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Anastassia Gharib

PhD Candidate

Degrees:B.Eng, MASc, Ph.D-in progress


Anastassia Gharib received the MASc degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada in 2018. Her master’s thesis was nominated for the University Medal. She is currently working towards her Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and is a research assistant at the Sensor Systems and Internet of Things (IoT) Laboratory at Carleton University. Anastassia is the Vice Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering and IEEE Young Professionals Ottawa Section. Anastassia is the winner of Data Day 5.0 and the Teaching Excellence Award at Carleton University. Her research interests include decentralized cognitive IoT systems, distributed learning algorithms, machine-learning applications, and system level security for IoT-enabled systems.

Research Interests

Cognitive Radio, Energy Harvesting, Internet of Things, Reconfigurable Networks


  •  A. Gharib, W. Ejaz, and M. Ibnkahla, “Distributed Learning-Based Multi-Band Multi-User Cooperative Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks,” 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018, pp. 1-6.
  • Z. Bouida, A. Gharib, and M. Ibnkahla, “Secondary system’s scheduling using precoding-aided space shift keying for overlay cognitive radio,” 2018 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Barcelona, 2018, pp. 1-5.