Imran Shafique Ansari
Angela Sara Cacciapuoti
Past Members Lola Awoniyi-Oteri (chair, 2016-2018)
Aaron Yi Ding (member, 2016-2018)
Rentao Gu (member, 2016-2018)
Nury Gabriela Ramirez Cely
Nury Gabriela Ramirez Cely currently works Cisco Systems as an Advanced Services Program Manager. She is an Electronics Engineer with eleven years of relevant professional experience and has six years experience as Program Manager leading, coordinating and following up on tight schedules for for Advanced Services at Cisco now and before for Intel Xeon based projects. She is a Senior Member of IEEE with leadership role managing women’s technical outreach and professional awareness projects.
Angela Sara Cacciapuoti
Dr. Angela Sara Cacciapuoti is an Assistant Professor in Wireless Communications at the University of Naples Federico II, co-founder and member of the research group “FLY: Future Communication Laboratory”, DIETI Department.
She received the D.Eng. (summa cum laude) degree in Telecommunications Engineering and the Ph.D. (Hons.) degree in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II in 2005 and 2009, respectively. She was a Visiting Researcher with the Broadband Wireless Networking Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, from 2010 to 2011, and the NaNoNetworking Center, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain, in 2011. In 2011 and in 2012, she joined again the Broadband Wireless Networking Laboratory as a visiting researcher. She received different awards including “the Most Cited Ad Hoc Networks Articles since 2011 award”. Since 2014, she has been an Area Editor of Computer Networks (Elsevier) Journal. She has served as journal guest editor for different special issues and on the technical program committee of several leading IEEE conferences in wireless communications and networking.
Dr. Richard Cziva is a Software Engineer at Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US. He has a range of technical interests including traffic and performance analysis, data-plane programmability, high-speed packet processing, software defined networking and network function virtualization. Prior to joining ESnet in 2018, Richard was a Research Associate at University of Glasgow, where he looked at how advanced services (e.g., personalized firewalls, intrusion detection modules, measurement functions) can be implemented and managed in wide area networks with programmable edge capabilities. Richard is a board member of IEEE Communication Society Young Professionals since 2016. He holds a BSc in Computer Engineering (2013) from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary and a PhD in Computer Science (2018) from University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Shashank Gaur is a PhD Candidate at CISTER Research Institute and Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto. His research work focuses on context aware computing in wireless sensor networks and extension towards Internet of Things. He has been also involved with open source communities such as GNURadio, NS3, Twisted and loves any code written in Python. His past experience involves working for EADS, Infineon Technologies, Google Summer of Code, ECE Paris, etc. Shashank is an active volunteer for 8 years with IEEE. He is also member of some societies such as Computer, ComSoC, CES, RAS, etc.
Imran Shafique Ansari
Dr. Imran Shafique Ansari (S’ 07-M’ 15) completed his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in 2009 (with First Honors) and M.Sc. and PhD from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in 2010 and 2015, respectively. Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRA) with Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ). From May 2009 through Aug. 2009, he was a visiting scholar with Michigan State University (MSU), East Lansing, MI, USA, and from Jun. 2010 through Aug. 2010, he was a research intern with Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
He has been affiliated with IEEE and IET since 2007 and has served in various capacities. He is serving on the IEEE ComSoc Young Professionals (YP) Board since April 2016. He has served on IET CC-EMEA (Communities Committee-Europe, Middle-East and Africa) for a complete term from Oct. 2010-Sep. 2013 and has been re-elected to serve for another term from Oct. 2015-Sep. 2018. He is an active reviewer for various IEEE Transactions and various other journals. He has served as a TPC for various IEEE conferences. He is a recipient of TAMUQ Research Excellence Award 2016, a recipient of recognized reviewer certificate by Elsevier Optics Communications in 2015, a recipient of recognized reviewer certificate by OSA Publishing in 2014, a recipient of appreciation for an exemplary reviewer for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters (WCL) in 2014, a recipient of post-doctoral research award (PDRA) (first cycle) with Qatar national research foundation (QNRF) in 2014, a recipient of KAUST academic excellence award (AEA) in 2014, and a recipient of IEEE Richard E. Merwin student scholarship award in Jul. 2013.