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. Software Radios (EC 415), Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.

4. Introduction to Computer Networking (EC 441) Spring 2003, Fall 2003-2006, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2012, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2022.

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

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

7. Computer Communication Networks (EC 541) Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2009, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2021.

8. IoT Security (EC 700) Fall 2017, Fall 2020.

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

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


Short Biography

Research Group

  Graduate students: Johannes Becker, Jonathan Chamberlain, Stefan Gvozdenovic, Anas Muhammad Imtiaz, Zhenpeng Shi, Sevval Simsek.
  Alumni: Reuven Cohen (Bar Ilan Univ.), Niloofar Fazlollahi (Apple), Emir Kavurmacioglu (Ryerson University), Sinem Kockan (Dell), Rajesh Krishnan (ACS Vencore), Kan Lin (Bloomberg), Huseyin Mutlu (Influenster), Cankut Orakcal (Bloomberg), Xiangping (Sandra) Qin (Samsung), Saikat Ray (Microsoft), Wei Si (Amazon), Eran Simhon (Philips Research), Angad Singh (Lolly Wolly Doodle), Steven So (Dell), Dan Sumorok (BBN), Aylin Turhan (Bloomberg), Tao Wu (Microsoft), Weiyao Xiao (Akamai), Liangxiao Xin (Sony Research), Avi Yaar (Google).

Current and Recent Research Projects

  Facilitating Spectrum Access by Noise Guessing (supported by the National Science Foundation).
  Toward a Science of Vehicular Epidemiology: Computing, Control, and Security (supported by the National Science Foundation).
  Automated Threat Modeling for Connected Vehicles (supported by Honda Research Institute Europe and Boston Hariri Institute of Computing).
  The Interplay of Markets and Security in 5G Shared Spectrum Services (supported by the National Science Foundation).
  Automotive Cyber Security Research (supported by OnBoard Security)
  Strategic Management of Advance Reservations in Cloud and Network Services (supported by the National Science Foundation).
  Strengthening Wi-Fi Network Wide (supported by the National Science Foundation).
  Unifying Data Synchronization (supported by the National Science Foundation).

Synergistic Activities

Associate Editor of IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society 2019-now
Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security 2017-2019
Associate Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 2009-2014
Technical Program Committee member of ACM MobiHoc 2019, 2020
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, 2019