Bio (IEEE-style): Aboulnasr (Nasr) Hassanien received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada in 2006. In the past, he held several research and academic positions at Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, South Valley University, Egypt, University of Alberta, Canada, and Villanova University, Villanova, PA. He was the Director of the Wireless Communications and Positioning Laboratory at Villanova University. Currently, he is with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, OH. His research interests are in the general areas of signal processing and communications, with current activities focused on shared spectrum access, dual-function radar-communications, radar signal processing, statistical and array signal processing, automotive radar, and moving target detection.
Dr. Hassanien is the recipient of the 2017 IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society Harry Rowe Mimno Award. He is the Lead Guest Editor of the Digital Signal Processing 2018 Special Issue on Co-operation and Joint Design of Communications and Radar Systems in a Crowded Spectrum. He was a Guest Editor of the International Journal of Antennas and Propagation 2017 Special Issue on Advances in DOA Estimation and Source Localization.