Dr. Alagan Anpalagan: is a Professor in the ELCE Department, Ryerson University, Canada. He received the B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees, all in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada. He directs a research group working on radio resource management (RRM) and radio access and networking (RAN) areas within the WINCORE Laboratory. His current research focus is on 5G/6G systems, IRS-aided communication, IoT networks, mobile edge computing and data-driven autonomous communication. He has coauthored four edited books including Design and Deployment of Small Cell Networks (Cambridge University Press) and Handbook on Green Information and Communication Systems (Academic Press), and a book on Internet of Things for Smart Cities. He served as an Editor for IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (2012-2014) and IEEE Communication Letters (2010-2013). He also served as Guest Editor for several special issues including IEEE TGCN: Green Communication and Computing Technologies for 6G Networks, IEEE Wireless Communications: Aerial Computing - Drones for Mobile Edge Computing, and Sustainable Green Networking and Computing in 5G Systems, IEEE Access: Internet of Things in 5G Systems. He served as TPC Co-Chair, IEEE VTC Fall 2017, TPC Co–Chair, IEEE INFOCOM’16: Workshop on Green and Sustainable Networking and Computing, and IEEE Globecom15: SAC Green Communication and Computing. He currently serves as Vice Chair: IEEE SIG on Green and Sustainable Networking and Computing and IEEE SIG on AI Empowered Internet of Vehicles. He was the recipient of the IEEE Canada J.M. Ham Outstanding Engineering Educator Award (2018), SGS Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education Award (2017), IEEE M.B. Broughton Central Canada Service Award (2016), and Exemplary Editor Award from IEEE ComSoc (2013). He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET) and Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (FEIC).
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada