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David Starobinski

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University

David Starobinski is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and of Systems Engineering at Boston University, with an affiliated appointment in the Department of Computer Science. He received the B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees, all in Electrical Engineering, from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, in 1993, 1996 and 1999, respectively. He was a post-doctoral researcher in the EECS department at UC Berkeley (1999-2000), an invited professor at the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL (Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne) (2007-2008), and a Faculty Fellow at the U.S. DoT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (2014-2019).
Dr. Starobinski received a US National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award and a US Department of Energy (DOE) Early Career award for his work on Quality of Service engineering and network modeling. He also received a BU ECE Faculty award for outstanding teaching performance, a fellowship for prospective researchers from the Swiss National Foundation, and awards from the Gutwirth Foundation and Intel Corp. for excellence in graduate studies. He won best paper awards at the WiOpt 2010 and IEEE CNS 2016 conferences. He is on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society and was on the Editorial Boards of the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security and the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. His research interests are in cybersecurity, wireless networking, and network economics.


  • –present
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University