5-6 March 2020
Education: PhD or Doctorate
Affiliation: Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Domain of Research: Technology Trends,Communication,Electronics,3G/4G Network Evolutions,Communication,Communication Protocols,Electronics,Internet of Things,Mobile Communications,Networking,Smart Buildings and Cities,Smart Cities,Wireless Communication
Biography: Waheb A. Jabbar received the B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Basrah, Iraq, in 2001, the Master of Engineering (with distinction) in Communication & Computer Engineering and the Ph.D. in Electrical, Electronic, and Systems Engineering (Wireless Communications and Networking) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, in 2011 and 2015 respectively. He is currently a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Faculty of Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Gambang, Pahang, Malaysia. Previously, he served as Research Assistant at the Center for Research and Instrumentation Management, UKM, Malaysia. He also served as Planning Director at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sana’a, Yemen. His industrial experiences in electrical engineering is supported by his 6 years as an Electrical Supervisor and Commissioning Engineer at Public Electricity Corporation, Yemen prior to awarding Fellowship and joining UKM for pursuing his postgraduate studies. His research interests include mobile communications and wireless networking, mobile ad hoc networks, wireless sensor networks, and routing protocols. He also has a keen interest in Internet of Things, LoRa Networks, NB-IoT, Smart City, Nanoelectronics and automation. He is the author of several articles published in prestigious journals including Wireless Networks and Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory. He also presented numerous papers in international conferences. He received several medals and research awards from a number of national and international exhibitions for innovative research, invention & technology. He is registered as a Professional Technologist under MBOT - Malaysia Board of Technologists. He is also an IEEE Senior Member and he served as chair of the educational activities of IEEE-UKM Student Branch from 2012 to 2013.