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Editorial Board

Hany Elgala

Editor-in-Chief

Affiliation:
College of Nanotechnology, Science, and Engineering
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University at Albany
Albany, New York
USA

Biography:
Dr. Hany Elgala is an Associate Professor at the University at Albany - SUNY. He received the Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Experienced Research Fellow at TU-Berlin. Dr. Elgala served as Editor for the IEEE (TCOM, Access, and TCCN), Editor at Frontiers (Optical Communications and Networks), and a Chair at Optica SPPCOM Advanced Photonics Congress.

Interests:
Visible light communications (VLC) technology and LiFi networks, coexistence in wireless heterogeneous networks (HetNets), localization, Internet-of-Things (IoT) security, backscatter communication, artificial intelligence in wireless communications.
Haythem Bany Salameh

Associate Editor

Affiliation:
College of Engineering
Al Ain University
Al Ain
UAE


Interests:
Cognitive radio networks, wireless sensor networks, ad hoc networks, and cellular networks

Paulo Pereira Monteiro

Associate Editor

Affiliation:
Universidade de Aveiro
Aveiro
Portugal


Interests:
Communication systems, FSO Relay Systems, Optical Systems


Hoang Le

Regional Editor

Affiliation:
School of Computer Science and Engineering
The University of Aizu
Aizu-Wakamatsu City
Japan

Region:
Asia

Interests:
Optical Wireless Networks, Satellite/Vehicular Communications, Applied AI/ML, Security-based Quantum Cryptography
Mohammed Elamassie

Regional Editor

Affiliation:
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Ozyegin University
Istanbul 
Turkey

Region:
Middle East

Interests:
Visible Light Communications, Optical Turbulence, Underwater Acoustic Communication, Diversity techniques for fading channels, Performance analysis over fading channels and time-varying channels, Channel estimation and equalization, Multi-input multi-output (MIMO) communications, HAPS/UAV-Based Optical Wireless Communication, Attenuation Models for Visible and Infrared Wavelengths, Optical Turbulence

Affiliation:
School of Engineering 
Ulster University
Belfast 
United Kingdom

Region:
Europe

Interests:
Optical Communication, Radio over Fiber, O-RAN, Fibre Wireless Communication, Machine Learning for Optical Communication, Optical Sensing, RAN
Affiliation:
Department of Electrical, Electronics and Computing Engineering 
Universidad Nacional de Colombia Manizales
Manizales
Colombia

Region:
South America 

Interests:
Telecommunications, Optical fiber, digital signal processing.

Affiliation:
Researcher, Functional Materials and Microsystems (FMM)
Theme Co-Leader, Wearable and Connected Sensors, FMM
School of Engineering, RMIT University
Melbourne
Australia

Region:
Australia 

Interests:
Flexible Electronics, Optical communication, Photonic Crystals
Affiliation:
Kotelnikov Institute of Radioengineering and Electronics (IRE) of Russian Academy of Sciences
Moscow
Russian Federation

Region:
Eastern Europe

Interests:
Computational Modeling, Physiological Signals, Cognitive Modeling, Machine Learning, Biomedical Signal Processing, Signal Analysis, Biomedical Imaging Signal, Image and Video Processing, Biomedical Engineering, Digital Signal Processing, Fourier Analysis, Wavelet Analysis, Cognitive Science, Pattern Recognition, Applied Mathematics
Yongcheng Li

Regional Editor

Affiliation:
School of Electronic and Information Engineering
Soochow University
Suzhou
P. R. China

Region:
Asia

Interests:
Optical Fiber; Fiber-Optic Communication; Signal-to-Noise Ratio; Fiber Optic Networks; Photonics; optical switching networks.
Michael B. Rahaim

Section Editor

Affiliation:
Department of Engineering 
College of Science and Mathematics
University of Massachusetts Boston
Boston
United States

Section Title:
Sensors/Hybrid/non-conventional networks

Interests:
Cooperative heterogeneous wireless communication systems, dynamic / adaptive networks, and software defined radio (SDR).
Sunghyun Bae

Section Editor

Affiliation:
Department of Electronics Information & Communication Engineering
Kangwon National University
Gangwon-do, Samcheok-si
South Korea

Section Title:
Quantum/optical communication and networks

Interests:
Data-center interconnects, Short-haul networks, Fiber-wireless convergence networks, Quantum key distribution (QKD)
Tianwai Bo

Section Editor

Affiliation:
School of Optics and Photonics 
Beijing Institute of Technology
Beijing
China

Section Title:
Fiber and Free-Space Networks 

Interests:
Fiber-optic communication system and network. digital signal processing for optical communication systems, free-space optical communication and network,  datacenter interconnect, subsystem for transmission, microwave photonics, and optical signal processing.
Vuong Mai

Section Editor

Affiliation:
Faculty of Engineering and Digital Technologies
University of Bradford
Bradford
United Kingdom 

Section Title:
Aerial and Space Networks 

Interests:
Optical wireless, free-space optics, B5G/6G, aerial communications, and space communications.
Abdelaali Chaoub

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Institut National des Postes et Télécommunications (INPT)
Morocco


Interests:
Architectural contributions to autonomous and self-organizing systems, remote/rural connectivity solutions for B5G/6G networks, design and optimization of IoT-enabled smart grids, dynamic spectrum access and cognitive radio networks, Multimedia transmission and QoS in wireless networks.

Ch Hussaian Basha

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
NITTE Meenakshi Institute of Technology
Bangalore
India


Interests:
Power Electronics, PV cell modelling, MPPT techniques, Design of High voltage gain DC-DC converters, Soft Computing, Hydrogen Energy, Wind Power Systems, Fuel Cells, plus Electric Vehicles. 


Elmehdi Illi

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
College of Science and Engineering
Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Doha
Qatar

Interests:
Wireless communication, Signal processing, Performance analysis, Optical communication



Faissal El Bouanani

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Ensias College of Engineering 
Mohammed V University in Rabat
Rabat
Morocco

Interests:
Performance analysis, Optical wireless Communication, Channel coding, Cryptography, PHY Layer Security.

Hanaa Abumarshoud

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
James Watt School of Engineering 
University of Glasgow
Scotland
UK

Interests:
LiFi and visible light communications, Intelligent communications, Reconfigurable intelligent surfaces, Physical layer security.

Rizwan Qureshi

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
College of Science and Engineering
Hammad Bin Khalifa University
Doha
Qatar

Interests:
Deep Learning, Bioinformatics, Cancer, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Energy Management
Samarendra Nath Sur

Editorial Board Member

Affiliation:
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology
Rangpo
India


Interests:
Wireless Communication, MIMO Communication, RADAR, Image Processing