Luiz DaSilva

Executive Director, Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Virginia Tech

Areas of strength for your University: Engineering, Health Sciences, Cybersecurity

Areas of potential collaboration for your University: Wireless Networks, Cybersecurity, Quantum Information Sciences
Luiz DaSilva is the Executive Director of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI), and the Bradley Professor of Cybersecurity in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. He was previously the Professor of Telecommunications (personal chair) at Trinity College Dublin. Until March 2020, he served as the Director of CONNECT, the telecommunications research centre funded by the Science Foundation Ireland. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and his is known for his work resource management in wireless networks, and in particular cognitive radio networks and the application of game theory to wireless networks. He is a IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer (2015-2018), a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin, and a Fellow of the IEEE, for contributions to cognitive networking and to resource management in wireless networks.