Waleed Ejaz, Ph.D., P. Eng.

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Lakehead University, Barrie Campus, ON, Canada
Email: wejaz@lakeheadu.ca; waleed.ejaz@ieee.org

I am looking for motivated Ph.D. students and undergraduate research interns in the area of wireless networks to join my research group starting Spring or Fall 2021. Please send me your cover letter, CV, and research statement (one page) if interested.


Waleed Ejaz (S’12-M’14-SM’16) is an Assistant 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 90 papers in prestigious journals and conferences, and 3 books. His current research interests include Internet of Things (IoT), energy harvesting, 5G and beyond networks, and mobile edge computing. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the IEEE ACCESS. 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 British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Ejaz is a senior member of IEEE, member of ACM, and ACM distinguished speaker.