Honors and Awards (post PhD)

  1. Best Paper Award, IEEE INFOCOM 2016

  2. IEEE INFOCOM achievement award for "seminal contributions to scheduling and resource allocation in wireless networks".

  3. Appears on the List of Most highly cited researchers Thomson Reuters 2014 and 2015.

  4. Appears on the List of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2014.

  5. Best Paper Runner up Award, IEEE INFOCOM 2013 (out of 1600+ submissions 2 runner-up and one best paper were chosen).

  6. Best student paper award (from all papers whose first author is a student), IEEE WiOPT 2013 .

  7. Best student paper award (from all papers whose first author is a student), IEEE WiOPT 2012.

  8. Best Paper Award, IEEE INFOCOM 2008

  9. Best Paper Award, IEEE INFOCOM 2006

  10. Best Student Paper Award (from all papers whose first author is a student), IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS) 2006.

  11. One of two runner-up papers for the best paper award, IEEE INFOCOM 2005.

  12. Best paper of the year award, Journal of Communications and Networks, 2005.

  13. Best paper of the year award, Computer Networks journal, 2003.

  14. National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 1996.

  15. Fellow of the IEEE (Class of 2007)

  16. Several papers selected for fast track publications to select journals.

  17. Editorial Positions

    1. Editor at Large, IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking (present).

    2. Senior Editor, IEEE Transactions on Control of Networked Systems (present).

    3. Technical Editor, IEEE Network Magazine, 2012-present.

    4. Member of the Editorial board, Network Science Journal, Springer, 2011-present.

    5. Guest Editor, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications on "Nonlinear Optimization of Communication Systems", 2006.

    6. Associate Editor, IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, February 2001 - 2008.

    7. Associate Editor, Computer Networks, January 2000 - present.

    8. Associate Editor, IEEE Communications Letters, March 1999 - March 2001.

    9. Chairs

      1. General Chair, IEEE WIOPT 2016, Phoenix, Arizona.

      2. Conference chair, 14th Annual IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (CCW), Estes Park, CO, October 1999.

      3. Program Co-Chair Symposium on High-Speed Networks, San Francisco, CA, November 2000.

      4. Panels co-chair, ACM/IEEE Mobicom'2002, Atlanta, GA.

      5. Technical Program co-chair, IEEE INFOCOM'2003, San Francisco, CA.

      6. Co-organizer, NSF workshop on Fundamental Research in Networking, held in Arlie House Virginia, 2003.

      7. Technical Program Co-chair, ACM MobiHoc 2008, Hong Kong.

      8. General co-chair, WICON 2008

      9. Co-chair NSF Workshop on Future Wireless Communication Networks

      10. Elected Offices in Technical Society

        1. Secretary, IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC), May 1999 - 2001.

        2. Panel Member

          1. IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, Panelist and moderator for Leading Issues in Multimedia Networking, October 1998.

          2. Panel Member on "Scalability and Traffic Control in IP Networks: accomplishments and challenges," in SPIE's ITCom 2001 - International Symposium and Exhibit on the Convergence of Information Technology and Communications, 20-24 August 2001, Denver, Colorado.

          3. Panelist, "Looking into the Crystal Ball of Networking - Future Directions and Visions for Networking Research," IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), Nov. 7, 2003.

          4. Panelist, " Cross-Layer Integration in Wireless Networks: A Necessity or a Gimmick? " Networking 2005, Waterloo, Canada, 2005.

          5. Panelist " Current Hot Topics in Networking" IEEE INFOCOM 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2009.

          6. Panelist "Future of multi-hopping: from theory to practice " ACM Mobihoc 2009, New Orleans, Lousiana, May 2009.

          7. Panel Member for several NSF panels (CAREER panel; regular panels; and ITR panels).

          8. Program Committees (Partial List)

            1. IEEE INFOCOM Technical Prog. Committee (TPC) Member, 1996-1998, 2000-2002, 2004-2005, 2007, Technical Program Chair, 2003, lead TPC 2006, Area TPC chair 2007-2013.

            2. TPC member ICDCS 2012

            3. TPC member, ACM Mobicom 2007.

            4. TPC member, ACM MobiHoc 2007.

            5. TPC member, Networking 2007.

            6. TPC member, ACM Sigcomm Asia, 2005.

            7. TPC member, IEEE Med-Hoc 2004.

            8. TPC, ACM WiOpt'03, WiOpt'04: Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks, 2003, 2004.

            9. IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) TPC Member 2001.

            10. SPIE ITCOM 2001, TPC and session organizer in Conference on Modeling and Design of Wireless Networks.

            11. IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (CCW) 2000 and 2001, organizing Committee Member.

            12. IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) TPC Member 2001.

            13. IEEE INFOCOM Technical Prog. Committee (TPC) Member, 1996-1998, 2000-2002.

            14. IEEE INFOCOM Executive Committee Member (publications chair) 1999.

            15. IEEE GLOBECOM TPC Member, 1999.

            16. IEEE INFOCOM Executive Committee Member (publications chair) 1999.

            17. IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, TPC Member, 1998.

            18. SPIE ITCOM 2001, TPC and session organizer in Conference on Modeling and Design of Wireless Networks.

            19. IEEE GLOBECOM TPC Member, 1999.

            20. IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, TPC Member, 1998.

            21. Keynote/Plenary Talks

              1. Keynote Address, "Beyond Stability: Open Problems in Multi-hop Wireless Networks," IEEE WiOPT 2011, Princeton, New Jersey, May 2011.

              2. Plenary Speaker on Mobile and Wireless Networking IEEE ICCCN, Maui, Hawaii, Aug. 2011.

              3. Keynote Speaker, "Beyond Stability: Open Problems in Multi-hop Wireless Networks," IEEE MSN 2011 , Beijing, China, Dec. 2011.

              4. Plenary talk on "Seamless Mobility in Wireless Networks: Are We There Yet?" IEEE Globecom 2010, Miami, FL Dec. 2010.

              5. Keynote address on " Analytical Foundations for the Efficient, Robust, and Scalable Design of Multi-hop Wireless Networks, " IEEE MSN 2009, Yu Wi Mountain, China, December 2010.

              6. Keynote address on " Grand Challenges in Wireless Networks, " IFIP Networking 2007, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2007.

              7. Keynote address on " Grand Challenges in Wireless Networks, " IEEE WirelessCom, Maui, Hawaii, June 2005.

              8. Ohio State Engineering:
                Excellence • Impact • Innovation