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W9: 6th International Workshop of CorNer: Communication for Networked Smart Cities - VTC2020-Spring Antwerp

W9: 6th International Workshop of CorNer: Communication for Networked Smart Cities

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Organizer: Syed Ali Hassan (National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan), Dushantha Nalin K Jayakody (Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia), Rui Dinis (Universidade Nova of Lisbon, Portugal).

Technical Program Committee: Syed Hassan Ahmed, University of Central Florida, USA, Tadashi Matsumo, Japan Advance Institute of Science and Technology, Japan, Des McLernon, University of Leeds, UK, Keivan Navaie, Lancaster University, UK, Aamir Mehmood, Mid Sweden University, Sweden, Ali Imran, Oklahoma University, USA, Sajid Saleem, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir, University of Western Ontario, Canada, Shahid Mumtaz, Institute of Telecommunications, Portugal, Adnan Kiyani, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, Mehdi Bennis, CWC, University of Oulu, Finland, Khalid Qaraqe, TAMUQ, Qatar, Xiliang Luo, ShanghaiTech University, China, Hesham ElSawy, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Chrysostomos Chrysostomour, Frederick University, Cyprus, Himal A. Suraweera, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Nandana Rajethava, CWC, University of Oulu, Finland, Yonghui Li, University of Sydeny, Australia, Zihuai Lin, University of Sydney, Australia, Suneth Namal Karunarathna, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Chandika Wavagedara, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Abstract: The aim of this workshop is to bring together a group of experts with interest in emerging smart cities related areas. The recent advancement in smart cities has boosted the development of a new generation of highly-efficient mobile networks. This workshop will highlight the recent developments in this evolving area.

Syed Ali Hassan
Bio: Syed Ali Hassan received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA in 2011. He received his MS Mathematics from Georgia Tech in 2011 and MS Electrical Engineering from University of Stuttgart, Germany, in 2007. He was awarded BE Electrical Engineering (highest honors) from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, in 2004. His broader area of research is signal processing for communications. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), NUST, where he is heading the Information Processing and Transmissions (IPT) research group, which focuses on various aspects of theoretical communications. Prior to joining SEECS, he worked as a research associate at Cisco Systems Inc., CA, USA. Dr. Hassan is a senior member of IEEE and IEEE Communications society, author/co-author of more than 100 papers and a reviewer for many IEEE journals and transactions. He has organized special sessions at IEEE IWCMC 2015, CROWNCOM 2015, PIRMC 2017, ISWCS 2016 etc and has chaired several sessions in international conferences and served as a TPC member for IEEE Globecom 2014, IEEE PIMRC 2013-2017, IEEE VTC 2013-2017, WCSP 2014, MILCOM 2014-17, IWCMC 2013-2017 among others.