Dr. Arbab Waheed Ahmad received Ph.D. in Electronics and Communication Engineering (2016) from Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea, MS in Electronics, Electrical, Control, and Instrumentation Engineering (2012) from Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea, and BSc in Electrical Engineering (2008) from NWFP University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan.  

Currently, he is serving PAF-IAST Pakistan as Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering department and Head of Electrical Engineering. He remained Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at CECOS University of IT and Emerging Sciences Pakistan. 

His research focuses on scheduling and resource allocation in Next Generation (NG) communication, Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) transmission technique for NG communication, antenna design, mm-Wave utilization for NG communication network are current research topics under his supervision.   

He is reviewer of many distinguished journals like IEEE ACCESS, Springer Wireless Networks. He is author of more than 20 international publications published in different journals and conference proceedings. He received best paper award for 3 papers published in ICACT, South Korea. He was awarded scholarship for MS studies in Hanyang University by Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan. He received Korean Industrial scholarship during PhD at Hanyang University, South Korea.  


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Electronics and Communications Engineering ,Hanyang University South Korea, 2016
  • Master of Science in Electronics, Electrical, Control, and Instrumentation Engineering, Hanyang University South Korea ,2012
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, N-W.F.P University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar 2008


  • A. Iqbal, A. W. Ahmad, A. Smida and N. K. Mallat, "Tunable SIW Bandpass Filters with Improved Upper Stopband Performance," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs.
  • A. Iqbal, O. A. Saraereh, A. W. Ahmad, and S. Bashir, "Mutual Coupling Reduction Using F-Shaped Stubs in UWB-MIMO Antenna," in IEEE Access, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-1
  • M. A. Khan, N. Saeed, A. W. Ahmad, and C. Lee, "Location Awareness in 5G Networks Using RSS Measurements for Public Safety Applications," in IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 21753-21762, 2017.
  • Arbab Waheed Ahmad, Heekwon Yang, Gul Shahzad, and Chankil Lee, “Macrocells-User Protected Interference-Aware Transmit Power Control for LTE-A Heterogeneous Networks,” Mobile Information Systems, vol. 2016, Article ID 7043235, 12 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/7043235
  • Arbab Waheed Ahmad, HeekwonYang, Chankil Lee, “Maximizing Throughput with Wireless Spectrum Sensing Network Assisted Cognitive Radios ”International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks ,Vol 11, Issue 6, 2015.
  • G. Shahzad, H. Yang, A. W. Ahmad and C. Lee, "Energy-Efficient Intelligent Street Lighting System Using Traffic-Adaptive Control," in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 13, pp. 5397-5405, July1, 2016.

Research Interests

  • 5G Communication
  • 4G LTE-Advanced
  • OFDM based systems.
  • Small Cells and Heterogeneous Networks
  • Resource Allocation, Power Control, and Interference Management
  • Smart Vehicles
  • Antenna design for NG networks