Dr. Yaqub is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Alabama A&M University. He is also supervising the research activities of Amphenol-Tecvox Corp. as a Director of Global R&D. He earned a PhD in Wireless Communication from Keio University, Japan, and an MBA in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA. He is an inventor of numerous technologies and has filed dozens of patents in Wireless Communication, Smart Grid, and Cybersecurity of Fin-Tech. He received an Inventor of the Year Award 2014 from New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame. He also received an Innovator Young Faculty Award 2019 from his University. He has served as executive director of Toshiba America Research and as the department head of NIKSUN University, Princeton, NJ, to lead cybersecurity and big data analytics. He has also served as a senior consultant to the State of New Jersey, a spokesperson in 3GPP on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security, an expert inventor with Wells Fargo, and an associate professor at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, USA. He is a senior member of IEEE. More about the author can be found here.