Kamran Arshad


Electrical Engineering

Ajman University





Prof. Kamran Arshad has 18+ years of research and teaching experience in higher education and he is currently Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, and a Professor in Electrical Engineering at Ajman University, UAE. Prior to joining Ajman University in January 2016, he has been associated with the University of Greenwich, the UK as a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) and a Program Director of MSc Wireless Mobile Communications Systems Engineering. Prof. Arshad is a Senior Member of IEEE (SM-IEEE), a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (SF-HEA) and an Associate Editor of EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking. Prof. Arshad's research interests are in the areas of cognitive radio, LTE/LTE-Advanced, 5G, and cognitive Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. He was a project manager at the University of Surrey, the UK for the European project QoSMOS and lead the University of Surrey team involved in the project. He has a global collaborative research network spanning both academia and key industrial players in the field of wireless communications. Prof. Arshad has contributed to several European and international large-scale research projects. Prof. Arshad worked closely with leading European companies in communications, such as British Telecom (UK), Toshiba (UK), Thales (France), NEC (Japan/France), Agilent (Belgium), Alcatel Lucent (Germany), Nokia (Finland), Ericsson (Sweden), etc. and produced several joint publications. He has supervised 5+ successful Ph.D. graduates and supervised 40+ MSc thesis. Prof. Arshad has 120+ technical peer-reviewed papers in top-quality journals and international conferences. He received 3 best paper awards, 1 best R&D track award, and chaired technical sessions in several leading international conferences. Prof. Arshad also authored/co-authored 25+ technical reports submitted to the European Commission (EC). He served 100+ international conferences as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member and an editor of several international journals. Prof. Arshad returned research outputs in the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

Area of Interests

  • Wireless and Mobile Communications
  • LTE/LTE-Advanced and 5G
  • Cognitive M2M
  • Radio Resource Management
  • Radio Wave Propagation Modelling