Committees

COMMITTEES 
HONORARY CHAIR Minister, Minstry of Communication and Information Technologies, Ethiopia
GENERAL CHAIRSFisseha Mekuria, CSIR, South Africa
Berhanu Demessie, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
GENERAL CO-CHAIRSHo Yeol Kwon, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, South Korea
Young kyun Kim, Korea
Fambirai Takawira, IEEE EMEA Board Member, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
EXECUTIVE SECRETARIESDereje Hailemariam, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Beneyam Haile, Aalto University, Finland
ADVISORY BOARD AND INTERNATIONAL LIAISON
B. Lee, Former President of IEEE Comsoc, Seoul National University, Korea
Riana Geschke, Chair IEEE South Africa Section, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Jyri Hamalainen, Aalto University, Finland
Abdelhak Zoubir, TU-Darmstadt, Germany
Tomonori Aoyama, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Douglas N. Zuckerman, Former President of the IEEE ComSoc, USA
Kyutae Lee, IEEK, Korea
Roberto Saracco, EIT ICTLABS, Italy
Khaled B. Letaief, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Riku Jäntti, Aalto University, Finland
Zhisheng Niu, Tsinghua University, China
Hikmet Sari, SUPÉLEC, France
Getachew Biru, Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia
Osei Darkwa, Ghana Technology University College, Ghana
Tshilidzi Marwala, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
ChairsMengesha Mamo, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Shaun Kaplan, IEEE SA Section, South Africa
Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa
Conference SecretariatJoseph Mutale, IEEE Ad-hoc Africa Committee, Zambia
Nebyu Yonas, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Samrawit Kassaye, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Finance Chairs and TreasurerJonathan Page, IEEE South Africa Section
Tezazu Bireda, AAiT/Ethiopia
Sponsorships ChairsAmenu Teffera, ESEE, Ethiopia
Seungchul Lee, Samsung Africa
Daniel Gizaw, dVentus, Ethiopia
Publicity and Public Relation ChairsJukka Lempiäinen, European Communications Engineering (ECE) Ltd, Finland
Samuel Lakew, University of District of Colombia, USA
Yalemzewd Negash, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Jong-Seon No, Seoul National University, Korea
Holger Karl, University of Paderborn, Germany
Registration ChairsGetachew Alemu, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Fitsum Assamnew, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
PROGRAM COMMITTEE
ChairsSunil Maharaj, IEEE COMSOC South Africa Chair, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Getachew Bekele, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Co-ChairsEskindir A. Asmare, Imperial College London, UK
Sameerchand Pudaruth, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Technical Program Committee ChairEthiopia Nigussie, University of Turku, Finland
Solomon Abebe, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Publications ChairsEdward Mutafungwa, Aalto University, Finland
Salehu Anteneh, AAU, Ethiopia.
Eyoel Getahun, AAIT, AAU, Ethiopia
Abel Getahun, AAIT, AAU, Ethiopia
Murad Ridwan, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia,
Special Publication ChairsYonannes Kassahun, University of Bremen, Germany
Henock Mulugeta, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Student Paper Contest ChairsFekadu Shewarega, University of Duisburg, Germany
Michael Desta, Aalto University, Finland
Tutorial ChairsGirum Alebachew, Ericsson, Canada
Dejene Ejiju, AAU, Ethiopia
Exhibition ChairsGetahun Mekuria, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Lebsework Negash, AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Web ChairTemesgen Abera Weseni , AAU, Ethiopia
TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Abiyot Bayoue-Gov, MCIT, Ethiopia
Aboutajdine DrissMohammed V-Agdal University, Morocco
Ana PontUniversitat Politènica de Valencia, SPAIN
Andinet AsmamawAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Amos NunguDar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), Tanzania
Beongku AnHongik University, Korea
Beza NegashAURAK, UA
Bhekisipho TwalaUniv of Johannesburg, South Africa
Byeong Gi LeeSeul National University, Korea
Chun-Myoung ParkKorea Nat Univ of Transportation, Korea
Daniel LeeUniv. of Pensylvania, USA
Dilip MaliMekelle University, Ethiopia
Eneyew AdugnaAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Frehiwot WoldehannaAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Fulvio GiniUniversity of Pisa, Italy
Gebremicael TeameMekelle University, Ethiopia
Getahun MekuriaAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Ghadah Abdullah AldabbaghKing Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Herald KundaeliUniversity of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Hyung Jin ChoiSKKU, Korea
Jaiyong LeeYonsei University, Korea
Jin-Young HaKangwon Nat Univ, Korea
John M. CioffiStanford University, USA
Jonathan RoseUniversity of Toronto,Canada
Kameswar Rao VaddinaNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Khalid LatifCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
Komminist W/mariam IBM Research Africa, Kenya
Kumudha Raimond Karunaya University, India
Kwang Bok LeeBoard director, IEEE Asia pacific
Kyo-il ChungETRI, Korea
Mario Garcia LozanoUniversitat Polytecnica de Catalunya
Marie-Claude (Maric) BoudreauThe University of Georgia, USA
Mengistu Abera MulatuNational Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Myoung Hwan ChoiKangwon Nat Univ, Korea
Mohammed AbdoAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
N.P. SinghAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Nune SreenivasAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Peter WaiganjoUniversity of Nairobi, Kenya
Ramjee PrasadAalborg University, Denmark
Richard T. WatsonThe University of Georgia, USA
Solomon AssefaIBM Research Scientist and Program Maneger , USA
Sultan FeissoAdama Science and Technology University, Ethiopia
Sunshin AhnKorea University, Korea
Surafel Lemma Abebe AAU, Ethiopia
Suvendi RimerUniversity of Johannesburg, South Africa
Tadilo Endeshaw BogaleInstitut National de recherche Scientifique, Canada
Thomas OlwallCSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
Towfik Jemal AliJimma University, Ethiopia
Waltenegus DargieTU-Dresden, Germany
Yacob AstatkeMorgan State University, USA
YouSik HongSangji University, Korea
David JohnssonCSIR Cape Town, South Africa
Anish KurienTshwane Univ of technology, South Africa
Adnan Abu-MahfouzCSIR Meraka ICT Institute, South Africa
Khamies OuahadaUniversity of Johannesburg, South Africa
Albert LyskoCSIR, South Africa
Mncedisi BembeCSIR Meraka ICT Institute, South Africa
David Gonzalez G.Aalto University, Finland
Merkebu Z. DegefaAalto University, Finland
Dinkisa Aga AAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Ahmed ZobaaBrunel University London, United Kingdom
Yihenew Wondie MaryeKumamoto University, Japan
Joachim BöckerUniversity of Paderborn, Germany
Kaikai XuUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Rajeev Kumar KanthUniversity of Turku, Finland
Willem CronjieUniversity of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Norbert HerencsarBrno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Michael InggsUniversity of Cape Town, South Africa
Amir PatelUniversity of Cape Town, South Africa
Robyn VerrinderUniversity of Cape Town, South Africa
Jiri HosekBrno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Claudio SacchiUniversity of Trento, Italy
Moein JazayeriEastern Mediterranean University of Famagusta, Turkey
Roberto FarandaPolitecnico Di Milano, Italy
Kian JazayeriEastern Mediterranean University of Famagusta, Turkey
Prasit PrapinmongkolkamEmeritus Professor, Chulalongkom University, Thailand
Amilcar PeresInstutito Supetior Tecnico, Angola
Venkateswarlu SunkariAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Mani Sharma VittapuAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Manjunath GadiparthiAAiT/AAU, Ethiopia
Norbert GrassInstitute for Power Electronic Systems, Nürnberg , Germany
Riaan StopforthUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal
Latif LadidPresident, IPv6 Forum
Muhamed TariqNational University of Computer and Emerging Sciences Pakistan
Zhenyu ZhouNorth China Electric Power University
Martin MacuhaAccenture, Slovakia
Dida MideksoAAU, Ethiopia
Dejene EjiguAAU, Ethiopia
Fekade GetahunAAU, Ethiopia
Mulugeta LibsieAAU, Ethiopia
Solomon AtnafuAAU, Ethiopia
Yaregal AssabieAAU, Ethiopia
Mesfin KifleAAU, Ethiopia
Solomon TeferraAAU, Ethiopia
Gashaw KebedeAAU, Ethiopia
Martha YifruAAU, Ethiopia
Tibebe BeshahAAU, Ethiopia
Dereje TeferiAAU, Ethiopia
Temtim AsefaAAU, Ethiopia
Andre Carlos Ponce de Leon Ferreira de CarvalhoUniversity of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Eunika Mercier-Laurent
Takafumi MatsumaruWaseda University, Japan
Jaroslaw KozlakAGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Maytham Safar
Aboul Ella HassanienCairo University, Egypt
George GhineaBrunel University, London
Patrick SiarryUniversité de Paris, France
Abdelaziz BourasQatar University, Qatar
Kazumi NakamatsuUniversity of Hyogo,
Japan
Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle INAOE, Mexico
Paulo Moura OliveiraUTAD, Portugal
Juan Manuel TORRES-MORENOLIA/Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, France
Elizabeth Ferreira Gouvêa GoldbargUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Harald Kosch
Marcin PaprzyckiPolish Academy of Sciences
Krassimir Markov Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Maria Chiara CascheraCNR-IRPPS, Italy
Enrique Herrera-ViedmaUniversity of Granada, Spain
Marcin Paprzycki
Deborah DahlConversational Technologies, U.S.A.
Komla Agbenyo FollyUniversity of Cape Town, South Africa
Nicolas Spyratos
University of Paris South, France
Imad saleh
Tassew TadiwoseBahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Nikola DjuricUniversity of Novi Sad
Luzango Pangani MfupeCSIR, South Africa
Thato TsalaileBITRI, Botswana
Giuseppe BujaUniversity of Padova, ITALY
Promise MvelaseCSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
Desta Haileselassie HagosUNIK - University Graduate Center, Oslo
Prosper TembeEskom, South Africa.
Patrizia GrifoniCNR-IRPPS, Italy
Thato TsalaileBotswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation,
Botswana
Bhimsen RajkumarsinghUniversity of Mauritius
Simon BarnesUniversity of Pretoria, South Africa
Cristina MuresanTechnical University of Cluj-Napoca,
Romania
George S. Oreku TIRDO / North West University, South Africa
Dariusz MrozekSilesian University of Technology, Poland
Huseyin AkcayAnadolu University, Turkey
Ishmael MakitlaCSIR Meraka Institute
Atif IqbalQatar University
Clemens DannheimObjective Software GmbH, Munich
Arnold van ArdenneASTRON, Netherlands
Gilbert TekliNobatek Technology Center, France
Giuseppe CovielloPolitecnico di Bari, Italy
Bikramjit Singh Aalto University, Finland
Saray Renilla LamasAalto University, Finland
Mesfin KebedeCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Nicola SorrentinoUniversità degli Studi della Calabria, Italy
Kehinde Oladayo AwodeleUniversity of Cape Town, South Africa
Jay TanejaIBM Research - Africa
Edward ChikuniUniversity of Zimbabwe
Khalid BenaliLORIA - Université de Lorraine
Yskandar HAMAMTshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Jae C. OhSyracuse University, USA
Zhou WuUniversity of Pretoria, South Africa
Zivaye ChiguvareePolytechnic of Namibia
Nawfal MADANISystems Architecture Team ENSEM, Morocco
Abraham Mutunga NyeteUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Andreas BrokalakisTechnical University of Crete, Greece
Ruaan SchoemanVaal University of Technology, South Africa
BALOGUN MUYIWAUniversity of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Pedro MartinsImperial College London, UK
Reza AkhavanImperial College London, UK
Katarina JelemenskaSlovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Alexandru GheorghePolitehnica University of Bucharest, Romania
Yanxia Sun Tshwane University of Technology
Frédéric Hubert
Université Laval, Canada