Artificial Intelligence Driven Security, Reliability, and Dependability of Cyber-Physical Systems
Dr. Burak Kantarci
Burak Kantarci is an Associate Professor, founding director of the Smart Connected Vehicles Innovation (SCVI) Centre and also the founding director of the Next Generation Communications and Computing Networks (NEXTCON) Research Lab at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Kantarci holds a Ph.D in computer engineering; and he is a globally recognized researcher particularly in mobile cloud computing, mobile crowd-sensing and AI-driven solutions for secure and trustworthy cyberspace. Listed among the top-2% cited researchers in telecommunications and networking, Dr. Kantarci is the co-author of over 200 publications in established journals and conferences, and 13 book chapters. He is well known for his contributions to the quantification of data trustworthiness in mobile crowd-sensing (MCS) systems, and game theoretic incentives to promote user participation in MCS campaigns with high value data; as well as AI-backed access control, authentication and machine learning-backed intrusion detection solutions in sensing environments. Dr. Kantarci served as the Chair of IEEE Communications Systems Integration and Modeling Technical Committee, and has served as the Technical Program Co-Chair/ Symposium Co-chair of more than twenty international conferences/ symposia/ workshops including IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) – Communications Systems QoS, Reliability and Modeling (CQRM) symposium. An Editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Internet of Things, Elsevier Vehicular Communications, and an associate editor for IEEE Networking Letters. Dr. Kantarci is a Distinguished Speaker of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), senior member of ACM, and senior member of the IEEE.