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Name Monzur Kabir
School School of Engineering & Information Technology
Program Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE) – formerly ITCT
Academic and Professional Designations
  • PhD, Telecommunications Engineering 

  • MSc Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering 

  • Post-Graduate Diploma, Computer Science and Engineering 

  • BSc Engineering, Electrical Electronics Engineering 

  • P.Eng. (Professional Engineer  Ontario, PEO) 

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • Wireless Communications and Networks  

  • Data Communications and Networks  

  • Digital Signal Processing  

  • Selected topics in Electronics (power electronics) 

  • Control Systems (feedback system principle and design)

Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Wireless communications and networking – radio link design, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, cellular mobile (LTE), internetworking and network security  

  • Sensor networks and Internet of Things (IoT) smart sensor & signal conditioning, and IoT wireless networks.  

  • Electronics – power electronics, RF electronics, microcontrollers & system-in-chip.

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Applied R & D, and commercial product development – telecom & networking equipment & systems, and sensor networks.  

  • Cellular mobile radio network quality measurements and analysis  

  • Engineering consulting – network optimization, and evaluation of project proposals

Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

  • Applied research with industry partnership on sensor network with Bluetooth low-energy networking, electrical energy harvesting and battery charging, and Internet of Thing (IoT) node development 

  • Reviewer of National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) funding proposals 

  • Five Peer reviewed publications – on telecommunications, modeling of optical communication systems, database systems, and engineering education


Additional Information
  • Recipient of:  
  • Finalist award of Bell-Atlantic Leaders In Excellence Award  - a corporate-wide R&D project competition (twice - in 1997 and again in 1998) 
  • Scholarship for doctoral study (for 3 academic years) from FINNIDA (Department for International Development Cooperation of Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs) 
  • Scholarship for MSc study (for 3 academic years) from FINNIDA  
  • Telecom Finland Prize – an award for the best MSc Engineering student  
  • Scholarship for post-graduate study from United Nations Development Program (UNDP 
  • Experience in engineering curriculum development 


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