Tareq Hayajna

Professional Title
Assistant Professor

Dr. Tarek Hayajna will be joining the Department of Electrical Engineering at University of Minnesota Duluth as Assistant Professor in Fall 2021. 




  • Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, École de technologie supérieure  (2017), Canada 
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Canada (2011)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in  Communications and Electronics Engineering, Jordan University of Science  and Technology, Jordan (2004)

Professional Experience: 

Teaching Experience 

  • Lecturer, Al-Balqa' Applied University, Jordan (2017-2020)
  • Teaching Assistant, Concordia University, Canada (2009-2010)
  • Instructor, Hafr Al-Batin College of Technology, Saudi Arabia (2004-2005)

Industrial Experience  

Instruments and Control Engineer, Central Electricity  Generating Company (CEGCO), Jordan (2006-2008)

Research interests:


Courses Taught: 

  • Circuits I/Circuits I Lab
  • Circuits I/Circuits I Lab
  • Electronics I/Electronics I Lab
  • Linear Algebra
  • Applied Probability Theory
  • Computer Networks
  • Digital Communications
  • Principles of Communication Systems
  • Wireless Communication Systems

Selected Recent Publications:   

Publications, Peer Reviewed 

Hayajna, T. & Kadoch, M. (2017). Analysis and Enhancements of HELLO Based  Link Failure Detection in Wireless Mesh Networks,” Telecommunication Systems  Journal, 1-15. Retrieved from  


Hayajna, T., & Kadoch, M. Medium Access Control for Ultra-Reliable Low latency Communication for Future 5G-IoT networks. (In preparation) 

Publications, Non-Peer Reviewed 

Hayajna, T. & Kadoch, M. (2016, August). Hello-Based Link Failure Detection  Analysis in Wireless Mesh Networks. Paper presented at IEEE 4th International  Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud 2016), Vienna, Austria, (pp.201-206). Retrieved from  


Hayajna, T. & Kadoch, M. (2017, May). Ensuring Two Routes Connectivity in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks with Random Waypoint Mobility Model. Paper  

presented at 2017 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network  Management (IM 2017), Lisbon, Portugal. Retrieved from 


Hayajna, T., Kadoch, M. & Rong, B. (2017, September). Ensuring Reliable and  Stable Communications in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks. Paper presented at the 2017  IEEE 86th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2017-Fall), Toronto, ON,  Canada. Retrieved from