Current Team



Chair: Matthew Naslcheraghi
Affiliation: Poly-Grames Research Center, Electrical Engineering Department, Polytechnique Montréal (University of Montreal)
Degree: M. Sc. in Communications Systems

Biography: M. Naslcheraghi is with Electrical Engineering department at Polytechnique Montréal (University of Montreal). He conducted his research in his M. Sc. career mainly on wireless content distribution by utilizing full-duplex radios and Stochastic Geometry. He is currently with the Poly-Grames Research Center, Electrical Engineering Department, Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada. His main research interests include Machine Learning, Resource Allocation, and full-duplex radios. He is also a member of the IEEE Communications Society.


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Vice-Chair: Joel Dodoo
Affiliation: Ph. D. Student in Electrical Engineering, McGill University
Degree: M.Sc. in Information and Communications Engineering.

Biography: Joel is currently a Ph.D. student at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He received the B.Eng. degree (with honours) in Telecommunication Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and the MSc. degree in Information and Communication Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, both in China. His current research interest focuses on data center networks, hybrid switching systems, energy efficiency in photonic network systems and optical interconnects, network resource management and optimizations. He is a student member of IEEE and a member of IEEE Young Professionals, among others.


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Secretary: Vahid Maleki Raee
Affiliation: Concordia University
Degree: Ph. D. student in Information System Engineering.

Biography: V. Maleki Raee received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science, majoring in computer systems and networks in 2012 and 2015, respectively, from the University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia. He began his Ph.D. in information system engineering as part of the IoT team in May 2016 at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. His work covers wireless sensor networks, the Internet of Things, optimization, virtualization, and cloud computing. He is a student member of IEEE and a member of IEEE Young Professionals.


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Website Director: Faye Satari
Affiliation: Polytechnique Montréal, University of Montreal
Degree: M. Sc. student in Computer Engineering.

Biography: F. Satari was born in Quchan, a small town with minimal educational infrastructure and facilities. When she finished her primary school, she was accepted in the provincial entrance exam of the Exceptional Talents High School. After excelling in high school and hard working around the clock, she participated in a very competitive tuition-free nationwide university entrance exam (i.e. Konkour) among about one and half million participants; She was accepted in Computer Software Engineering of Urmia University. During her undergraduate education, she actively participated in many teamwork projects and attended some technical seminars as well as joining associations at her university. Furthermore, she got the title of top student in technical faculty of the university in one semester and received her B. Sc. degree in Computer Software Engineering from Urmia University of Technology, Urmia, Iran, in 2008. She is currently pursuing an M.Sc.A. Computer Engineering in the Department of Computer and Software Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada and she is a member of IEEE Young Professionals. Her current research interests include the Internet of Things (IoT/IoMT), Smart Cities, 5G Networks and Telecommunication systems.


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Membership Development Officer: Sadia Khaf
Affiliation: École de technologie supérieure ÉTS
Degree: Ph.D. student in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Biography: S. Khaf received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from the National University of Sciences and Technology, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (NUST-SEECS), Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2015. She received the M.Sc. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2018. From 2015 to 2018, she was a Research Assistant with IONOLAB, Turkey. From 2018 to 2020, she worked with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI), Pakistan, as a Lecturer. She conducted her research there on Mobile Edge Computing and Deep Learning with the TeleCoN research group. Currently, she is with École de Technologie supérieure, Montreal, Canada, as a Ph.D. student. Her research interests include machine learning, radio resource management, cognitive radio networks, and industrial internet-of-things (IIoT). She was the recipient of the highest level of merit scholarships at NUST, Bilkent, and ÉTS. She also secured the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship. She is the co-founder of SAYA school, Pakistan, and IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) branch at ÉTS. She serves as the Vice-Chair of the IEEE ÉTS and Industrial Relations Manager of the IEEE Montreal Young Professionals Affinity Group. She is a member of IEEE, IEEE Women in Engineering, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Software Defined Networks Community, IEEE Cloud Computing Community, and IEEE Smart Grid Community. International Peace Scholarship. She is the co-founder of SAYA school, Pakistan, and IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) branch at ÉTS. She serves as the Vice-Chair of the IEEE ÉTS and Industrial Relations Manager of the IEEE Montreal Young Professionals Affinity Group. She is a member of IEEE, IEEE Women in Engineering, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Software Defined Networks Community, IEEE Cloud Computing Community, and IEEE Smart Grid Community. International Peace Scholarship. She is the co-founder of SAYA school, Pakistan, and IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) branch at ÉTS. She serves as the Vice-Chair of the IEEE ÉTS and Industrial Relations Manager of the IEEE Montreal Young Professionals Affinity Group. She is a member of IEEE, IEEE Women in Engineering, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Software Defined Networks Community, IEEE Cloud Computing Community, and IEEE Smart Grid Community.


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Website and Social Media Officer: Nihed Ghedira
Affiliation: Université INRS
Degree: M.Sc. student in Telecommunications.

Biography: N. Ghedira is a 25-year-old from Tunisia. She is a passionate of new technologies and the importance of their dissemination to a wide range of users, especially to youth. She is a strong believer in the importance of new and innovative technologies in sustaining the transition of our countries to knowledge-based societies. It was this belief that underpinned her determination since her early age to pursue an education in science and advanced technology. In summer 2017, Nihed completed her undergraduate studies with honor in information and communication science and technology from the National Institute of Applied Science and Technology in Tunisia. Thanks to her outstanding scholarly performance, Nihed received a scholarship of excellence from the National Institute of Scientific Research in Montreal (Canada) to pursue her graduate studies in the field of communications, and more specifically in voice recognition. As a young Arab scientist, her research objective is to contribute to the integration of the Arabic language in the growing field of voice recognition platforms and solve the complexity of Arabic dialect identification. Her research will be funded by Google. In addition to her academic achievements, Nihed was an active member and action leader in many civil associations in Tunisia, including Junior Chamber International, Ambassadors of the Environment, and Notre Grand Bleu Association. More recently, she was admitted as junior member in Tunisian Talents United where she was selected in the first coaching batch for leadership skills development.


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Mentor: Elnasser Youssef
Affiliation: Ph.D. student, Electrical & Computer Engineering, McGill University
Degree: M.Sc. Electronics and Communications Engineering, 2013, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt.

Biography: Elnasser graduated top of his class in 2008 from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt. As a result, he was offered to join the faculty as a full-time teaching and research assistant. He has been an IEEE student member since 2007, started volunteering with IEEE YP Montreal in 2016 and joined the executive committee in 2017. His research focuses on digital signal processing and artificial intelligence applications. Whenever he is not glued to his desk in the lab, you will probably find him at the gym or at his Montreal apartment trying very hard not to be the worst “oud” player in the northern hemisphere.


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