Mouhamed Abdulla

Dr. Mouhamed Abdulla


Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Mouhamed Abdulla is a Professor of Electrical Engineering in the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology, Faculty of Applied Science and Technology.

Mouhamed earned his BEng (with distinction) in Electrical Engineering in 2003 and continued to pursue his Master’s in Aerospace Engineering and his PhD in Electrical Engineering all at Concordia University in Montréal, Québec.

Mouhamed has been an EU Marie-Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellow (MSCA-IF) affiliated with the Electrical Engineering Department of Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden since 2015 as the PI of the EU-H2020-MARSS-5G project. While in Europe, he was involved with a variety of funded projects including EU-H2020-HIGHTS and EU-H2020-is3DMIMO, with research supported by Ericsson Research Foundation. In 2017, Mouhamed was a visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Electronic Engineering of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, followed by short visits to BUPT, Harbin Institute of Technology, Huawei Hong Kong and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

From 2003 until almost 2010, following his receipt of his Bachelor’s degree, Mouhamed worked at IBM Canada Ltd. as a Senior Technical Specialist. From there he pursued an NSERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Québec in Montréal.

Mouhamed holds several awards from international organizations, government, academia, and industry. He is on the Editorial Board of various journal publications, and serves as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of flagship international conferences. Mouhamed is a referee for several Canadian and European Granting Agencies and is a member of the IEEE Connected, Automated and Intelligent Vehicles Working Group (IEEE P2040 Standard) and the IEEE for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (IEEE P2048 Standard VRAR). Mouhamed was an IEEE Executive Committee member of the Montréal Section as the Secretary in 2013 and Treasurer in 2014-2015.

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  • Prof. of Elec. Eng. (2018-Present, Sheridan, ON, Canada)
  • Visiting Research Fellow (2017, Tsinghua Univ., P.R. China)
  • EU Marie-Curie Fellowship (2017, Chalmers Univ. of Tech., Sweden)  
  • NSERC PostDoc (2015, ETS, Univ. of Quebec, QC, Canada)
  • Ph.D. Degree in Elec. Eng. (2012, Concordia Univ., QC, Canada)
  • Sr. System Eng. (2003-2010, IBM Canada Ltd., QC, Canada)
  • M.Eng. Degree in Mech. & Industrial Eng. (2006, Concorda Univ., QC, Canada)
  • B.Eng. Degree in Elec. Eng. (2003, Concordia Univ., QC, Canada)

Past/Present Research Funding

Invited Podcast, Seminars, Panels and Visits

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications

Engineering Education:

IoT for Smart Cities:

Vehicular Communications:

Mobile Communications:

Aerospace Engineering:

  • M. Abdulla, J. V. Svoboda, and L. Rodrigues, "Avionics Made Simple," Dept. of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering, Concordia Univ., Montréal, Québec, Canada, Dec. 2005, pp. 173. ISBN: 978-0-88947-908-1 (course pack)

Magazines and Newsletters:

Teaching Interests

  • COMM-16165: Technical Reports Writing and Presentations
  • MATH-13406: Applied Mathematics
  • MATH-15121D: Calculus II (Multivariate Calculus)
  • MATH-15325D: Linear Algebra
  • ENGI-12578: Electrical Fundamentals & Electronics
  • ENGI-28779: Digital Communication Systems
  • TELE-28649: Wireless Communication Systems
  • ENGI-30123: Wireless Communication Networks
  • ENGI-57494: Wireless IoT Communications
  • ELEE-36312D: Communication Systems Engineering
  • ENGI-30893: Electric, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Research Interests

  • Pedagogical: Engineering Education, Engineering Design, Course Development, CDIO.
  • Smart Cities: IoT, Wi-Fi, BLE, LoRa, LoRaWAN, LTE-M, NB-IoT.
  • Transportation: ITS, CAV, C-V2X, DSRC, 802.11p, VANET.
  • Emerging Tech.: 5G, B5G, 6G, eMTC, URLLC, eMBB, AI/ML.
  • Eng. Math: Linear Algebra, Applied Probability, Multivariate Calculus, Numerical Analysis.
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