Chair

Affiliation: Concordia University
Degree: Masters student
Biography: Mohammad has been deeply involved with IEEE ever since he started his undergraduate studies. In Montreal, he is pursuing his Masters in Concordia University, working even closer to this prestigious organization. This platform has given him quite a lot of opportunity to explore their vast network and made him what he is today. He will probably end up volunteering as long as he can, for the rest of his life.

Vice-Chair & WebM

Affiliation: McGill University
Degree: Ph.D. candidate, Electrical Engineering
Biography: Hossain completed his M.Eng. (Thesis) in Electrical Engineering at McGill University in 2015. He received his B.S.E.E in May 2013 with the Valedictorian award from the American University in Dubai, UAE. In addition to his academic, he is actively involved with the IEEE Montreal Section and previously volunteered for the McGill IEEE Student Branch. During his spare time, he enjoys practicing soccer around Montreal or playing his flamenco guitar.

Representative

Affiliation: Concordia University
Degree: Ph.D. candidate, Electrical Engineering
Biography: Nazanin is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. She has received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashad at Iran in 2010 and 2013, respectively. From 2009 until 2013, she had been an active volunteer at IEEE student branch in Ferdowsi University of Mashad. In 2011, she was a member of the executive committee and was responsible for raising sponsorship money for the First National Workshop on Intelligent System and Softcomputoring at Ferdowsi University of Mashad. she has been an active volunteer since she has joined IEEE Young Professionals, Montreal Section in June 2016. Her current research interests are Discrete Event Systems (DES), fuzzy control systems and adaptive control.

Treasurer

Affiliation: McGill University
Degree: Ph.D. candidate, Electrical Engineering
Biography: A typical graduate student engaged with a couple of IEEE affinity groups to transcend the barrier of academic research and explore opportunities and harness skills that these groups offer. He is also seeking for the beacon of knowledge blazing out across the dark sea of ignorance.

Logistics Executive

Affiliation: Ph.D. student., Electrical & Computer Engineering
Degree: M.Sc. Electronics and Communications Engineering, 2013, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt.
Biography: Elnasser graduated top of his class in 2008 from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt. As a result, he was offered to join the faculty as a full-time teaching and research assistant. He has been an IEEE student member since 2007, started volunteering with IEEE YP Montreal in 2016 and joined the executive committee in 2017.  His research focuses on digital signal processing and artificial intelligence applications. Whenever he is not glued to his desk in the lab, you will probably find him at the gym or at his Montreal apartment trying very hard not to be the worst “oud” player in the northern hemisphere.

Digital & Social Media Manager

Affiliation: Université de Montréal
Degree: Master of Computer Engineering
Biography: Melissa is currently a Master’s student in computer engineering at Université de Montréal. During her bachelors, her focus was on development and testing of operating systems and other software such as file systems. Currently she mostly works on distributed computing and cloud security. Mobile applications world and data analysis are her other interests. When she says goodbye to her laptop, you can find her busy with various types of outdoor activities.

Logistics Manager

Affiliation: Concordia University
Degree: Graduate student
Biography: Akashdeep is a graduate student at Concordia University and has 2 years of experience working in the software engineering. He loves meeting people, trying new stuff and discussing with friends. Also, he is a passionate bike rider and an active member of IEEE, GSA and CISA Concordia.

Event Coordination Manager

Affiliation: Concordia University
Degree: B.Eng. student, Civil Engineering
Biography: Robert is currently finishing his studies in Civil Engineering and hopes to later find a job in renewable energies.  He enjoys outdoor activities and learning about the latest and newest technologies and scientific developments.

Industrial Relations Manager

Affiliation: Concordia University
Degree: PhD Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Biography: Mahmoud received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical and communication engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, in 2001 and 2013, respectively. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the Electrical and Communication Engineering Department, Concordia University. In 2005, he started working for the industry as a Mobile Technology Trainer in Telecom Egypt, SIEMENS, and Nokia Siemens Networks. He was with Academia in 2011. He was a Research Assistant with Cairo University, worked for an LTE-Advanced Research Project for two years. His current research interests are in the area of ultra-dense networks, Internet of Things, and wireless network virtualization. Mahmoud has a deep conviction that Academia and Industry are tightly related where the innovations in Industry must be backed by Advancements in Academia. Facilitating the interrelations and communications between Academia and Industry is thus on the top of his volunteering TO-DO checklist.

Past-Chair

Affiliation: TBD
Biography: Masoumeh’s passion is to improve her environment, and positively impact people’s lives. She believes young professionals have infinite potential to change the world, to a more peaceful, clean, and friendly world. Her goal is helping professional development of young people who can be the next generation of leaders and engineers, whom our world needs!

Past Industrial Relations Manager

Affiliation: McGill University
Degree: Ph.D. candidate, Electrical Engineering
Biography: Qiushi is a Ph.D. candidate from McGill Electric Power Lab, who likes to help others and is active in IEEE. His personal interests are power system protection, renewable energy integration into the grid, running, hiking and enjoying delicious food.

Past Digital & Social Media Manager

Affiliation: TM4 Inc.
Degree: Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
Biography: TBD