Zaher Dawy received the B.E. degree in computer and communications engineering from the American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon, in 1998 and the M.E. and Dr.-Ing. degrees in communications engineering from Munich University of Technology (TUM), Munich, Germany, in 2000 and 2004, respectively. Since 2004, he has been a faculty member at AUB, where he is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research and teaching interests include wireless networking, cellular technologies, machine-to-machine communications, context-aware mobile sensing, mobile solutions for smart cities, computational biology, and biomedical engineering. He is currently serving as Editor for IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Elsevier Physical Communications, and Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing. He has also served as Executive Editor for Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (ETT) from 2011 to 2014. He received Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Young Arab Researchers in 2012, IEEE Communications Society Outstanding Young Researcher Award in Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region in 2011, AUB Teaching Excellence Award in 2008, Best Graduate Award from TUM in 2000, Youth and Knowledge Siemens Scholarship for Distinguished Students in 1999, and Distinguished Graduate Medal of Excellence from Hariri Foundation in 1998.
He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, Founding Member of the IEEE Communications Society Lebanon Chapter, and served as Chair of the IEEE Communications Society Lebanon Chapter between 2009 and 2012. He has co-authored a book on resource allocation in OFDMA wireless systems published by Wiley Press - IEEE Series on Digital and Mobile Communication. Moreover, he has over 150 research publications in the areas of wireless communications and computational biology. He acted as a Co-Principal Investigator for a TEMPUS Grant from the European Commission during 2004-2008 and as the Lead Principal Investigator for four major international research projects funded by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).
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