Academic Activities and Collaborations


Academic Service (selected)

  • Associate Editor of the journal Dynamic Games and Applications (Springer Nature/Birkhauser)
  • Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions Control of Networked Systems, (2018-2020).
  • Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (2015-17).
  • Associate Editor of the IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Game Theory for Networks (2016-2017) and of the IEEE ISGT Asia 2016 conference.
  • Chair of the Communication and Information Systems Security Symposium in IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2013.
  • Steering board member and initiator of the Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), 2010 –

Awards and Recognition (selected)

  • Best Paper Award at the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Communications (ICC), Selected Areas in Communications, 2022.
  • Professorial Scholarship awarded by Northrop Grumman Corporation, USA, 2017-2019.
  • Best Student Paper Award at the Australian New Zealand Control Conference (ANZCC) 2018 received by his PhD student Mr Javad Jazaeri for their work on smart grids.
  • Senior member of IEEE, 2013.
  • Best Paper Award at IEEE ICC, Communication and Information System Security Symp., 2010.
  • Best Paper Award at 5th Intl. Conf. on Internet Monitoring and Protection (ICIMP), 2010.
  • Best Student-Paper Award (as co-author and supervisor) at ACM Multimedia 2007.
  • Senior member of IEEE.

Research Collaborations

It is a privilege and a source of joy for me to have (active and past) collaborations with the following distinguished researchers.

Current Collaborations

  • University of Melbourne, Australia: Prof Kevin Otto, Prof Margreta Kuijper, Prof M. Palaniswami, A/Prof Sarah Erfani, Prof Chris Leckie, Prof. Nando Ochoa, Dr. Maria Vrakopoulou.
  • CSIRO/Data61: Dr. Seyit Camtepe, Dr. Chandra Thapa.
  • DST Group: Dr. Alex Kalloniatis and Dr. Tim McLennan-Smith.

Past Collaborations

  • Monash University: Prof. Emanuele Viterbo
  • DST Group: Dr. Tamas Abraham and Dr. Paul Montague.
  • Deakin University: Dr. Sajeeb Saha, Dr. Enamul Haque
  • University of Melbourne, Australia: Prof. Rob Evans, Prof. Girish Nair, Prof. Mohammad Aldeen, Dr. Iman Shames, Prof. Michael Brear, Dr. Roger Dargaville, Prof. Iven Mareels, Prof. Doreen Thomas, Dr. Julian de Hoog, Prof. Rod Tucker, Dr. Kerry Hinton, Prof. Subhrakanti Dey, Dr. Robert Gordon, A/Prof. Marcus Brazil, Prof Ben Rubinstein.
  • Technical University of Munich, Germany: Prof. Holger Boche, Anil Kumar Chorppath.
  • University of Illinois, USA: Prof. Prashant Mehta, Paul Wang, Michael Bloem, Kien C. Nguyen.
  • Stanford University, USA: Prof. Nick Bambos, Dr. Jatinder Singh (also T-Labs, USA), Dimitrios Tsamis, and Jeff Mounzer.
  • Technical Univ. of Berlin (TUB), Germany: Siddharth Naik, Dr. Slawomir Stanczak, Prof. Sahin Albayrak.
  • TUB - Dai-Labor: Robert Wetzker, Winfried Umbrath, Milena Ilic, Katja Luther, Rainer Bye, Stephan Schmidt.
  • T-Labs, Germany: Sonja Buchegger, Olivier Dousse, Florian Metze, Pablo Vidales.
  • University of Toronto, Canada: Prof. Lacra Pavel, Prof. Ashish Khisti, Yan Pan.
  • EPFL: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux, Panos Papadimitratos, Mohamed Kafsi.
  • University of Bonn, Germany: Prof. Christian Bauckhage, Ashkan Sharifi.
  • Politecnico di Torino, Italy: Prof. Roberto Tempo (RIP)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Prof. Murat Arcak, Xingzhe Fan.
  • Bogazici University, Turkey: Prof. Hakan Delic, Prof. Kivanc Mihcak.
  • Sabanci University, Turkey: Prof. Ozgur Ercetin, Prof. Erkay Savas, Prof. Albert Levi, Yunus Sarikaya, Mehmet Karaca.
  • University of Illinois, USA: Prof. Tamer Başar.