I am an associate professor in the Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering,
University of Alberta, Canada.
I am also a Senior Member of IEEE and serve as an associate editor for the IEEE Communications Letters.
I completed my Ph.D. in the Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering, University of British Columbia in 2008, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab
from 2009 to 2010.
My research is generally in designing fast, efficient and secure protocols/algorithms for
distributed systems and networks.
My current research interest is on Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), privacy,
and applications of machine learning in distributed systems.