Botswana International University of Science and Technology
Prof. Abid Yahya has a bachelor's degree in Electrical & Electronics, a PhD, and a Master's in Wireless and Mobile Systems. He has published over 145 articles in prestigious journals, conferences, and book chapters. He has released five books within the last few years: Clustering Techniques for Image Segmentation (Springer, 2022), Emerging Technologies in Agriculture, Livestock, and Climate (Springer, 2020), Mobile WiMAX Systems: Performance Analysis of Fractional Frequency Reuse (CRC Press | Taylor & Francis, 2019), Steganography Techniques for Digital Images and LTE-A Cellular Networks: Multi-Hop Relay for Coverage, Capacity, and Performance Enhancement (Springer International Publishing respectively in July 2018 and January 2017). These works are studied in universities across the nation and abroad. He has also received numerous awards and grants from different funding sources.
He has held various leadership roles in academia and has served on academic committees, led research projects, and supervised many doctoral and master's degree students, among other responsibilities.
Moreover, Prof Yahya holds prestigious positions, such as a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) USA and a Professional Engineer certified by the Botswana Engineers Registration Board (ERB).
On many occasions, Prof. Yahya has acted as an external and internal postgraduate student examiner. He is often asked to give speeches or lectures at multinational corporations and sits on many government committees and boards of study in the industry sector.