Prof. Abbas Mohammed
Abbas Mohammed is a Professor of Telecommunications Theory and the Head of Telecommunications Research at the School of Engineering, Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Sweden. He was awarded the PhD degree from Liverpool University, UK, in 1992 and the Swedish Docent degree in Radio Communications and Navigation from Blekinge Institute of Technology in 2001. He is the recipient of the Blekinge Research Foundation Award "Researcher of the Year" Award and Prize. He is the supervisor of 3 Master Theses which received the "Best Master Thesis" Award and Prize from Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan for BTH. From 2002-2010, he was BTH's Director of the Graduate School of Telecommunications (a collaborative consortium in research and education between 4 Swedish universities) Chaired by the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH. He is also the Swedish representative and member of the management committee to several European Community Project investigating several reserach topics in Telecommunications (e.g., ACTS FP4, FP7 COST 280, 296, 297, IC0802, IC0902, and IC1102). From 1993 to 1996, he was a Research Fellow with the Radio Navigation Group, University of Wales (Bangor), UK. From 1996 to 1998, he was with the University of Newcastle, UK, working on a European collaborative project within the ACTS (Advance Communications Technologies and Services) FP4 Research Programme that investigated 3G Satellite-UMTS systems. He has been a Consaltant to Ericsson AB on Power Control standardization issues for 3G. He has been a visiting lecturer to several universities. Professor Mohammed is a Fellow of The Institution of Electrical Engineering since 2004. In 2006 he received Fellowship of the UK's Royal Institute of Navigation. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.