Dr. Akkaya leads the Advanced Wireless and Security Lab (ADWISE) at FIU. His research areas span various challenges of systems security and privacy specifically pertaining to IoT and CPS domains. His research group design and implement algorithms that can be incorporated in real-life applications. Dr. Akkaya is the Area Editor of Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Computer Networks and serves on the editorial board of IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials and Sensors Journal. Dr. Akkaya was the Editor-in-chief of Springer Nature Computer Science Journal (2022-23), General Chair of IEEE Local Computer Networks (LCN) in 2018 and IEEE Network Operations and Management (NOMS) Symposium in 2023. He has been a guest editor for various journals and served in the OC/TPC of many leading network/security conferences including IEEE ICC, Globecom, INFOCOM, LCN, MASS, ICDCS, WCNC, ICNP, NOMS and ACM WiSec. Dr. Akkaya is a member of IEEE, IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Communications Society. He is also a member in IEEE Technical Committees on Communication, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Smart Cities and Online Social Networks. He was elected to IEEE Fellow for the class of 2023. He has been serving on IEEE Fellow Committee for 2024.