Qurrat-Ul-Ain (Annie) Nadeem

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Engineering Division
New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Associated Faculty
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Dr. Qurrat-Ul-Ain Nadeem is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi, and an Associated Faculty at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. From 2019 to 2023, she worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Electrical  Engineering Department at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia in 2015 and 2018 respectively. Her research interests lie in the areas of communication theory, information theory, signal processing, and electromagnetics and antenna theory. 

Dr. Nadeem received the prestigious Paul Baron Young Scholar Award by The Marconi Society in 2018 for her work on full-dimension massive MIMO systems. She also received the NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in 2021, with her application ranked first among those submitted by female candidates and third overall. She serves as an Editor of IEEE Communications Letters,  and as the Lead Guest Editor of the SI on Multi-Function Reconfigurable Intelligent and Holographic Surfaces for 6G Networks in IEEE Network Magazine. She also serves as a co-chair of several tracks and workshops at flagship conferences of IEEE Communications Society including IEEE PIMRC 2023, IEEE ICC 2024, IEEE VTC-Spring 2024 and IEEE WCNC 2024.

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Prospective Postdoctoral and PhD candidates

Excellent postdoctoral and PhD candidates can contact me directly with a cover letter and CV to enquire about joining my research group. The open postdoc positions will be advertised on NYUAD Careers page. The PhD application deadlines and procedure can be found at NYUAD website. PhD students complete their graduate course work in New York, conduct their research in Abu Dhabi, and earn NYU degree upon graduation.