Shakil Ahmed


Dr. Shakil Ahmed is a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University, with guidance from Prof. Ahmed Kamal, Prof. Ashfaq Khokhar, and Prof. Mohamed Selim. Before this, he obtained his MS in Electrical Engineering at Utah State University under Prof. Rose Hu.

Dr. Ahmed's fervor resides in teaching, where he finds immense satisfaction in imparting knowledge to undergraduate and graduate students in the ever-evolving fields of Computer Science and Engineering. His research endeavors encompass a range of captivating domains, including the exploration of 5G/6G technologies, the intricacies of edge networks, the world of vehicle-to-everything communication, the intricacies of edge caching and computing, the synergy between machine learning and wireless networks, as well as the integration of wireless networks for distributed and on-device machine learning.

Area of Expertise: 
Wireless Communications and Networking
Machine Learning
PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, 2023
MS in Electrical Engineering, Utah State University, 2019
BS in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, 2014