Sasitharan Balasubramaniam (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.E. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, in 1998, the M.E. in computer and communication engineering from the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, in 1999, and the Ph.D degree from the University of Queensland, in 2005. He is currently the Director of Research with theTelecommunication Software and Systems Group,Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland. He has authored or coauthored more than 100 articles in various journals and conferences, and actively participates in a number of technical program committees for various conferences. He is currently a Principal Investigator for the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) VistaMilk research centre, and Funded Investigator for the SFI CONNECT and FutureNeuro research centres. He was a past recipient of the Academy of Finland Research Fellowship and the SFI Starter Investigator Research Grant. His current research interests includes molecular communications, Internet of(Bio) NanoThings, and Terahertz Wireless Communications. He is currently on the Steering Board Committee of ACM NANOCOM, which he co-founded. In 2018, he was the IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Lecturer. He was an Associate Editor of the IEEE INTERNETOF THINGS JOURNAL. He is currently an Associate Editor of the IEEE LETTERS OF THE COMPUTER SOCIETY, Elsevier Nano Communication Networks, and Elsevier Digital Communication and Networks.