Shantanu Pal from the Trusted Networks Lab at QUT has been elevated to Senior Member grade at IEEE. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology. Senior Membership grade is held by only eight percent of IEEE’s approximately 428,000 members. “Realization of this grade requires extensive experience and reflects professional maturity and documented achievements of significance.” Senior Member is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. Shantanu is an active researcher on the Internet of Things, Access Control, Blockchain Technology, Security in Cyber-Physical Systems.