Telex M. N. Ngatched received the B.Sc. degree and the M.Sc. degree in electronics from the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon, in 1992 and 1993, respectively, the MscEng (Cum Laude) in electronic engineering from the University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, in 2002, and the Ph.D. in electronic engineering from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, in 2006. From July 2006 to December 2007, he was with the University of KwaZulu-Natal as Postdoctoral Fellow, and from 2008 to 2012 with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Canada, as a Research Associate. He joined Memorial University in August 2012, where he is currently an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Engineering One program at the Grenfell Campus.
His research interests include 5G and 6G enabling technologies, optical wireless communications, hybrid optical wireless and radio frequency communications, artificial intelligence and machine learning for communications, and underwater communications.
Dr. Ngatched serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, an Editor of the IEEE Communications Society On-Line Content, and the Managing Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine. He was the publication chair of the IEEE CWIT 2015, the Managing Editor of the IEEE Communications Letters from September 2018 to March 2020, an Associate Editor with the IEEE Communications Letters from 2015 to 2019, the co-chair of the Spectrum Management, Radio Access technology, Services and Security track of VTC2021-Spring, and Technical Program Committee (TPC) member and session chair for many prominent IEEE conferences including GLOBECOM, ICC, WCNC, VTC, and PIMRC. He was a recipient of the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) in 2019. He is a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) registered with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, NL, Canada.