Ali ImranDirector AI4Networks Research Center, William H. Barkov Presidential Professor at The University of Oklahoma
Professor Imran is director of AI4Networks Research center (www.ai4networks.com) at the University of Oklahoma, only academic research center of its kind in North America focused on AI for mobile networks. Prof. Imran’s research on AI for networks has played pioneering role in this emerging area and has been supported by over $4M in highly competitive research funding and recognized by several prestigious national and international awards. He has published over 100 refereed research articles and has several patents granted and pending on this topic. For his contributions to this field in 2019 he has been named William H. Barkov Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma. He is co-founder and chief technical advisor of a start-up AISON (www.aison.co ). AISON has leveraged decade of research to successfully develop world’s first AI enabled deep automation solution for 5G and beyond. This solution is currently being tested by several operators around the world for its game changing gains over current SON/automation paradigm.