Dr. Hafiz Yasar Lateef has several years of experience on Internet of Things (IoT), Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication, Smart Cities, Big Data Analytics, 4G LTE and 5G wireless communication networks. He has successfully conducted trainings on IoT Application Design and Big Data Analytics for Cisco and Orange Telecom France. He is a Member of IEEE Communications Society and frequently features as a keynote speaker at various International conferences and workshops. His expertise encompass Internet of Things (IoT), M2M communication, big data analytics, and LTE radio network planning and optimization. His work on the areas of IoT, Smart Cities, Green Cellular Networks and Self-Organising cellular networks have already found their way into ICT standards. He has authored and co-authored numerous international journals and conference papers in the field of IoT, Smart Cities, and LTE/LTE-Advanced wireless networks. He is also serving as a distinguished Visiting Lecturer at Curtin University, Perth, Australia, where he delivers lectures about designing of State-of-Art IoT Systems and IoT Applications.
Dr. Yasar holds a Doctorate degree in the field of Telecommunications from University of Leeds, UK. He has participated in various international projects on future wireless networks in collaboration with ZTE Corporation, Texas A&M, Politecnico Di Torino Italy, King’s College London, CTTC Spain and CCSR University of Surrey. In the past, he held various roles at ZTE Corporation, University of Leeds, UK, University of Bedfordshire, UK, Qatar University, QMIC and Texas A&M.