Syed Danial Ali Shah

Syed Danial Ali Shah

Research Associate

Doctor of Philosophy (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Melbourne, Australia

Master of Engineering (Electronics Engineering)

Incheon National University, South Korea 

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering

University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Taxila, Pakistan


UNSW Canberra
School of Systems & Computing

Dr. Shah is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the School of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, ADFA. He completed his Ph.D. from RMIT University, Melbourne, in 2022 with a research focus on the Internet of Things, 5G and Beyond Wireless Networks, and Software-defined Wireless Networking. An internationally renowned senior examiner recognized his Ph.D. thesis as outstanding work and a significant contribution to the field beyond what is normally expected for research at this level. Syed obtained a B.S. degree in telecommunications engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan, in 2016 and a master’s degree in research in electronics engineering from Incheon National University (INU), Incheon, South Korea, in 2018. Syed was a sessional academic staff at RMIT University, Melbourne, from 2020 to 2022. He worked as a Research Assistant with INU for two years. He has authored 15 publications and serves as a review panel member and guest editorial panel member for various reputable International Journals and Conferences, including the IEEE Transactions.

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RMIT Australia Research Stipend Scholarship Award (RRSS)

Incheon National University South Korea International Scholarship Award

The University of Waikato New Zealand Doctoral Scholarship Award (Not Availed)

Massey University New Zealand Doctoral Scholarship Award (Not Availed)

Edith Cowan University Australia Higher Degree by Research Scholarship Award (Not Availed)


Syed reviews manuscripts submitted for possible publication in reputable journals/conferences and publishers. Syed currently reviews manuscripts for following international journals and conferences.

1. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

2. Elsevier Physical Communication

3. IEEE International Conference on Communications

4. IEEE Access

5. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing

6. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics 

7. Alexandria Engineering Journal (Elsevier)

8. Frontiers in Public Health

9. IEEE Internet of Things Journal


I am the guest editor of a special issue titled "Knowledge-Defined Cloud-Native Networks: Applying AI and Cloud-Native Principles to Next-Generation Wireless Networks" in Sensors Journal. Special issue online link:

Research Students:

  • Providing supervision, guidance, and support to 2 Ph.D. and 1 undergraduate student at UNSW, Canberra.