Key Accomplishments


  • Elected Fellow of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), United Kingdom (2021)
  • Member, ACM Executive Council, India, 2020 - 2024
  • Member, Executive Committee, IEEE Communication Society-Delhi Chapter, 2020 -
  • General Co-Chair, ACM MobiCom 2018 Conference, 29 Oct - 2 Nov 2018, New Delhi, India.
  • Editorial Board Member, IETE Technical Review, 2018 - 2020
  • Recognized by ACM as a Distinguished Scientist in December 2014.
  • Invited to serve as the Program Director in IT Research Academy (ITRA), Media Lab Asia, a division of the Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India, October 2013
  • On the Technical Advisory Board of MindNet Services (mindnetservices.com), 2020
  • On the Technical Advisory Board of ZenTree Labs (zentreelabs.com), 2020
  • Co-Founder ChiSquare Analytics, 2013 - 2015
  • Elected Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) for technical leadership and exceptional contributions in applied research in the areas of wireless and wired communication networks (2007)
  • Elected Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), 2007
  • Invited to serve on the Governing Council/Sectional Committees of INAE & IETE
  • Awarded the Sheshagiri Kainini Gold Medal, a certificate and cash award for the best Ph.D thesis in the division of Electrical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, for the year 1997
  • Published more than 75 papers in reputed international Journals and Conferences
  • Granted 13 US Patents in the areas of Wireless, Wired Networking and Security (uspto.gov)
  • Over 3630 citations (Google Scholar)
    • h-index: 30
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2019 -
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2006 - 2011
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Wireless Networks (WINET), Springer, since 2006
  • Book Editor, “Mobile, Wireless and Sensor Networks: Technology, Applications and Future Directions”, published by John Wiley, USA, March 2006 (amazon.com)
  • Guest Editorship, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications special issues on
    • “Recent Advances in Wireless Multimedia”
    • “Security in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks”
    • “Vehicular Communications”.
  • Member of the Project Review and Steering Group (PRSG), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India, for several projects
  • Founder member & Steering Committee Co-Chair of AIMLSystems conference (aimlsystems.org) in the area AI and Machine Learning Systems (2021)
  • Founder member & Steering Committee Chair of COMSNETS conference (comsnets.org) and COMSNETS Association (A Not-For-Profit Association registered in Bangalore) in the area of Communications, Networking, Applications and Services (2009)
  • Chairing the task force in “Technologies for the Health-Care Sector in India”, research study under the aegis of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2011.
  • Regular speaker at several international and national conferences/workshops in the areas of Technology, Innovation, Higher Education
  • Keynote/Invited/Tutorial speaker in several international forums in industries and universities world-wide
  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science Dept, National University of Singapore, Singapore: 2003 – 2004 (While on Sabbatical from IBM Research)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science & Engineering Dept, IIT Delhi, 1998 – 2005
  • Visiting Faculty, Computer Science & Engineering Dept, IIT Kanpur, 2000 – 2002
  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Awarded “Micro MBA” from IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, NY, 2005.
  • PIC Chair for “Communications & Networking” area in IBM India Research Labs (Note that PIC stands for “Professional Interest Communities” within IBM Research)
  • Coordinator of university relations, IBM India Research Laboratory, New Delhi.