[ Funding Agency | Committee | Editorship | Guest Editor | Conference Organizing | Conference TPC | Book Referee | Misc. ]


Funding Agency

  • NSF panels and ad hoc reviews, since 2006

  • Qatar National Research Fund, 2022

  • Canada Foundation for Innovation, 2022

  • Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong: 2022, 2020, 2019, 2016

  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), 2021

  • Swiss National Science Foundation: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016

  • Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation: 2017, 2016

  • Chilean National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research, International Cooperation Programme: 2016

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): 2016, 2015

  • Canadian Mitacs Accelerate Program: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2015

  • The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology: 2013, 2012

Technical Society and Committee Service [back to top]

  • Chair, Fellow Evaluation Standing Committee, IEEE Council on RFID, 2022 ~ 2023

  • Director of Technical Committees, Board of Governors, IEEE Communications Society, 2022 ~ 2023

  • Member, IEEE Communications Society Conferences Council and  Technical & Educational Activities Council, 2022 ~ 2023

  • Administrative Committee (AdCom) Member, representing IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Council on RFID, 2022 ~ 2023

  • Non-Voting Member, IEEE ComSoc Globecom/ICC Technical Content Standing Committee (GITC), 2022 ~ 2023

  • Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Communications Society Technical Committees Newsletter (TCN), 2022 ~ 2023

  • Nomination & Election Sub-committee Member, IEEE Communication Society Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, 2022

  • Award Sub-committee Member, IEEE Communication Society Internet Technical Committee, 2022 ~ 2023

  • Steering Committee Member, IEEE ComSoc e-Health Technical Committee, 2021

  • Member, IEEE ComSoc e-Health Technical Committee Nomination and Election Sub-Committee, 2021

  • Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Council on RFID (CRFID), since Apr. 2021

  • Distinguished Speaker of European Alliance for Innovation (EAI), since Mar. 2021

  • Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communications Society, 2021 ~ 2022

  • Vice-Chair Americas, IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks (TCCN), 2021 ~ 2022

  • Member, the 2021 IEEE Computer Society Fellow Evaluating Committee

  • Chair, Awards Sub-Committee, IEEE Communications Society Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC), 2021 ~ present

  • Member, Awards Sub-Committee, IEEE Communications Society Communications Switching and Routing Technical Committee (TC-CSR), 2020 ~ 2021

  • Advisor, Special Interest Group on Green Communications and Computing against Pandemics, Green Communications & Computing Technical Committee (TCGCC), since July 2020

  • Chair, Nomination Ad Hoc Committee, IEEE Communications Society Multimedia Communications Techincal Committee (MMTC), 2020

  • Member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Ad Hoc Committee on Deep Learning for Wireless Communications, 2019 ~ present

  • Member, IEEE INFOCOM Achievement Award Committee, 2019 ~ 2021 (Chair, 2019)

  • Member, IEEE INFOCOM Test of Time Paper Award Committee, 2019 ~ 2021

  • Advisor, SIG on Intelligent Video Coding and Transmission (IVCTIG), IEEE ComSoc Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC), 2018 ~ present

  • Distinguished Speaker of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2018 ~ 2021

  • Vice Chair, Technical and Educational Activities Council (TEA-C), IEEE Communications Society, 2018 ~ 2019

  • Chair, Distinguished Lecturers Selection Standing Committee, IEEE Communications Society, 2018 ~ 2019

  • Chair, Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC), IEEE Communications Society, 2016 ~ 2018

  • Member-at-Large, IEEE ComSoc Globecom/ICC Technical Content Standing Committee (GITC), 2016 ~ 2018

  • Steering Committee Member, Auburn University RFID Lab, 2017 ~ present

  • Advisor, SIG on Big Data for Computational Intelligence, IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Big Data, 2017 ~ present

  • Vice Chair, SIG on Signal Processing Techniques in 5G Communication Systems, IEEE Communications Society Signal Processing and Communications Electronics (SPCE) Technical Committee, 2015 ~ present

  • Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2014 ~ 2018

  • Vice Chair - Letters & Member Communications, Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC), IEEE Communications Society, 2014 ~ 2016

  • Director, E-Letter of the Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC), IEEE Communications Society, 2012 ~ 2014

  • Chair:  Interest Group on Cross-layer Design for Multimedia Communications, IEEE Communications Society's Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, 2010 ~ 2012

Journal & Magazine Editorship [back to top]

Journal & Magazine Guest Editorship [back to top]

Conference: Organizing Committee [back to top]

  • Steering Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), since Apr. 2022

  • Steering Committee, IEEE International Conference on E-health Networking, Application & Services (HealthCom), Chair (2021-2023) and Member (2020-2021)

  • Steering Committee Member, IEEE IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 2019 ~ 2020

  • Steering Committee Member, EAI International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous), 2018 ~ 2021

  • Steering Committee Member, EAI International Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MobiMedia), 2018 ~ 2021

  • Steering Committee Member, International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks (AdhocNets), 2011 ~ present

  • Steering Committee non-Voting Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), June 1, 2016 ~ May 31, 2018

  • Steering Committee Voting Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Jan. 1, 2014 ~ Dec. 31, 2015

  • Publication Co-Chair, IEEE ICC 2024, Denver, CO, June 2024

  • General Chair, IEEE/ACM Conference on Connected Health Applications, Systems, and Engineering Technologies (IEEE/ACM CHASE'23), Orlando, FL, June 2023

  • Area TPC Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2023, Tokyo, Japan, Apr. 2023

  • Track Co-Chair, IEEE CCNC 2023, Track 3: Next Generation Wireless Protocols: MAC and Above, Jan. 2023

  • General Chair, The 12th International Conference on Smart Computing, Networking and Services (SmartCNS 2022), Chongqing, China, Dec. 2022

  • TPC Vice Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2022

  • Track Co-Chair, Track 5: Positioning, Navigation and Mobile Satellite Systems, The 2022 IEEE 96th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2022-Fall), London, UK and Beijing, China, Sept. 2022

  • General Chair, Area TPC Chair, Sponsorship Chair, and Best Paper Award Committee Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2022

  • Panelist, The Emerging Role of AI/ML in Next-Generation Networks Panel, IEEE INFOCOM 2022 Workshop—A4E: AI/ML for Edge/Fog Networks, Virtual Conference, May 2, 2022.

  • Invited Talk Chair, International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2023), Honolulu, HI, Feb. 2023

  • Track Co-Chair, IEEE CCNC 2022, Track 3: Protocols for Next Generation Wireless Systems, Jan. 2022

  • Tutorial Chair, the 17th International Conference on Mobility, Sensing and Networking (IEEE MSN 2021), Dec. 2021

  • Organizing Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Robust, Low-Latency and Efficient Federated Learning for 6G-Enabled Internet of Things, IEEE GLOBECOM 2021, Dec. 2021

  • Honorary Technical Program Chair, the 2021 IEEE Computing, Communications and IoT Applications Conference (ComComAp 2021), Nov. 2021

  • TPC Co-Chair, the 18th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (IEEE MASS 2021), Oct. 2021

  • General Chair, the 11th EAI International Conference on Mobile Networks and Management (MONAMI 2021), Chiba, Japan, Oct. 2021

  • General Co-Chair, EAI MobiMedia 2021

  • Area TPC Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2021

  • Co-Chair, IEEE ICC 2021 - Next-Generation Networking & Internet Symposium

  • Panelist, Contactless Vital Signs Monitoring for AI Healthcare Panel, the 2021 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI'21), July 2021.

  • Panelist, The Future of Practical Smart Healthcare: Applications and Challenges Panel, The 2nd International Workshop on Deep Learning for Wellbeing Applications Leveraging Mobile Devices and Edge Computing (HealthDL'21) in conjunction with ACM MobiSys 2021, Virtual Conference, June 2021

  • Panelist, Next Generation Wireless Networking and Security for the Internet of Everything Panel, the 4th IEEE Workshop on 5G and Beyond Wireless Security (IEEE Wireless-Sec 2021) in conjunction with IEEE ICC 2021, Montreal, Canada, June 2021

  • Co-Chair, IEEE ICC 2021 Workshop on Communication, IoT, and AI technologies to counter COVID-19 (COVI-COM'21), Montreal, Canada, June 2021

  • TPC Co-Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2021 Workshop on Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Systems and Networks (MobiSec'21), Virtual Workshop, May 2021

  • Track Co-Chair, IEEE CCNC 2021, Next Generation Protocols: MAC and Above Track, Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 2021

  • Panel Chair, IEEE 2020 International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (IEEE MSN 2020), Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 2020

  • Track Co-Chair, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Fall 2020, Track 3: Spectrum Management, Radio Access Technology, Heterogeneous Networks, Victoria, Canada, Sept. 2020

  • General Chair, The 13th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings 2020)

  • General Co-Chair, EAI MobiMedia 2020

  • Program Chair, IEEE ICME 2020

  • GITC Advisor, IEEE ICC 2020

  • Area TPC Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2020

  • Co-Chair, Workshop on Data Science Education in Engineering, in conjunction with the 2020 ASEE-SE Conference, Auburn, AL, Mar. 8, 2020

  • Co-Chair, IEEE CCNC 2020 - Wireless Communications: MAC and Cross-Layer Design Track, Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 2020

  • Co-Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2019 Workshop on Security and Privacy in Smart, Cooperative IoT and CPS, Waikoloa, HI, Dec. 13, 2019

  • TPC Chair, the 2019 IEEE Computing, Communications and IoT Applications Conference (ComComAp2019)

  • Track Chair, IEEE MASS 2019 - Protocols and Cross-layer Technologies Track

  • Co-Chair, IEEE ICCC 2019 - Next Generation Networks and Internet Symposium

  • Publicity Co-Chair, IEEE ICME 2019

  • Track Co-Chair, AI-based Network Intelligence for IoT, AICON 2019

  • Area TPC Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2019

  • Honorary Chair, Global Information Infrastructure and Networking Symposium (GIIS 2018)

  • TPC Co-Chair, MobiQuitous 2018 [Proceedings in ACM Portal]

  • Area Chair, Wireless and Cellular Networks, IEEE ITC 2018

  • Co-Chair, Wireless Networks Symposium, The 2018 International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP 2018)

  • TPC Co-Chair, The 10th EAI International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks (AdhocNets 2018)

  • TPC Co-Chair, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Image, Vision and Computing (ICIVC 2018)

  • General Co-Chair, IEEE WCNC 2018 Workshop on Intelligent Computing and Caching at the Network Edge, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2018

  • TPC Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2018

  • Area TPC Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2017

  • Member, Student Travel Grant Committee, IEEE GLOBECOM 2017

  • Member, Best Paper Award Committee, IEEE SECON 2017

  • Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE ICC 2017 - Next Generation Networking and Internet Symposium

  • Organizer, Workshop on Multimedia Streaming in Information-/Content-Centric Networks (MuSIC 2017)

  • TPC Co-Chair, the 10th EAI International Wireless Internet Conference (WiCON 2017) (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 230))

  • Track Co-Chair, IEEE WCNC 2017 - MAC and Cross-Layer Design Track

  • TPC Co-Chair, the 12th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (IEEE MSN 2016)

  • Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE ICCC 2016 - Next Generation Networking Symposium

  • Area TPC Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2016

  • Publication Co-Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2016

  • Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE ICC 2016 - Next Generation Networking and Internet Symposium

  • Organizer, Workshop on Multimedia Streaming in Information-/Content-Centric Networks (MuSIC 2016)

  • TPC Co-Chair, The 23rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2016)

  • Technical Program Vice Chair for Information Systems, IEEE INFOCOM 2015

  • Co-Chair, The 1st IEEE Workshop on Content-Centric Networking (CCN 2015), in conjunction with the 12th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2015)

  • Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE GlobalSIP 2015 - Signal Processing in Mobile Multimedia Communication Systems Symposium

  • Track Co-Chair, IEEE ICCCN 2015 - Cognitive, Cellular and Mobile Networks Track (CCM)

  • Student Travel Grant Co-Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2015

  • Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE ICC 2015 - Next-Generation Networking Symposium

  • TPC Co-Chair, Workshop on LTE in Unlicensed Bands: Potentials and Challenges - in conjunction with IEEE ICC 2015

  • Lead Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 - Wireless Networking Symposium

  • Member, IEEE INFOCOM 2014 - Infocom Demo/Poster Award Committee

  • Program Committee Co-chair: TRIDENTCOM 2014 - The 9th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities

  • Track Co-Chair, IEEE ICCCN 2014 - Cognitive, Cellular, and Mobile Networks (CCM) Track

  • Co-Chair: The 2014 International Workshop on Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks (RAWNET), held in conjunction with WIOPT 2014

  • Lead Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2013 - Wireless Networking Symposium

  • Track Co-Chair, IEEE ICCCN 2013 - Cognitive, Cellular, and Heterogeneous Wireless Networks (CCHN) Track

  • Program Track Chair, The 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudComp 2013)

  • Lead Symposium Co-Chair: IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 - Communications Software, Services and Multimedia Symposium

  • Student Travel Grants Co-Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2012

  • Symposium Co-Chair, ICNC 2012 - Cognitive Computing and Networking Symposium, The 2012 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications

  • Lead Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 - Wireless Networking Symposium

  • Program Committee Co-Chair: IEEE ICIT-SSST 2011 - The 2011 Joint IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology & 43rd Southeastern Symposium on System Theory

  • Student Travel Grant Chair, IEEE ICME 2011 - IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo

  • Lead Poster & Demo Co-Chair, IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 - IEEE Global Communications Conference

  • Program Committee Co-chair: ADHOCNETS 2009 - The First International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks

  • Program Committee Co-chair: TRIDENTCOM 2009 - The Fifth International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructure for the Development of Networks and Communities

  • Symposium Co-Chair: CHINACOM 2008 - Wireless Communications and Networking Symposium, The Third International Conference on Communications and Networking in China

  • Publicity Chair: IWCMC 2009 - The 5th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference

  • Workshop Chair: BROADNETS 2008 - The Fifth International Conference on Broadband Networks

  • Publicity Co-Chair: IEEE ISM 2007 - The 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia

  • Publication Chair: ACCESSNETS 2007 - The Second International Conference on Access Networks

  • Publication Chair & Poster/Demo Co-chair: BROADNETS 2007 - The Fourth International Conference on Broadband Networks

  • Publicity Co-Chair: BROADNETS 2006 - The Third International Conference on Broadband Networks

  • Information Systems Chair: BROADNETS 2005 - The Second International Conference on Broadband Networks

  • Coordinator of Student Volunteers: IEEE INFOCOM 2002

Conference: Technical Program Committee [back to top]

     2022: IEEE ICC 2022
     2021: IEEE GLOBECOM 2021
     2020: IEEE iThings 2020, IEEE VTC-Fall 2020, IEEE GLOBECOM 2020
     2019: IEEE GLOBECOM'19, HotICN'19, AdhocNets'19
     2018: IEEE SECON'18, IEEE ICC'18, IEEE GLOBECOM'18, SaCoNet'18
     2017: IEEE INFOCOM'17, IEEE ICDCS'17, IEEE SECON'17, IEEE MASS'17, IEEE ICC'17
     2016: IEEE INFOCOM'16, IEEE MASS'16, IEEE SECON'16, IEEE ICCC'16-Emergying MIMO Workshop, IEEE ICPADS'16, IEEE GLOBECOM'16
     2015: IEEE INFOCOM'15, IEEE MASS'15, IEEE WCNC'15, IEEE SmartGridComm'15, IEEE GLOBECOM'15, IEEE TENSYMP'15, IEEE ICC'15 SmallNets 2015 Workshop, Soft5G Workshop, IEEE CLOUDCOM 2015
     2014: IEEE INFOCOM'14, IEEE MASS'14, WTS'14, CRESS'14, CRAB'14, WCNC'14
     2013: IEEE INFOCOM'13, IEEE ICDCS'13, IEEE ICC'13, IEEE SmartGridComm'13, IEEE MASS'13, WOCC'13, ACM CRAB'1
     2012: IEEE INFOCOM'12, IEEE ICDCS'12, IEEE GLOBECOM'12, IEEE PIMRC'12, IEEE ICCCN'12, IEEE ICCC'12, IEEE WCNC'12, IEEE ICC'12, IEEE SmartGridComm ComeOn Workshop, FutureTech'12, ADHOCNETS'12
     2011: IEEE INFOCOM'11, IEEE HPCC'11, IEEE MILCOM'11, IEEE GLOBECOM'11, IEEE ICC'11
     2010: IEEE INCOFOM'10, IEEE ICC'10, IEEE GLOBECOM'10, IEEE WCNC'10, IEEE VTC-Fall'10, IEEE CCNC'10, TridentCom'10
     2009: IEEE INFOCOM'09, IEEE ISM'09, IEEE ICC'09, IEEE GLOBECOM'09, IEEE HPSR'09, IEEE PCM'09, IEEE VTC-Fall'09, BROADNETS'09, AFIN'09, UBICOMM'09
     2008: IEEE INFOCOM'08, IEEE ISM'08, IEEE ICC'08, IEEE GLOBECOM'08, IEEE ICCCN'08, IEEE CCNC'08, IEEE HPSR'08, IEEE PerCom'08, WINSYS'08, UBICOMM'08
     2007: IEEE GLOBECOM'07, IEEE ICC'07, IEEE HPSR'07, IEEE VTC-Fall'07, IEEE Sarnoff Symposium'07, IEEE ISWCS'07, IFIP/IEEE MWCN'07, ACCESSNETS'07, UBICOMM'07, ChinaCom'07, PCM'07, WINSYS'07, WAC'07
     2006: IEEE GLOBECOM'06, IEEE ICC'06, BROADNETS'06, IWCMC'06, ICDT'06, ISBAT'06, ChinaCom'06, WINSYS'06, ICSNC'06, CAMPS'06
     2005: IEEE GLOBECOM'05, IEEE ICC'05, IEEE WCNC'05, WirelessCom'05, BROADNETS'05, ICETE'05
     2004: BROADNETS'04

Book Referee for Publishers [back to top]

     Addison Wesley/Prentice Hall PTR      Cambridge University Press
     CRC Press      Delmar Cengage Learning
     Elsevier Inc.      Elsevier Science & Technology Books
     Elsevier Woodhead Publishing      IGI Global
     Institution of Engineering and Technology      John Wiley & Sons
     McGraw-HillPearson Education      Morgan Kaufmann
     Oxford University Press      Springer
     Pearson Education     

Affiliation and Others [back to top]

 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering | Auburn University | Auburn, Alabama 36849-5201 | (334) 844-1845 | smao@auburn.edu
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