Charlotte NC, USA
October 06-09, 2019

steering committee co-chairs


M. Yasin Akhtar Raja, IEEE and OSA Senior Member, Prof. Physics & Optical Science,
Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA [raja@uncc.edu | +1 704-687-8156]

Glenn D. Boreman, Prof. and Chair Physics & Optical Science,
Dir. Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, UNC Charlotte, USA [+1 704-687-8173]

S M H Zaidi, Principal & Dean
NUST SEECS, H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan [drzaidi@seecs.edu.pk | +92 51 9085 2005]

Ian T. Ferguson FRSA, Fellow of IEEE, IOP and SPIE, Dean SPCEET,
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, USA [ianf@kennesaw.edu | +1 470-578-7540]

general chairs

Jim Conrad, Prof. & President Elect IEEE-USA, UNC Charlotte, USA

Mohammed Shahidehpour, IEEE Fellow, IIT Chicago, IL, USA

conference chairs

Badrul Chowdhury,UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Ziya Arnavut, Former Chair Computer & Information Science, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

tpc chairs

Ahmed E. Kamal, Prof. ECE, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA

Syed A. Haider, Computer and Information Sciences, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

Muhammad Ilyas, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA

finance chairs

Abasifreke Ebong, EPIC Professor, ECE Department, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Junaid Zubairi, Prof. and Chair CIS, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

publicity chairs

Fareena Saqib, ECE, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Jala El-Azab, NILE, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Khurram Kazi, Draper Corporation, MA, USA

Junaid Zubairi, Prof. and Chair CIS, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

publication chairs

Syed A. Haider, Computer and Information Sciences, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

Muazzam Ali Khattak, Chair DoC, NUST SEECS, Islamabad, Pakistan

PhD dissertation & poster session chairs

Valentina Cecchi, ECE & EPIC, UNC Charlotte, NC USA, vcecchi@uncc.edu

Awad Gerges, Physics & Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC USA, agerges@uncc.edu

industry liaison

Scott Williams, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Charles Lord, Blue Ridge Advanced Design Engineering, Ashville NC, USA

Manshad Satti, CEO, IT Butler, Dubai, UAE

Khurram Kazi, Draper, MA, USA

advisory board

advisory board chair:
Dr. Richard A. Tankersley
, VC for Research & Economic Development, and Executive Director of CRI, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Mike Mazzola, Director EPIC, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Asis Nasipuri, ECE Chair, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Glenn D. Boreman, Prof. and Chair Physics & Optical Science, Dir., Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Commun., UNC Charlotte, USA
Shaukat Hameed Khan, Coordinator General, COMSTECH, Islamabad, Pakistan
Mirasd Hadzikadic, Prof. CCI, Director Complex Systems, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Min Shin, Professor and Associate Dean, CCI, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Arshad Ali, Executive Director, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Kamal Alameh, Prof. & Dir., Electron Science Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
Hussein Mouftah, Distinguished Prof. and Director SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada
Badrul Choudhry, Prof. ECE and EPIC Implementation Member, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Mohammad Ilyas, Prof. & Dean Electrical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA
Khurram Kazi, Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, USA
Abdullah Aldawayyan, Prof and Associate Dean, Phys. and Nanosci., KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
M. Ashraf Gondal, Distinguished Prof. Physics Department, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Shaftab Ahmed, Chair, Computer and Software Engg. (CSE), Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Salahuddin Qazi, Prof. Emeritus, ECE SUNY, Utica, NY, USA