Professional Service

  • General Chair, ACM MobiHoc’12, the Thirteenth ACM International Symposium of Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing, Hilton Head, SC, 2012.

  • Publicity co-chair, The 18th IEEE International Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN 2011), October 13 – 14, 2011, Chapel Hill, NC.

  • Technical Program Chair, IEEE Workshop on Multi-hop Wireless Networks (MWN’04), held in conjunction with the IEEE International Performance, Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), April 14 - 17, 2004, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Member of Editorial Board, International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (IJAHUC), Inderscience Publishers.

  • Reviewer of Journal papers: IEEE Trans. On Wireless Communications, IEEE Trans. On Mobile Computing, IEEE Trans. On Computers, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Multimedia Journal, IEEE Trans. on Communications, Signal Processing Journal, ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Journal, Wireless Networks Journal, International Journal of Computers and Applications, International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing, The Telecommunications Systems Journal.

  • Reviewer of Conference papers: IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE INFOCOM, ACM MobiHoc, IEEE ICCCN, ACM MsWIM, ISPACS, IEEE ICC, IEEE VTC, IEEE ICDCN, IEEE WCNC, and many others.

  • Grant Proposal Reviewer: Served in NSF panels for CISE (NeTS, NeTSE) and CCF/CIF, South Carolina DEPSCoR.

  • Textbook reviewer: Textbooks on wireless communications, digital signal processing, and analog & digital communications from Morgan Kaufman/Elsevier, Academic Press, Prentice- Hall, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press.

  • Member of Technical Program Committees (selected list):

    • IEEE International Conference on Applications and Innovations in Mobile Computing, 2014, Kolkata, India.

    • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium, 2011 - 2014.

    • International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 208 – 2014.

    • IEEE International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking (ICMU 2014), January 6-8, 2014, Singapore.

    • IEEE Conference on Global Communications (GLOBECOM), Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium, 2006 – 2020.

    • IEEE Southeast Conference, March 2010, Charlotte, NC.

    • High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies (HONET) Conference, 2010 – 2020.

    • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2008-Spring), 11 – 14 May, 2008, Marina Bay, Singapore.

    • IEEE International Workshop on performance and Management of Wireless and Mobile Networks, 15 – 18 October, 2007, Dublin, Ireland.

    • International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC) - Symposium on Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN 2006), July 3 – 6, 2006, Vancouver, Canada.

    • The 11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS-05), July 2005, Japan.

    • First IEEE International Workshop on Performance and Management of Wireless and Mobile Networks, November 2005, Sydney, Australia.

    • Symposium on Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN05), June 2005, Hawaii, USA.

    • Workshop on Internet Compatible QoS in Ad hoc Wireless Networks (IC-QAWN), January 3 – 6, 2005, Cairo, Egypt.

    • IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (IC3N), 2000 – 2003.

University Service

University Administration

  • Department Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering (August 2014 to date) comprising 37 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 5 full time staff members, and over 900 undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Associate Department Chair and Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs (July 2013 – July 2014), for coordination of the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) and Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCpE) programs.

  • Director of Graduate Programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering (prior to July 2013), to support the PhD and Master of Science programs in the department comprising of approximately 70 and 150 students, respectively.

University Committees (selected)

  • Member of Research Restart & Restoration Task Force, 2020

  • Chair of Search Committee for the Belk-Woodward Distinguished Professor of Engineering, 2018-2019.

  • Member of Future of Faculty Committee (2017- present)

  • Member of Task Force for Best Practices in Graduate Education (2010-2011)

  • Member of Faculty Research Grants Committee (2008 – 2009)

  • Member of the Faculty Council (2003 – 2005)

  • Member of the Graduate Council (2002 – 2004)

  • Member of University Research Computing Steering Committee, 2003 – 2005.

  • Member of the Faculty Advisory Library Committee (2001-2003)

College of Engineering Committees (selected)

  • Chair of the Engineering Graduate Committee (2008 – 2009)

  • Chair of the Reassignment of Duties Committee (2004 – 2005)

  • Member of the Academic Policy and Curriculum Committee (2004 – 2005)

  • Member of the Curriculum Committee (2004 – 2005)

  • Member of the ECE Chair Search Committee (2003 – 2004)

  • Member of the Computer Committee (2000-2002)

ECE Department Committees (selected)

  • Chair of Graduate Committee (2006 – 2013)

  • Member of Awards Committee

  • Member of Publicity Committee

  • Member of the Strategic Planning Committee (2004 – 2005)

  • Member of the Graduate Committee (2004 – 2005)

  • Member of the Departmental Tenure and Promotion Review Committee (2003–04, 2007-09)

  • Chair of the Faculty Search Committee (2000-2002)