Higher Education

Dr Raphael Amoah





Snr. Researcher

Qualification abbreviations

BSc, MPA, CPA (Associate)


Raphael is an enthusiastic IT professional with significant background in network, cyber security, systems and applications, and industrial control systems security.

Raphael have over 5 years teaching experience in the Information Technology domain, where he is taught a variety of courses. Raphael is passionate in teaching, researching and providing consulting services to academic and the business community in the domains of Information Technology, Information Security and Operational Technology/Industrial control system security to promote research and an active teaching and learning environment.

Research and Teaching interest and areas

  • Critical Infrastructure System Security / Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Complex security systems modelling and analysis using formal methods such as Petri Nets
  • System verification and Security
  • Fog Computing

Refereed Publications

  • Amoah, Raphael “Formal security analysis of the DNP3-secure authentication protocol”. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
  • Amoah, Raphael, Seyit Camtepe and Ernest Foo. “Securing DNP3 Broadcast Communications in SCADA Systems.” In IEEE Transaction on Industrial
  • Informatics, vol. 12 no. 4 pp. 1474-1485 (2016).
  • Amoah, Raphael, Seyit Camtepe, and Ernest Foo. “Formal modelling and analysis of DNP3 secure authentication.” Journal of Network and Computer Applications 59 (2016): 345-360.

Conference Papers

  • Amoah, Raphael, Suriadi Suriadi, Seyit Camtepe and Ernest Foo. “Security Analysis of the Non-Aggressive Challenge Response of the DNP3 Protocol using a CPN Model”. In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), IEEE Xplore; pages 827-833 2014, June 10 - 14, 2014, Sydney, Australia.


International Council of E-Commerce Consultants - EC-Council, 2011 – Present.
Information Systems Audit and Control Association - ISACA, 2014 – Present.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE, 2014 – Present.