Salil Kanhere


Salil obtained a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from VJTI, Bombay, India in 1998. Subsequently he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA as a post-graduate student. Salil received his M.S. and Ph.D., both in Electrical Engineering in 2001 and 2003 respectively. Salil's Ph.D. dissertation was in the area of fair, efficient, and low-latency scheduling in high-speed networks with a particular focus on achieving low implementation complexity for practical use in switches and routers.

Since April 2004, Salil is with the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Salil is a member of the Networked Systems and Security Group (NetSys), a leading research group, consisting of 5 academic staff, 2 research fellows and over 20 Ph.D students. Salil is also a contributing researcher at NICTA and a Faculty Associate at Institute of Infocom Research (I2R), Singapore. Salil is also a member of the CySpri Lab  and the Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS) at UNSW.

Salil's current research interests are in the areas of pervasive computing, sensor networks, participatory sensing, mobile networking, network security/privacy and trusted networking.


[April 2015] I will serve as the Workshop Co-Chair for IEEE PerCom 2016, which will be held in Sydney in March 2016. Consider submitting a proposal for review.

[March 2015] I will give an invited talk titled "Reliable Communications and Energy-Efficient Relaying in Aerial Wireless Sensor Networks" at ISSNIP 2015 in Singapore during 7-9 April 2015.

[March 2015] Our paper titled "Ligthweight Clustering of Spatio-Temporal Data in Resource Constrained Mobile Sensing" was accepted at IEEE WoWMoM 2015 (acceptance rate = 21%).

[March 2015] I will serve as the General Chair for IEEE SenseApp 2015.

[February 2015] I will serve as the Technical Program Chair for IEEE LCN 2015.

[January 2015] Our paper titled "EPLA: Energy Aware Packet Scheduling for Airborne Relaying Networks" was accepted at IEEE ICC 2015.

[December 2014] Our paper titled "Crowdsourcing with Tullock Contests" was accepted at IEEE INFOCOM 2015 (acceptance rate = 19%).

[October 2014] Our paper titled "Can Smart Plugs Predict Electric Power Consumption? A Case Study" was accepted at Mobiquitous 2014 (acceptance rate = 19.3%) to be held in London from 2-5 Dec. 2014.



Salil Kanhere

Associate Professor
School of Computer Science and Engineering
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, NSW 2052

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