Ahmed Khwaja received the B.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, and the Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in signal processing and telecommunications from the University of Rennes 1, France. He is currently a Senior Research Associate with the WINCORE Lab. His research interests include machine learning, compressed sensing, remote sensing, and optimization problems in wireless communication systems and smart grid.


Lilatul Ferdouse received the B.Sc. and M.S. degree in computer engineering from Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2004 and 2006 respectively, the M.ASc. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada, in 2015, and the Ph.D degree from Ryerson University in 2019. Currently, she is postdoctoral research fellow with the WINCORE and DABNEL labs. Her research interests are in resource allocation of next generation wireless communication systems, relay assisted cooperative networks, congestion, and overload control techniques in M2M and IoT networks.

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Lubna Badri Mohammed received her BSc and MSc degree, in Computer and Control engineering, from the University of Technology, Baghdad in 1994 and 1996 respectively, and the PhD degree in Computer Engineering, from University of Technology in Baghdad, Iraq, in 1999. During the period 2000-2015, she worked as an assistant professor and associate professor at Philadelphia University and Al-Zaytonah University in Amman, Jordan. Currently, she is PhD candidate at WINCORE lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Her research interest include machine learning, artificial neural network, and fuzzy logic, and caching in mobile edge network..


Mehak Bashrat received her BS in Telecom Engineering from National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. Currently she is MASc candidate at WINCORE lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Her current research interests includes the following: 5G networks, cognitive radio networks, and RF energy harvesting.


Abhishek Gupta received his BE (Electronics and Telecommunication) degree from Pune University, India in 2011 and his MS (Computational Intelligence) from De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom in 2013, respectively. He is currently a MASc candidate at WINCORE Labs in the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada under the supervision of Prof. Alagan Anpalagan. His research and scientific interests are related to wireless communication, cloud computing, network security, bio-inspired cyber security, security in social media and vehicular technology. He holds CompTIA A+, Network+ and Cloud+ certifications and is a recipient of Cisco cyber security scholarship awarded in Sep 2017 which is geared towards earning CCNA Cyber Ops certification. His current research work is pivoted on DDoS attack detection in emerging 5G cloud networks through radio resource monitoring.

Farzam A.Babazadeh received his B.Sc. in Computer Software from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran and his M.Sc. in Information Security from UTM University , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is currently a MASc candidate in the WINCORE Lab, Computer Networks Program at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. His research interests include Routing/ Switching, Cloud Computing, Penetration Testing, Network Security, Ethical Hacking, Forensic Investigation and SDN. He is certified in MTA (Windows Server Administration, Operating System, Network Fundamental), MS ( Widows Server Hyper-V and System Center), MCSA, MCSE (upgraded to 2016), VMware Professional 6 (Data Center Virtualization) and CCNA (R&S v3.0).