Prof. Dr. Abid Yahya

Prof. Dr. Abid Yahya began his career on an engineering path, which is rare among other researcher executives, he earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan in Electrical and Electronic Engineering majoring in telecommunication at 2000. He received MSc and Ph.D. degrees in wireless and mobile systems from the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia in 2007 and 2010, respectively. Currently, he is working at the Botswana International University of Science and Technology. He has applied this combination of practical and academic experience to a variety of consultancies for major corporations. His research areas in Wireless and Mobile System, Wireless Sensor Network, IoT and Cloud Computing, Steganography and Cryptography, Image & Signal Processing. He has many research publications to his credit in numerous reputable journals, conference articles, and book chapters. He has received several awards and grants from various funding agencies and supervised several Ph.D. and master candidates. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, and a Professional Engineer registered with the Botswana Engineers Registration Board (ERB).   He was assigned to be an external and internal examiner for postgraduate students. He has been invited many times to be a speaker or visiting lecturer at different multinational companies. He sits on various panels with the government and other industry-related boards of study. He has around 136 publications in international journals, conferences and book chapter. He has a patent, copyright and award.