Dr. Letaief received the B.S. with Distinction, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue University, W-Lafayette, Indiana, USA in 1984, 1986, and 1990, respectively. He is currently a Chair Professor and Head of the ECE Department at HKUST and Director of the Hong Kong Telecom Institute of Information Technology. He is an IEEE Fellow, a ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer, and is the recipient of the 2007 Communications Society Publications Exemplary Service Award. He consulted and gave invited keynotes talks all over the world, and has published over 350 technical papers and 8 patents.
He served as volunteer in many positions including: elected member of the IEEE ComSoc Board of Governors; Founding Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications; Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications - Wireless Series; Technical Program Co-Chair of ICCCAS’04; General Co-Chair of WCNC’07; Technical Program Co-Chair of ICC’08. Khaled was Chair of the Personal Communications Technical Committee; Chair of 2008 IEEE TA/MGA Visits Program; Chair of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications Steering Committee; and member of several IEEE committees (e.g., Recertification, Ontology, Technical Activity Council, Publications Board, Operating Committee, Fellow Evaluation Committee, and Asia-Pacific Board)