Assistant Professor (Lakehead University)--------------------------------------------Aug. 2019 - Current

Department of Computer Science,

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada,

  • Duties encompass a combination of teaching, supervise graduate students, administration, and service to the profession and community when appropriate.
  • Teaching load for the Fall term 2019: Wireless Communications course for graduate students (two sections).


Postdoctoral Research Fellow (University of Waterloo)-----------------------Sep. 2017- Aug. 2019

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Supervisor: Prof. Pin-Han Ho,

Collaborating with Prof. Chadi Assi at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on a temporary employment contract.

  • Working as a principal investigator on projects related to Fifth Generation (5G) wireless networks, Internet of Things (IoT), data gathering in wireless sensor networks, localization and routing using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and automated and self-organizing using machine learning.  
  • Co-supervising students on a research projects related to Mobile Edge Computing and Vehicular Cloudlets. 


Postdoctoral Research Fellow (UQAM)---------------------------------------------Feb. 2017 - Sep. 2017

Department of Computer Science,

Universite Du Quebec A Montreal (UQAM), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Supervisor: Prof. Halima Elbiaze & Prof. Wessam Ajib.

  • Studied the wireless mobile communication in 5G networks.
  • Investigated several issues such as Device to Device (D2D) communications, virtualization and software defined networking in order to satisfy the user requirements in 5G networks.


Graduate Research Assistant (Concordia University)-------------------------Sep. 2011 – May. 2016

Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering,

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Supervisor: Prof. Chadi Assi.

  • Studied and investigated the data gathering in wireless sensor networks using compressive sensing technique.
  • Proposed a number of efficient methods in the area of compressive data gathering which has been used and referred in many research works.
  • Worked and dealt with complicated optimization models and algorithms.


Research Engineer (Kuwait University)-------------------------------------------------------------2008 - 2011

Research Department,

Kuwait University, Kuwait, Supervisor: Prof. Maytham Safar.

  • Worked on different research projects related to Geographical Information Systems and algorithm design.  


Teaching (Kuwait University)---------------------------------------------------------------------------2004 - 2007

Computer Engineering Department,

College of Petroleum & Engineering,

Kuwait University, Kuwait.

  • Taught the following subjects:
    • Algorithm
    • Special topics in Computer Engineering (Security)
    • Advance Operating System  (Graduate Study)
    • Programming Language for Engineers (C++)
    • Data Base
    • Laboratory for Programming Language for Engineers