(Nominated by IEEE Division III)
Director, Technology Security
AT&T Chief Security Office
Middletown, New Jersey, USA
Ashutosh Dutta is currently Director Technology Security at AT&Tís Chief Security Office in New Jersey. With a career spanning more than 25 years, he held various positions including CTO of Wireless at NIKSUN, Senior Scientist at Telcordia Research, Director of Central Research Facility at Columbia University, adjunct professor at NJIT, and Computer Engineer with TATA Motors. He authored over 80 conference/journal publications, three book chapters, and 30 issued patents. Ashutosh co-authored ďMobility Protocols and Handover Optimization: Design, Evaluation and Application,Ē published by IEEE and John & Wiley. He is editor-in-chief for the Journal of Cybersecurity and Mobility published by River Publishers. A long-time, dedicated IEEE volunteer, he is the recipient of the IEEE MGA and IEEE-USA leadership awards. Ashutosh obtained a BS in Electrical Engineering from NIT, Rourkela, India, MS in Computer Science from NJIT, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, NY under the supervision of Prof. Henning Schulzrinne.
IEEE Accomplishments and Activities
Major IEEE Accomplishments
∑ IEEE EAB Recognition Award for IEEE EPICS-HIGH (2015)
∑ IEEE-USA Professional Leadership Award (2010)
∑ IEEE MGA Leadership Award (2009)
∑ IEEE Region 1 Award (2009)
∑ Best Paper Award IEEE IMSAA (2009)
∑ IEEE PCJS Section Leadership Award (2005)
∑ Best Paper Award IEEE EIT (2005)
∑ MGA History Committee (2014)
∑ MGA Pre-University Liaison for EAB (2013)
∑ MGA Industry Relation Chair (2009-2012)
∑ Member IEEE MGA Ad Hoc Public Visibility Committee (2009)
∑ Region 1 ECS Representative (2014-2015)
∑ Region 1 Industry Relation Coordinator (2008-2011)
Princeton/Central Jersey Section
∑ Vice-Chair/Chair, Communication Society (2010-Present)
∑ Vice Chair/Acting Chair, Education Society (2010-Present)
∑ Section Chair (2008-2009)
∑ Vice-Chair (2006-2007)
∑ Treasurer (2004-2005)
∑ Secretary (2003)
∑ Co-leader for IEEE GET5G initiative (2016)
∑ Director of Industry Outreach (2014-Present)
∑ Associate Technical Editor and Guest Editor of Communication Magazine (2012-2013, 2016)
∑ Chair Adhoc Public Visibility Committee (2009)
Communication Society should play a pivotal role in empowering its members so they can contribute towards the advancement of technology for humanity by way of invention, innovation, and humanitarian service. I will utilize my industry and academic experience and my IEEE leadership, pre-university, and industry liaison activities to promote ComSocís goals and objectives.
If elected, I will work with fellow colleagues and volunteers across the world to develop the following core areas:
∑ Engage and empower IEEE members at the grass root level so that they can contribute their best towards the advancement of humanity.
∑ Enhance IEEE-Industry relationship that will help drive both the societyís membership growth as well as professional growth of Industry members.
∑ Encourage professional development initiatives through ComSocís education and training programs through webinars and online courses taught by industry and academia experts.†
∑ Expand on standards activities for rapid deployment of emerging technologies such as 5G, SDN/NFV, Cybersecurity, 5G and IOT.
∑ Extend ComSocís collaboration with IEEE entities such as MGA, EAB, and TAB to deliver excellence by way of member engagement and enrichment.