Ihtisham Khalid

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Affiliation: CONNECT Research Center
Country: Pakistan
Email: ihtisham.khalid[at]nu.edu.pk

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Ihtisham Khalid is a Research Assistant at CONNECT Research Center, Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Before that, he was an Engineer, Researcher & Academician working as Lab Engineer at FAST National University in Islamabad Pakistan. He has a Master's in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Telecommunication & Computer Networks domain.

ICANN 55 in Marrakech, Morocco was Khalid's first ICANN Meeting.[1]

Career History

FAST National University (2014+)

As a Lab Engineer in the Department of Electrical Engineering at FAST National University [2], Ihtisham conducted labs regarding Wireless & Mobile Communication, Telecommunication Systems, Next Generation Networks, Data Communication & Networks & Signals & Systems. He is active in the telecom and networks area and is focusing on implementing cutting-edge technology and experimentation in subject fields. He actively participates in workshops, conferences, webinars, forums, NextGen program so as to live in line and pace himself with the day-to-day changing world. Moreover, Ihtisham is also active in ICT certifications and training and currently being part of Huawei Approved Learning Partner (HALP) as lab Instructor for Huawei Certified Network Associate (HCNA) in the field of Unified Communication (UC).

Involvement in ICANN

1: Khalid was part of ICANN 55 International Public meeting in Marrakech, Morocco as a NextGen Fellow.

2: Khalid returned to ICANN 57 International Public meeting in Hyderabad, India as a NextGen Ambassador.

Internet Governance Involvement

Khalid was part of the 1st Pakistan School on Internet Governance (pkSIG) in Oct 2015

Khalid was part of the pkSIG Secretariat for pkSIG 2016


Ihtisham received a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering degree from FAST National University Islamabad Pakistan in 2014, where he majored in the Telecommunication stream.


  1. ICANNWiki - ICANN 55 Intake Form, 2016 March.
  2. Employer, nu.edu.pk. Retrieved 07 mar 2016.