Dr. Yaqub earned a Ph.D. in Wireless Communication from Keio University, Japan, and MBA in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickenson University, USA. He is one of the pioneers of LTE/4G, and an inventor of numerous technologies of 4th Generation Wireless Communication, and Smart Grid. He received “Inventor of the Year Award” from the Governor of the State of New Jersey, USA, through Inventors Hall of Fame.
Dr. Yaqub remained an Executive Director of Toshiba America Research, Department head of NIKSUN University, headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, where he lead educational efforts on Cybersecurity, and Big Data Analytics. He also remained Sr. Consultant to the State of New Jersey, a spokesperson in 3GPP on behalf of Department of Homeland Security”, an Associate Professor at University of Tennessee. Currently he is playing three roles: an Associate Professor at Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, Managing Partner of Del Terri, a Big Data Analytics venture, and an Inventor/Patent Expert for Wells Fargo.
Dr. Yaqub is skilled in teaching, conducting research, inventing technologies, developing solutions, and building industry-academia collaboration. His academic efforts include developing from scratch, the new courses on “Smart Grid”, “4G Networks”, and “Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Cyber Security”.
His research interest is in Cyber Security, Big Data Analytics, 5G/4G/LTE, and Smart Grid technologies (including Electric Vehicles, Renewable Energies, Smart Home Energy Management, etc.). He filed 35+ patents (24 already issued), published numerous papers in international conferences, and submitted 150+ contributions in technical standards organizations. He remained a working group chairman in Mobile Wireless Internet Forum, Chairman IEEE Membership Development, Chairman IEEE for Award Committee, Rapporteur in 3GPP, keynote speaker, panelist, and guest speaker in numerous International conferences.