Imran Shafique Ansari was born in India in 1987. He completed his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in 2009 (with First Honors) and M.Sc. from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in 2010. Currently, he is a PhD Candidate at KAUST under KAUST Fellowship award.
He has been member of IEEE and IET since 2007 and has served in various capacities. Currently, he is serving on IET CC-EMEA (Communities Committee-Europe, Middle-East and Africa). He has edited technical papers including conference papers, magazine articles and journal articles. He has been reviewing submissions from IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Commuications Magazine, and IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications among others. He has served as a member of the TPC (Technical Program Committee) of IEEE Sysmposium on Business, Engineering and Industrial Applications (ISBEIA) 2012, IEEE Colloqium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (CHUSER) 2012, IEEE Business, Engineering, & Industrial Applications Colloqium (BEIAC 2013), and IEEE Symposium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (SHUSER) 2013 among many others.
His research interest include Free-Space Optics (FSO), Wireless Communications, Composite Fading Channels, Channel Modeling/Signal Propagation issues, Relay/Multihop Communications and Diversity Reception Techniques among others.