Dr. Laila H. Afify received her Ph.D. degree from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia in 2016. She worked as a research assistant at the Wireless Intelligent Networks Center (WINC), Nile University, Egypt from 2009 to 2011. She received her M.Sc. degree in Wireless Technologies from Nile University in 2011. From 2011 to 2012, she was jointly affiliated with Nile University and the American University in Cairo as a junior scientist. She received her B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, in 2009. She is the recipient of the Best Paper Award in the IEEE ICC workshop on Small Cells and 5G networks in 2015.
She is also a co-recipient of the Best Paper award in the IEEE UEMCON in 2017. Her research focuses on the use of stochastic geometry in next generation, large-scale, wireless networks. Her main research interests include signal processing, stochastic geometry, vehicular networks and cognitive radio systems.