Waleed Ejaz (S’12-M’14-SM’16) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Science & Engineering at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada. He is also the founding director of Next Generation Wireless Networks (NEWNET) research laboratory. Previously, he held academic and research positions at Ryerson University, Carleton University, and Queen’s University in Canada. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan and the National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, and the Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Sejong University, Republic of Korea, in 2014. He has co-authored over 90 papers in prestigious journals and conferences, and 3 books. His current research interests include Internet of Things (IoT), energy harvesting, 5G and beyond networks, and mobile edge computing. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the IEEE ACCESS. Dr. Ejaz completed certificate courses on “Teaching and Learning in Higher Education” from the Chang School at Ryerson University. He is a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Ejaz is a senior member of IEEE, member of ACM, and ACM distinguished speaker.