Anwer Al-Dulaimi is currently a Senior Manager of Emerging technologies & Innovations and Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at EXFO, Montreal, Canada. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Brunel University, London, U.K., in 2012 after obtaining M.Sc. and B.Sc. honors degrees in communication engineering. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, sponsored by Blackberry’s advanced research team. In his current role, Anwer is responsible for identifying new trends of mobile technology evolutions and the adaptation phases that EXFO need to take for compliancy. He is the chair of the newly established IEEE 5G/6G Testbed Project working to develop a virtual testing platform for E2E network innovations. He is the chair of the IEEE 1932.1 ‘Standard for Licensed/Unlicensed Spectrum Interoperability in Wireless Mobile Network’. He is also representing EXFO in many industrial forums such as One6G and other collaborative projects. He has published many papers, edited books, and developed patents focusing on new generations of mobile networking technologies. He is the Editor of IEEE Future Networks Series on 5G & 6G published by IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, editor of Vehicular Networking Series in IEEE Communication Standards Magazine and guest editor of many other IEEE series issues. His research interests include 5G/6G networks, cloud computing, IoT and cybersecurity. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET), registered as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) by the British Engineering Council since 2010. He is a member of the NSERC discovery grants committee, voting member of Mobile Communication Networks Standards Committee (MobiNet-SC) and a senior member of IEEE.
- 5G/6G Network Modelling and Enabling Technologies
- Core Network Designs and vertical-orientated Deployments
- Network Analytics and Service Automation
- Intelligent Assurance of Future Mobile Networks
- Cloudification and Security Threats to Mobile Networks Data