Octavia A. Dobre

Professor and Research Chair

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science








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Phone:    (709) 864 4045
Fax:        (709) 864 4042
E-mail:   odobre@mun.ca
Office:    EN 3059
Address: 300 Prince Philip Dr., St. John's, NL A1B 3X5, Canada


Dec. 2017: Prof. Dobre invited as panelist ("Research and Innovation") at IEEE Globecom 2017
Oct. 2017: Mostafa Mohammadkarimi defends his PhD thesis (pass with distinction)
Aug. 2017: Somayeh Kafaie defends her PhD thesis (pass with distinction)
Aug. 2017: Prof. Dobre gives a keynote on 5G at INISCOM, August 2017, Vietnam
Aug. 2017: Ali Esswie succesfully defends his Master's thesis
June 2017: Best paper award at IWCMC 2017, Spain for the paper entitled "Distributed energy and resource management for full-duplex dense small cells for 5G"
June 2017: Yi Zhang successfully defends her PhD thesis
Feb. 2017: Prof. Dobre serves as Section Co-chair, NSERC Discovery Evaluation Committee
Jan. 2017: Dr. Adam Noel visits the lab and gives a seminar on "Using molecular communication to understand and improve chemical signaling"
Dec. 2016: Prof. Dobre invited as panelist ("Trends in Communications") at IEEE Globecom 2016
Nov. 2016: Prof. Francois Gagnon visits the lab and gives a seminar on "Low latency and highly secure protocols for critical communications"
Oct. 2016: Survey on power-domain NOMA
Oct. 2016: Dr. Stanley Johnson and Ms. Suchita Yadav join the lab
June 2016: Prof. Dobre appointed Research Chair, Wireless (Subsea) Commun.
May 2016: Ali Esswie, Ming Zeng, Irfan Muhammad, and Ibrahim Alnahhal join the lab
May 2016: About our research on optical communications
Mar. 2016: Prof. Dobre chairs the IEEE ComSoc WICE Workshop on Signal Processing and Communications
Jan. 2016: Survey on signal identification/ classification in MIMO scenarios available in IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials
Jan. 2016: Prof. Dobre appointed EiC of IEEE Communications Letters
Jan. 2016: Prof. Dobre appointed Chair of IEEE ComSoc WICE
Jan. 2016: Mostafa Mohammadkarimi defends his PhD proposal successfully
Dec. 2015: Prof. Dobre is the recipient of the 2015 President's Award for Outstanding Research
Dec. 2015: Yahia A. Eldemerdash defends his Ph.D. thesis (pass with distinction)
July 2015: Prof. Dobre chairs the Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT)
Apr. 2015: Prof. Dobre gives a keynote at CrownCom, Cognitive Radio for 5G Networks workshop
Apr. 2015: Prof. Dobre participates in CrownCom panel "Visison and Key Technologies for 5G Networks"

Prof. Dobre currently has open positions for postdocs in signal processing for coherent optical communications, wireless sensor networks, and free space optical, as well as for PhD students in wireless communications. If you are genuinely interested in doing research, work hard and achieve good results, email your CV and transcripts, along with any publications you have co-authored to odobre@mun.ca.



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Last Update: November, 2017