• Technical Program committee in IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSASE) Duhok – Kurdistan Region – Iraq (17th – 19th) March 2020.
  • Technical Program committee in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Seoul 2020.
  • Technical Program committee in the 6th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems, Prague 2020.
  • Technical Program committee in the International Symposium on Intercloud and IoT (ICI) , Istanbul August 2019.
  • Technical Program committee in the 6th International Conference on Internet of Vehicles, Taiwan 2019.
  • Technical Program committee in 11th International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems, Dublin 2019.
  • Keynote speaker and session chair in 5G and Smart Computing Days 2019, title of the talk "Edge, Fog and Cloud Computing". Tunis, 2019.
  • Technical Program committee in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) Marrakech, Morocco 2019.
  • Lead Editor of the special issue “End-to-End Automation of 5G Networks” 2019 in the journal of Mobile Information System indexed in Scopus, DOAJ and Science Citation Index Expanded with an impact factor of 1.6.  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/misy/si/289696/
  • Technical Program committee in the 10th International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems, 2018.
  • Panelist at IEC2017 3rd International Engineering Conference on Developments in Civil & Computer Engineering Applications, “Network Slicing and IoT”, February 2018.
  • Workshop organizer of Cloud Computing: Recent Trends and Future Challenges, University of Kurdistan, April 2017.
  • Keynote speaker IEC2017 3rd International Engineering Conference on Developments in Civil & Computer Engineering Applications, “Fog Networking: A key Enabling for 5G and IoT” 2017.
  • Panelist in Big Data and IoT in IEC2017 3rd International Engineering Conference on Developments in Civil & Computer Engineering Applications, 2017..
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) member of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2012, 2014 and 2015).
  • TPC in the 1st International Workshop on the Emerging Future Internet and Network Security (EFINS 2014), Beijing, China on 24-26 September, 2014 in conjunction with the 13th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-2014).
  • Coordinator of Urabn Life and Mobility summer school for Citizen Safety activity, Sophia-Antipolic, 29 June-12 July 2014.
  • TPC member in IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2013 and 2014).
  • Scientific committe member, 3rd World Kurdish Congress, October 2013, http://kurdishcongress.org/more.php?do=sci_c.
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) , 27ème Congrès DNAC Réseaux Virtuels et Cloud Open Flow, SDN, Virtualisation, Securité, Energie, Paris, 2013 and 2014.
  • Organizer of  the summer school: Citizen Safety in the City, Trento 4-6 September 2013.
  • Publication chair, MED-HOC-NET 2013 : Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop 2013.
  • TPC (Technical Program Committe) member of the  26ème édition du congrès DNAC, De Nouvelles Architectures pour les Communications, 05-07 décembre 2012, Paris.  
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) member of the 8th IEEE Broadband Wireless Access Workshop, co-located with IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 and 2013.
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) member of International Conference on Advanced Infocom Technology 2012. http://www.icait2012.org/committees.php
  •  TPC (Technical Program Committee) member of IEEE International Conference on Wireless and optical  communications networks, WOCN 2011. http://wocn2011.org/committee.html
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) of the Fifth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies (UBICOMM 2011 and 2012).  http://www.iaria.org/conferences2011/UBICOMM11.html.
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) of 2nd International Workshop on Recent Advances in Broadband Access networks, 2010, 2011 and 2012.http://www.cs.tut.fi/RABAN/
  • Co-chair of the first Workshop on Broadband Wireless Network Communications Performance BWNCP 2009 in conjunction with the 28th IEEE International Performance Computing and  Communications Conference IPCCC, December 2009. http://ipccc.org/ipccc2009/main.php?page=6#workshop1

15 Feb. 2015-

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

University of Kurdistan-Hewler

Oct. 2009-2015


Associate Professor 

Networking and Stochastic and Combinatorial Optimization Group

LRI- Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique

University Paris Sud 11, France

 Jan- Sept 2009  

Post-doctoral fellow

Telecom Sud Paris School of Engineering, Evry, France

Jan-Sept 2007

Lecturer-ATER (attaché temporaire d'enseignement et de recherche)

Department of Networking and Telecommunications, University Creteil-PARIS 12


Lab Assistant

Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Education

University of Salahadin, Erbil, Iraq



 Supervision of  PhD students

  • Reben Kurda, 2011-2015, Cooperative strategies for interference mitigation in LTE networks, thesis defense: 18/3/2015, co-supervision with Associate Professor- HDR Lila Boukhatem, University Paris SUD.
  • Meriem Abid, 2009-2011, Autonomic piloting for mobility in heterogeneous wireless networks, thesis defense: 23/9/2011, co-supervision with Professor Guy Pujolle, University Pierre & Marie Curie.

     Supervision of MSc students

  • Mohamad Abdulrahman M. Salih, MPLS networks towards next-generation network (SD-WAN): Techniques and Challenges. Expected date of defense September 2020.
  • Bakhtiar Mohamad hamad Amin, Performance Study of HoIP protocol for Tactile Internet over 5G networks. Co-supervision with Dr. Wrya Monnet. Expected date of defense September 2020.
  • Zhwan Hani Mahdi, TScheduling Algorithm Comparison in HetNet based LTE-A for Stationary and Mobility Context, expected date of defense September 2019.
  • Slvar Abdulazeez Arif, A study of QoS in an Integrated Architecture of WLAN and Hetnet Based LTE-A, expected date of defense September 2019.
  • Aws Ahmed Jaff, A Comparative Study of Three SDN Controllers, A Case Study: Network Enterprise. Defended on June 2019.
  • Sahand Khoshafy, An implementation of load balancer tools in a private cloud, main supervisor, UKH, defended in 27th of September 2018.
  • Mohammad Sardar, Performance Analysis of Native IPv4/IPv6 Networks Compared to 6to4 Tunnelling Machanism, UKH, defended October 2018.
  • Azheen Ghafour, Interference Management in 4G networks, main supervisor, UKH, defended in September 2017.
  • Rawezh Ziad, SDN based cloud computing for studying routing protocol performance, main supervisor, UKH, defended in June 2017.
  • Ravyar Jasim, Load Balancing in Multi-Cellular 4G using Cloud computing, main supervisor, UKH, defended in September 2017.
  • Hemin Akram Muhammad, Performance analysis of power aware routing protocols in MANET, main supervisor, UKH, 2014-2016, defended 1st of June 2016.
  • Idris Qadir Karim, A study of resource allocation schemes for mobile health using 3G networks, main supervisor, UKH, 2014-2016, defended 3rd of November 2016.
  • Hangaw Qadir Omer Smart Patient management, monitoring and tracking system using RFID, co-supervision with Dr. Wrya Monnet, UKH,  2014-2016, defended 27th of June.
  • Hazha Saeed Yahia, Performance analysis of real-time wireless body sensor networks using 802.15.4 and ZigBee standards under maximum payload conditions, co-supervision with Dr. Wrya Monnet, 2014-2016, UKH, defended in 3rd of July.
  • Hoba Hameed Baker, Smart control system for a green home smart thermostat, co-supervised with Dr. Nawzad Al-Salihi, UKH,  defend 6th of October 2016.
  • Bo Wang, 2013, Energy consumption in LTE Uplink Networks, co-supervision with Steven Martin, University Paris SUD 11, defended September 2013.
  • Benoit Martin, 2007, Cross-layer for Mobility Management, co-supervision with Professor Guy Pujolle, University Pierre & Marie Curie, defended 2007.


1. Tara Ali-Yahiya, Understanding LTE and its Performance, Springer, 1st Edition, July 12, 2011.

2. Khaldoun Alagha, Guy Pujolle, Tara Ali-Yahiya, Mobile and Wireless Networks, Wiley ISTE, August 2016.

Book Chapters


1. Giovanni Giambene, Tara Ali-Yahiya,Van Anh Le, Krzysztof Grochla, Resource Management and Cell Planning in LTE Systems in Wireless Networking for Moving Objects: Models, Approaches, Techniques, Protocols, Architectures, Tools, Applications and Service, Springer LNCS, 2014.

2. Tara Ali-Yahiya and Hakima Chaouchi, “On the Integration of WiFi and Mobile WiMAX Networks ” in “WiMAX Security and Quality of Service: Providing an End to End Explanation”, Wiley, 31 MAY 2010. 

3. Tara Ali-Yahiya, “Radio Resource Allocation in Mobile WiMAX Networks ” in “WiMAX Security and Quality of Service: Providing an End to End Explanation”, Wiley, 31 MAY 2010. 

4. Tara Ali-Yahiya and Hakima Chaouchi, “Introduction to Wireless and Mobile Networks" in “Security in Wireless and Mobile Networks” – Volume 1, ISTE/ Wiley Series, April 2009. 

5. Tara Ali-Yahiya and Hakima Chaouchi. Chapitre du livre, “Introduction aux réseaux sans fil et mobiles ”.  “La sécurité dans les réseaux sans fil et mobiles 1: concepts fondamentaux” (Traité IC2, série Réseaux et  télécoms), Hermès - Lavoisier, ISBN volume 1 978-2-7462-1697-6, 2007.

  • Mobile Cloud Computing
  • Next Generation Wireless Networks
  • Quality of Service
  • Mobility and Interference Management
  • Tactile Internet

  • Operating Systems
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile and Wireless Communications
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Advanced Networking and Distributed Systems
  • Networked Systems

1. Short-Term Scientific Missions Grant accorded by COST- WiNeMO (Wireless Networking for Moving Objects) for a scientific visit during 3 weeks in 2012 in the University of Siena in Italy.

2. Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant, Telecom Sud Paris, Januray - October 2009.

3.  Master and PhD Grants, Centre national des œuvres universitaires et scolaires (CROUS), September 2003 - December 2008.

4.  Industrial and Academic Project Grant for excellence in research, University of Pierre & Marie Curie, March 2007- November 2008.

5.  French langage Training Grant, Centre national des œuvres universitaires et scolaires (CROUS), March - September 2003.

  • Tara Ali-Yahiya, Pinar Kirci, André-Luc Beylot, End-to-End Automation of 5G Networks. Mobile Information Systems 2019: 6425419:1-6425419:2 (2019).
  • Tara Ali-Yahiya. Towards Society Revolution: The Tactile Internet. UKH Journal of Science and Engineering, 2(2), 37-38.  December 2018. DOI: 10.25079/ukhjse.v2n2y2018.pp37-38
  • Hossein Hassani , Govand Kadir, Nawzad K. Al-Salihi, Wrya Muhammad Ali Monnet, Tara Ali-Yahiya, Fattah Alizade. Supervision of the Undergraduate Final Year Projects in Computing - A Case Study. Education Sciences. 2018, 8(4), 210; doi:10.3390/educsci8040210

  • Sahand Saeid, Tara Ali-Yahiya,  Load Balancing Evaluation Tools for a Private Cloud: A Comparative Study,   ARO Scientific Journal of Koya University, Volume VI, No 2(2018), Article ID: ARO.10438, 7 pages. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14500/aro.10438

  •  Tara Ali-Yahiya and Pinar Kirci, Performance Study of Adaptive Video Streaming in an Interference Scenario of Femto-Macro Cell Networks, Journal of Information, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) publisher, Information Vol. 9, No. 1, January 2018. 
  • Rawezh Kamla, Tara Yahiya and Nashwan Mustafa, An Implementation of Software Routing for Building a Private Cloud,  International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), VOl. 3, pp. 1-7, 2018.
  • Tara Ali Yahiya, Idris Qadir Karim, A Study of QoS Resource Allocation Schemes for Mobile Health. UKH Journal of Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, No.1, December 2017.
  • Pinar Kirci, Derya Yiltas-Kaplan, Tara Ali Yahiya, Mauricio Iturralde, "Resource Allocation Based Game Theory in a Converged Macro/Femto LTE Networks",  International Journal of Advances in Computer Networks and Its Security, Volume 6 : Issue 1, Publication Date : 18 April, 2016.
  • 5. Yang Kai, Steven Martin, Tara Ali-Yahiya, LTE uplink interference aware resource allocation, Computer Communications, Elsevier, Vol. 66, pp. 45–53, July 2015. Impact Factor :2.099.
  • Mauricio Iturralde, Tara Ali-Yahiya, Anne Wei, André-Luc Beylot. Resource Allocation for Real Time Services in LTE Networks Resource allocation using cooperative game theory and virtual token mechanism. Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, Vol. 72, Issue 2, pp. 1415-1435, September 2013. Impact Factor :0.701.
  • Ali Safa Sadiq, Kamalrulnizam Abu Bakar, Kayhan Zrar Ghafoor, Jaime Lloret and Tara Ali-Yahiya, Fuzzy logic-assisted advanced predictive handover for mobile ipv6 based wireless networks, International Journal of Innovative Computing Information and Control, Wiley, Vol. 9, No. 3, March 2013. Impact Factor :1.37
  • Apostolia Papapostolou, Vasilis Friderikos, Tara Ali-Yahiya, Hakima Chaouchi, Path Selection Algorithms for Fault Tolerance in Wireless Mesh Networks. Telecommunication Systems, Springer, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp 1831–1844 , April 2013.  Impact Factor :0.822.
  • Tara Ali-Yahiya and Khaldoun Alagha, Downlink fairness-aware adaptive resource allocation approach for LTE networks, International Journal of Network Management, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 269–283, July/August 2011. Impact Factor :0.681
  • Tara Ali-Yahiya, André-luc Beylot and Guy Pujolle. An Autonomic-Oriented Framework Based IEEE 802.21 for Mobility Management in 4G Networks. ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review. Vol. 15 N. 1, pp. 37-51, January 2011.  Impact Factor :1.01
  • Tara Ali-Yahiya and Hakima Chaouchi. Fractional Frequency Reuse for Hierarchical Resource Allocation in Mobile WiMAX Networks. EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking., Vol. 2010, No. 7, April 2010. Impact Factor :0.627
  • Tara Ali-Yahiya, André-Luc Beylot, Guy Pujolle. Downlink Resource Allocation Strategies for OFDMA Based Mobile WiMAX. Telecommunication Systems, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 44, No.1, pp. 29-37,  December 2009. Impact Factor :0.822.
  • Tara Ali-Yahiya, André-Luc Beylot, Guy Pujolle. An Adaptive Cross-Layer Design for Multiservice Scheduling in OFDMA Based Mobile WiMAX Systems. Computer Communications, Elsevier, Vol. 32, No., pp. 531-539, February 2009. Impact Factor :2.099.
  • Tara Ali-Yahiya, Kaouthar Sethom, André-Luc Beylot, Guy Pujolle. A Cross-Layering Based Autonomic Approach for QoS Support in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks. International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, Inderscience Publishers, Vol. 1 No. 3, p. 312-329, October 2008.  Impact Factor :0.88
  • Kaouthar Sethom, Tara Ali-Yahiya, Nassim Laga, and Guy Pujolle, "A QoS-Aware Mesh Protocol for Future Home Networks Using Autonomic Architecture," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Article ID 386898, 2008. doi:10.1155/2008/386898, October 2008. Impact Factor :0.627
  • Participation in Scientific Research Projects Coordination Union of Istanbul University, International Research Projects (IRP), Project Title: Resource Allocation Algorithm for Next Generation Networks, Project Number: 40470. Duration: March 17, 2014-2016.
  • Citizen Safety activity leader,in Urban Life Mobility action line, EIT Ict labs, 2014.
  • Participation in a bilateral project between France and Japan, co-funded by JSPS and MAEE (PHC Sakura program, ECO-HETNET : "Cross-Layer Protocol Design For Eco-Friendly Heterogeneous Wireless networks" 2012-2014.
  • Participation in Network of Excellence in Wireless COMmunications (NEWCON) project, 2012-2015.
  • Scientific leader of Safety in the City Activity in the Digital Cities of the Future Action Line, EIT ICT lab 2013.
  • French Management Committee subtitute in Information and Communication Technologies COST Action IC0906-- Wireless Networking for Moving Objects (WiNeMO), 2010-2014.
  • Participation in Spectrum Opportunistic Access in a Public Safety network (SOAPS) Project, 2011-2015.
  • Participation in Personal safety in the city activity, Digital cities of the future, ICT Lab 2011.
  • Participation in Situated Ubiquitous Network (SUN) project, 2007-2010.
  • Participation in Service Ubiquity in Mobile and Wireless Realm (SUMO) project, 2006-2009.
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