Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Division of Information and Computing Technology
College of Science and Engineering
Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar.
Dr. Mohamed Abdallah received his BSc degree from Cairo University in 1996. He received his MSc and Ph. degrees from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2001 and 2006, respectively. From 2006 to 2016, he held academic and research positions at Cairo University and Texas A&M University at Qatar. Currently, he is a founding faculty member with the rank of Associate Professor in the Information and Computing Technology Division, College of Science and Engineering, Hamad Bin Khalifa University.
Dr. Abdallah’s research interests lie in the design of physical layer algorithms and signal processing techniques for novel wireless systems and technologies including cellular heterogeneous network, visible light and free-space optical communication systems, smart grids, powerline communications, cognitive networks, internet of things, reconfigurable smart antenna systems, sensor networks and location determination techniques.
Dr. Abdallah developed a strong record in successfully acquiring and managing research grants. He is the lead/co-lead principal investigator in eight research proposal grants in the total amount of USD 7M. Dr. Abdallah has published more than 150 papers in prestigious journals and international conferences, 5 book chapters, and 3 US patents. Dr. Abdallah is the recipient of the Research Fellow Excellence Award at Texas A&M University at Qatar in 2016, the best paper award in the IEEE First Workshop on Smart Grid and Renewable Energy in 2015, and the Nortel Networks Industrial Fellowship for five consecutive years, 1999-2003.
Dr. Abdallah’s professional activities include being an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, track co-chair at the 90th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2019-Fall), a technical program chair of the 10th International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks, and a technical program committee member of several major IEEE conferences. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
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