Sabu M. Thampi is a Professor at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K), Technopark Campus, Trivandrum, Kerala State, India. He has completed Ph.D in Computer Engineering from National Institute of Technology Karnataka. His current research interests include cognitive computing, Internet of Things(IoT), authorship analysis, trust management, biometrics, social networks, nature-inspired computing, and video surveillance. He has authored and edited a few books published by reputed international publishers and published papers in academic journals and international and national proceedings. Sabu has served as Guest Editor for special issues in few international journals and program committee member for many international conferences and workshops. He has co-chaired several international workshops and conferences. He has initiated and is also involved in the organization of several annual conferences/symposiums. Sabu is currently serving as Editor for Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Elsevier and Journal of Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier; and Associate Editor for IEEE Access and International Journal of Embedded Systems, Inderscience, UK; and reviewer for several reputed international journals. Sabu is a Senior Member of IEEE and member of IEEE Communications Society, IEEE SMCS, and Senior Member of ACM. He is the founding Chair of ACM Trivandrum Professional Chapter.