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United States Military Academy
West Point, NY, USA
Army Cyber Institute at West Point
West Point, NY, USA
Jan Kallberg received the J.D./LL.M. degree from Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, and the M.A. degree in political science and the Ph.D. degree in public affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA. He did his post-doctoral research as a Research Scientist with the Cyber Security Research and Education Institute, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, under Dr. B. Thuraisingham guidance.
He has been published in Strategic Studies Quarterly, Joint Forces Quarterly, the Air and Space Power Journal, Military Review, the IEEE IT Professional, and the IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine. He is a member of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society.
He has served on the Editorial Board of the IEEE ACCESS for the last three years.
He has served on the Editorial Board for three years and acquired an understanding of the aims and targets for the future IEEE Access development. He has an emphasis of maintaining and further support IEEE Access unique position as a peer-reviewed rapid publishing journal. As a Researcher in cyber, with focus on societal and national security implications, he sees firsthand the need for a multidisciplinary rapid turnaround journal that enables research that are in the intersections of different disciplines to have a high quality venue that also matches the need for rapid publishing in an ever changing research environment.
Polytechnic School of Engineering
New York University
Ramesh Karri received the Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from the University of California at San Diego. He is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering with the Polytechnic School of Engineering, New York University. His research interests include trustworthy ICs and processors, high assurance nanoscale IC architectures and systems, very large scale integration (VLSI) design and test, and interaction between security and reliability.
He has authored over 150 journal and conference publications in these areas. He has written two invited articles in the IEEE Computer on Trustworthy Hardware, an invited article in digital logic design using memristors in the PROCEEDINGS OF IEEE and an invited article in the IEEE Computer on Reliable Nanoscale Systems. He was a recipient of the Humboldt Fellowship and the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. He is the Area Director of Cyber Security with the NY State Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technologies, NYU-Poly, a Hardware Security Lead of the Center for Research in Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy, and the Co-Founder of the Trust-Hub, and organizes the annual red team blue team event at NYU, the Embedded Systems Challenge.
He co-founded the IEEE/ACM Symposium on Nanoscale Architectures (NANOARCH). He was the Program Chair (2012) and General Chair (2013) of the IEEE Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust. He was the Program Co-Chair (2012) and General Co-Chair (2013) of the IEEE Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerant Nano VLSI Systems. He was the General Chair of the 2009 and 2013 NANOARCH. He is the General Co-Chair of ICCD 2015, RFIDSEC 2015, and WISEC 2015. He serves on several program committees. He co-founded and served as the Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Nanoscale Architectures.
He was an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION FORENSICS AND SECURITY (2010–2014), and has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN since 2014, the ACM Journal of Emerging Computing Technologies since 2007, and the ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems since 2014. He has been the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor since 2013. He is on the Executive Committee of the IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference leading the Security@DAC initiative.
He organized/delivered-invited tutorials on Hardware Security and Trust (the VLSI Test Symposium in 2012 and 2014, the International Conference on Computer Design in 2012, the IEEE North Atlantic Test Workshop in 2013, the Design Automation and Test in Europe in 2013, the IEEE International Test Conference in 2014, the IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference in 2014, and the IEEE LATW in 2014).
SHAHIDUL ISLAM KHAN
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Ramna Dhaka, Bangladesh
Shahidul Islam Khan (S’86-M’86-SM’89) received the Ph.D. degree from Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, on power electronics in 1986.
He is currently a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Ramna Dhaka, Bangladesh. He served as the Head of the Department and the Dean of the Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and the Director of the Centre for Energy Studies, BUET. He has also been a visiting faculty member at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. His research is focused on renewable energy (solar PV, wind energy, and hybrid systems) and sustainable technologies. He authored over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and at international and national conferences. He has led projects on solar energy and energy efficiency funded by the Government of Bangladesh and international agencies such as USAID, German Development Cooperation (GIZ), European Union, etc. He served in numerous governmental committees on energy projects and makes regular national media appearances on power, energy, and technology policy issues.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hulya Kirkici (S’89-M’89-SM’97) received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1981 and 1984, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, in 1990.
She is a Professor of electrical and computer engineering with Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA, where she teaches and conducts research. She was a visiting scientist/engineer at NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, USA (1999-2000). Her research interests are in electrical insulation and high-frequency dielectric breakdown in space and aerospace environments, cold plasmas, repetitive pulsed power, and high-voltage engineering. She has published numerous journal and conference papers and given invited talks in these related topics (in the USA, Turkey, Japan, South Korea, and China).
Dr. Kirkici is a member of American Physical Society (APS), Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society, Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society, and American Association of University Women (AAUW). She was the President of IEEE DEIS (2009 and 2010), members of the TAB Finance and IEEE Conferences Committees (2011 and 2012), and has been the IEEE PSPB Treasurer since 2012.
CHERUVU SIVA KUMAR
Indian Institute of Technology
Cheruvu Siva Kumar (M’12) was born in India in 1966. He received the Bachelor of Technology degree in Manufacturing Science and Engineering in 1987 and the doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1995, both from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
He is currently a faculty member of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. He works primarily in the area of Robotics and Intelligent Systems and also in areas of CAD-CAM and Computer Networks. He worked briefly in the manufacturing industry in 1987 and was a post-doctoral fellow in the Science and Technology Agency (now JSPS) at AIST (formerly Electro Technical Laboratory), Tsukuba, Japan, in 1999. His research areas span control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, flexure-based micro-grippers, humanoid robots, and direct digital manufacturing of metals using additive processes and in computer networks.
Dr. Kumar is a member of professional international organizations, namely IEEE, ASME, and AUVSI. In India he is serving in national bodies as an expert member in the Marine Systems panel of the Naval Research Board, as an advisor for the Additive Manufacturing Society of India, and member of a telecom engineering center working group on QoS networks. He has over 50 archived publications in international journals, conferences, and book chapters and has filed two patents.
Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd.
Hideo Kuwahara (M’79-SM’93-F’06-LF’14) received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electronics engineering from the University of Tokyo, in 1972, 1974, and 1984, respectively.
He is a Fellow of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. headquartered in Japan. He joined Fujitsu in 1974 and has since enjoyed a long career in optical communications R&D, including high speed TDM, coherent, optical amplifier, and WDM technologies. From 2000 to 2003, he led the Photonics Networking Lab, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., Richardson, TX, USA. He was a Board Member of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. from 2004 through 2006. In his current position, he leads the direction of photonics technologies R&D at Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
In Japan, Dr. Kuwahara is a Fellow of the IEICE (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communications Engineers), where he served as director of finance, and he is currently serving as an auditor. He received the IEICE Achievement Award in 1998. In 2007, he was General Co-Chair of OECC (Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference), and a member of the International Advisory Committee. He also is an active participant in the OITDA (Optoelectronics Industry and Technology Development Association of Japan) and received the Sakurai Memorial Award in 1990. He has participated in some government related committees and activities in Japan. In China, he served as a guest professor position at the Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications from 2008 to 2012.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
Yilu Liu received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from The Ohio State University, Columbus, in 1986 and 1989, respectively.
She is currently a Governor’s Chair Professor with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN. She is also the Deputy Director of the DOE/NSF-co-funded engineering research Center for Ultra-Wide-Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks. Prior to joining UTK/ORNL, she was a Professor with Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. She led the effort to create the North American Power Grid Monitoring Network, Virginia Tech, which is currently operated at UTK and ORNL as FNET/GridEye. Her current research interests include power system wide-area monitoring and control, large interconnection level dynamic simulations, electromagnetic transient analysis, and power transformer modeling and diagnosis. She received sponsorships of over U.S. $11 million in personal funding research and over U.S. $31.5 million jointly with other PIs.
Department of Bioengineering
The University of Toledo
Toledo, OH, USA
Jian-Yu Lu (S’86-M’88-SM’99-F’08) received the B.S. degree in 1982 from Fudan University, Shanghai, China; the M.S. degree in 1985 from Tongji University, Shanghai, China; and the Ph.D. degree in 1988 from Southeast University, Nanjing, China. He was a postdoctoral research fellow from 1988-1990 at May Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Dr. Lu became a full professor at The University of Toledo (UT), Toledo, OH, USA, in 1997 and an adjunct professor in College of Medicine in 1998. Before joining UT, he was an associate professor at Mayo Clinic. His research interests are in medical ultrasound.
Dr. Lu served as the President of IEEE UFFC Society from 2014-2015, EIC of IEEE Transactions on UFFC from 2002-2007, General Chair of 2008 IEEE IUS, TPC Chair of 2001 IEEE IUS, and an Elected AdCom member of IEEE UFFC-S from 2009-2011.
Dr. Lu is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
Geelong, Vic, Australia
Saeid Nahavandi (M’92-SM’07) received B.Sc. (Honors), M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Control Engineering from Durham University, Durham, UK in 1985, 1986, and 1991, respectively.
He then joined Massey University, Palmerstown North, New Zealand, where he taught and led research in robotics and intelligent systems. In 1998, he joined Deakin University, Geelong, Vic, Australia, where he currently holds the titles of Alfred Deakin Professor and the Chair of Engineering. He is the director for the Center for Intelligent Systems Research at Deakin University with 60 researchers.
Prof. Nahavandi has been an active researcher in the area of intelligent systems since the late 1980s. He received the Prince & Princess of Wales Science Award in 1994 and won the title of Young Engineer of the Year in 1996. He has carried out industry-based research with companies and organizations such as ABB, Air-International, Australian Defence Force, BNP, Boeing, Bosch, FESTO, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Nissan, Omron, Pacifica, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, and Vestas.
School of Information & Telecommunications
Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications, Beijing, China
Mugen Peng has been a Full Professor with the School of Information and Communication Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China, since 2012. In 2014, he was also an Academic Visiting Fellow with Princeton University, USA. He has authored or co-authored over 60 refereed IEEE journal papers and over 200 conference proceeding papers. His main research areas include cooperative communication, radio network coding, self-organizing network, heterogeneous networks, and cloud communication. He was a recipient of the 2014 IEEE ComSoc AP Outstanding Young Researcher Award, and the best paper award in GameNets 2014, CIT 2014, ICCTA 2011, IC-BNMT 2010, and IET CCWMC 2009. He received the First Grade Award of Technological Invention Award and the Second Grade Award of Scientific and Technical Advancement in China. He has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE ACCESS for 18 months and hosted two Special Sections in the IEEE ACCESS. Meanwhile, he has been on the Associate Editorial Board of the IEEE Communications Magazine.
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, USA
Ali Pezeshki (S’95–M’05) received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, in 1999 and 2001, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA, in 2004.
In 2005, he was a postdoctoral research associate with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Colorado State University. From January 2006 to August 2008, he was a postdoctoral research associate with The Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA. Since August 2008, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University. Since October 2012, he is also an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Colorado State University. His research interests are in statistical signal processing and coding theory and their applications to distributed sensing, active/passive sensing, and bioimaging.
Axel Richter (S’82-M’85-SM’02) received the Dr. Ing. degree in micro electro mechanical systems from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and an M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Stuttgart, Germany.
He is a Senior Technical Manager and Engineering Management consultant. He has served as Technical Director within large multinational companies like Invensys and ABB and is also active as Consultant and Interim Manager in the areas of product and software development, engineering and R&D. He holds over 20 patents and was a distinguished researcher at the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft in Germany.
The University of Queensland
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Tapan Saha received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Queensland, in 1994. He has been with the University of Queensland since 1996, where he has been a Professor of Electrical Engineering since 2005. He has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor with Xi’an Jiaotong University and Hunan University, China. He has established himself as an Internationally Recognized Research Expert in power and energy systems. He has authored over 400 papers in the IEEE, IET, and Elsevier Transactions and major power engineering peer-reviewed conferences. He has successfully supervised 29 Ph.D. and eight M.Phil. students as the Principal Adviser and currently advises 13 Ph.D. students. His research interests include power systems analysis, renewable energy integration to the grid, and intelligent diagnostics of aged electrical asset. He has received numerous research grants from the Australian Research Council and other competitive agencies and also from the electricity industry.
MARWAN A. SIMAAN
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL, USA
Marwan A. Simaan (S’69-M’72-SM’79-F’88-LF’12) received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois (UI), Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA, in 1972.
His academic experience includes faculty appointments at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, and the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA. His industrial experience includes research appointments and consultancies with Bell Labs, Shell, Gulf Oil, and ALCOA. At Pitt (1976-2008), he served as Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department and held the position of Bell of PA/Bell Atlantic Professor of Electrical Engineering. At UCF (2008-present), he served as Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science and holds the position of Florida 21st Century Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Dr. Simaan served on numerous professional committees and editorial boards and received several awards including three best papers awards, a Distinguished Alumnus Award from ECE at UI (1995), and a Distinguished Engineering Service Award from the College of Engineering at UI (2008). He is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, a member of NAE, a Life Fellow of IEEE, and Fellow of ASEE and AAAS.
Nanyang Technological University
Ah-Hwee Tan (M’04-SM’04) received the Ph.D. degree in Cognitive and Neural Systems from Boston University, Boston, MA, USA, and the B.S. (First Class Honors) and M.S. degree in Computer and Information Science from the National University of Singapore, Singapore.
He is an Associate Professor and the Head of Division of Software and Information Systems at the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NYU), Singapore. Prior to joining NTU, he was a Research Manager at A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research I2R, leading the Text Mining and Intelligent Agents groups. His research interests include cognitive and neural systems, intelligent agents, machine learning, and text mining.
Dr. Tan has published more than 120 technical papers and six patents and has successfully commercialized a suite of business-intelligence technologies. He serves on the editorial boards of Applied Intelligence, Journal of Database Management, and Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments. He is a member of ACM and INNS and a Senior member of IEEE.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Leung Tsang was born in Hong Kong. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a Professor of Electrical Engineering with the University ofWashington, Seattle, from 1983 to 2014, and was the Department Chair from 2006 to 2011. From 2001 to 2004, he was on leave from the University of Washington and was a Professor Chair with the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. He is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has authored four books, including Theory of Microwave Remote Sensing and Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves in volumes 1, 2, and 3. His current research interests are in microwave remote sensing, waves in random media, computational electromagnetics, signal integrity, and plasmonics.
Applied Physics Laboratory
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
Edward Tunstel (S’92-M’96-SM’99-LF’12) received B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University, Washington, DC, USA, in 1986 and 1989, respectively, and the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA, in 1996.
He is a Senior Robotics at the Applied Physics Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, MD, USA, and also served as its Space Robotics & Autonomous Control Lead. He leads and performs robotics and autonomy R&D for national security and space applications. He spent 18 years at NASA JPL where he was a Senior Robotics Engineer and Advanced Robotic Controls Group Lead focusing on Mars rover technology development and missions, including engineering and analysis team leadership roles for autonomous navigation and control capabilities. Research includes robot navigation, control and systems engineering, yielding over 140 publications and recognition via awards and media coverage.
He is a Fellow of IEEE and member of AIAA and NSBE, currently serving on several editorial boards of international engineering journals. He has held several positions with the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, including the Vice President for Systems Science and Engineering (2010-2014), the Vice President for Conferences and Meetings (2008-2009), and the Board of Governors and Member-at-Large (2006-2008). He has served on the IEEE ACCESS Editorial Board for three years and recently completed a term as an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CYBERNETICS. He is currently an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, mAN, aND CYBERNETICS: SYSTEMS, a Technical Editor of the IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the IEEE SYSTEMS JOURNAL; for which he was also an Associate Editor (2006-2010).
MARIA ELENA VALCHER
Department of Information Engineering
Università degli Studi di Padova
Maria Elena Valcher (M’03-SM’03-F’12) received the M.Sc. degree (cum laude) in electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in systems engineering, both from the University of Padova, Italy, in 1991 and 1995, respectively.
From November 1994 to October 1998, she was Assistant Professor in the Automatic Control area in the Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Padova. From November 1998 to October 2001, she was Associate Professor of System Theory on the Engineering Faculty, University of Lecce, Italy. From November 2001 to December 2004 she was Associate Professor of System Theory at the Engineering Faculty of the University of Padova. She is currently Full Professor of Control Theory at the University of Padova.
Dr. Valcher has been the author/co-author of about 65 papers that have appeared in international journals, about 80 conference papers and some book chapters. Her research interests include multidimensional systems theory, polynomial matrix theory, behavior theory, convolutional coding, fault detection and observer design, delay-differential systems, switched systems and positive systems.
King of Prussia, PA, USA
Chonggang Wang (S’99-M’04-SM’09) received the Ph.D. degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), Beijing, China in 2002. He is currently a Senior Staff Engineer with InterDigital Communications, King of Prussia, PA, USA. Prior to that, he held various research positions with NEC Laboratories America, AT&T Labs Research, University of Arkansas, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, respectively. His current research focuses on Internet of Things (IoT), mobile cloud computing and future Internet R&D activities including technology development and standardization. He (co-)authored more than 100 journal/conference articles and book chapters.
Dr. Wang is the co-founder and inaugural Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J).