Mohamad Khattar Awad

Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering, Mohamad Khattar Awad, earned B.A.Sc. in electrical and computer engineering (communications option) from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, in 2004 and the M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, in 2006 and 2009, respectively. From 2004 to 2009 he was a research assistant in the Broadband Communications Research Group (BBCR), University of Waterloo. In 2009 to 2012, he was an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the American University of Kuwait. Since 2012, he has been with Kuwait University as an Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering. Dr. Awad’s research interest includes wireless and wired communications, software-defined networks resource allocation, wireless networks resource allocation, and acoustic vector-sensor signal processing. He received the Ontario Research; Development Challenge Fund Bell Scholarship in 2008 and 2009, the University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship in 2009, and a fellowship award from the Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH in 2011. In 2015, he received the Kuwait University Teaching Excellence Award. Dr. Awad serves on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking (TGCN).

Education

  • Certificate in University Teaching 2008

    Teaching Certification

    Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

  • Ph.D. 2009

    Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

  • M.A.Sc 2006

    M.A.Sc

    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

  • B.A.Sc 2004

    B.A.Sc - Communications option with Co-op Education

    University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada

Positions

  • Present2012

    Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering

    Kuwait University, Kuwait

  • 20122009

    Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    American University of Kuwait

  • 20102009

    Lecturer (Australian System)

    Australian College of Kuwait

Scholarships and Awards

  • 2015
    Kuwait University Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2011
    Dartmouth College and America University of Kuwait Fellowship Award
  • 2009
    Ontario Research & Development Challenge Fund Bell Scholarship
  • 2009
    University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship
  • 2008
    Ontario Research & Development Challenge Fund Bell Scholarship