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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 and Radio Resource Management for Future 5G Networks, Computer Networks (Elsevier), April 2021.
  • Lead Guest Editor, Special Issue on Smart Spectrum Technologies for Mobile Information Systems, Mobile Information Systems (Hindawi), July 2016.
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Recent Advances in Link and System Level Analysis, Simulation and Experimentation for Mobile Wireless Communications, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (Springer), October 2018.
Invited talks
  • Seminar, "AI-Enhanced Intelligent Spectrum Sensing and Spectrum Awareness for 5G and Beyond", Antonio de Nebrija University, Madrid, Spain, 14 Oct. 2020.
  • Seminar, "AI-Enhanced Intelligent Spectrum Sensing and Spectrum Awareness for 5G and Beyond", India Research Network 2020 (IRN 2020), 24 Sep. 2020, organised by Samsung R&D Institute India-Bangalore (SRI-B) (virtual event).
  • Seminar, "The Internet of Things: A Radical Change in Network Data Traffic Patterns", University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom, 28 Nov. 2019.
  • Seminar, "Evolution towards 5G in the era of the Internet of Things and spectrum sharing", Antonio de Nebrija University, Madrid, Spain, 9 Oct. 2019.
  • Seminar, "Evolution towards 5G in the era of the Internet of Things and spectrum sharing", Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India, 14 Jun. 2019.
  • Seminar, "Spectrum sensing for cognitive radio under realistic operation conditions", Faculty Development Program on "Machine Learning for xG Wireless Networks: Performance Analysis and Monte-Carlo Simulations", Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 11 Jun. 2019.
  • Seminar, "Evolution towards 5G in the era of the Internet of Things and spectrum sharing", Faculty Development Program on "Machine Learning for xG Wireless Networks: Performance Analysis and Monte-Carlo Simulations", Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 11 Jun. 2019.
  • Keynote speaker, "Meeting future mobile traffic demands in the era of the Internet of Things", 6th International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN 2019), Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, 7 Mar. 2019.
  • 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”, Faculty Development Program on "Advanced 5G Wireless Communications: Performance Analysis and Monte-Carlo Simulations”, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 19 Jun. 2018.
  • Seminar, "Spectrum sensing for cognitive radio under realistic operation conditions”, Faculty Development Program on "Advanced 5G Wireless Communications: Performance Analysis and Monte-Carlo Simulations”, 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
  • General Co-Chair of the 7th IEEE International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2021), in conjunction with IEEE VTC 2021-Spring, Helsinki, Finland, 25 Apr. 2021 (virtual conference).
  • TPC Co-Chair of the 6th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2020), in conjuction with IEEE WCNC 2020, Seoul, South Korea, 25 May 2020 (virtual conference).
  • TPC Co-Chair of the IEEE DySPAN Workshop on Data-Driven Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DD-DSS 2019), in conjunction with IEEE DySPAN 2019, Newark, NJ, USA, 14 Nov 2019.
  • Track Co-Chair (Track 3: Spectrum Sharing, Spectrum Management, and Cognitive Radio) of the 89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2019-Spring), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28 Apr. - 1 May 2019.
  • General Co-Chair of the 5th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2019), in conjuction with IEEE WCNC 2019, Marrakech, Morocco, 15 Apr. 2019.
  • 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): 2017-21.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC): 2015, 2018-21.
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC): 2012, 2014-21.
  • IEEE Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC): 2020-21.
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC): 2015 Spring & Fall, 2016 Spring & Fall, 2018 Spring & Fall, 2019 Spring, 2020 Spring & Fall.
  • IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology and Applications (ISWTA): 2012-14, 2017.
  • IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS): 2015-21.
  • International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks (CrownCom): 2014-15.
  • International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio (COCORA): 2017-18.
  • International Conference on Internet of Vehicles (IOV): 2014-19.
Conference Session Chair
  • "Smart Spectrum 2" (Session HWS10-S2), 6th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2020), Seoul, Korea, 25 May 2020 (Virtual Conference).
  • "Resource Management and Optimization" (Session NET-13), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 15-18 Apr. 2019.
  • "Wireless Sensor Networks 1" (Session EMR-7), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 15-18 Apr. 2019.
  • "URLLC & QoE" (Session NET-3), IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 15-18 Apr. 2019.
  • "Keynote Speech Session", 5th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 15 Apr. 2019.
  • "Panel Session", 5th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 15 Apr. 2019.
  • "Technical Session II" (Session IWSS-2), 5th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 15 Apr. 2019.
  • "Technical Session III" (Session IWSS-3), 5th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 15 Apr. 2019.
  • "Technical Session IV" (Session IWSS-4), 5th IEEE WCNC International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS 2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 15 Apr. 2019.
  • "Pattern Recognition & Computer Vision" (Session 1B), 6th International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN 2019).
  • "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 Transactions on Broadcasting
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
  • IEEE Communications Letters
  • IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
  • IEEE Access
  • IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  • IEEE Systems Journal
  • IEEE Sensors Journal
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II
  • 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
  • Journal of Network and Computer Applications
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Signal Processing
  • Measurement
  • Sensors
  • Entropy
Other Professional Services
  • Member, EPSRC Peer Review College (Associate Member Oct'16 - Feb'18, Full Member Feb'18 - Present).
  • External reviewer, The Royal Society, September 2019.
  • External reviewer, Czech Science Foundation (GACR), August 2018.
  • External reviewer, Polish National Science Centre (NCN), March 2021.
  • External PhD examiner, Technical University of Catalonia, July 2015.
  • External PhD examiner, University of Oulu, December 2017.

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