Hossam S. Hassanein is with the School of Computing at Queen’s University working in the areas of broadband, wireless and variable topology networks architecture, protocols, control, and performance evaluation. Dr. Hassanein obtained his PhD in Computing Science from the University of Alberta in 1990. He is the founder and director of the Queen's Telecommunications Research Lab in the School of Computing at Queen’s University.
Dr. Hassanein has more than 500 publications in reputable journals, conferences and workshops in the areas of computer networks and performance evaluation. He has delivered several keynote and invited talks, and tutorials at premier international venues.
Dr. Hassanein has organized and served on the program committee of numerous international conferences and workshops. He also serves as an associate editor of a number of International Journals. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and is a former Chair of the IEEE Communication Society Technical Committee on Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks. Dr. Hassanein is the recipient of Communications and Information Technology Ontario Champions of Innovation Research Award in 2003.
He received several conference best paper awards including: IEEE Wireless Communications and Network (2007), IEEE Global Communication Conference (2007, 2012 and 2013), IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications (2009), IEEE Local Computer Networks Conference (2009), International Conference on Communications and Mobile Computing (2010), Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (2011, 2012), International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (2012), International Conference on Computing, Management and Telecommunications (2013), and IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (2015).
Dr. Hassanein is an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Speaker since 2011 and previously, from 2008 to 2010, an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Hassanein is a IEEE Fellow recognized for his achievements and contributions to protocols, architectures and analysis of multi-hop wireless networks.