Prof. Dr Salil Kanhere
Salil Kanhere is a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at UNSW Sydney, Australia where he leads the Information Security and Privacy (ISPri) research group and is affiliated with the UNSW Institute for Cyber Security (IFCYBER). His research interests span the Internet of Things, pervasive computing, cybersecurity, blockchain and applied machine learning. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles and is leading several government and industry funded research projects on these topics. He received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award (2020) and the Humboldt Research Fellowship (2014) from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. He is the recipient of 8 Best Paper Awards. Salil has held visiting positions at I2R Singapore, Technical University Darmstadt, University of Zurich, the Graz University of Technology and RWTH Aachen and is on the advisory board of two companies. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and ACM, an ACM Distinguished Speaker, and an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor. He serves as the Editor in Chief of the Ad Hoc Networks journal and as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Computer Communications, and Pervasive and Mobile Computing. He has served as General Chair and/or TPC Chair of several IEEE/ACM international conferences such as IEEE PerCom, IEEE ICBC, IEEE Blockchain, IEEE LCN, IEEE CNSM, IEEE WoWMoM, ACM MSWiM and EWSN. Salil has co-authored a book titled Blockchain for Cyberphysical Systems published by Artech House.