Hesham ElSawy

Hesham ElSawy (S’10, M’14, SM’17) received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt, in 2006, the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Cairo, Egypt, in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB Canada, in 2014. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow with the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, and also has an adjunct affiliation to the school of Computer Science & Engineering, York University, Canada. During the period of 2006-2010, he worked at the National Telecommunication Institute, Egypt, where he conducted professional training both at the national and international levels, as well as research on network planning. From 2010 to 2014, he worked with TRTech, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, as a Student Researcher. For his academic excellence, he has received several academic awards, including the NSERC Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship during the period of 2010-2013, and the TRTech Graduate Students Fellowship in the period of 2010-2014. He also received the IEEE communications society best survey paper award in 2017, the best scientific contribution award to the ISWCS 2017, and the best paper award at the ICC workshop on small cells and 5G networks in 2015. He is recognized as an exemplary reviewer by the IEEE Transactions on Communications for the three concessive years 2015-2017. His research interests include statistical modeling of wireless networks, stochastic geometry, and queueing analysis for wireless communication networks.