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Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Dr. Mohamed Ibnkahla joined the department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada in Fall 2015 as a Full Professor, Cisco Research Chair in Sensor Technology for the Internet of Things, and NSERC/Cisco Industrial Research Chair in Sensor Networks for the Internet of Things. He has been a faculty member in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada (2000-2015).Over the past 10 years, he has been conducting multi-disciplinary research projects designing, developing and deploying advanced wireless sensor networks (WSN) for real-world Internet of Things applications including: environment monitoring, public safety, intelligent transportation systems, food traceability, water monitoring, smart homes, health care, and smart grid. Each application involved dedicated WSN design, hardware implementation, and field deployment. In these projects, advanced protocols, algorithms and sensor platforms have been designed and implemented to ensure extended network lifetime, scalability, high throughput, large coverage and strict user requirements. He led several collaborative projects with industry and government including Cisco, government of Canada, and Ontario government. He published 6 books and more than 70 peer-reviewed journal papers and book chapters, 20 technical reports, 110 conference papers, and 4 invention disclosures. In the past 5 years he gave more than 30 keynote talks and invited seminars. He supervised 10 Post Doctoral Fellows and more than 20 PhD and 25 MSc students. He received the Leopold Escande Medal, 1997, France, and the Premier’s Research Excellence Award, Ontario, 2001. He is the joint holder of 5 Best Paper Awards.