Dr. K.P. (Suba) Subbalakshmi is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology. Her research interests lie in the areas of cognitive radio networking and security, cognitive mobile cloud offloading, Internet and social media data analytics and security. She is a Co-Founder & Chief Scientist of two technology start-up companies that commercialize her research in cognitive radio networks and data mining. She is a recipient of a New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Innovator Award for her work on detecting deception from text content. Her deception detection tool has been accessed by users from more than 15 countries and has received wide press coverage. She is a Subject Matter Expert for the National Spectrum Consortium. Her work on cognitive radio networking is featured in the U.S. governments Wireless Spectrum Research and Development (WSRD), Senior Steering Group (SSG) Suggested Readings. Her cognitive radio router provides low cost wireless connectivity to a rural school in South Africa. She is a Founding Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking and the Founding Chair of the Security Special Interest Group in IEEE COMSOC's Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks (TCCN). She has given several keynote addresses, tutorials and short courses as well as served as a panelist in several prestigious international conferences. She serves/has served as an Associate Editor for several IEEE journals and frequently organizes international conferences and workshops.
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K.P. (Suba) Subbalakshmi serves as a senior science advisor in EB/CIP/MA, working on Internet of Things, 5G, Smart Cities and Security and Privacy issues. In addition to supporting her colleagues in CIP/MA and EB in general, Suba interacts with several governmental agencies, including the National Security Council, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, and the Department of Homeland Security. She follows the developments of standardization bodies including the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).