications and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT2015), DOI:10.1109/ICC- CNT.2015.7395203, USA.
  • M. Hatamian, S. S. Ahmadpoor, S. Berenjian, B. Razeghi, and H. Barati. 2015. "A Centralized Evolutionary Clustering Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE Computer Society 6th International Conference on Computing, Communications and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT2015), DOI:10.1109/ICCCNT.2015.7395190, USA.
  • M. Hatamian, H. Barati, S. Berenjian, A. Naghizadeh, and B. Razeghi. 2015. "Error Control Coding in Optical Fiber Communication Systems: An Overview", Advances in Computer Science : an International Journal, (4:14), pp. 70-80.
  • M. Hatamian, H. Barati, and A. Movaghar. 2015. "A New Greedy Geographical Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks", Journal of Advances in Computer Research, (6:1), pp. 1-7.
  • D. Souran, M. Mir, A. Mehrabian, B. Razeghi, M. Hatamian, S. Sina Sebtahmadi. 2014. "A Performance Comparison of Classical PID Type-1 and Type-2 Fuzzy Controller in a Three Tank Level Control System", IEEE International Symposium on Robotics and Manufacturing Automation, Malaysia.