International Conference on Emerging Wireless Communications and Networking

              EWCN 2015         

April 6-8, 2015
Erbil, Kurdistan of Iraq

Keynote Speakers

  • Title: Robust Green and Ad Hoc Networks
  • abstract:
  • Ad Hoc and Mesh networks face difficult environment to offer good communications. Indeed, interference, mobility and radio links provide often narrow bitrates and unstable links. In addition, devices are working on batteries and need to be low power. The talk introduces algorithms and mechanisms that offer stability and quality of service for ad hoc and mesh networks. Those algorithms are also low power with the function Start and Stop that turn off useless devices in the network.

    Speaker Biography : Khaldoun Alagha is full professor at Paris-Sud University and CEO/Co-Founder of Green Communications. Khaldoun Al Agha received his habilitation degree (2002) from Paris XI University, his PhD (1998) and his Master degree (1995) from Versailles University and his engineering degree (1993) from the Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (1993). Khaldoun Al Agha is a very active member at ICT Labs. From 2010-2013, he was leading the European action line “Digital Cities of the Future”. In that action line, he was developing a new model, citizen-centric based to improve the urban environment. Khaldoun Al Agha is leading many projects on telecommunication networks and published more than 150 papers in journals and conferences.

  • Title:Remote Hardware Modification for Sensor Nodes of the Next-generation Wireless Sensor Networks
  • abstract:
  • Many Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) applications are new and their requirements may not be fully anticipated during the sensor networks design and development stage. In this presentation, a sensor network infrastructure that support nodes’ with remote hardware and software modification design feature to match the target applications need will be discussed. Using the proposed infrastructure in next-generation WSNs will produce flexible infrastructure that will provide over-the-air remote design modification even after the deployment of WSNs on the sensing field. Also, we will present the design concept, challenges, and applications of the proposed infrastructure.

    Speaker Biography : Ali El Kateeb received his PhD from Concordia University, Montreal, in 1992 and his MSc from Kent University, UK, in 1980 and his BSc from University of Technology, Iraq, in 1976. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, he was working with Acadia University, Canada, as an Assistant and Associate Professor. Also, he worked with University of Toronto as a chief Hardware designer for NUMA research project. He also worked in different Canadian companies and he received the ATI Technologies Inc. award. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, high-speed networks, computer architecture, reconfigurable computing, and computer applications. He has over 80 papers published in international journals and conferences.

  • Title: ICT for Citizen Safety
  • abstract:
  • citizen safety is starting to be an important issue, especially that this topic is witnessing a great advance during the last few years. This is due to the rapid growth of technological solution regarding this issue recently. For example, new safety solutions like advanced analytic, smart technologies and improved communications raise the quality of information gathered and drive a more proactive approach to serious crime and terrorism. The advent of the Smartphone and prevalence of its usage bring an opportunity to engage citizens in efficient and real time intelligence sharing, enabling faster reaction from higher authorities.

    Speaker Biography : Tara Ali-Yahiya is associate professor at Paris-Sud University, she received her PhD from the University of Pierre & Marie Curie, France (2008). She joined the University of Paris SUD as associate professor in 2009. Her teaching, research and practical experience spans across the fields of telecommunications and wireless networking, including 4G mobile networks, quality of service and performance evaluation. She is a leader of many national and European projects in France, and nominated by the ministry of higher education & research to represent France in COST WiNeMo Action. She is the chair and the organizer of many summer schools, workshops, conferences and serving as technical program committee in several international congresses.