IEEE Global Communications Conference
9-13 December 2018 // Abu Dhabi, UAE
Gateway to a Connected World

Technical Program Committee

TPC Chair

Abbas Jamalipour
University of Sydney

TPC Vice Chair

Sonia Aïssa
Université du Québec

TPC Vice Chair

Pascal Lorenz
University of Haute Alsace

Tutorial Co-Chair

Robert Schober
Friedrich-Alexander Universität

Tutorial Co-Chair

Vincent Wong
University of British Columbia

Workshop Co-Chair

Jaafar Elmirghani
University of Leeds

Workshop Co-Chair

Kumudu Munasinghe
University of Canberra

Keynotes Co-Chair

Naofal Al-Dhahir
University of Texas at Dallas

Keynotes Co-Chair

George Ginis
Sail Internet

Publication Co-Chair

Mohamed El-Tarhuni
American University of Sharjah

Publication Co-Chair

Najah Abu-Ali
United Arab Emirates University

Student Travel Grant Co-Chair

Shihab Jimaa
Khalifa University, UAE

Student Travel Grant Co-Chair

Jingxian Wu
University of Arkansas

Award Committee Chair

Hossam Hassanein
Queen's University, Canada

Symposium Chairs/Co-Chairs

Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks Symposium

Weixiao Meng
Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Sharief M.A. Oteafy
DePaul University, USA

Soumaya Cherkaoui
University of Sherbrooke, Canada

Hadi Otrok
Khalifa University

Cognitive Radio and Networks Symposium

Octavia Dobre
Memorial University, Canada

Faouzi Bader
CentraleSupélec, Campus of Rennes-France

Zhiyong Feng
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Communication & Information System Security

Jiankun Hu
University of New South Wales, Australia

Mina S. Guirguis
Texas State University, USA

Xiaodong Lin
UOIT, Canada

Communication Theory Symposium

Neelesh Mehta
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

Koichi Adachi
The University of Electro-Communications, Japan

Meixia Tao
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Communications QoS, Reliability and Modelling Symposium

Eiji Oki
Kyoto University

Burak Kantarci
University of Ottawa, Canada

Communications Software, Services and Multimedia Applications Symposium

Abdallah Shami
Western University, Canada

Huadong Ma
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Green Communication Systems and Networks

Shahid Mumtaz
Instituto de Telecomunicações Aveiro, Portugal

Emad Alsusa
Manchester University

Taisir Elgorashi
Leeds University

Mobile and Wireless Networks Symposium

Sami Muhaidat
Khalifa University

Jun Zheng
Southeast University, China

Konstantinos Samdanis
NEC Europe, Germany

Adlen Ksentini
Eurecom, France

Next Generation Networks and Internet Symposium

Hongbin Luo
Beijing Jiatong University, China

Abdelhamid Mellouk
Université Paris-Est Créteil

Periklis Chatzimisios
ATEITHE, Greece & Bournemouth University, UK

Optical Networks and Systems Symposium

Xavi Masip-Bruin
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Hakki Cankaya
Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. USA

Signal Processing for Communications Symposium

Ali Ghrayeb
Texas A&M University at Qatar

Caijun Zhong
Zhejiang University, China

Arafat Al-Dweik
Khalifa University

Wireless Communications Symposium

Sheng Zhou
Tsinghua University

Hyunbum Kim
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Yuan Shen
Tsinghua University, China

Daniele Tarchi
University of Bologna, Italy

Athanasios C. Iossifides
Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki (ATEITHE), Greece

Selected Areas in Communications Symposium

Access Networks and Systems

Mauro Biagi
University of Rome, Sapienza, Italy

Big Data

Honggang Wang
UMass Dartmouth, USA

Cloud Computing, Networking, and Storage

Khaled Salah
Khalifa University, UAE

E-Health

Nada Philip
Kingston University, UK

Internet of Things

Latif Ladid
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Satellite & Space Communications

Igor Bisio
University of Genoa, Italy

Smart Grid and Power Line Communications

Giacomo Verticale
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Social Networks

De-Nian Yang
Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica

Tactile Internet

Meryem Simsek
Technical University Dresden

Molecular, Biological and Multi-Scale Communications

Tadashi Nakano
Osaka University

Patrons