Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir is Reader at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), UK. At UWS, he has been investigating commercial / non-commercial research projects in the areas of wireless communications of worth more than £900k funded by bodies such as Innovate UK, EU programmes such as ERASMUS and matched by industries such as British Telecom and MODO Ltd. Recently, he has been awarded with UWS STARS (Staff Appreciation and Recognition Scheme) award 2018 for Outstanding Research and Enterprise performance at UWS. Before joining UWS, he has worked at Carleton University, Canada, Texas A&M University, Qatar and KAUST, Saudi Arabia on various R&D projects. He has published more than 100 technical journal and conference papers and has contributed to 12 books, all in reputable venues. He has been/is serving as a Chair of several symposiums/workshops in IEEE flagship conferences, including Globecom, ICC and VTC. He is an Editor of PHYCOM, IEEE Communications, IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Wireless Communications and IEEE Access. He is a founding Chair of IEEE ComSoc emerging technical committee on backhaul/fronthaul. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and an active member of IEEE ComSoc.
University of the West of Scotland