Professional activities

This list is not exhaustive. My LinkedIn page may provide a better understanding of my activities and interests

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors, 2018

  • Jefferson Science Fellow, 2016

  • New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame, Innovator Award, October 2012

  • Our Paper: "Standardization and research in cognitive and dynamic spectrum access networks: IEEE SCC41 efforts and other activities", Fabrizio Granelli, P.Pawelczak, R.V. Prasad, K.P. Subbalakshmi, R. Chandramouli, J.A. Hoffmeyer, H.S. Berger, IEEE Communications Magazine, Pages: 71 - 79, June 2010,appears on the Wireless Spectrum Research and Development (WSRD), Senior Steering Group (SSG) Suggested Readings, 2011.

  • Our Paper: "Standardization and research in cognitive and dynamic spectrum access networks: IEEE SCC41 efforts and other activities", Fabrizio Granelli, P.Pawelczak, R.V. Prasad, K.P. Subbalakshmi, R. Chandramouli, J.A. Hoffmeyer, H.S. Berger, IEEE Communications Magazine, Pages: 71 - 79, June 2010, appears in the IEEE COMSOC Best Reading Topics on Cognitive Radio, 2012 ().

  • Technogenesis Award for Research and Technology Contributions, 2007.

  • IEEE Best Student Paper Award, for the paper, "Real-Time Secondary Spectrum Sharing with QoS Provisioning", Yiping Xing, Chetan Nanjunda Mathur, Mohamed Haleem, R. Chandramouli and K.P. Subbalakshmi, IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference 2005, Special Session on Agile Radios and Cooperative Networking for Next Generation Wireless Networks.

  • Stevens President's Research Recognition Award, 2003.

Leadership roles

  • Steering Committee, ACM, WiseML, April 2020 --

  • Member, National Academy of Science Engineering and Medicines' Intelligence Science and Technology Experts Group, Fall 2019

  • Founding Director, Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence, March 2018 --

  • Senior Science and Technology Advisor to the US Department of State as a Jefferson Science Fellow, Fall 2016

  • Member, Board of Studies, Amrita University, Fall 2017 -- Fall 2018

  • 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 -- 2018

  • Subject Matter Expert, National Spectrum Consortium, July 2015 -- July 2016

  • 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

KeyNotes/Short Courses/Tutorials/Panels

  • Panelist, Panel on Advanced Techniques for Radio Resource Management at the NSF Workshop on Science and Engineering of Spectrum: Current Challenges and Future Directions, in support of the NSF SII program, May 20, 2020.

  • Key Note Address, ``AI/ML and Wireless Security", ACM Workshop on Wireless Security and Machine Learning (WiseML 2019)

  • 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.

Professional Society Activities

  • Member, Best Paper Awards Selection Committee, IEEE TCCN (2019, 2020)

  • 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 Journal Editorial Roles

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, January 1, 2021 --

  • Founding Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, January 2015 – January 2020

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, August 2013 – August 2016.

  • Guest Editor, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Special Issue Security Challenges and Issues in Cognitive Radio Networks, 2013.

  • Founding Associate Editor, Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility, 2011-present.

  • Guest Editor, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Special Issue on Dynamic Spectrum Access for Wireless Networking, along with John Chapin, Ananthram Swami and R. Chandramouli, 2008-2009.

  • Associate Editor, IS&T/SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, May 2007 – 2014.

  • Associate Editor, Advances in Multimedia, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, July 2006—2008.

  • Guest Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Cross-Layer Optimized Wireless Multimedia Communications, 2006.

Selected Conference/Workshops Organizational Activities

Technical Program Committee Chair/co-chair

    • Technical Program Committee Co-Chair, IEEE DySPAN 2019

    • Poster Chair, IEEE Conference on Communication and Network Security (CNS) 2019

    • Member, IEEE ICC 2021, Proposal Committee for New York City

    • Symposium Co-Chair, Symposium on Cognitive Radio Networking, IEEE GLOBECOM 2017.

    • IEEE GLOBECOM 2016, Symposium on Selected Areas of Communication, Social Networks Track, Washington DC, 2016

    • IEEE International Conference on Communications, Symposium on Selected Areas of Communication, Dresden, Germany,2009

    • Founding Co-Chair, IEEE WoWMoM, Workshop on Security, Privacy and Authentication in Wireless Networks, 2008

    • IEEE 17th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, Network Security Symposium, 2008

    • IEEE 16th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, Network Security Symposium, 2007

    • IEEE GLOBECOM, Symposium on Network and Information Systems Security, 2006.

  • 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.

other Invited Talks

  • Explainable AI with Attention Networks for Credit/Loan Decisions, Talk at the Future of FinTech - NSF CyberSmart Planning Workshop, October 2020.

  • Machine Learning in Spectrum Access Security, WSRD Workshop X: Security from a Wireless Spectrum Perspective: Technology Innovation and Policy Research Needs, 2018

  • 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.