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Ekram Hossain
Member at Large
Class 2018-2020

Ekram Hossain (F’15) is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Manitoba, Canada. He is a Member (Class of 2016) of the College of the Royal Society of Canada. Also, he is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Victoria, Canada, in 2001. Dr. Hossain's research interests include design, analysis, and optimization of wireless, mobile, and cognitive communication networks, applied game theory and machine learning, and network economics. He has authored/edited several books in these areas (http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~hossaina). He was elevated to an IEEE Fellow “for contributions to spectrum management and resource allocation in cognitive and cellular radio networks". He was listed as a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher in Computer Science in 2017, 2018, and 2019. He received the 2017 IEEE ComSoc TCGCC (Technical Committee on Green Communications & Computing) Distinguished Technical Achievement Recognition Award “for outstanding technical leadership and achievement in green wireless communications and networking”. Dr. Hossain has won several research awards including the “2017 IEEE Communications Society Best Survey Paper Award”, IEEE VTC 2016-Fall “Best Student Paper Award” as a co-author, IEEE Communications Society Transmission, Access, and Optical Systems (TAOS) Technical Committee's Best Paper Award in IEEE Globecom 2015, University of Manitoba Merit Award in 2010, 2013, 2014, and 2015 (for Research and Scholarly Activities), the 2011 IEEE Communications Society Fred Ellersick Prize Paper Award, and the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference 2012 (WCNC'12) Best Paper Award. Currently he serves as the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Press (2018-). Also, he serves as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. Previously, he served as the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (2012-2016), Area Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications in the area of “Resource Management and Multiple Access'' (2009-2011), an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing} (2007-2012), an Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications (2014-2018), and an Editor for the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications - Cognitive Radio Series (2011-2014). He is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. Also, he is an elected member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Communications Society for the term 2018-2020. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Manitoba, Canada.