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Distinguished Lecturers

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Appointments are 2 years (with an option of 2 additional years); asterisk denotes date each appointment concludes.

* term effective through 31 December 2016
** term effective through 31 December 2017

S. Aissa (Sonia) *
Canada

  • Cognitive Radio and Dynamic Spectrum Access
  • Energy Harvesting Communication Networks
  • Wireless Power Transfer

 

M.S. Alouini (Mohamed-Slim) **
Saudi Arabia
Biography

  • ​Addressing spectrum scarcity through optical wireless communications
  • Pushing the envelope of wireless sensor networks​

 

A.Banchs (Albert) **
Spain
Biography

  • Offloading Cellular Traffic through Opportunistic Communications
  • Performance Analysis and Optimization of wireless networks
  • An Overview of 5G mobile networks
  • Applying control and game theory to wireless networking

 

A.Begen (Ali) **
Turkey
Biography

  • Multimedia Communications
  • Networked Entertainment
  • IPTV Technologies and Content Delivery
  • Over-the-Top Video and Streaming

 

A. Chan (Anthony)*
USA (TX)
Biography

  • 5G and Future Wireless Internet: Changes and Challenges
  • Software Defined Network and Network Function Virtualization for Wireless Networks
  • Distributed Mobility for Future Mobile Internet
  • Role of Communication and Networking in Developing Countries and Digital Divide
  • 2014 LA Tour | 2013 AP/NA Tour

 

S. Chen (Shigang) **
USA (FL)
Biography

  • Virtual Sketches and Space Sharing: A Tool Box for Big Data
  • Compact and Fast Network Measurement Methods
  •  Infrastructural RFID Systems and Their Impact on Internet of Things

 

Y. Cheng (Yu) **
USA (IL)
Biography

  • Optimizing wireless networks in a uniformed multi-dimensional resource framework
  • Real-time intrusion detection for multimedia application over wireless networks​​
  • Towards a secure and efficient vehicular ad hoc network​

 

S. Cui (Shuguang) *
USA (TX)
Biography

  • An integrated approach to big data analytics and networking
  • Renewable energy powered communication system design
  • Big data aware next-generation cellular design

 

L. DaSilva (Luiz) *
Ireland
Biography

  • Game theory and wireless networks
  • Cognitive networks
  • Recent advances in dynamic spectrum access
  • Network sharing and the virtualisation of the wireless access
  • 2016 EMEA DSP

 

T. El-Bawab (Tarek) **
USA (MS)

  • Telecommunication Engineering Education (TEE)
  • Broadband Access
  • Telecommunication Standards

 

J. Elmirghani (Jaafar) *
UK

Biography

  • Energy efficient core networks
  • Green content distribution networks
  • Network and data centre virtualization
  • Data centre disaggregation
  • Optical networks in data centres
  • Energy efficient core networks
  • Renewable energy in core and data centre networks
  • Energy efficient Peer-to-Peer and IPTV networks
  • Visible light communications
  • Optical wireless communication systems
  • Multigigabit indoor optical wireless multi-user and cooperative systems
  • 2013-2014 Tour

 

N. Fonseca (Nelson) *
Brazil
Biography

  • Networking for Big Data
  • Cloud Networking

 

S. Guo (Song) **
Biography

  • Cross-Cloud Resource Management for Big Data
  • Traffic-aware Geo-distributed Big Data Analytics with Predictable Performance
  • Robust Incentive Mechanisms for Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Device-to-Device Communication in Cellular Networks

 

A. Gurtov (Andrei) **
Finland
Biography

  • Software Defined Mobile Networks: Beyond LTE Network Architecture
  • Introduction to Host Identity Protocol and Its Practical Applications
  • Security and Smartness for Medical Sensor Networks*Design and Implementation of Secure Distributed Systems and Networks
  • Fair bandwidth allocation in datacenters

 

B. Hamdaoui (Bechir) **
USA (OR)
Biography

  • Cognitive radio and dynamic spectrum access networking
  • Green datacenters
  • Cloud computing resource management
  • Network virtualization and cloud of things
  • Heterogeneous networks

 

Z. Han (Zhu) *
USA (TX)

  • Big Data In Smart Grid
  • Resource Management for Device-to-Device Communications
  • Physical Layer Security: A Network Optimization Point of View
  •  Resource Allocation for Full-Duplex Communication and Networks
  • Smart Grid Communications and Networking
  • Game Theory for Wireless Networks
  • Compressive Sensing and its Application
  • 2015 EMEA Tour

 

M. Hassan (Mahbub) *
Australia

  • Vehicular Communications and Networking
  • Content Streaming for Mobile Devices
  • Nano-scale Communications and Networking
  • 2014 NA DSP | 2014 AP DSP

 

T. Hou (Tom) *
USA (VA)
Biography

  • Advances on Interference Management in Wireless Networks
  • MIMO in Multi-hop Wireless Networks
  • New Spectrum Sharing and Cooperation Paradigms for Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks for Cyber Physical Systems
  • Wireless Energy Transfer for Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Applied Optimization Methods for Wireless Networks
  • 2015 AP Tour

 

R.Q. Hu (Rose Qingyang) *
USA (UT)
Biography

  • Design and performance of 5G wireless communications and Networks
  • Spectral efficient and energy efficient wireless network design and tradeoff
  • Device to Device communications underlay cellular networks

 

J. Huang (Jianwei) *
Hong Kong
Biography

  • Incentive Mechanisms for User-Provided Networks
  • Mobile Data Offloading
  • Graphical Congestion Games
  • Cognitive Virtual Network Operator Games
  • Economics of Cooperative Spectrum Sharing
  • Economics of TV White Space
  • 2015 EMEA Tour

 

A. Jayasumana (Anura) **
USA (CO)

Biography

  • Network Aware Nodes:  A Novel  Self-Organization Approach for Internet of Things
  • Topology Coordinate Systems - A Localization Free Approach for Self-Organization of  Large-Scale  2D and 3D Sensor Networks
  • Peer-to-Peer Networks: File Sharing to Collaborative Computing
  • Collaborative Peer-to-Peer Systems using Resource Aggregation and Community Caching
  • 2015 AP Tour | 2014 AP Tour

A. Jukan (Admela) *
Germany

  • Design and Performance of Ethernet-over-Optical Network Systems
  • A Network Management Perspective on Internet-optical Service Convergence
  • Theory and Practice of Network Technology Migration to Software Defined Networking

 

 

N. Kato (Nei) *
Japan

Biography

  • Ad Hoc & Mesh & Sensor Networks: Recent Trends and Future directions
  • D2D: Research Trends and Future Perspective

 

M. Kavehrad (Mohsen) **
USA (PA)

 

Y.D. Lin (Ying-Dar) **
Taiwan

Biography

  • Research Roadmap Driven by Network Benchmarking Lab: Deep Packet Inspection, Traffic Forensics, Embedded Benchmarking, WLAN/LTE, and Beyond
  • Traffic Forensics: Capture, Replay, Classification, Detection, and Analysis
  • Benchmarking Smartphones: Methodologies, Tools, and Results
  • Open Source Resources for Networking
  • Software Defined Networking: Why, Where, When, and How
  • Experience Sharing on International Academic Services and Research
  • 2015 LA Tour | 2015 EMEA Tour | 2015 AP Tour | 2015 AP Tour #2 | 2014 NA Tour | 2014 AP Tour | 2014 AP Tour #2

 

J. Liu (Jiajia) **
China
Biography

  • Fundamental Performance Analysis in Two-Hop Relay Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
  • Cooperative Jamming in Wireless Networks with Eavesdroppers at Arbitrary Locations
  • Device-to-Device Communication for Load Balancing and Coverage Extension in LTE-Advanced Networks
  • Advanced Ad Hoc and Mesh Networks: From Theoretical to Practical

 

M. Ma (Maode) *
Singapore

 

A.Manikas (Athanassios) **

 

U. Mitra (Urbashi) *
USA (CA)
Biography

  • Biological Communication Systems: Engineered and Natural
  • Sparse Approximation for Large Scale Wireless Network Learning and Control
  • Wireless channel Estimation: Opportunities for Exploiting Structure and Sparsity

 

D. Niyato (Dusit) **
Singapore
Biography

  • Economic Analysis and Pricing Models of Internet-of-Things (IoT)
  • Wireless Powered Communications Networks: Architectures, Protocol Designs, and Standardization

 

J. B. Othman (Jalel Ben) *

  • Wireless Communication and Mobile Networking
  • Sensor Networks
  • VANETS
  • Wireless, Mobile Ad hoc and Mesh Networks
  • QoS in Heterogeneous Wired and Wireless Networks
  • Security: Ad hoc, Sensor and ubiquitous Networks
  • Performance Evaluation: Markovian Process, SAN, Queuing Networks
  • Cloud Computing
  • 2015 EMEA Tour

 

A.Shami (Abdallah) **
Canada

  • Achieving High Availability for Multi-Tiered Cloud-Based Applications
  • Network Function Virtualization
  • Wireless Network Virtualization

 

L. Song (Lingyang) *
China
Biography

  • Full-Duplex Wireless Communications: Key Technologies and Applications
  • Device-to-Device Communications and Networks
  • Smart Grid Communications and Networking
  • Signal Processing and Resource Allocation for Physical-Layer Security
  • Game-theoretic Methods for Wireless Communications

 

T. Taleb (Tarik) **
Germany

Biography

  • Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks
  • Congestion Management in 5G Mobile Systems
  • Mobile Networks As A Cloud Service
  • Mobile Cloud Networking
  • Network Function Virtualization: From Architecture to Implementation

 

Z. Tian (Zhi) *
USA (VA)

  • Compressive Sensing: Theory, Algorithms and Applications
  • Cognitive Radio Communications
  • Wideband Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radios
  • Cooperative and Distributed Sensing for Wireless Sensor Networks

 

R. Vannithamby (Rath) **
USA (OR)

Biography

 

C. Wang (Chonggang) *
USA (PA)

  • Internet of Things Architecture, Protocols, and Standards
  • Service Platform for Machine-to-Machine Communications
  • Content Management in Information-Centric Networks

 

T. Wolf (Tilman) **
USA (MA)

  • Economic Principles for Future Internet Architecture
  • Attacks and Hardware Defenses for Network Infrastructure
  • Attack Containment in Off-by-Default Networks
  • Runtime Management of Multicore Network Processors

 

L. Yang (Liuqing) **
USA

Biography

  • Underwater Communications and Networking
  • Resource Optimization in Wireless Communications

 

H. Yanikomeroglu (Halim) *
Canada

 

Y.-D.Yao (Yu-Dong) *
USA (NJ)

  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Security issues in cognitive radio networks
  • Analytical methods in cognitive radio research
  • Undergraduate and graduate education in electrical and computer engineering

 

W. Yu (Wei) *
Canada

  • Cloud Radio-Access Networks
  • Interference Mitigation with Cooperative Relay
  • Massive MIMO vs. Network MIMO
  • Interference Alignment for Cellular Networks
  • 2015 EMEA Tour

 

W. Zhang (Wei) **
Australia
Biography

  • Interference Coordination in 5G Cellular Networks 
  • Spectrum Sharing in Ultra Dense Networks 
  • Signal Transmission Techniques for Massive MIMO 
  • Energy Harvesting Communications and Networks