David Starobinski 

Professor (Ph.D., Technion)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Systems Engineering
Computer Science

Contact Information:
8 Saint Mary's Street, Room 431,
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 353-0202

I am also affiliated with the following groups and centers:
Laboratory of Networking and Information Systems
Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE)
Information and Data Sciences (IDS)
Hariri Institute of Computing


1. Wireless Networking and Security (EK 131/132) Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2013. An introductory module for Freshman.

2. Introduction to Logic Design(EC 311), Spring 2017.

3. Introduction to Computer Networking (EC 441) Spring 2003, Fall 2003-2006, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2012, Fall 2015.

4. Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms (EC 504) Fall 2010.

5. Cybersecurity (EC 521) Fall 2011, Fall 2013. Playlist of video tutorials.

6. Computer Communication Networks (EC 541) Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2009, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016.

7. IoT Security (EC 700) Fall 2017.  

8. Randomized Network Algorithms (EC 741) Spring 2007, Spring 2010, Spring 2012.

9. Quality of Service Networking (EC 700) Spring 2002.


Short Biography

Research Group

  Graduate students: Emir Kavurmacioglu , Wei Si , Eran Simhon , Liangxiao Xin.
  Alumni: Reuven Cohen (Bar Ilan Univ.), Niloofar Fazlollahi (Cisco), Sinem Kockan (Dell), Rajesh Krishnan (ACS Vencore), Kan Lin (Bloomberg), Huseyin Mutlu (Influenster), Cankut Orakcal (Bloomberg), Xiangping (Sandra) Qin (Samsung), Saikat Ray (Google), Angad Singh (Lolly Wolly Doodle), Dan Sumorok (BBN), Aylin Turhan (Bloomberg), Tao Wu (Microsoft), Weiyao Xiao (Akamai), Avi Yaar (Google).

Current Research Projects

  Strengthening Wi-Fi Network Wide (supported by the National Science Foundation)
  Unifying Data Synchronization (supported by the National Science Foundation)

Recent Research Projects

  Securing the Open Softphone (supported by the National Science Foundation)
  Promoting Secondary Secondary Markets via Profitability-driven Methods and Algorithms (supported by the National Science Foundation)
  Boosting Inter-Domain Scheduled Dynamic Circuit Services (SDCS) (supported by the National Science Foundation)
  Large-Scale Software Dissemination in Stochastic Wireless Networks (supported by the National Science Foundation)
  A Theory of Stability for Communication Networks (supported by an Early Career Award from the US Department of Energy )
  CAREER: Quality of Service Engineering with Multiple Time-Scale Traffic (supported by the National Science Foundation)

Synergistic Activities

Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security 2017-now
Associate Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 2009-2014
Technical Program Committee member of IEEE INFOCOM Smart Data Pricing Workshop 2014-2017
Technical Program Committee member of NetEcon 2017
Technical Program Committee Co-Chair of Fourth International Conference on Network Games, Control, and Optimization (NETGCOOP 2016)
Technical Program Committee member of IEEE INFOCOM 2002-2003, 2005-2012
Technical Program Committee member of WiOpt 2006-2007, 2011-2014