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 Shah is a Wi-Fi connectivity subject matter expert with the Qualcomm Inc. product management team, where he is involved in Consumer and Compute Wireless products with a focus on Mi-Fi, CPE, and UWB technologies. In addition to that, Dr. Shah is also an adjunct faculty member at California State University, Fullerton Campus, where he teaches computer science courses to graduate classes. Over the past decade, Dr. Shah held multiple industrial & academic roles such as a Product Specialist for Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), CBRS, Private LTE, Digital Electricity, and open RAN product lines. Dr. Shah was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia Southern University, USA followed by a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the 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 his Ph.D. Degree (combined with Masters) from the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE), Kyungpook National University (KNU), Republic of Korea (South Korea). During the summer of 2015, he was invited as a distinguished visiting researcher at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA to investigate MAC layer findings in IEEE 1609.4 protocol stacks. Overall, Dr. Shah has authored/co-authored over 250 peer-reviewed international publications including Journal articles, Conference Proceedings, Book Chapters, and 05 books. In 2016, his work on robust content retrieval in future vehicular networks won the Qualcomm Innovation Award at KNU, South Korea. Dr. Shah's research interests include Wireless and Ad hoc Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems, Smart Cities, Connected Vehicles, and Future Internet architectures.
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.