ChunSheng Xin, Director
Dr. ChunSheng Xin is a Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA. He received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, in 2002. His research interests include cybersecurity, cognitive radio networks, wireless communications and networking, cyber-physical systems, and performance evaluation and modeling. Dr. Xin has received several grants from the National Science Foundation to support his research. His research findings have been published in numerous papers in leading journals and conferences, such as IEEE Infocom, TWC, TMC, TVT, ToN, and JSAC. He has contributed several book chapters in professional books. He also received one patent while he worked as a Research Co-Op in the Nokia Research Center, Boston, MA, USA, in 2000 to 2002 . He has served as Associate Editors of several international journals, and the Advisory Board Member of one professional book. He has also served in the technical program and organization committees of numerous technical conferences/workshops, including IEEE Infocom. He has been an external consultant on cybersecurity for industry. Dr. Xin is an IEEE senior member.
Dimitrie C. Popescu received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, in 2002. Between 2002 and 2006 he was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio. Since 2006 he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, where he is currently an Associate Professor. His current research is in the area of wireless communications and cognitive radio systems, and includes spectrum management and dynamic spectrum access, transmitter/receiver optimization to support quality of service, and spectrum sensing and modulation classification. Dr. Popescu is a Senior Member of the IEEE and serves as Associate Editor for IEEE Communications Letters. He has also served in the technical program and organization committees for numerous IEEE conferences. Dr. Popescu advised many graduated students on their doctoral dissertations and Master theses and has co-authored numerous papers published in leading journals and conference proceedings.