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  • Ahmed Hamdi Sakr defended his Ph.D. thesis on 30 January, 2017. Congratulations, Ahmed!
  • Prabodini Semasinghe defended her Ph.D. thesis on 16 August, 2016. Congratulations, Prabodini!
  • Prof. Hossain has been elected a Member of the "2016 cohort of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada" (https://www.rsc-src.ca/en/college-new-scholars-artists-and-scientists).
  • Prof. Hossain has been selected a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society for the term 2016-2017.
  • Prof. Hossain has been awarded a "2014 Merit Award" for "Research and Scholarly Activities" from the University of Manitoba, and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association.
  • Prof. Hossain has been reappointed to the IEEE Press Editorial Board for the term 2016-2018.
  • Adedayo Ogundipe his M.Sc. thesis. Congratulations, Dayo!
  • Amr Abdelnasser defended his Ph.D. thesis on 18 December, 2015. Congratulations, Amr!
  • Prof. Hossain has been elevated to an IEEE Fellow (class of 2015) "for contributions to spectrum management and resource allocation in cognitive and cellular radio networks".
  • Prof. Hossain has been awarded a "2013 Merit Award" for "Research and Scholarly Activities" from the University of Manitoba, and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association.
  • The following project (with Prof. Hossain being the PI) has been funded by the NSERC Discovery Grants Program (for the duration 2014-2018):

    "Distributed and self-organizing heterogeneous wireless access networks: Design, analysis, and optimization"

  • The following project (with Prof. Hossain being the PI and Prof. Vijay Bhargava being the Co-PI) has been funded by the NSERC Collaboratve Research and Development (CRD) Grants Program (for the duration 2014-2016):

    "Radio resource management for spectrum and energy efficient design of 5G networks"

  • Hesham ElSawy defended his Ph.D. thesis on 27 February, 2014. Congratulations, Hesham!
  • Bharat Shrestha defended his Ph.D. thesis on 21 October, 2013. Congratulations, Bharat!
  • Prof. Hossain has been appointed to the IEEE Press Editorial Board for the term 2013-2015.
  • The following project (with Prof. Hossain being the PI and Profs. Long Le and Vijay Bhargava being the Co-PIs) has been funded by the NSERC Strategic Project Grants Program (for the duration 2012-2015):

    "Resource management in multi-tier cellular wireless networks enhanced with peer-to-peer communications"

  • The following article has been awarded the 2012 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) Best Paper Award:

    D. Niyato, P. Wang, E. Hossain, W. Saad, and Z. Han, "Game theoretic modeling of cooperation among service providers in mobile cloud computing environments," in Proc. of IEEE WCNC'12, 1-4 April, Paris, France.

  • Prof. Hossain has been selected a ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer for 2012 and 2013.
  • Prof. Hossain has been appointed the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials for a two-year term starting from January 1, 2012.
  • The IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials is an online journal published by the IEEE Communications Society for tutorials and surveys covering all aspects of the communications field. The published articles appear in the IEEE Xplore Electronic Library and the IEEE ComSoc Digital Library.

  • The following article has been awarded the 2011 IEEE Communications Society Fred Ellersick Prize Paper Award:

    D. Niyato, E. Hossain, and Z. Han, "Dynamic Spectrum Access in IEEE 802.22-Based Cognitive Wireless Networks: A Game Theoretic Model for Competitive Spectrum Bidding and Pricing," IEEE Wireless Communications, Volume 16, Issue 2, April 2009, Pages: 16-23.

  • Prof. Hossain has been awarded a "Merit Award" for "Research and Scholarly Activities" from the University of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association.
  • Dr. Hossain has been promoted to Professor effective March 30, 2010.
  • A review on our book Dynamic Spectrum Access and Management in Cognitive Wireless Networks (Cambridge University Press, 2009) has been published in IEEE Communications Magazine.
  • Dr. Hossain has been appointed as an Area Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications in the area "Radio Resource Management and Multiple Access".
  • The strategic project "Advanced Transmission and Resource Management Techniques for Cooperative Cellular Wireless Networks" has been funded by NSERC!
  • The following article has been selected as the Featured article in the August 2009 issue of the IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing

    D. Niyato, E. Hossain, and Z. Han, "Dynamics of multiple-seller and multiple-buyer spectrum trading in cognitive radio networks: A game theoretic modeling approach," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 8, no. 8, Aug. 2009, pp. 1009-1022.
  • Long Le has started working as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. Congratulations, Long!
  • Dusit Niyato has been offered a tenure-track Faculty Position in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore! Congratulations, Tao!
  • Afshin Fallahi defended his Ph.D. thesis successfully on 3 December, 2007. Congratulations, Afshin!
  • The following article has been one of the top 100 documents accessed through IEEEXPLORE (June 2007):

    D. Niyato and E. Hossain, "Integration of WiMAX and WiFi: Optimal Pricing for Bandwidth Sharing," IEEE Communications Magazine, Volume 45, Issue 5, May 2007, Pages: 140-146.

  • Dr. Hossain has been invited to serve in the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
  • There are openings for TWO Ph.D. students starting in May 2008. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact at the following email: ekram@ee.umanitoba.ca along with an electronic copy of the resume. It is necessary that the applicants have sound background on wireless/mobile communications and data networking. Those with background on optimization/control/queueing theory and a solid foundation on Mathematics are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Long Bao Le defended his Ph.D. thesis successfully on 30 March, 2007.
  • Dr. Hossain is serving as the Technical Program Chair for the First International Workshop on Cognitive Wireless Networks (CWNets 2007) to be held in conjunction with QShine 2007.
  • Dr. Hossain is serving as the Technical Program Chair for the First International Workshop on Wireless Networking for Intelligent Transportation Systems (WiN-ITS 2007) to be held in conjunction with QShine 2007.
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