Klara Nahrstedt is the Ralph and Catherine Fisher Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Computer Science Department. Her research interests are directed toward distributed multimedia systems and networking, quality of service (QoS) and resource management in Internet and mobile systems, real-time multimedia processing over wired and wireless communication networks, real-time security in wireless networks for trustworthy power grid, and 3D tele-immersive systems. She served as the editor-in-chief of the ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems Journal, associate editor of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, general co-chair of ACM Multimedia 2006, general chair of ACM NOSSDAV 2007, general chair of IEEE PerCom 2009,. In 2007, she was elected to serve as the chair of the ACM SIG Multimedia. She has received numerous awards for research and service she is IEEE Fellow and ACM Fellow. Read more.