"Some men see things as they are and say why, I dream things that never were and say, why not" – George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)
Mission-Critical & Industrial Internet of Things
How can we better solve the real-world problems and societal challenges with smart devices?
Space-Air-Ground Integrated Networks
How can we design non-terrestrial network (NTN) based systems to enable high-quality digital infrastructures?
Ongoing Funded Projects/Programs
Autonomous Maintenance for Satellite-Terrestrial Integrated Networks, supported by NSERC Discovery Grant
AI-enabled Security and Resilience for IoT in 5G Integrated Satellite Networks, supported by NRC and University of Waterloo
An AI-enabled Testbed for Satellite Mega-Constellations: From Simulator to Networks Innovation Accelerator, supported by the NRC's High-Throughput and Secure Networks Challenge (HTSN) program
AI-enabled Satellite Communications, supported by the NRC's HTSN program
AI-assisted Solutions to Network Operations Automation for Remote Communities, supported by the NRC's HTSN program
I sincerely acknowledge all team members and extraordinary university/industry collaborators in a non-exhaustive list below:
Current Team Members:
Vincent Zhang, Master's student (MMath), University of Waterloo, Fall 2023 (Supervisor)
Albert Ding, NRC Co-op Graduate Student, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Summer 2023 (Supervisor) (Currently pursuing the MMath in CS studies)
Bohan Zhang, Master's student in Computer Science, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Fall 2022 - Present (Project Mentor) (Currently pursuing the MMath in CS studies)
Pablo Madoery, Postdoc fellow, Carleton University, Apr. 2022–Present (Project Mentor)
Atefeh Hajijamali Arani. Post-doc fellow, University of Waterloo, June 2020 - Present (Co-supervised with Dr. Yeying Zhu)
Previous Team Members:
Mohammad Amin Maleki Sadr. Post-doc fellow, University of Waterloo, August 2021 - April 2023 (Co-supervised with Dr. Yeing Zhu) (Currently Senior Research Scientist at Huawei Technology, Toronto)
Zelin Han. NRC Co-op Graudate Student, School of Engineering Practice and Technology, McMaster University, Summer 2022 (Supervisor) (Currently graduated from the MEng program)
Mohammed Abdelsadek, Postdoc fellow, Carleton University, Apr 2021–Aug. 2022 (Project Mentor) (Currently a Senior 5G Systems Developer at Dell)
Huiqing Huang, Undergraduate Research Assistant, University of Waterloo, May 2020 - Apr. 2021. (Co-Supervised with Prof. Yeing Zhu) (Currently a Data Scientist at Questrade in Toronto)
Joel Kim, NRC Co-op Student, University of Waterloo, Summer 2020 (Supervisor) (Currently a Software Developer)
Current University Collaborators:
University of Waterloo
Raouf Boutaba, Director & Professor, the Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo.
Yeying Zhu, Associate Professor, Dept. of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo.
Noura Limam, Research Professor, the Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo.
Mohammad Salahuddin, Research Professor, the Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo.
Halim Yanikomeroglu, Professor, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University.
Gunes Karabulut Kurt, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal.
I also would like to acknowledge the support from industry collaborators and organizations, where some of them are listed below: