Scholarly and Professional Activities


Leadership and International Recognition

1/13 - 12/15 Chair, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference Steering Committee
1/12 - 12/14 Elected Member, IEEE Publication Services and Products Board (IEEE wide)
1/12 - 12/13 Treasurer, IEEE Communications Society (about 50,000 members)
1/12 - 12/13 Chair, IEEE ComSoc Finance Committee
1/10 - 12/11 Vice-President, IEEE Communications Society
1/10 - 12/11 Chair, IEEE Conference Council
1/08 - 12/08 Chair, IEEE Technical Activities/Member and Geographic Activities Visits Program
1/07 - 12/08
1/11 - 12/12
Chair, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications Steering committee
1/03 - 12/04 Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Wireless Communications
2006 - 2008 Elected Member, IEEE Communications Society Board of Governors

Major Professional Activities

2013 - 2015 Member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Fellow Evaluation Committee
2012 - Present Member, IEEE Publication Services and Products Board Nomination
and Appointment Committee
2010 - 2011 Vice-President, IEEE Communications Society
2010 - 2011 Member, IEEE ComSoc Conference Board
2010 - 2011 Member, IEEE ComSoc GIMS and GITC committees
2009 - 2011 Member, IEEE Fellow Evaluation Committee (Communications Society)
2009 - 2011 Member, IEEE Technical Activities Board/PSPB Products & Services Committee
1/08 - Present Member, IEEE ComSoc Operations Review Committee
2007 - 2012 Member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Fellow Evaluation Committee
2006 - Present Member, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference Steering Committee
2006 - 2008 Member, IEEE ComSoc Technical Committees Recertification
2006 - 2008 Member, IEEE ComSoc Operating (OpCom) Committee
1/03 - Present Member, IEEE Ontology Committee
1/03 - Present Special Liaison for ComSoc Activities, IEEE Asia Pacific Board
1/03 - 12/04 Member, IEEE ComSoc Technical Activity Council
2002 - 2006 Member, IEEE Communications Society Journals Board
1/02 - 2012 Member, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications Steering committee
3/00 - 12/02 Vice-Chair, IEEE COMSOC Technical Committee on Personal Communications
1/99 - 12/02
Vice-Chair, Meeting and Conference Committee, IEEE Asia Pacific Board

Major Conference Chair and Leadership

General-Chair, IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC’2013, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, 1-5 July, 2013.
General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Communications in China, ICCC’12, Beijing, China, 15-18 August, 2012.
General Chair, Computing, Communications and Applications Conference, COMCOMAP’2012, Hong Kong, 6-10 Feb., 2012.
General Co-Chair, IEEE Technology Time Machine, TTM’11, Hong Kong, 1-3 June, 2011.
Vice-General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC'10, Capetown, South Africa, 23-27 May 2010.
Technical Program Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC'08 Beijing, China, 19-23 May 2008.
General Co-Chair, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC'07 Hong Kong, 11-15 March 2007.
General Co-Chair, International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, (CHINACOM'2006), Beijing, China, 16-19 October 2006.
Co-Chair, 2006 IEEE Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006.
Vice-Chair Technical Program Committee, 2005 International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob'2005), Montreal, Canada, August 22-25, 2005.
Co-Chair, 2004 IEEE Wireless Communications, Networks and Systems Symposium, Dallas, TX, USA, November 2004.
Co-Technical Program Chair, 2004 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS'04), Chengdu, Sichuan, China, June 2004.
General Co-Chair, IEEE ICC'01 Communications Theory Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, June 2001.
Technical Program Chair, IEEE Globecom'98 Mini-Conference on Communications Theory, Sydney, Australia, November 1998.

Refereeing

University Promotions and Tenure Cases. These include
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas Austin, University of California Irvine, University of Melbourne, Georgia Institute of Technology,University of Sydney, Delft University of Technology, University of California Davis, Stevens Institute of Technology, City College of New York, King's College London, Rutgers University, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Montreal, Simon Fraser University, University of Waterloo, University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Manitoba, Arizona State University, Queens University, University of Ottawa, Carleton University, University of Alberta, Monash University, SUP'COM, Universite de Paris Sud-XI, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technology University, University of Pretoria, City University of Hong Kong, etc.
International Journals and Transactions. These include

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Telecommunications Systems International Journal, Wireless Personal Communications, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, European Journal on Signal Processing, the Australian Telecommunications Research, ETRI International Journal, and the IEEE Communications Letters.

Research Grant agencies. These include

Australian Research Council, Hong Kong Research Council, National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, Australian Department of Industry, Technology & Regional Development, and Canada Foundation for Innovation.

International conferences. These include

GLOBECOM, ICUPC, WCNC, PIMRC, VTC, ICC, ISIT, etc.