Anwer Al-Dulaimi is currently a Senior Strategy Manager of Connectivity and Industry 4.0 at Veltris, Toronto, Canada. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Brunel University, London, U.K., in 2012 after obtaining M.Sc. and B.Sc. honours degrees in communication engineering. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, sponsored by Blackberry’s advanced research team.
In his current role, Anwer is developing and leading long-term strategic plans for adoption and implementation of 5G, 6G, and Industry 4.0 technologies. He is the chair of the newly established IEEE 5G/6G Innovation Testbed project working to develop a convergent testing platform for E2E network innovations. He is the chair of the IEEE 1932.1 ‘Standard for Licensed/Unlicensed Spectrum Interoperability in Wireless Mobile Network’. He is also representing Veltris in many industrial forums and collaborative projects. He has published many papers, edited books, and developed patents focusing on new generations of mobile networking technologies. He is the Editor of IEEE Future Networks Series on 6G published by IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, editor of Vehicular Networking Series in IEEE Communication Standards Magazine and guest editor of many other IEEE series issues.
His research interests include 5G/6G networks, cloud computing, IoT and cybersecurity. He is a Fellow of the British Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET), registered as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) by the British Engineering Council since 2010. He is a voting member of Mobile Communication Networks Standards Committee (MobiNet-SC) and IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer.