Dr. Hussain received her PhD and MASc degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ryerson University, Toronto; where she was affiliated with the WINCORE lab. Upon graduation she joined the Network-Centric Applied Research Team (N-CART) as a post doctoral fellow where she continues to work on various NSERC-funded projects in the realm of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Dr. Hussain has worked as a limited term assistant professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Guelph. She is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science at Ryerson University where her role includes the supervision of several graduate projects. Fatima is also a full member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies where she supervises graduate students in the Master of Digital Media (MDM) program.
She proposed, developed and conducted new courses on Internet of Things (IoT), Ryerson can proudly claim that it is pioneer in offering courses which cater new technology revolution in industry and academia.
Dr. Hussain is also a technical advisor for the Toronto-based firm “Locate Motion”, providing solutions in e-health domain. In addition, she has worked as an international faculty member in several universities in Pakistan. She has more than 8 years of teaching and research experience in Toronto and overseas.
Her research interests include machine-to-machine communication, IoT, machine learning, intrusion detection systems, energy harvesting and similar fields. She is a prolific author with various conference and journal publications to her credit. Her recent venture is an introductory text on the Internet of Things technology published by Springer which covers the introduction to the entire IoT domain.
She is an associate editor for the IEEE newsletter in Future Directions and IEEE newsletter in Technology Policy & Ethics and for the International Journal of Research Innovations in Computer Networks (IJRICN). She has extensive experience in conducting high-quality seminars and arranging workshops, like IEEE VTC (2017), IEEE CAMAD (2016), IEEE Seminars Toronto section etc.
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