About Us

Currently looking for Post-docs (two available positions) in Software Defined Networks, Internet of Things, Network Security, or Wireless Networks

Posted on Oct. 2016 until positions are filled

Research Team

Current Graduate Students

  1. Guoqing Ma, MSc, Computer Science, Thesis title: Software Defined Networks Resilience.  In progress since Sept. 2017.
  2. Maha Al-Aslani, PhD, Computer Science, Thesis title: Securing Internet of Things. In progress since Sept. 2015.
  3. Amer Alghadhban, PhD, Electrical Engineering, Thesis title: Next Generation High Performance Software Defined Networks. In progress since Sept. 2014.
  4. Abdullah Halafi, PhD, Electrical Engineering, Thesis title: Underwater Optical Wireless Communication Systems. In progress since Sept. 2013.
  5. Enas Ahmad, PhD, Computer Science, Thesis title: Redesigning Internet Protocols for Internet of Things Applications. In progress since June 2013.
  6. Chun Pong Lau, PhD, Computer Science, Thesis title: Video Multicasting over 4G Networks. In progress since Sept. 2011.
  7. Ismail AlQerm, PhD, Computer Science, Thesis title: CogWNet: Cognitive Resources Management In Wireless Networks. In progress since
    Sept. 2011.

Post-Docs and Research Scientists

  1. Kamran Jamshaid, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2010-2012.
    Currently, Senior Software Engineer, CISCO, USA. 
  2. Ahmed Elwhishi, off-campus Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo, 2011-2012.
    Currently, Research Associate at University of Waterloo, Canada.
  3. Ahmad R. Dhaini, off-campus Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo, 2011-2012.
    Currently, Assistant Professor at American University in Beirut, Lebanon.
  4. Li Xia, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tsinghua University, 2009-2011.
    Currently, Associate Professor at Tsinghua University, China.

Graduated PhD Students

  1. Abdulrahman Alabbasi, PhD in Electrical Engineering, 2016,
    Thesis title: "Towards Energy Efficient Cognitive Radio System".
    Currently Post-Doc at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.
  2. Amr Elrasad, PhD in Computer Science, 2016,
    Thesis title: "Efficient Bandwidth Management for Ethernet Passive Optical Networks".
    Currently Post-Doc at Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland.
  3. Ahmad Showail, PhD in Computer Science, 2015,
    Thesis title: "Towards Optimal Buffer Size in Wi-Fi Networks".
    Currently Assistant Professor at Taybeh University, KSA.

Graduated MSc Students

  1. Nader Bouacida, MSc, Computer Science, 2017,
    Thesis title: "Towards Controlling Latency in Wireless Networks".
    Currently PhD student at University of California - Davis.
  2. Maha Al-Aslani, MSc in Computer Science, 2015,
    Thesis title: "Green Frame Aggregation Scheme for IEEE 802.11n Networks".
    Currently PhD student at KAUST.
  3. Enas Ahmad, in Computer Science, 2013.
    Thesis title: "Energy Efficient Smartphones: Minimizing the Energy Consumption of Smartphone's
    GPU using DVFS Governors
    ".

    Currently PhD student at KAUST.
  4. Anas Daghistani, MSc in Computer Science, 2013.
    Thesis title: "Green-Frag: Energy Efficient Frame Fragmentation Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks".
    Currently PhD student at Purdue University.
  5. Ammar Meer, MSc in Computer Science, 2012.
    Thesis title: "H-Seda: Partial Packet Recovery with Heterogeneous Block Sizes for Wireless Sensor Networks."
  6. Imene Boudellioua, MSc in Computer Science, 2012.
    Thesis title: "A Vehicular Guidance Wireless Sensor Actuator Network."
  7. Matthew Debont, MSc in Computer Science, 2011.
    Thesis title: "Event Localization in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks using Monitoring Courses."
    Currently employed at JNCC, UK.
  8. Muhamad Felemban, MSc in Computer Science 2011.
    Thesis title: "Optimal Node Placement in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Network."
    Currently a PhD student at Purdue University.
  9. Faisal Nawab, MSc in Computer Science, 2011.
    Thesis title: "TMAC: a Timestamp-ordered MAC protocol for Wireless Mesh Networks."
    Currently a PhD student at University of California Santa Barbara.

Internship Students

  1. Guoqing Ma, Computer Science, South University of Science and Technology of China, China, 2017.
    Project: Software Defined Networks Resilience
    Currently an MSc student at KAUST.
  2. Nader Bouacida, Electrical Engineering, Supcom, Tunisia, 2015.
    Project: Buffer Management in Wireless Mesh Networks
    Currently a PhD student at KAUST.
  3. Ibrahim El Ghorchi, Electrical Engineering, National School of Applied Sciences, Morocco, 2015.
    Project: Perpetual Wireless Sensor Networks
  4. Abderrahman Ben Khalifa, Electrical Engineering, Lyon INSA, France, 2014.
    Project: Perpetual Wireless Sensor Networks
    PhD student at University of Waterloo, Canada.
  5. Ahmad Al-Madani, Computer Science, KFUPM, KSA, 2014.
    Project: Buffer Management in Wireless Mesh Networks
    BSc student at KFUPM, KSA.
  6. Nour Smaoui, Electrical Engineering, National School of Computer Sciences, Tunisia, 2013.
    Project: Perpetual Wireless Sensor Networks
    BSc student at ENSI, Tunisia.