Prof. K.P. (Suba) Subbalakshmi

Professional Activities

Leadership Roles

  • Jefferson Science Fellow, Fall 2016 -- Fall 2017
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications 2021, Proposal Committee, January 2016 --
  • Mentor to N2Women, Young Researcher Fellowship Award Winner for organizing an N2Women meeting at IEEE GLOBECOM 2016.
  • Co-Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, Symposium on Cognitive Radio Networking, 2017.
  • Organizer and Track Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2016, Symposium on Selected Areas of Communication, Social Networking, 2016
  • Stevens Provost Search Committee, Spring 2016
  • Member, Executive Board, NSF SAVI: Institute for Cognitive Networking (iCON), September 2015 --
  • Subject Matter Expert, National Spectrum Consortium, July 2015 --
  • Founding Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, (January 2015 --)
  • Stevens NSF ADVANCE Advisory Board, Dec 2014 -
  • Stevens Board of Trustees Committee on Research and Technology Commercialization, Fall 2014- Fall 2016
  • Founding Chair, Security Special Interest Group, IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks (COMSOC), June 2013 --
  • Stevens Senate, Fall 2012 -- 2014
  • Vice-Chair, North America Region, IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks (COMSOC), 2011 -- 2013

Key Note Lectures/Short Courses/Tutorials/Panels

  • Panel Moderator, "Current Research Trends in the US", First International Workshop and Summer School on 5G and Cognitive Networking: Affordably connecting the next billion, July 2016
  • Lecture, "Spectrum Aware Mobile Computing", First International Workshop and Summer School on 5G and Cognitive Networking: Affordably connecting the next billion, South Africa, July 2016
  • Panelist for the panel on "Software Defined RF: A Spectrum of Opportunities", 2016 C4I & Cyber Conference, Utica, NY, June 15, 2016
  • Invited Talk, "Software Defined HetNets: Design Challenges and Security Issues", 2016 C4I & Cyber Conference, Utica, NY, June 14, 2016
  • Plenary Talk, " Challenges in Social Media Security and Forensics", at the International Workshop on Cyber Threat Resilience, Thiruvananthapuram, India, October 2015
  • Plenary Talk, “Challenges in Social Media Security”, Trusted Systems Workshop, KTU, India, October 2015.
  • Invited Presentation, Hoboken: Model City for Advanced Spectrum Sharing, NTIA & FCC Model City Workshop, April 16th, 2015, Washington DC.
  • Mini-Course, Dynamic Spectrum Access Wireless Networking: Security, Systems and Standards", at NSF WiFiUS Summer School, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, August 14--16, 2013.
  • Tutorial (invited) on "Securing Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks", at the IEEE IMSA (International Conference on Internet Multimedia Systems: Architectures and Applications), Dec 2011.
  • Tutorial (invited) on "Securing Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks", at the IEEE WINGCOM (Next Generation Wireless Communications Technologies), Dec 2011.
  • Panel speaker (invited), IEEE Workshop on Dynamic Spectrum Access: Collaboration between the technical, regulatory and business communities, Sep 19th, 2011, Washington DC.
  • Keynote Address (invited), Securing Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) Networks, SMi International Software Defined Radio, June 2011, London, UK.
  • Tutorial on Security Issues in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks, IEEE International Conference on Communications, May 27, 2010, South Africa.
  • Tutorial on Cognitive Radio Network Security, IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2009, Princeton, NJ.
  • Panelist (invited), Security Issues in Cognitive Radio Networks, Panel on Cognitive Radio Wireless Networking: An Emerging Frontier, at IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2008, Beijing China.

Editorship

  • Founding Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, (2015 --)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, (August 2013 -- May 2016)
  • Guest Editor, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Security Challenges and Issues in Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Founding Associate Editor, Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility, 2011-present
  • Guest Editor, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Dynamic Spectrum Access for Wireless Networks, 2009.
  • Associate Editor, IS&T/SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, (May 2007 --)
  • Associate Editor, Hindawi Journal on Advances in Multimedia
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communications, Special Issue on Cross-Layer Optimized Wireless Multimedia Communications.

Professional Society Activities

  • Founding Chair, Special Interest Group on Security, IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks, June 2013 --
  • Vice-Chair, North America Region, IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks, (January 2011 -- January 2013)
  • Secretary, IEEE COMSOC Technical Committee on Multimedia Communications, (June 2006 -June 2008)
  • Chair, Special Interest Group on Security, IEEE Technical Committee on Multimedia Communications, (2005 -2010)
  • Member, IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks, (2007, --)
  • Member, IEEE Technical Committee on Communications Security, (2005 -)
  • Member, Best Paper Awards Selection Committee, IEEE MMC (2004 -).

Selected Conference/Workshops Organizational Activities

  • Technical Program Committee Chair/co-chair

  • Special Tracks Co-Chair

    • IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, 2006, 2007.
    • ISTC CrownCom 2007.
    • Technical Track Chair, Multimedia Technology Track, IEEE International Conf. on Information Technology: Research and Education, 2003.
  • Special Sessions Organizer/Session Chair
    • Joint Source-Channel Coding, Picture Coding Symposium 2003 , (jointly with Pierre Siohan, IRISA-INRIA, France)
    • Technical Demonstration/Exhibition, IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, 2003
    • Current Trends in Multimedia Communications and Computing, IEEE ITCC 2001
    • Best Student Paper Award Selection Committee, ITCC 2001, 2002.
    • Session Chair, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2004.
    • Session Chair, IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2006.

Session chair (Selected list)

  • Network Security, IEEE 16th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, Hawaii, August 2007.
  • Spectrum Sensing, CrownCom 2007, Orlando Florida, August 2007.
  • Joint Source-Channel Coding, Picture Coding Symposium 2003.
  • Current Trends in Multimedia Communications and Computing, IEEE ITCC 2001

Technical Program Committee Member (Selected List)

  • First ACM Workshop on Cognitive Radio Architectures for Broadband, Oct 4, 2013.
  • First IEEE International Workshop on Cognitive Radio and Networks, in conjunction with PIMRC, 2008.
  • First International Workshop on Information Security, 2006.
  • IEEE Wireless Communication and Networking Conference, 2007.
  • Digital Forensics Research Workshop (DFRWS), August 2006.
  • Network Security Symposium, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2006.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2006.
  • IWCMC 2006, Sensor and Wireless Resource Management.
  • IEEE MILCOM, 2005.
  • First IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, Irvine California, Dec 2005
  • 2005 Digital Forensics Research Workshop (DFRWS), New Orleans, August 2005.
  • IEEE International Workshop on Adaptive Wireless Networks (AWiN), GLOBECOM 2005.
  • IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, 2004.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, Multimedia Symposium, 2004, 2005.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2003.
  • IEEE Semiannual Vehicular Technology Conference, 2003.
  • IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education, 2003.
  • IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing, 2001,2002.

Invited Talks

  • Detecting Lies on the Internet, IEEE Conference on Information Security, Cyber Security and Privacy, Nov. 12, 2014.
  • Wireless & Information Systems Security, Idaho National Laboratory, January 2014
  • Internet Lurkers: Large-Scale Measurements and Modeling, University of California Los Angeles, December 4, 2012.
  • Recent Results in Cognitive Radio Network and Social Network Security, Applied Communication Sciences (formerly Telcordia), February 2012.
  • Securing Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) Networks: Two Examples, King's College, June 2011, London, UK.

  • Binary Data Hiding Game, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, October 21, 2008.
  • Error Correction and Encryption: Can they be combined?, Séminaire de Cryptographie, Institute of Mathematical Research of Rennes, University of Rennes 1, October 2007.
  • Error Correction and Encryption: Can they be combined?, Texas A&M University, September 2007.
  • Error Correction and Encryption: Can they be combined?, University of Texas at Arlington, September 2007.
  • Steganalysis of QIM-Based Data Hiding using Kernel Density Estimation", ACM Multimedia Security Workshop, September 2007.
  • A New Look at Wireless Security: Error Correcting Ciphers, IEEE Communications Society North Jersey Chapter Seminar, Dept. of ECEC, New Jersey Institute of Technology, February 2006.
  • Current Trends in Steganography, Center for Development of Advanced Computing, Kolkata, India, January 2006.
  • Joint Source-Channel Coding: An Alternative Method for Error Resilient Communications, IEEE Signal Processing Society Colloquium, Dept of E.E, UT-Dallas, TX, November, 2003, Sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society, Dallas Chapter.
  • Joint Source-Channel Coding for Image/Video Communications, Industry-Day, NJIT, Newark, NJ, February, 2002
  • Joint Source-Channel Coding for Image/Video Communications, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory,Murray Hill, NJ, February, 2002
  • Hiding Information: How, Where and How Much? Cyber Security Seminar Series, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, November, 2001
  • Alternative Methods for Error Resilient Communications, Department of E.C.E, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, October, 2001
  • Error Resilient Multimedia Communications, Department of E.C.E, University of Houston, Houston, TX, March, 2000
  • Joint source-channel decoding of variable length codes, Department of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, December, 1999
  • Joint source-channel decoding of variable length codes, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, April, 1999

Reviewer (selected list)

  • IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
  • IEEE Communications Letters
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems and Circuits for Video Technology
  • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing: Supplement on Secure Media
  • EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing
  • International Journal of Network Security
  • IEEE Information Theory Workshop
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications
  • IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing

Other Community Service

  • Stevens High School Liason Activities: Helped develop course plan for the Advanced Image Processing course for Science High Public School, Newark NJ, Summer 2002.
  • Participant in the 2001 Center for Talented Youth College Colloquium, funded by Johns Hopkins University and held at Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, NY, October 7, 2001.