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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

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Dr. Letaief is the New Bright Professor of Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) where he has held many administrative positions, including Acting Provost and Dean of Engineering. He an internationally recognized leader in wireless communications and networks with over 50,000 citations along with 15 patents, including 11 US inventions. He is a Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering, Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Member of India National Academy of Sciences, and Member of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is also the the recipient of many distinguished awards and honors including the 2022 IEEE Communications Society Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award; 2019 IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award; 2016 IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications; and 2010 Purdue University Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer Award. Dr. Letaief is well recognized for his dedicated service to professional societies and IEEE where he has served in many leadership positions. These include founding Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Member of the IEEE Board of Directors, President of the IEEE Communications Society, and Chair of the IEEE Periodicals Committee.

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