David Starobinski

Professor, ENG (ECE, SE, CS)

David Starobinski is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Computer Science at Boston University and affiliated with the Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE).  Dr. Starobinski is also Co-Director of The Laboratory of Networking and Information Systems (NISLAB) , led jointly with Professor Ari Trachtenberg (ECE, SE).  

Dr. Starobinski’s areas of research interest include cybersecurity, wireless networking, and network economics.

Dr. Starobinski  received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, in 1999. He was a visiting post-doctoral researcher in the EECS department at UC Berkeley (1999-2000), an invited Professor at EPFL (2007-2008), and a Faculty Fellow at the U.S. DoT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (2014-2019).

He received a CAREER award from the U.S. National Science Foundation (2002), an Early Career Principal Investigator (ECPI) award from the U.S. Department of Energy (2004), and twice the BU ECE Faculty Teaching Award (2010 and 2020). He co-authored three best paper awards (WiOpt 2010, IEEE CNS 2016, and IEEE ICBC 2020). 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.