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Ekram Hossain
Member at Large
Class 2018-2020

Ekram Hossain [F] is currently a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Manitoba, Canada ( He is a member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada ( He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Victoria, Canada, in 2001. He has more than 16,000 citations and has won several research awards, including the IEEE ComSoc Fred W. Ellersick Prize Paper Award, the IEEE WCNC ’12 Best Paper Award, and the IEEE VTC-Fall ’16 Best Paper Award. He serves as an editor for IEEE Wireless Communications and IEEE Press. Previously, he served as the editor-in-chief of IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, an area editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, an editor for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and an editor for the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications Cognitive Radio Series. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society (2012–2015). He serves/has served as the Technical Program Chair/Co-Chair for Symposiums/Tracks in VTC-Fall ’17, WCNC ’16, ICC ’12, WCNC ’12, PIMRC ’11, VTC-Spring ’10, and VTC-Fall ’10. He has served as an IEEE ComSoc Chapter Chair and currently serves as the IEEE Winnipeg Section Chair.