Mohammad Asad Rehman Chaudhry received a Ph.D in electrical and computer engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA. He is an Executive Director with Soptimizer, Canada. He has held several industrial and academic positions including a member of High Performance and Exascale Systems Team with IBM Research, a Research Fellow with Hamilton Institute, University of Toronto, a Network Scientist with RCUH for DARPA System F6, an Assistant Director of Huawei-UET Joint Telecom Center, as well as a Faculty Member of the Electrical Engineering with the University of Calgary, and the UET.
Dr. Chaudhry is the Chair of IEEE P1916.1 the IEEE Standard for Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization Performance . He is the Chair of IEEE Research Group on Standards related to SLAs for Virtualized Environments. Dr. Chaudhry was the Vice Chair for Performance at the IEEE SG for Security, Reliability, and Performance for Software Defined and Virtualized Ecosystems. He has served as a General Chair of IEEE GlobalSIP 2015 Symposium on Signal and Information Processing for Software-Defined Ecosystems and Green Computing. He has also served as a Technical Chairof IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 Workshop on Green Standardizations for ICT and Relevant Technologies. He is an editor for IEEE Technical Committee on Green Communications & Computing’s Green Forum newsletter. Some of his honors include the Fulbright Fellowship, and Presidential Scholarship.