Professor/ PhD (Tunisia)
Houda CHIHI : i am a PhD in telecommunication , senior researcher at Innov’COM Laboratory of Sup’COM Tunisia, Techwomen Fellow 2019, senior engineer at Tunisie Telecom. My research field includes wireless communication, signal processing,vehicular communication, green communication,mobile communication. I am a member of ISOC chapter Tunisia , member of AUESG , member of NCSG ICANN and reviewer in many IEEE conferences. From my childhood i am passionate about new technologies and want working in engineering field. For this after my baccalaureate i got a Telecommunication Bachelor degree . After that i felt that i want to learn more for this i continue my MSC and my PhD in Telecommunication field too and i got my degree with Honor. After my PhD i worked as a temporary assistant in many engineering schools well ranked in Tunisia such as Sup’COM, ISET'COM, ESPRIT , ISAMM. Last September i was selected as TechWomen Emerging Leader which is a funded program by IIE of US. I heard about TechWomen from a delegation trip and I knew that I want to be part of it. I knew that with all my achievements Techwomen program was my key to build new contacts over the wold and to get the opportunity to visit and got training in leadership and soft skills from a great companies such as : Linkedin, Facebook, Salesforce, Twitter, Symantec. I got the opportunity to spend a professional mentorship at Qualcomm California where i learned about 5G , V2X, WIFI 6 technologies. My advice for women is to join STEM field as they will feel always excited and curious about new technologies. It is also a great opportunity to build strong network.