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Journal Editorial Roles
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Access, February 2017 - Present.
  • Associate Editor, IET Communications, June 2016 - Present.
  • Academic Editor, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, May 2018 - Present.
  • Lead Guest Editor, Special Issue on Smart Spectrum Technologies for Mobile Information Systems, Mobile Information Systems (Hindawi), July 2016.
Invited talks
  • Seminar, "Evolution towards 5G mobile communications in the era of the Internet of Things and spectrum sharing", Lalbhai Dalpatbhai College of Engineering, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 25 Jun. 2018.
  • Seminar, "Simulation of spectrum sensing under realistic operation conditions”, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 19 Jun. 2018.
  • Seminar, "Spectrum sensing for cognitive radio under realistic operation conditions”, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 19 Jun. 2018.
  • Seminar, "Evolution towards 5G in the era of the Internet of Things and spectrum sharing", Faculty Development Program on "Advanced 5G Wireless Communications: Performance Analysis and Monte-Carlo Simulations”, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 19 Jun. 2018.
  • Invited speaker, "Meeting 5G traffic demands in the era of the Internet of Things", IEEE 5G-IoT Summit, Hammamet, Tunisia, 2 May 2018.
  • Invited speaker, "Recent trends for the increase of mobile network capacity in licensed and unlicensed spectrum", IEICE Technical Committee on Smart Radio, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan, 26 Jan. 2018.
  • Seminar, "Recent research activities in wireless communications and networking", Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 22 Jan. 2018.
  • Seminar, "Cognitive radio: smart use of radio spectrum", Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 16 Jan. 2018.
  • Invited speaker, "Spectrum coexistence of mobile communication networks in licensed and unlicensed frequency bands", 4th International Workshop on Smart Wireless Communications (SmartCom 2017), Rome, Italy, 23 Oct. 2017.
  • Seminar, "Cognitive radio: smart use of radio spectrum", Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 21 Aug. 2017.
  • Seminar, "Simulation of spectrum sensing", Faculty Development Program on "Advanced Wireless Communication using USRP/GNU Radio", Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 18 Aug. 2017.
  • Seminar, "Spectrum awareness under imperfect spectrum sensing", Faculty Development Program on "Advanced Wireless Communication using USRP/GNU Radio", Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 18 Aug. 2017.
  • Seminar, "Improved energy detection spectrum sensing for cognitive radio", Faculty Development Program on "Advanced Wireless Communication using USRP/GNU Radio", Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 16 Aug. 2017.
  • Invited speaker, "Research, teaching and learning at the University of Liverpool", Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 16 Aug. 2017.
  • Keynote speaker, "Smart spectrum awareness in future wireless communications: state-of-the-art, open challenges and the way forward,” 2nd International Conference on Telecommunication and Networks (TELNET 2017), Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, 11 Aug. 2017.
  • Seminar, "Spectrum models for cognitive radio: approaches, applications and challenges", FP7 Initial Training Network (ITN) CROSSFIRE (unCooRdinated netwOrk StrategieS for enhanced interFerence, mobIlity, radio Resource, and Energy saving management in LTE-Advanced networks), Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain, 7 Jul. 2015.
  • Invited speaker, Closing event of the 13th Archimedes University Competition, Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 13 Nov. 2014.
  • Seminar, "How to do research and not die trying", Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Spain, 20 Feb. 2009.
Tutorials
  • K. Umebayashi, J. Lehtomäki, M. López-Benítez, "Smart Spectrum Access based on spectrum usage measurements", International Workshop on Smart Wireless Communications (SmartCom 2016), Oulu, Finland, 16-17 May 2016.
  • K. Umebayashi, M. López-Benítez, J. Lehtomäki, S. Tiiro, "Spectrum measurement and modeling for spectrum awareness in cognitive wireless systems", International Workshop on Smart Wireless Communications (SmartCom 2015), Tokyo, Japan, 26-27 Oct. 2015.
Conference Organising Committees
  • TPC Co-Chair of the 4th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2018), in conjuction with IEEE WCNC 2018, Barcelona, Spain, 16 Apr. 2018.
  • TPC Co-Chair of the 3rd IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2017), in conjuction with IEEE WCNC 2017, San Francisco, USA, 19 Mar. 2017.
  • Publicity Co-Chair of the 2nd IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2016), in conjuction with IEEE WCNC 2016, Doha, Qatar, 3 Apr. 2016.
  • Committee Member of the 1st IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2015), in conjuction with IEEE WCNC 2015, New Orleans, USA, 9 Mar. 2015.
Conference Technical Program Committees

Selected conferences where I have served on the TPC:

  • IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM): 2017, 2018.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC): 2015, 2018.
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC): 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC): 2015 Spring & Fall, 2016 Spring & Fall, 2018 Spring & Fall.
  • IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology and Applications (ISWTA): 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017.
  • IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS): 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks (CrownCom): 2014, 2015.
  • International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio (COCORA): 2017, 2018.
  • International Conference on Internet of Vehicles (IOV): 2014-18.
Conference Session Chair
  • "Cognitive Radio" (Session PHY36), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2018).
  • "IoT MAC Design II" (Session MAC5), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2018).
  • "IoT MAC Design I" (Session MAC4), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2018).
  • "Spectrum Management" (Session NET28), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2017).
  • "WiFi Networking I" (Session NET24), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2017).
  • "Sensing" (Session NET3), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2017).
  • "Spectrum Sensing" (Session PHY34), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2016).
  • "Cognitive Radio Networks" (Session NET8), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2016).
  • "Cognitive Radio Networks and Dynamic Spectrum Access" (Session WS-08-02), 2nd International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2016).
Reviewer for Journals
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.
  • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
  • IEEE Transactions on Communications.
  • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
  • IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking .
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine.
  • IEEE Communications Letters.
  • IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II.
  • IEEE Systems Journal.
  • IEEE Sensors Journal.
  • IEEE Access
  • IET Communications.
  • IET Networks.
  • IEICE Transactions on Communications.
  • Wireless Networks.
  • Computer Networks.
  • Mobile Networks and Applications.
  • EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking.
  • European Transactions on Telecommunications.
  • Annals of Telecommunications.
  • Physical Communication.
  • International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking.
  • International Journal of Electronics and Communications.
  • Digital Signal Processing.
  • Signal Processing.
  • Measurement.
  • Entropy.
Other Professional Services
  • Member, EPSRC Peer Review College (Associate Member Oct'16 - Feb'18, Full Member Feb'18 - Present).
  • External PhD examiner, Technical University of Catalonia, July 2015.
  • External PhD examiner, University of Oulu, December 2017.

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