ARC DP grant success

ARC Discovery Project Grant, $300,000, 2011-2013. Managing private location data in a mobile and networked world: getting the balance right. Chief investigators: L. Kulik, E. Tanin, J. Bailey.

Location based data are transforming the mobile service industry and this project will develop novel approaches to safeguard the location privacy of mobile individuals. This will facilitate the development of privacy-aware services which can be used for real time traffic monitoring, care for the elderly and smartphone enabled location services.

PMC article accepted

The paper "Don't Trust Anyone": Privacy Protection for Location-Based Services authored by Tanzima Hashem and myself has been as been accepted for publication in Pervasive and Mobile Computing.

Two ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2009 papers accepted

One full paper authored by Ziyuan Wang, myself, and Rao Kotagiri on Robust Traffic Merging Strategies for Sensor-Enabled Cars Using Time Geography has been accepted for ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2009. The acceptance rate for full papers was 20.5%.

One short paper authored by Muhammad Umer, Egemen Tanin, and myself on Opportunistic Sampling in Wireless Sensor Networks has been accepted for ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2009.

The full citations are under my publications.

Editorial board member of GeoInformatica

geoinformaticaI am delighted to become a member of the editorial board of GeoInformatica. GeoInformatica is a journal to publish "the most innovative research results in the application of computer science applied to geographic information systems". More information about GeoInformatica is available under the journal website.

CEUS article accepted

A paper authored by Muhammad Umer, myself, and Egemen Tanin on Optimizing Query Processing Using Selectivity-awareness in Wireless Sensor Networks has been accepted for Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems (CEUS). The full citation is under my publications.

Promotion to senior lecturer

On September 1st 2008 I was promoted to senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering at the University of Melbourne. A big thank you to my friends and colleagues for their support.