Dr. Hafiz Yasar Lateef – founder of SMART CITIES EXPO WORLD FORUM – has several years of experience in Smart City Planning and Internet of Things (IoT). He is a Member of IEEE Communications Society and frequently features as a keynote speaker at various international conferences and workshops. His expertise encompass Internet of Things, Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN), Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication, 5G, LTE radio network planning and optimization, Small cells & DAS planning & Optimization, Self-Organizing Networks (SON) and Green cellular networks. Dr. Hafiz Yasar Lateef’s Biography has been featured on Bristol Who’s Who famous personalities registry for his excellent research work in the field of Telecommunication. His work on the areas of MIMO techniques for wireless networks, Green Cellular Networks and Self-Organising cellular networks have already found their way into telecommunication standards. He has authored and co-authored numerous international journals and conference papers in the field of IoT, M2M and LTE/LTE-Advanced Wireless Networks.
Dr. Yasar holds a Doctorate degree in the field of Telecommunications from University of Leeds, UK. He has participated in various international projects on future wireless networks in collaboration with ZTE Corporation, Texas A&M, Politecnico Di Torino Italy, King’s College London, CTTC Spain and CCSR University of Surrey. In the past, he held various roles at ZTE Corporation, University of Leeds, UK, University of Bedfordshire, UK, Qatar University, QMIC,Texas A&M and Curtin University, Perth Australia.