Dana Haj Hussein

Ph.D. Student

Degrees:BSc, M.Sc in Electrical Engineering


Dana Haj Hussein received the B.S. and M.S. Degrees in electrical engineering from the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, in 2012 and 2015, respectively. From 2015 to 2018, she worked as a Telecommunication Engineer in the Mobile Core Operations (MCO) Department of the Emirates Telecommunication Group Company (ETISALAT), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Dana was selected for the Excellence Award due to high performance shown in the engineering integration activities with ETISALAT during (2018-2019). Dana currently pursues a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering with Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada. She is a research assistant in the Sensor Systems and Internet of Things (IoT) Laboratory at Carleton University. Moreover, Dana is the Secretary of the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Ottawa section in ON, Canada.

Research Interests

Dana Haj Hussein’s research interests include next-generation telecommunication networks and 5G systems, Internet of things (IoT), network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networks (SDN).


  • D. Hussein, M. Hassan, and T. Landolsi, “Performance Evaluation of a Path Diversity-Based Video Streaming Approach over Best Effort Networks,”2014 UKSim-AMSS 16th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, Cambridge, 2014, pp. 536-541.