Members


Dr. Waleed Ejaz (S’12, M’14, SM’16) is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Prior to this, he was a Post-doctoral fellow at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada. He received his Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Sejong University, Republic of Korea. He earned his M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Computer Engineering from National University of Sciences & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan and University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila, Pakistan, respectively. He has experience working with top engineering universities in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia as a Faculty Member. He has published more than 35 peer-reviewed journal articles, 35 conference papers, and 2 books. His current research interests include Internet of Things (IoT), energy harvesting, 5G cellular networks, cognitive radio networks, and mobile cloud computing. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the IEEE ACCESS. In addition, he is handling several special issues in prestigious journals. He also completed certificate courses on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from the Chang School at Ryerson University.

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/waleedejaz/


Dr. Shree Krishna Sharma is a Senior Research Fellow with WINCORE and DABNEL labs at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Canada. Prior to this, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Western University, Canada and as a Research Associate at SnT, University of Luxembourg. He received his Ph.D. degree in Wireless Communications from the University of Luxembourg, the M. Res. degree in Computing Science from Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, and the M.Sc. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from the Institute of Engineering, Nepal. His current research interests include signal processing for 5G and beyond wireless systems including wireless IoT, massive MTC and 5G SatCom systems, cognitive and cooperative communications, machine learning, and adaptive optimization of distributed communication, computing and caching resources. He has published more than 80 technical papers in scholarly journals and international conferences, and has over 1200 google scholar citations. He is the recipient of several awards including FNR Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis 2015, CROWNCOM 2015 Best Paper Award and 2018 EURASIP Best Paper Award. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and has been actively serving as a reviewer for several IEEE journals, and as a reviewer/TPC member for international conferences including IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE VTC and IEEE PIMRC.


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Lilatul Ferdouse received the B.Sc. and M.S. degrees in computer science and engineering from the University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is currently pursuing the PhD degree in electrical and computer engineering with Ryerson University, Canada. She is also an Assistant Professor (on leave) with Stamford University Bangladesh, Dhaka. Her current research interests include relay assisted cooperative network, congestion, and overload control techniques in machine-to-machine networks.

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/lfferdouse/


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Ali Alnoman is a PhD student in the WINCORE Lab, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ryerson University. He graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering – University of Baghdad, Iraq in 2009 and received his M.Sc. degree in Electronics and Communications in 2012 from the same university. During the period 2012-2015, he worked as a full-time lecturer at Ishik University, Erbil, Iraq. His research interests include wireless communications and signal processing.


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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.


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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.


Minsu Kim is a MASc candidate in the WINCORE Lab, Computer Networks Program at Ryerson University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Yonsei University, South Korea. His research interests include Future Internet, machine learning, cloud computing, and SDN.