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Walaa Hamouda

Walaa Hamouda received his B.Sc (Telecommunications & Electronics) from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Queen's University, Kingston, Canada in 1998 and 2002, both in Electrical and Computer Engineering. From 1994 to 1996, he worked as a system engineer for Siemens R&D, Cairo, Egypt.

During his Ph.D study, Dr. Hamouda received many fellowships and scholarships including Ontario Graduate scholarships (OGS) and Queen's graduate fellowship, Queen's graduate award, IEEE Student Conference Award (ICC2001), and outstanding-engineering award (Siemens).

In July 2002, Dr. Hamouda joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Concordia University as an assistant professor where he is now a Full Professor.

From Sept. 2008-May 2009, he was the Associate Chair for Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University.

His current research interests are wireless communications, cognitive radios, ad hoc networks, cross-layer design, MIMO communications, power-line/smart-grid communications.

Lecture Topics
  • Toward future generations of wireless communications
  • IoT and Machine-to-Machine communications
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