I am a professor at the School of Computing, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. I am also the director of the School of Computing and the founder and director of the Queen`s Telecommunications Research Lab (TRL) in the School of Computing. My research is in the control and performance evaluation of broadband, wireless and mobile networks, architecture, and protocols.
Before joining Queen's University in 1999, I worked in the department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Kuwait University from 1993 to 1999, and the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo from 1991 to 1993. I obtained my Ph.D. in Computing Science from the University of Alberta in 1990, my M.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto in 1986, and my B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Kuwait University in 1984. I was born in Cairo, Egypt.