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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

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Dr. Letaief is an internationally recognized leader in wireless communications and networks. He is a Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering, Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and Member of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is also recognized by Thomson Reuters as an ISI Highly Cited Researcher and was listed among the 2020 top 30 of AI 2000 Internet of Things Most Influential Scholars.

Dr. Letaief is the recipient of many distinguished awards and honors, including the 2022 IEEE Communications Society Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award; 2019 Distinguished Research Excellence Award by HKUST School of Engineering; 2019 IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award; and 2016 IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications.

He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and been involved in organizing many flagship international conferences. He is also well recognized for his dedicated service to professional societies and IEEE where he has served in many leadership positions. These include President of the IEEE Communications Society (2018-19), the world's leading organization for communications professionals with headquarter in New York City and members in 162 countries. Dr. Letaief is currently serving as member of the IEEE Board of Directors.

Dr. Letaief received the BS degree with distinction, MS and Ph.D. Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University at West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, in 1984, 1986, and 1990, respectively.

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