Professional Life in a Nutshell:
['22 - Present] Product Manager, Mobile & Compute Connectivity, Qualcomm, CA, USA.
['22 - Present] Adjunct Faculty Member, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA.
['21 - Present] Awarded ACM Senior Membership, USA.
['20 - Present] Chair Membership, ACM Orange County Chapter, California, USA.
['19 - '21] Product Specialist, (DAS, CBRS, oRAN, mmWave) JMA Wireless, USA.
['18 - Present] IEEE Senior Member, ACM Distinguished Speaker.
['17 - '19] IEEE VTS Liaison to Young Professionals, (Standing Committee Chairperson)
['18 - '19] Assistant Professor (CS), (Tenure Track) Georgia Southern University, USA.
['17 - '18] Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA.
['15 ] Visiting Researcher, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA.
['13 - '17] MS + Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering, KNU, Daegu, South Korea.
['07 - '12] BS in Computer Science, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Pakistan.
Syed Hassan A. Shah is IEEE and ACM Senior Member as well as ACM Distinguished Speaker since 2018. Currently, Dr. Shah is managing Mobile, Compute, and Connectivity products at Qualcomm Inc. In addition, Dr. Shah is also an adjunct faculty member at California State University, Fullerton Campus, where he teaches computer science courses to graduate classes. Previously, he was with JMA Wireless as a Product Specialist for Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), CBRS, Private LTE, Digital Electricity, and open RAN product lines. Prior to this assignment, Dr. Shah was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia Southern University, USA, where, he also founded the Wireless Internet and Networking Systems (WINS) lab. Dr. Shah completed his Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA. Before moving to the United States, he completed his BS with honors in CS from Kohat University of Science & Technology (KUST), Pakistan, and Ph.D. Degree (combined Masters) from School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE), Kyungpook National University (KNU), Republic of Korea (South Korea). During the summer of 2015, he was also a visiting researcher at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA. Overall, Dr. Shah has authored/co-authored over 250 international publications including Journal articles, Conference Proceedings, Book Chapters, and 04 books. In 2016, his work on robust content retrieval in future vehicular networks lead him to win the Qualcomm Innovation Award at KNU, Korea. Dr. Shah's research interests include Sensor and Ad hoc Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems, Vehicular Communications, and Future Internet.
Furthermore, Dr. Shah is a Senior IEEE and ACM member, served as a TPC Member or Reviewer in over 100 International Conferences and Workshops including IEEE Globecom, IEEE ICC, IEEE CCNC, IEEE ICNC, IEEE VTC, IEEE INFOCOM, ACM CoNEXT, ACM MobiHoc, ACM SAC, and many more. Furthermore, he has been reviewing papers for over 50 different International Journals including IEEE Magazines on Wireless Communications, Networks, Communications, IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Sensors Letters, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and Vehicular Technologies, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Big Data, and Mobile Computing. Moreover, Dr. Shah has been an editorial member of more than 60 Special Issues with top-ranked journals in Communication Society and served as an editorial board member of KSII Transactions on Internet & Information Systems, Wiley's Internet Technology Letters, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, IEEE Newsletters on Internet Initiative, Future Directions, and Software Defined Networks. Dr. Shah has been an appointee of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society as liaison to IEEE Young Professionals society for the year 2018-2019. Since 2018, he is also an ACM Distinguished Speaker. To request an invited lecture/event, click on the desired lecture and complete the Request Lecture Form. To request a tour with this speaker, please complete this online form.
Vehicular Communications (Routing, Application, MAC)
Next-Generation Networks (Information/Content-Centric and Named Data Networking)
Internet of Things (IoT)
Connected and Smart Communities
Sensors & Ad-hoc Networks
Smart & Mobile Health
Serving as IEEE VTS Liaison to IEEE Young Professionals, May 2018 - Dec 2019.
Elevated to IEEE Senior Member Grade in February 2018.
ACM SigApp Travel Grant for ACM SAC 2017, Marrakesh, Morocco, April 2017.
ACM Travel Grant for ACM ICN 2016, Kyoto, Japan, September 2016.
Qualcomm Innovation Awards Winner at KNU, Daegu, Korea, June 2016.
Best Research Contribution Award (Brain Korea (BK+), KNU, South Korea), Feb 2016.
Top Research Contribution Award (Brain Korea (BK+), KNU, South Korea), 2015.
Best Research Paper Presentation Award (KNU, South Korea), 2014.
CITAC (Centre of IT Automobiles Convergence), Research Grant, 2013.
KNU Honors Scholarship (covers M.S. and Ph.D. full-tuition @ KNU, South Korea), 2013.
Best Final Year Research Award (BS in CS @ KUST, Pakistan), 2012.