Teaching

Courses

  • ELEC-E7230 - Mobile Communication Systems.
  • ELEC-E7110 - Trends in Communication Engineering Research.
  • T-110.5111 - Computer Networks II - Advanced Features.

Tutorials

  • “On Network Slicing in 5G Mobile Systems,” IEEE Globecom 2016, Washington DC, USA, Dec. 2016.
  • “On Network Softwarization,” IEEE PIMRC 2016, Barcelona, Spain, Sep. 2016.
  • “Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” IEEE ICC 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2016
  • “On the Cloudification of Mobile Core Networks,” IEEE Globecom 2015, San Diego, USA, Dec. 2015
  • “Cloud-Native 5G Mobile Systems – RAN & Core,” IEEE AFRICON 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sep. 2015.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” IEEE ICC 2015, London, UK, Jun. 2015.
  • “The Evolved Packet System,” 7th Int’l Conf. on Innovations in Information Technology, Dubai, UAE, Apr. 2011.
  • “e-Health Services: Potential, Challenges, and Way Forward,” Second Kuwait Conference on e-Services and e-Systems, Kuwait, Apr. 2011
  • “LTE Advanced,” Online Tutorial, IEEE Communications Society, Feb. 2011. (based on a business panel in WCNC 2010)
  • “The Evolved Packet System,” online Tutorial for IEEE ComSoc, IEEE Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies Certification program, 2011.
  • "Towards Ubiquitous Healthcare Services", ACM IWCMC 09, Leipzig, Germany, Jun. 2009.
  • "Wireless Technologies for Healthcare Services", IEEE GCC 09, Kuwait, Kuwait, Mar. 2009.

Keynotes

  • “Towards 5G: On Network Softwarization,” IEEE HPSR/iPOP 2016, Yokohama, Japan, Jun. 2016.
  • “Any Network as a Service,” Int’l Conf. on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management, Rennes, France, Nov. 2015.
  • “Programmable 5G Mobile Systems,” 2015 IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov. 2015.
  • “NFV & SDN: What Potential for 5G,” Int’l Conf. on Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications (WINCOM), Marrakech, Morocco, Oct. 2015.
  • “Cloud-Native Mobile Networks,” Int’l Symposium on Ubiquitous Networking, Casablanca, Morocco, Sep. 2015.
  • “Congestion Management in 5G Mobile Systems,” Int’l Conf. on Wireless Communications (WINCOM), Rabat, Morocco, Dec. 2014.
  • “Turning Mobile Networking into Software Engineering,” Int’l Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conf., Nicosia, Cyprus, Aug. 2014.
  • “On Virtualizing Mobile Networks & Their Functions: Trends and Potential,” Int’l Conf. on Testbeds & Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities, Guangzhou, China, May 2014.
  • “Towards Carrier Cloud,” IEEE Int’l Conf. on Green Computing & Communications, Beijing, Aug. 2013.
  • “Mobile Cloud Networking: Why & How,” IEEE Int’l Conf. on Cloud Networking, Paris, Nov. 2012.
  • "Towards Mobile Cloud Networking," 4th IEEE Int'l Workshop on Open NGN and IMS Testbeds (ONIT 2012), IEEE Globecom 2012, Anaheim, USA, 7 Dec 2012.
  • "Cross Roads: Cloud Computing and Mobile Networking," 1st Int'l workshop on Management and Security technologies for Cloud Computing 2012 (ManSec-CC 2012), IEEE Globecom 2012, Anaheim, USA, 7 Dec 2012.
  • "Mobile Operator Network Decentralization: Merits, Challenges, and some Solutions,” Int’l IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Communications (MMCOM), Globecom 2011, Houston, USA, Dec. 2011.

Invited talks

  • “Softwarizing Video Content Delivery Platforms,” Tsukuba University, Tsukuba, Japan, Jul. 2016.
  • “Towards 5G: On Network Softwarization,” EICEI Network Virtualization Group, Tokyo, Japan, Jun. 2016.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, Dec. 2015.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, USA, Dec. 2015.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA, Dec. 2015.
  • “SDN & NFV: Key enabling techs of 5G?,” King Abdulaziz University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Jun. 2015.
  • “Roadmap to 5G: What Potential for Cloud Computing?,” University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, May 2015.
  • “Roadmap to 5G: What Potential for Cloud Computing?,” KDDI, Tokyo, Japan, May 2015.
  • “Roadmap to 5G: What Potential for Cloud Computing?,” Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, May 2015.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” Alcatel Lucent, New Jersey, USA, March 2015.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” Ohio State University, Columbus, USA, March 2015.
  • “Congestion Management in 5G Mobile Systems,” Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA, March 2015 .
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, March 2015.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” AT&T Labs, New Jersey, USA, March 2015.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” University of Maine, Maine USA, March 2015.
  • “Towards 5G: Carrier-Grade Programmable Virtual Mobile Networks,” Verizon Wireless, Boston, USA, March 2015.
  • “On Virtualizing Mobile Networks & Their Functions: Trends and Potential,” IMDEA Networks, Madrid, Spain, Jun. 2014.
  • “Mobile Networks As A Cloud Service,” University of Shanghai Tech, Shanghai, China, May 2014.
  • “Mobile Cloud Networking,” University of BUPT, Beijing, China, May 2014.
  • “Network Function Virtualization: From Architecture to Implementation,” Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, May 2014.
  • “Offering Mobile Networks as a Cloud Service,” Jian Toa University of Shanghai, Shanghai, China, May 2014.
  • “Service Orchestration in Mobile Cloud Networking: EPCaaS,” Pre-Future Internet Assembly Workshops, Athens, Greece, Mar. 2014.
  • “Evolution of 3GPP Mobile Network Architectures,” Int’l Univ. of Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco, Mar. 2014.
  • “Mobile Networks as a Cloud Service,” Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, Feb. 2014.
  • “What Offerings Have Cloud for Telcos?” University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, USA, Nov. 2013.
  • “Mobile Cloud Networking: What Potential for Energy Efficiency,” Future Networks 12th EU FP7 Concertation Meeting, Brussels, Belgium, Oct. 2013.
  • “Machine Type Communications: Potential, Challenges, & Some Solutions,” Future Seamless Communication (FUSECO) Forum, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 2013.
  • “Mobile Network Decentralization: What Role Will Cloud Computing Play?,” University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, Jul. 2013.
  • “Applying Follow Me and Service Migration & Continuity Features in Cloud-based LTE Systems,” Future Network & Mobile Summit, Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 2013.
  • “Virtualizing the LTE Evolved Packet Core: Challenges and Possible Solutions,” Future Network & Mobile Summit, Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 2013.
  • “Evolution Tracks in 3GPP Standardization,” King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, May. 2012.
  • “Machine Type Communications in LTE-Connected Vehicles: Potential & Impact,” Queens University, Kingston, Canada, Jun. 2012.
  • “Social Media Apps Racing Ahead of Mobile Networks!” Etisalat BT Innovation Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Feb. 2012.
  • “On Elastic Mobile Multimedia Streaming Services,” Qatar Mobility Innovation Center, Doha, Qatar, Jan. 2012.
  • “Centralized Mobile Operator Networks: A Dead End!” Montreal University, Montreal, Canada, Nov. 2011.
  • “Coping with the Mobile IP Tsunami,” NTT DoCoMo Research Labs, Yokosuka Research Park, Yokohama, Japan, Jun. 2011.
  • “Towards Distributed Mobile Operator Networks,” Systems Platform Research Laboratories, NEC Japan, Jun. 2011.
  • “Mobile Operator Challenges defining New Academic Research Potential,” Huazong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, May 2011.
  • “Findings on Network Security and Service Resiliency,” 4th Int’l Spring School on Distributed Systems (SystèMEs RéparTIS – METIS 2011), Marrakech, Morocco, Apr. 2011.
  • “IP Tsunami: Aspects, Challenges, and Opportunities,” Second Kuwait Conference on e-Services and e-Systems, Kuwait, Apr. 2011.
  • “Resilience and Survivability for future networking: framework, mechanisms, & experimental evaluation", NEC Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, May 2010.
  • “Towards Mobile Multimedia Streaming Services", NEC Europe Ltd, Heidelberg, Germany, Jun. 2009.
  • “Challenges with Mobile Multimedia Streaming and their Respective Solutions", Japan Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, Mar. 2009.
  • “Multi-Source Mobile-Streaming: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions", IEEE GCC 09, Kuwait, Kuwait, Mar. 2009.
  • “On Supporting Multimedia Services in Next Generation Mobile Systems", University of Guelph, Toronto, Canada, Oct. 2008.
  • “Trends in Wireless Communications and Wireless Networking ", Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco, Jan. 2008.
  • “Delivery of TCP/RTP-based Multimedia Services in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: A Cross Layer Approach ", University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, Oct. 2007.
  • “Efficient and Fair Data Transmission Protocols for Next Generation Satellite Networks", Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 2006.
  • “Experiences within the Sendai Intelligent Cluster Project: Research issues in Network Security, Satellite Communications, and Wireless Networks", the 2006 Sendai International Workshop on Internet Security and Management, Sendai, Japan, Jan. 2006.
  • “Recent Trends in Broadband Satellite Communication Systems: Routing, Mobility Management, Transport, and Security Concerns", Koden Electronics Co. LTD Seminar, Tokyo, Japan, Mar. 2005.