Hamad Yahya (Graduate Student Member, IEEE) was born in Sharjah, UAE, in 1997. He received the BSc degree in Electrical Engineering/Communication from Ajman University, Ajman, UAE, in 2018, where he was the top of the class and the MSc degree (with Distinction) in Communications and Signal Processing from The University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K., in 2019, where he is currently pursuing the PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant with The University of Manchester. His research interests include wireless communications for future wireless networks, optimization, and visible light communication.
Mr. Yahya received the Best Student and the Best Project Prizes from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester. He was nominated for the Distinguished Achievement Award in 2019, where he was among the top 14 postgraduate taught students across the Faculty of Science and Engineering. He is the recipient of the MSc Success Scholarship from The University of Manchester.