Lakehead University's achievements have been recognized nationally and internationally:
Lakehead is ranked 64th in the world according to Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University ranks at 301-400 according to Shanghai world rankings in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.
Canada's Top 10 primarily undergraduate universities in Maclean's 2021 University Rankings.
Wireless communication & Networks Research Group at Lakehead
The focus is on designing resource management schemes and communication protocols for IoT networks that have both (i) enhanced network performance in terms of spectrum efficiency, coverage, and energy efficiency and (ii) satisfied a wide range of IoT devices’ requirements and constraints.
Waleed Ejaz (S’12-M’14-SM’16) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University, Barrie Campus, ON, Canada. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering & Applied Science at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada from Sep. 2018 to Aug. 2020. Previously, he held academic and research positions at Ryerson University, Carleton University, and Queen’s University in Canada. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan and the National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, and the Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Sejong University, Republic of Korea, in 2014. He has co-authored over 130 papers in prestigious journals and conferences, and 3 books. His current research interests include the Internet of Things (IoT), energy harvesting, 5G and beyond networks, and mobile edge computing. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Ejaz completed certificate courses on “Teaching and Learning in Higher Education” from the Chang School at Ryerson University. He is a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the province of Ontario, Canada. Dr. Ejaz is a senior member of IEEE, member of ACM, and ACM distinguished speaker.