A Multi-topic International Conference
UNCC_Honet logo_HONET    
11th HONET-PfE
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
December 15 - 17, 2014 

 

General Chair(s)    
Ferguson Boreman    
Dr. Ian Ferguson
Vice Provost & Dean
COE & Computing
Missouri University of S & T
Rolla, MO, USA

ianf@mst.edu
Dr. Glenn D.Boreman
Prof. and Chair,
Physics & Optical Science
Dir, Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Communications
UNC Charlotte, USA

gboreman@uncc.edu
   
       
Conference and TPC Chairs    
Conrad     
Dr. Ziya Arnavut
Conf. Co-Chair
Prof., Computer Science Department SUNY Fredonia,
NY
, USA
ziya.arnavut@fredonia.edu

Dr. Jim M. Conrad
Conf. Co-Chair

Prof., ECE Department,

UNC Charlotte, NC,USA                     jmconrad@uncc.edu

   
Kamal Alameh    
Dr. Ahmed E. Kamal
TPC Co-Chair

Prof., ECE,
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA

kamal@iastate.edu
Dr. Kamal Alameh
TPC Co-Chair

Prof. & Director, Electron Science Research Institute,
Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia

k.alameh@ecu.edu.au
   
       
Host Committee and Local TPC    
Dr Jing Xiao CS, UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Abasifreke Ebong ECE, UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Na Lu (LuNa) ET, CE, UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Jiang (Linda) Xie ECE, UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Thomas Suleski PHY & Opt. Sci., UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Nathaniel Fried PHY & Opt. Sci., UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Michael Walter CHEM, UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Ting T. (Terry) Xu UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Tsing-Hua Her PHY & Opt. Sci., UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Mirsad Hadzikadic CCI, UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr. Menelaos Poutous PHY & Opt. Sci., UNC Charlotte, USA    
Technical Program Committee (TPC) Members    
Dr Junaid A. Zubairi SUNY - Fredonia, USA    
Dr Badrul Chowdary UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr April Brown Duke University, USA    
Dr Eric Johnson Clemson University, USA    
Dr Yong Zhang UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Abdullah Aldawayyan KSU, Saudi Arabia    
Dr Carla Dimas Masdar Institute, UAE    
Dr Michael Escuti NC State, USA    
Dr Jala El-Azab Cairo University, Egypt    
Dr Ajay K. Sharma NIT Jalandhar, India    
Dr Vasily Astrotov UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Nikolaus Dietz Georgia State, USA    
       
Finance Chairs    
Fiddy Raja    
Dr. Michael A. Fiddy, Prof.
Electrical & Computer Engineering and Physics & Optical Science Dept.,
UNC Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
mafiddy@uncc.edu
Dr. M. Yasin Akhtar Raja, Prof.
Ctr. for Optoelectronics & Optical Communications and
Physics & Optical Science Dept.,
UNC Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28223, USA

raja@uncc.edu
   
       
Information Chair(s)    
Kantarci Haider    
Dr. Burak Kantarci
Co-Chair
EE&CS, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada

kantarci@site.uottawa.ca
Dr. Syed Ali Haider
Co-Chair

SEECS-NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan

ali.haider@seecs.edu.pk
   
       
Publication Committee    
Dr HaiTao Zhang (Co-Chair) UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr Syed Ali Haider (Co-Chair) SEECS, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan    
Dr Habib Fathallah KSU, Saudi Arabia    
Dr Ilia Baldine UNC Chapel Hill, USA    
Dr Michael Kudenov NC State, USA    
Dr Koji Kamakura CITTN, Chiba, Japan    
Dr Jamie Payton UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr. Menelaos Poutous UNC Charlotte, USA    
HONET Secretariat    
Dr Syed Ali Haider (Webmaster) NUST-SEECS, Pakistan ali.haider@seecs.edu.pk  
Dr Burak Kantarci (Publicity) U Ottawa, Canada kantarci@site.uottawa.ca  
Dr Michael A. Fiddy (Finance) UNC Charlotte mafiddy@uncc.edu  
Dr Ben Klein (Program) Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA bklein@gatech.edu  
       
       
       
Industry Expo Chair and Coordinator    
Enslin  Boreman    

Dr Johan Enslin
Gen Chair
Professor ECE and Director EPIC
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

jenslin@uncc.edu

Dr. Glenn D. Boreman
Prof. and Chair, Physics & Optical Sc.
Dir, Ctr for Optoelectronics & Optical Communications
UNC Charlotte, USA

gboreman@uncc.edu
   
       
Dr. Khurram Kazi L3-Communication and NYIT, USA    
Mr. Scott Williams (Coordinator) UNC Charlotte, USA    
Dr. Madhav Manjrekar ECE, UNC Charlotte, USA    
       
Tutorials/
Workshop Co-Chairs:
Dr. Junaid A. Zubairi, SUNY Fredonia, Dr. Asis Nasipuri, UNC Charlotte, USA zubairi@fredonia.edu; ANASIPUR@uncc.edu  
Poster Session: Dr. Awad Gerges UNC Charlotte, USA agerges@uncc.edu  
  Dr. Tsing-Hua HerUNC Charlotte, USA ther@uncc.edu  
Steering Committee Chairs    
Raja Zaidi    
Dr. M. Yasin Akhtar Raja, Prof.
Ctr for Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, Physics & Optical Sc. Dept., UNC Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28223, USA

raja@uncc.edu
Dr. Syed M. H. Zaidi
Dean, SEECS
National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Pakistan

drzaidi@seecs.edu.pk
   
Dr. Hussein Mouftah University of Ottawa, Canada  mouftah@site.uottawa.ca  
Dr Hasan AMCA EMU, N. Cyprus hasan.amca@emu.edu.tr  
Dr. M Manshad Satti ITBUtler, Dubai, UAE msatti@itbutler.com.au  
Dr M Asghar Hashmi IUB, Pakistan mhashmi@iub.edu.pk  
Dr. Ray Tsu UNC Charlotte, USA tsu@uncc.edu  
Dr. John Zavada NSF, Arlington, USA jzavada@nsf.gov
Dr. Justin Schwartz ECE, NC State, USA justin_schwartz@ncsu.edu  
Dr. Janakiraman Kumar Anna University, Chennai, India marsjk@gmail.com  
Dr. Abdallah Ougazzaden Dir., G.Tech-Lorraine; VP Lafayette Institute, France Email  
Dr. Asif Khan USC, Columbia, USA asif@cec.sc.edu  
Dr. Gee-Kung Chang Georgia Tech, USA Email  
Dr. Mahmood Nagrial University of Western Sydney, Australia M.Nagrial@uws.edu.au  
Dr. Ram Gopal University of Allah Abad, India profrgopal@gmail.com  
Dr. M. Ilyas FAU, Boca Raton, FL, USA ilyas@fau.edu  

Technical Program Alumni Committee

Dr. Jamie Payton, College of Computing & Informatics, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Michael A. Fiddy, Phys & OSc. and ECE, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Jiang (Linda) Xie, College of Engineering, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Abasifreke Ebong, ECE & EPIC, UNC Charlotte, USA
Dr. Thomas Suleski, Ctr. for Optoelectronics & Optical Comm., UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Patrick Moyer, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Vasily Astrotov, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Nathaniel Fried, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Hasan Demirel,  Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Erhan Ince, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Runyi Yu, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Osman Kukrer, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Huseyin Ozkaraman, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Hasan Demirel, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus   

Dr. Erhan Ince, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Runyi Yu (Prof.), Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Osman Kukrer, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Huseyin Ozkaraman, Eastern Mediterranean Univ, Magosa, Cyprus

Dr. Nasir Ghani, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Dr. Burak Kantarci, SITE, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Dr. Raheel Hassan, QUEST, Pakistan
Dr. Khaled Harfoush, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Dr. Hakki Cankaya, Computer Sc. and Engineering, SMU Campus, Dallas, TX, USA

Dr. Filippo Cugini, (CNIT) Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and University of Pisa, Italy
Dr. Aykut Hocanin, Chair Electrical Engg. Dept., Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Muhammed Salamah, Chair Computer Engg., Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Dogu Arifler. Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Ahmet Unveren, Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Gurcu Oz, Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Jala El-Azab, NILES, Cairo University, Egypt
Dr. Habib Fathallah (Optical access network) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Koji Kamakura, Info & CS., Chiba Institute of Technology, Chiba, Japan
Dr. Ahmed Kamal, Iowa State University, Ames IA, USA
Dr. Zafar Taqvi, NASA, Houston, USA
Dr. Bulent Orencik, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Sema Oktug, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Murat Manguoglu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Deniz Dal, Ataturk University, Turkey
Dr. Taner Arsan, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Dr. Tamer Dqg, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Dr. M Ashraf Gondal, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Berk Canberk, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. A Coskun Sonmez, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Ali Gokhan Yavuz, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Fahrettin Yakuphanoglu, Prof. and Chair Physics Dept, Firat University Elizig,  Turkey
Dr. Boon S. Ooi, KAUST, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Byrav Ramamurthy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Dr. Zeyad Alahmed (Photonics) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammed Alduraibi (Microelectronics & Nanofabrication) KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Saleh Alshobaili (Wireless & Sensor network) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammad Alsunaidi, KFUPM,  Dhahran Saudi Arabia  
Dr. Clara Dimas, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Mahmoud Rasras, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Hakan Bagci, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia
Dr. Yaping Zhang, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia   
Dr. Ajay K. Sharma, NIT Jalandhar, India
Dr. Andre Girard, EXFO Optical Systems, Montreal, Canada
Dr. Admela Jukan, Technische Universitat Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
Dr. Mahmood H. Nagrial, Univ. of Western Sydney, Australia
Dr. Mostafa H. Aly, Prof., ECED, AAST, Alexandria, Egypt

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