Ala’a Al-Habashna received his Master of Engineering degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2010, and his Ph.D. degree from Carleton University in 2018, both in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Currently, Dr. Al-Habashna is a Postdoctoral Fellow and an Instructor at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He received the fellowship of the School of Graduate Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2010. Furthermore, Dr. Al-Habashna has won multiple awards including excellence and best-paper awards. He worked as a reviewer for many conferences and journals including the IEEE ICC and the Multimedia Tools and Applications journal. Dr. Al-Habashna is also the co-chair of the Communications and Networking Simulation (CNS) Symposium of the Spring Simulation multi-conference, and he is a Technical Program Committee Member in many conferences such as the International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS). His current research interests include discrete-event modeling and simulations, signal detection and classification, cognitive radio systems, 5G wireless networks, communication networks architecture and protocols, IoT applications, machine learning, and multimedia communication over wireless networks.