Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong Dubai
- Wireless and Computer Networks
- Wireless Sensor Networks
- Vehicular Adhoc Networks (VANETs)
- Intelligent and Ubiquitous Systems
- Network Security
- Energy Efficient Protocols
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Dr Watfa received his PhD from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, USA. He undertook his Masters degree in Engineering Science at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, and his Bachelors in Computer Science at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. At 24, Dr Watfa was one of the youngest PhD holders to graduate from his university. He was also on the Dean's Honors list and received a number of prestigious awards and scholarships.
Dr Watfa's research interests include wireless and computer networks, wireless sensor networks, vehicular adhoc networks (VANETs), intelligent and ubiquitous systems, network security, and energy efficient protocols.
Dr Watfa is the author/editor of more than three books, the guest editor of a number of international journals, the associate editor of a number of international conferences. He has more than 50 journal and conference publications ranked among the top in his research domain (IEEE, ACM, Wiley, and Elsevier Publishers). He was also invited as a keynote speaker in IEEE ICSCCN 2011.
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