Service & Outreach

Service Activities

(Dr. Markopoulos)

Selected RIT Service:

  • Member, RIT Academic Senate (representing the Kate Gleason College of Engineering), 2021 - present.

  • Member, Ph.D. Qualification Exam Committee, Kate Gleason College of Engineering, 2017 - present.

  • Member, Honors Program Committee, Kate Gleason College of Engineering, 2019 - present.

  • Chair, Branding Committee, Dept. Electrical & Microelect. Engineering, 2021 - present.

  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Dept. Electrical & Microelect. Engineering, 2019 - present.

  • Panelist, Technical Review Panel, RIT Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer Office, Spring 2017.

NSF Service:

  • Proposal Evaluation Panels, Computer & Information Science & Engineering (multiple times).

  • Proposal Evaluation Panels, Graduate Research Fellowship Program (multiple times).

Editorial Service:

  • Editor, IEEE Wireless Communication Letters, 2017-19.

  • Reviewer for the following journals:

    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.

    • IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing.

    • IEEE Signal Processing Letters.

    • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.

    • IEEE Access.

    • EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing.

    • IEEE Transactions on Communications.

    • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia.

    • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

    • IEEE Wireless Communications Letters (received Exemplary Reviewer Award).

    • IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters.

    • INFORMS Journal on Computing.

    • Journal of the Franklin Institute.

  • Reviewer for many conferences of IEEE (e.g., ICASSP, MLSP, GlobalSIP, INFOCOM), SPIE, and the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP).

Organizing Committees:

  • Co-Organizer, “Robust Subspace Learning in Computer Vision” Workshop at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2021), remote, October 2021.

  • Conference Co-Organizer, “Big Data IV: Learning, Analytics, and Applications” Conference at the PIE Defense & Commercial Sensing (SPIE DCS), Orlando FL, April 2022.

  • Co-Chair, “Big Data IV: Learning, Analytics, and Applications,” at SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing (SPIE DCS), Orlando FL, April 2021.

  • Conference Co-Chair, “Big Data III: Learning, Analytics, and Applications,” at SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing (SPIE DCS), Orlando FL, April 2021.

  • Co-Organizer, Special Session on "Tensor Methods for Signal, Data, and Network Analytics" at IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, Nov. 2020.

  • Co-Organizer, IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (IEEE MLSP 2019).

  • Organizing Committee, SPIE Conference on Big Data: Learning, Analytics, and Applications –to be held in conjunction with SPIE DCS 2019.

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Chair, 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking in Extreme Environments (IEEE WCNEE 2019) –to be held in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2019.

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Chair, Special Session on “Signal Processing for Smart City Applications and the Internet of Things,” 2019 IEEE International Conference on Speech, Acoustics, and Signal Processing (IEEE ICASSP 2019).

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Chair, Symposium on “Tensor Methods for Signal Processing and Machine Learning,” at 2018 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (IEEE GlobalSIP 2018).

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Chair, Special Session on “Signal Processing and Communications for Resilient Autonomous Systems,” 2018 IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Workshop (IEEE SAM 2018).

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Chair, Special Session on “L1-norm Array Data Processing,” at 2018 IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers.

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Chair, Session on “Data Analysis and Learning with Faulty Measurements,” 2018 SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing (SPIE DCS 2018).

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Chair, 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking in Extreme Environments (IEEE WCNEE 2018) –held in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2018.

  • Co-organizer and Chair, Special Session on “Advances in Processing Faulty High-Dimensional Data,” IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (IEEE CAMSAP 2017).

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Chair, 1st IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking in Extreme Environments (IEEE WCNEE 2017) –held in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2017.

  • Co-Organizer, Special session on “Data/Signal Processing with Faulty Measurements,” SPIE Compressive Sensing VI Conference, Anaheim CA, Apr. 2017.

Technical Program Committees:

  • IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (IEEE SAM 2020).

  • IEEE WoWMoM Workshop on Wireless Networking, Planning, and Computing for UAV Swarms (IEEE SwarmNet 2020).

  • IEEE WoWMoM Workshop on Wireless Networking, Planning, and Computing for UAV Swarms (IEEE SwarmNet 2019).

  • IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (IEEE MLSP 2018).

  • European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018).

  • IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (IEEE MLSP 2017).

  • European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2017).

  • IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (IEEE CAMSAP 2017).

Professional Service Awards:

  • Exemplary Reviewer, IEEE Communications Society, 2017, for contributions made in furthering the objectives of the Society as Exemplary Reviewer of IEEE Wireless Communications Letters in 2016.

Outreach Activities

  • Collaborated with RIT Center “Engineers of Color Creating Opportunities (ECCO),” 2017 - present. Outreach events at local schools, including the Nathaniel Rochester Community School Career Fair, in 2018 and 2019.

  • Participant in the “Beyond 9.8” initiative, RIT, 2017. Beyond 9.8 is a series of K-12 outreach workshops at RIT, offering mini-courses on engineering subjects to five- and six-graders.

  • Chair of organizing committee, E3 Engineering and Technology Fair, RIT, 2019. Member of the organizing committee since 2018. E3 is a K-12 outreach fair with student competitions, awards, and demos from engineering societies and industry.

  • Co-Organizer, series of invited talks for young faculty career development. Sponsored by a Faculty Mentoring Grant ($1,950 non-research award) from the Office of the Provost, Faculty Career Development. Period: November 2016. Together with P. Mohseni, L. Herrera, I. Puchades, J. Zhang, E. Hensel, S. Hubbard, B. Landi.