Tamer Khattab (M’ 94 SM’ 18) received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada in 2007, M.Sc. in Electronics and Communications Engineering and B.Sc. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Cairo University, Giza, Egypt. Dr. Khattab has been an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Qatar University (QU) since 2015. Before that he was an Assistant Professor since 2007. He is also a senior member of the technical staff at Qatar Mobility Innovation Center (QMIC), an R&D center owned by QU and funded by Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP). Between 2006 and 2007 he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia working on prototyping advanced Gigabit/sec wireless LAN baseband transceivers. During 2000-2003 Dr. Khattab joined Nokia Siemens Networks Canada Inc.’s Network and Service Management R&D in Vancouver, BC, Canada as a member of the technical staff working on development of core components for network and service management platforms. Between 1994 and 1999 he was with IBM wtc. Egypt as a software development team lead working on development of several client-server corporate tools for IBM labs. Dr. Khattab’s research interests cover physical layer transmission techniques in optical and wireless networks, information theoretic aspects of communication systems and MAC layer protocol design and analysis. Dr. Khattab has more than 200 published refereed journal and conference papers and holds several US patents. He is an associate editor for IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society (OJ-COMS) and the IEEE Communications Letters (COML). Dr. Khattab serves as the founding chair of the Joint IEEE ComSoc & ITSoc Chapter in Qatar.