Senior Manager at Emerging technologies & Innovations and Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at EXFO Inc.
Anwer Al-Dulaimi is currently a Senior Manager of Emerging technologies & Innovations and Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at EXFO Inc., Montreal, Canada. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Brunel University, London, U.K., in 2012 after receiving M.Sc. and B.Sc. honors degrees in communication engineering. He has previously worked with Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, sponsored by Blackberry’s advanced research team. In his current role, Anwer is responsible for identifying new trends of mobile technology evolutions and the adaptation phases that EXFO need to take for compliancy. He is the chair of the newly established IEEE 5G & Beyond Testbed Project working to develop a virtual testing platform for E2E network innovation. He is the chair of the IEEE 1932.1 ‘Standard for Licensed/Unlicensed Spectrum Interoperability in Wireless Mobile Network’. He is also representing EXFO in many industrial forums such as One6G and other collaborative projects. He is the Editor of IEEE Future Networks Series on 5G & 6G published by IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, editor of Vehicular Networking Series in IEEE Communication Standards Magazine and guest editor of many other IEEE series issues. His research interests include 5G and 6G networks, cloud computing, Blockchains and cybersecurity. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET), registered as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) by the British Engineering Council since 2010. He is a member of the NSERC discovery grants committee and a senior member of IEEE.
President at Global Association for Academic Supervision (a not-for-profit) UK.
He is leading the Global knowledge exchange initiatives as president @ Global Association for Academic Supervision (a not-for-profit) British Organisation (www.gaasnetwork.org), that works to create skill-based global partnerships to enable transdisciplinary industry-academic supervision for industry 4.0/5.0 disruptive innovations. Muddesar’s is working with like-minded academics around the world to address UN SGDs including 4-Quality Education, 8-Decent work and Economic Growth, 9-Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, 10-Reduced Inequalities, and 17-Partnerships for Goals. He received his PhD degree in wireless communication networks from Kingston University, Kingston, U.K., in 2010.,He has more than 20 years expereince of working with both academia and industry in UK, EU, South East Asia and Gulf. He has been a Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator, Project Manager, Coordinator, and Focal Person of more than 20 internationally teamed research and development, capacity-building and training projects, resulting in several patented inventions and commercial products. He has published more than 100 peer reviewed artciles in reptued Journals and conferences. His research interests include Internet of sense for Industry 5.0, intelligent autonomous machines/robotics, conversational AI and Chabot’s, personalization/recommendation, 6G context-aware systems, and collaborative cognitive–communication systems.