Telex M. N. Ngatched received 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. Prior to that, he studied at the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon. 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 Grenfell Campus.
His research interest include 5G enabling technologies, cooperative/relay communications, cognitive radio networks, physical layer security, MIMO communications, wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, channel coding and information theory, visible light and power-line and communications, optical communications for OTN, and underwater communications.
Dr. Ngatched has served as the publication chair of IEEE CWIT 2015, and Technical Program Committee (TPC) member and session chair for many prominent IEEE conferences including IEEE Globecom, IEEE ICC, IEEE WCNC, IEEE VTC, and IEEE PIMRC. He is also serving as a reviewer for several IEEE journals and conferences. He is currently an Editor with the IEEE Communications Letters. Dr. Ngatched is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) registered with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL), Canada.