Waleed Alasmary received the B.Sc. degree (Hons.) in Computer Engineering from Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia, in 2005, the M.A.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2010, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, in 2015. During his Ph.D. degree, he was a Visiting Research Scholar with the Network Research Laboratory, UCLA, in 2014. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar with the CSAIL Laboratory, MIT, from 2016 to 2017.
He subsequently joined the College of Computer and Information Systems, Umm Al-Qura University, as an Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering, where he currently holds an Associate Professor position. He has published 50+ peer reviewed articles and conference papers. He also works as a Research and Innovation Consultant.