Visiting Professors


Professor Attahiru Alfa 
University of Minotoba, Canada 

Dr. Alfa is a professor of telecommunication systems at the University of Manitoba, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He was NSERC Chair for tele-traffic from 2004 to 2012. Dr. Alfa teaches courses on telecommunication networks, queueing theory, optimization and network theory. He has authored a book, “Queueing Theory for Telecommunications: Discrete Time Modelling of a Single Node System”, published by Springer in 2010.


The NRF approved the submission for the appointment of the SARChI Chair is Advanced Sensor Networks in 2014.

Prof Attahiru ALFA is from the University of Manitoba, Canada and will be the incumbent to the SARChI Chair in ASN. Prof Alfa previously held the Canadian NSERC Bell Industrial Research Chair and in 2013 was awarded the prestigious Canadian NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement. The awardees do not apply for this grant but are nominated by the NSERC Discovery Grant committee, based on their research profile and future plans.
Prof Alfa has an H-index of 17 and a citation of  over 1000.  He will make a significant contribution to the research outputs and in collaboration with our colleagues in the department, we can have one of the leading Communications Research Groups in the world.


Professor Juan Cousseau 
Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Banca, Argentina 

Juan Cousseau was born in Mar del Plata, Argentina. He received his B.Sc from the Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS), Bahia Banca, Argentina in 1983; his M.Sc Degree from COPPE/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil in 1989 and his PhD from COPPE/ UFRJ in 1993, all in Electrical Engineering.
He has also been with the Graduate Program at the same university since 1994. Prof Juan Cousseau is a Senior Researcher of the Consejo Nacional de Cienca y Tecnica (CONICET) of Argentina.


Professor R Chandramouli (Mouli) 
Stevens Institute of Technology, USA 

R. Chandramouli (Mouli) is the Thomas Hattrick Chair Professor of Information Systems in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Stevens Institute of Technology and a Co‐founder and Chief Strategist of Dynamic Spectrum, LLC‐‐‐a technology company offering dynamic spectrum management solutions and a Co‐founder of Jaasuz (

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