Selected Recent Awards and Professional Activies

Awards and Distinctions

Best Student Paper Award at WiOPT 2018

Plenary talk at ICNC 2018

Keynote at WiOPT 2018

IEEE Communications Society Wireless Communications Technical Committee Recognition Award 2016

Kenneth C. Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award of ACM SIGMETRICS/IFIP Performance 2016

IEEE INFOCOM 2014 Best Paper Award Runner-up.

IEEE Fellow ( IEEE Communication Society, for contributions on cross--layer optimization of wireless networks), Class of 2012

IEEE INFOCOM 2009 Best Paper Award Runner-up.

IEEE ICC 2008 Best Paper Award.

ONR YIP (Office of Naval Research Young Investigator) award, 2005

NSF CAREER award, 2003

Interviewed by Wall Street Journal (personal technology) on CDMA vs. GSM techonologies for next generation iphone on Oct. 7th 2010.

One journal paper was featured by the Technical Insights division of Frost & Sullivan, the largest global growth consulting firm

Outstanding Research Award from IEEE Phoenix Section, 2003


Associate Editor, IEEE Network Magazine ( 2013--)

Editor-at-large, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (2013--)

Editor, IEEE Wireless Communications (2009--2012)

Editor, The Computer Networks Journal (01/2008--12/2011).

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (05/2004--08/2008)
    Guest Editor, ACM Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET)   Special Issue On Soft  Radio-enabled Heterogeneous Wireless Networks, 2005.

Member of the editorial board of "IEEE Communications Survey and Tutorial,'' Jan. 2002 -- Dec. 2006.

Major Conference Services

General chair of IEEE/ACM SEC 2017.


General chair of WiOpt 2016.


TPC program chair of ACM MobiHoc 2015.


TPC Program Co-chair of INFOCOM 2012.


TPC area chair, INFOCOM 2010, 2011.


Student activities co-chair of INFOCOM 2010.


TPC Co-chair of Wicon 2008.

    General chair of IEEE Communication Theory Workshop 2007.
    Panel co-chair of INFOCOM 2008.
    Tutorial co-chair for ICC 2008.
    TPC vice chair for ICCCN 2006.
    TPC co-chair of the 25th IEEE IPCCC, Phoenix, AZ, April 2006.

Web Chair for MobiHoc 2005.

    Member of the technical program committee for INFOCOM 2008.
    Member of the technical program committee for ACM Mobihoc 2008.

Member of the technical program committee for ICC 2008.


Member of the technical program committee for WCNC 2007.


Member of the technical program committee for Qshine 2006, 2007, 2008.

  Member of the technical program committee for the Third IEEE International Conference on Sensors and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON2005, SECON 2006, SECON2007).






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