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Professional and Social Activities

This page provides a preview of my life outside the office.

Society Memberships

Sports Activities and Hobbies

  • Chess (Lebanese Championship U14, U16, U18, and U20, International player)
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Ping Pong
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Biking
  • Math Tutoring (WYZANT, Fiverr): Tutoring all Math subjects (Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry, Geometry) online and in person from Elementary to college

Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations

  • Reviewer, IEEE Network Special Issue on BioInspired Communications.
  • TPC Member: 9th Annual conference on Communication Networks and Services Research Conference, CNSR’11, May 10-12, 2010, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • TPC Member: 8th Annual conference on Communication Networks and Services Research Conference, CNSR’10, May 10-12, 2010, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • On the organizing committee of 8th Annual conference on Communication Networks and Services Research Conference, CNSR’10, May 10-12, 2010, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Session Chair for the Sensor Networks session 7th Annual conference on Communication Networks and Services Research Conference, CNSR’09, May 11-13, 2009, Monton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • On the editorial board of International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking, since Jan. 2009
  • Reviewer, Journal of Computer Communications, Elsevier, July 2008
  • Reviewer for the following conferences: CNSR'11, CNSR’10, IEEE WCNC'09, IEEE WiMob'08, IEEE VTC'08, and IEEE WCNC'08

Webinar Activities Attended

2009

  • Light Reading Webinar - Video Wibinar: 4G Mobile Broadband: The Network Impact, October 21
  • IEEE CIS Live Webinar: "Cognitive Radio: Research Challenges" by Prof. Simon Haykin, April 3

2008

  • IEEE Canada Webinar: WLAN Positioning: Applications and Theory, November 26
  • "4G IPR and Patent Pooling," August 19
  • "WiMAX in the US: What is the Opportunity for 3.65GHz in the USA?" May 14