David Smith



Dr. David Smith

Senior Research Scientist,
Networks Group
CyberPhysical Systems Research Program


email: david.smith@data61.csiro.au
phone: +61 2 9490 5690


Short Bio

David is a Senior Researcher Scientist with Data61, CSIRO (previously in NICTA) and an Adjunct Fellow with Australian National University (ANU). He was with NICTA since 2004, and in Data61 since 2016. He has been with ANU since 2004,

David  received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1997, and the M.E. (research) and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunications engineering from the University of Technology Sydney, in 2001 and 2004, respectively.

David has  had a variety of industry experience in electrical and telecommunications engineering. He has published over 100 technical refereed papers and made various contributions to IEEE standardization activity. His research interests are in wireless body area networks, game theory for distributed networks, mesh networks, 5G networks, disaster tolerant networks, radio propagation, MIMO wireless systems, space-time coding, antenna design, and also in distributed optimization for smart grid.

David has been a recipient of four conference best paper awards, including one at IEEE ICC 2013


Wireless Networks for Disaster Response

Wearable Health Computing

5G Networks

Data Privacy as Business Opportunity

Current Activities

Technical Program Committees for IEEE Globecom 2016: two symposia CSSMA, “Communications Software, Services and Multimedia Apps” and MWN “Mobile and Wireless Networks”.


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