Alagan Anpalagan

Alagan Anpalagan

Prof. Alagan Anpalagan received the B.A.Sc. (H), M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ryerson University in 2001 and was promoted to Full Professor in 2010. He served the department as Graduate Program Director (2004-09) and the Interim Electrical Engineering Program Director (2009-10). During his sabbatical (2010-11), he was a Visiting Professor at Asian Institute of Technology and Visiting Researcher at Kyoto University. Dr. Anpalagan’s industrial experience includes working at Bell Mobility on 1xRTT system deployment studies (2001), at Nortel Networks on SECORE R&D projects (1997) and at IBM Canada as IIP Intern (1994). Dr. Anpalagan directs a research group working on radio resource management (RRM) and radio access & networking (RAN) areas within the WINCORE Lab. His current research interests include cognitive radio resource allocation and management, wireless cross layer design and optimization, collaborative communication, green communications technologies and QoE-aware femtocells. Dr. Anpalagan serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials (2012-), IEEE Communications Letters (2010-) and Springer Wireless Personal Communications (2009-), and past Editor for EURASIP Journal of Wireless Communications and Networking (2004-2009). He also served as EURASIP Guest Editor for two special issues in Radio Resource Management in 3G+ Systems (2006) and Fairness in Radio Resource Management for Wireless Networks (2008). Dr. Anpalagan served as TPC Co-Chair of: IEEE WPMC’12 Wireless Networks, IEEE PIMRC’11 Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Management, IEEE IWCMC’11 Workshop on Cooperative and Cognitive Networks, IEEE CCECE’04/08 and WirelessCom’05 Symposium on Radio Resource Management. Dr. Anpalagan served as IEEE Toronto Section Chair (2006-07), ComSoc Toronto Chapter Chair (2004-05), Chair of IEEE Canada Professional Activities Committee (2009-11). He is the recipient of the Dean’s Teaching Award (2011), Faculty Scholastic, Research and Creativity Award (2010), Faculty Service Award (2010) at Ryerson University. Dr. Anpalagan also completed a course on Project Management for Scientist and Engineers at the University of Oxford CPD Center. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada.

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Ryerson University, Canada

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