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Honors & Awards:

  • Best demo award @ IEEE WoWMoM 2012
  • Ericsson travel grant award 2014
  • Exemplary reviewer award by IEEE Communications letters [2015 & 2016]

Education Blurb:

Dr. Muhammad  Mahboob Ur  Rahman is currently working as a research scientist with Information Science lab (ISL), Electrical engineering department, KAUST, KSA. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer engineering from The University of Iowa, Iowa, IA, USA in 2013. Before undertaking his Ph.D. studies, he was a Lecturer/Lab Engineer with the Faisalabad Campus, UET, from 2007 to 2009. In summer 2013, he was a Research Intern with the Wireless Systems Lab, Nokia Research Centre, Berkeley, CA, USA. He then joined the Communication Theory Laboratory, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, as a Post-Doctoral researcher and worked there until 2016. From 2016 to 2022, he worked as Assistant Professor with the Electrical Engineering Department, Information Technology University, Lahore, where he led the Wireless Solutions (WiSo) Research Laboratory.

Education Profile:

  • Ph. D. Electrical & Computer engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa city, IA, USA [2013]
  • B. Sc. Electrical engineering, University of engineering and technology, Lahore, Pakistan [2007]

Research Interests:

AI for healthcare, security and reliability analysis of next generation communication networks, communication in THz band, molecular communication.


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