Mohamed Saad received the B.S. degree in electronics and communications engineering and the M.S. degree in engineering mathematics from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1996 and 2000, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, in 2004. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Sharjah, UAE. He has also held research positions with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, and the Advanced Optimization Laboratory at the Department of Computing and Software, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. His research interests include networking, communications, and optimization, with current activity focused on the optimal design of wireless and wired communication networks and optimal network resource management. Dr. Saad is a Senior Member of IEEE. He was the recipient of the 2005-2006 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) postdoctoral fellowship. He was the recipient of the best paper award in the IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Riccione, Italy, in June 2010. He was the recipient of the Best Research Paper Award in Engineering, 8th Scientific Research Forum 2012, College of Graduate Studies, University of Sharjah, in May 2012 (university-wide). He also received two best teaching awards by the IEEE Women in Engineering Society, University of Sharjah (in 2007 and 2009).
Biography Updated on 5 December 2013