His research addressing real life problems, both in industry and academia, published over 200 papers in national and international journals and conferences. He has been invited as a keynote speaker for more than 35 conferences globally as well as chaired more than 40 national & international conferences, published a book titled “Fractal Speech Coding”, which is unique in the field. He supervised successfully over 45 MPhil/PhD, 150 MSc and examined over 30 PhD students in UK & abroad. Chaired the Research Wireless & Mobile communication research group from 2002-2011 at De Montfort University when he served as Head of School of Engineering & Technology, then built a mobile & wireless research group at AOU when he served as Vice President for Academic Affairs from 2011-2018. Currently he is the Vice President for research at the American University in the Emirates. Current research interest in the field of Mobile & Wireless Communication, 5G, V2V, V2X, AI, Cyber Security, Speech & Image Processing, Blockchain. He is the IEEE UK & Ireland Chair for the SPC. Chairman of the Modelling & simulation Middle East Conference, co-founder of Eurosis. Editor-in-Chief & Associate Editor-In-Chief for more than 5 international journals. Reviewed over 70 Books & over 700 Papers for Journal Editors, IEE (IET), IEEE, Computer Simulation Journals, and many other publishers. Professor Al-Akaidi was a recipient of many international awards.