Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Thompson Engineering Building, Room TEB 337 Western University Tel: 519-661-2111 ext. 81259 firstname.lastname@example.org
Network Virtualization, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Cloud Computing, Agile Computing, Energy Limited Communication, 3GPP LTE/LTE-A, Low Complexity Resource Constrained Scheduling, MIMO systems, 802.11e/16e standards, Driver Development, QoS-Aware Scheduling, VoIP, IPTV
Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP), Concurrent Multipath Transmission (CMT), Broadband Access Networks (Optical and Wireless)
My Research Group
Optimized Computing and Communications Laboratory (OC2)
Research Scientists/Post Doctoral Fellows
Dr. Maysam Mirahmadi - IBM Research Scientist
Dr. Peyman Yadmellat
Dr. Shervin Daneshpajouh
Dr. Khalim Meerja
Mr. Mohamed Hussein, (Ph.D. - September 2013 - )
Mr. Mohamed Youssef, (Ph.D. - September 2013 - )
Mr. Karim Hammad, (Ph.D. - November 2012 - )
Ms. Manar Jammal, (Ph.D. - January 2013 - )
Mr. Mohamed Abusharkh, (Ph.D., January 2012 - )
Mr. Mohamad Kalil, (Ph.D., January 2012 - )
Mr. Abdulfattah Noorwali, (Ph.D., September 2012 - )
Mr. Aidin Reyhani, (M.E.Sc., September 2011 - )
Mr. Khaled Alhazemi, (M.E.Sc., September 2012 - )
Mr. Taranpreet Singh, (M.Eng., September 2012 - )
Mr. Bradley James De Vlugt, (NSERC USRA, May 2013 - )
Mr. Graydon Morel, (NSERC USRA, May 2013 - )
Dr. Maysam Mirahmadi, (Ph.D. - July 2013) - Currently employed by IBM Canada as a Research Scientist. Thesis: "Next Generation Wireless Access Networks, An Optimization Approach."
Dr. Palak Parikh, (Ph.D. August 2012; with Dr. T. S. Sidhu); currently employed by GE Canada as a senior technical engineer. Thesis:” “Investigation of Wireless LAN for IEC 61850 based Smart Distribution Substations.”
Dr. T. D. Wallace, (Ph.D. - March 2012); currently employed as a Software Engineer at Auvik Networks Inc., Waterloo, Ontario. Thesis: "Concurrent Multipath Transfer: Scheduling, Modelling, and Congestion Window Management."
Dr. Dan Dechene, (Ph.D. – December 2011); currently employed by IBM as Computational Patterning Engineer. Thesis: “Energy Efficient Reduced Complexity Multi-Service, Multi-Channel Scheduling Techniques.”
Dr. Abdou Ramadan Ahmed, (Ph.D. - May 2011); currently employed as an Assistant Professor at South Valley University in Egypt. Thesis: “Optical-WiMAX Hybrid Access Networks.”
Dr. Xiaofeng Bai, (Ph.D.– February 2009); currently employed as a Senior Software Engineer at Qualcomm. Thesis: “Quality-of-Service and Performance Optimization in Broadband Wireless Access Networks – A Cross-layer Study.”
Dr. Khalim Meerja, (Ph.D. – July 2010); currently employed as Assistant Professor at KL University, India. Thesis: “Design and Analysis of Wireless Media Access Protocols.”
Dr. Abdessameud Abdelkader, (Ph.D.- November 2010; co-supervisor with Dr. A Tayebi); currently employed by Ryerson University as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Thesis: “Motion Coordination of Multiple Aerial Vehicles.”
Dr. Andrew Roberts, (Ph.D. – September 2011; co-supervisor with Dr. A Tayebi); currently employed as a Hardware Engineer at Microsoft. Thesis: “Attitude Estimation and Control of VTOL UAVs.”
Mr. Eric Southern, (M.E.Sc. - August 2012; with Dr. Ouda) - Software Analyst at London Health Sciences Centre. Thesis: "Wireless Sensor Networks Security in Health Care Applications."
Mr. Ayman Alghamdi, (M.E.Sc. – August 2011); NOC Engineer at Rogers. Thesis: “MAC Layer Implementation on FPGA for Wireless Networks”
Mr. Tomasz Rybak, (M.E.Sc. May 2010); currently employed by the Canadian Army. Thesis: “Implementation of a Triple-Play TDMA Protocol - SDR Application”
Mr. Mahadevan Balakrishnan, (M.E.Sc. – December 2010); currently employed as ASIC Design Verification Engineer at AMD. Thesis: “Design and Implementation of a RF Front-End for Software Defined Radios”
Mr. Dan Dechene, (M.E.Sc. – April 2008) - currently employed by IBM as as Computational Patterning Engineer. Thesis: “Design of Media Access Control Schemes for Performance Enhancement of Future Generation Wireless Systems.”
Mr. Marco Luccini, (M.E.Sc. - April 2008; with Dr. Serguei Primak) - Ph.D. at Politecnico di Milano. Thesis: “Cross- Layer Optimization of Network Performance over MIMO Wireless Mobile Channels.”
Mr. Shafi Shahsavar Mirza, (M. Eng - April 2008). Project: “Estimation of packet loss on MAC layer in IEEE 802.11 Wireless local Area Networks.”
Mr. Rashad Loulou, (M. Eng - August 2007) -Project: “WiMAX Wireless Access Protocol"
Mr. Shuo Yang, (M.E.Sc. - August 2007); currently employed as a Data Network Engineer. Thesis: “Analysis and Estimation of High Speed Network Traffic”
Mr. Dan Wallace, (M.E.Sc. - October 2006) - currently employed as a Software Engineer at Auvik Networks Inc., Waterloo, Ontario.
Mr. Behrang Shivaie, (M.E.Sc. - October 2006) - Currently employed by Scotia Bank, Toronto, as a S. Computer Networking Engineer -
Mr. Zhaohua Rao, (M.E.Sc. - August 2006; With Prof. Ghenniwa )- Senior Consultant at CGI. Thesis: "An Agent-Based Generic Monitoring System for Self-Management
Mr. Mohamed Ghaly, (M.E.Sc. - With Dr. Tayebi, Lakehead University, April 2006)- Currently a Senior Elerctrical/Automation Engineer at Pioneer Engineering Inc. Thesis: "Congestion and call admission control in WDM optical networks."
Mr. Afif Al-Jardali, (M. Eng - December 2006) - Currently employed by Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), as an instrumentation Engineer. Project: “A study and Analysis of Different IEEE 802.11 QoS Enhancement Schemes.”
Mr. Xiaofeng Bai, (M.E.Sc. - April 2005) - currently employed as a Senior Software Engineer at Qualcomm. Thesis: "Design and Analysis of Ethernet Passive Optical Networks."