Dr. Amir Esmailpour is an assistant professor in the department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering and Computer Science (ECECS) at the University of New Haven,
where he teaches computer and networking courses, while conducting research on the
4th Generation (4G) of wireless networks such as Long Term Evolution (LTE) and Worldwide
Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX).
Before coming to the University of New Haven, Dr. Esmailpour was a postdoctoral fellow
at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of
Toronto, Canada. He received his Ph.D. from the faculty of Engineering and Computer
Science at the University of Guelph, Canada, and his Master's and Bachelor's degrees
from Ryerson University, Toronto, and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, respectively,
both located in Canada. Dr. Esmailpour has several years of experience in research
and teaching at universities across Canada and the U.S. Prior to returning to academic
work, he also had several years of experience in industry, working for companies such
as Nortel Networks and Daimler Chrysler.
Dr. Esmailpour has published several papers in reputable publications such as IEEE
journals, magazines, and conferences. He has also reviewed more than 100 papers in
the same journals and conferences. He has received several Canadian national, provincial
and industrial awards and scholarships during his academic and professional careers,
such as a grant from Canada's prestigious NSERC. In addition to his university education,
he also holds several industrial certifications such as Microsoft Corporation, Cisco
Systems, and Nortel Networks certifications.
Dr. Esmailpour's research interests include various areas of networking and wireless
communication, such as next generation of wireless networks, LTE, WiMAX radio resource
management, quality of service, and routing. He also has strong industrial affiliations
with companies such as Ericsson, Cisco, and RIM.