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Tarek Sheltami

   
 
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Computer engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, P.O.Box 89, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 31261

PERSONAL

 

Married with 3 children, Canadian citizen, play soccer, basketball, and chess.

 

 

Teaching and being on the forefront of research in the areas of wireless communication networks and systems.

 

 

2000-April 2003     Queen’s University                                                    Kingston, Canada

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

“Efficient Routing Schemes for Wireless Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Networks”

1993-1996          University of Garyounis                                                  Benghazi, Libya

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering

1986-1990          University of Garyounis                                                  Benghazi, Libya

B.Sc. (Honors) in Electrical Engineering

 

 

September 2004-Present            King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Assistant Professor at the Computer Engineering Department

September 2003-August 2004    University of Ottawa                       SITE, Ottawa, Canada

Project Director, wireless LANs, mobile ad hoc and sensors networks design tools

June 2003-August 2004              GamaEng Inc                                         Ottawa, Canada

Consultant on Wireless Networks

May 2003- August 2004             University of Ottawa                      SITE, Ottawa, Canada

Research Associate Professor

May 2001 – May 2002            Telecommunications Research Laboratory  Queen’s University

Project Director, wireless mobile ad hoc network test-bed and implementation  Kingston, Canada

January 2000 – April 2003      Computer Networks Laboratory, ECE       Queen’s University

Research Assistant

January 2000 – April 2003                                                          ECE , Queen’s University

Teaching Assistant

June 1998 – December 1999                                                   EE , University of Waterloo

Research Assistant

September 96 – May 1998                                    University of Garyounis, Benghazi, Libya

Teaching Position

September 96 – May 1998                             Al-Madina Computer Office, Benghazi, Libya

Software Developer

August 94 – May 1998                                         JOEEF Oil Corporation, Benghazi Libya

Head of Telecommunication Department

February  91 – July 1994                                      JOEEF Oil Corporation, Benghazi Libya

Project Engineer in Telecommunication Department

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(1)         Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), 2002/2003.

(2)         Queen’s University Graduate Award, 2000-2003.

(3)         Undergraduate Scholarship for high academic standing 1990.

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Book chapters

 

 

 

(1)       T. Sheltami and H.T. Mouftah, “Cluster-Based and Power-Aware Routing in Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,” to appear in Handbook of Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Mobile Networks, Edited by Chapman & Hall/CRC , Boca Raton, Florida, 2004.

 

Journal publications

 

 

 

(2)       T. R. Sheltami and H. T. Mouftah, “Average waiting time of Clusterhead Controlled Token for Virtual Base Station On-demand in MANETs,” Accepted for publication to the special issue on ACM ‘Ad Hoc Networks’ of the journal ‘Cluster Computing’, Kluwer Academic Publisher 2003.

(3)       T. R. Sheltami and H. T. Mouftah, “Power Aware Routing for the Virtual Base Station On-demand Protocol in MANETs,” Accepted for publication to The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. (promoted from International Symposium on Wireless Systems and Networks (ISWSN03) for special issues)

(4)       T. R. Sheltami and H. T. Mouftah, “Minimum Power-Routing for the Virtual Base Station On-demand Protocol in MANETs,” Submitted to Computer Networks: The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking 2003.

(5)       T. R. Sheltami and H. T. Mouftah, “A Warning Energy Aware Clusterhead (WEAC) for MANETs,” Submitted to The IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

 

 

 

Refereed Conference Publications

 

 

(6)       T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah “Comparative Study of Two Clustering Protocols,” IASTED, WOC, June 27-29, 2001, Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp 251-256.

(7)       T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah, “Virtual Base Station On-demand,” The 2002 International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN'02) June 24 27, 2002, Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp 421-425.

(8)       T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah, “Performance Comparison of Three Clustering Algorithms,” the 21st Biennial Symposium on Communications, June 2–5, 2002 Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada, pp.131-135.

(9)       T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah “Efficient Cluster-based Routing protocol for Wireless Ad hoc Network,” IEEE International Symposium on Advances in Wireless Communications (ISWC'02), September 23-24, 2002, Victoria, BC, Canada, pp 54-55. (Accept as an invited Paper)

(10)    T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah “Energy Aware Routing for Virtual Base Stations On-demand Routing Protocol,” IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Networks (ISWSN’03), March 24-26, 2003, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

(11)    T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah, “Two way of Round Robin MAC Protocol for Clusterheads in WEAC for MANETs,” IEEE CCECE 2003, May 4-7, 2003, Montreal, Canada, pp. 371-374

(12)    T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah, “An Efficient Energy Aware Clusterhead Formation Infrastructure Protocol for MANETs”, IEEE ISCC, June 30-July 3, 2003 Kemer- Antalya, Turkey, pp. 203-208.

(13)    T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah, “A Comparative Study of On-Demand and Cluster-Based Routing Protocols in MANETs”, IEEE EWCN, April 9-11, 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

(14)    T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah, “Clusterhead Controlled Token for Virtual Base Station On-demand in MANETs, “Workshop on Mobile and Wireless Networks (MWN), May 19-22, 2003, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

(15)    T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah, “Performance Comparison of COMPOW and Minimum Energy Routing Protocols for Sensor Networks,” the 22nd  Biennial Symposium on Communications, June 1–3, 2004 Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada, pp 232-235.

 

Other Publications

 

 

 

(16)    T. R. Sheltami, et al, Communications and Information Technology Ontario (CITO), “Virtual Base Station On-demand Protocol for Power-Aware-Routing in Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,” Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dec 2001.

(17)    T. R. Sheltami, et al, Communications and Information Technology Ontario (CITO), “A Wireless Mobile Ad hoc Test-bed,” Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dec 2001.

(18)    T. R. Sheltami, et al, Communications and Information Technology Ontario (CITO) Knowledge Network Conference 2002, “Round Robin MAC Scheme for Clusterheads in MANETs,” Ottawa, Canada, Oct 2002.

(19)    T. R. Sheltami, et al, Communications and Information Technology Ontario (CITO) Knowledge Network Conference 2002, “A Facility for Developing Applications for Wireless Ad hoc Networks,” Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Oct 2002.

(20)  T. R. Sheltami, Communications and Information Technology Ontario, (CITO), Innovators Showcase Conference 2003, “Quality of Service-Based Routing over VBS-O”, Sep 2003.

(21)    T. R. Sheltami, and H. T. Mouftah, “Performance Comparison of COMPOW and Minimum Energy Routing Protocols for Sensor Networks,” the 22nd  Biennial Symposium on Communications, June 1–3, 2004 Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada, pp 232-235.

(22)    T. Sheltami and H.T. Mouftah, “Power Issues on WEAC and VBS-O Protocols for Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Proceedings International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN’04), Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 21-24, 2004.

(23)    T. Sheltami “Investigation on Transmit Power Estimation and Gateway Selection on Ad hoc Network,” submitted to IEEE ISCC 2005, La Manga del Mar Menor, Cartagena, Spain June 27- 30, 2005.

 

Seminars and Panels

 

 

 

(24)    Invited Speaker, Wireless Technology Labs, Nortel Networks, “Virtual Base Station On-demand for MANETs,” Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Oct 2001.

(25)    Tarek Sheltami, Hussein Mouftah, Hossam Hassanein, and Ahmed Safwat, Wireless Technology Labs, Nortel Networks, “A Wireless Mobile Ad hoc Packet Processor,” Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Oct 2001.

(26)    Invited Speaker, Wireless Technology Labs, Nortel Networks, “An Efficient Energy Aware Clusterhead Formation Infrastructure Protocol for Wireless Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Networks,” Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, March 2004.

(27)    Invited Speaker, Wireless Technology Labs, Nortel Networks, “Enhanced ANT Protocol and its Applications,” Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 2004

 

 

Technical Program Committee

 

 

 

(1)         IEEE Globecom 2002, Taipei, Taiwan, 17-21 November 2002.

(2)         IEEE EWCN 2003, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 9-11 April 2003.

(3)         IEEE VTC 2003, Orlando, Florida, USA, 4-9 October, 2003.

(4)         IEEE Globecom 2003, Dallas Texas, November 29 - December 3, 2004.

(5)         IEEE CCNC 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada USA, January 5-8, 2004.

(6)         IEEE EWCN 2004, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 14-17 April 2004.

(7)         22nd  Biennial Symposium on Communications, June 1–3, 2004 Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada

(8)         IEEE ICC 2005, Seoul Korea, 16-20 May 2005

(9)         IEEE ISCC 2005, La Manga del Mar Menor, Cartagena, Spain June 27- 30, 2005.

 

Professional Activities

 

 

 

(1)     Memberships of Professional Bodies:

 

a.        The Saudi Scientific Society of Electrical Engineering (SSSEE)

b.       The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Computer Society.

c.        The Society of Electrical Engineers of Libya, 1990.

 

 

 

Teaching Activities

 

 

I taught the following courses at King Fhad University of Petroleum and Minerals :

Course Name

Level

Mobile Computing

4th year

Senior Design Project

4th year

Advanced Mobile Computing

Graduate Course

Local and Metropolitan Area  

Graduate Course

I taught the following courses at Queen’s University:

Course Name

Level

Computer Networks I

4th year

Computer Networks II

4th year

Electromagnetic Lab I

2nd year

I taught the following courses at the University of Garyounis:

Course Name

Level

Electronics I

3rd year

Digital Systems

3rd year

Intro. To Prog. Langs

2nd year

 

 

Under graduate projects supervision at KFUPM

 

·         Simulation Study on Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) protocol for MANETs

·         Simulation Study on Ad hoc On-demand Distance Vector (AODV) for MANETs

·         Simulation Study on the Warning Energy Aware Clusterhead (WEAC) for MANETs

·         Wireless Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Inter-working with WLANs

·         Mobile Patient using Sensor Networks

·         Determination of Internet average load on Computer Engineering at KFUPM using Opnet

 

Masters Theses cosupervision at Queen’s University

 

·         Comparative Simulation Study between VBS-O and PA-VBS.

 

Undergraduate Project Supervision at Queen’s University

 

 

·         Routing Protocols for Ad Hoc Mobile Wireless Networks.

·         Quality of Service Provisioning in Ad Hoc Wireless Mobile Networks.

·         Wireless Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Implementation using AODV.

·         Wireless Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Implementation using VBS-O

·         Wireless Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Implementation using DSR.

·         Wireless Inventory Billing System.

·         CDMA-based Ad Hoc Wireless Networks and Wireless LANs.

·         Asynchronous Processor Design: Investigating the Benefits of a Clockless Chip Over its Synchronous Counterpart.

 

Projects

 

 

·         Principle Investigator on “Real-Time Applications over Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: Design and Implementation” at KFUPM

·         Principle Investigator on “Wireless Mobile Infrastructure Energy-Aware Protocol for Ad hoc Networks” at KFUPM

·         Co-Investigator on “Wireless Local Area Networks Integration for Mobile Network Operators” at KFUPM

 

Committees

 

 

·         Self assessment Committee

·         Curriculum Revision Committee

·         Faculty Committee

·         Student Affairs Committee

 

Summary of Strengths

 

 

Technical Skills

·         Network Modelers and Simulators: OPNET, COMNET III.

·         Real Time Delay Measurement Tool: Message Passing Interface (MPI)

·         Simulation and Mathematical Modeling of communication networks

·         Computer Programming: Java, C, C++, Visual Basic

·         Optimization Tools:

·                    Linear and discrete optimization: LINDO

·                    Linear, nonlinear, and integer optimization modeling: LINGO

·        Mathematical Programming: MATLAB, MAPLE

·        Interpersonal Skills

·        Communications: Technical presentations well received in several national and international forums and conferences

·        Hard worker, self -starter, quick learner with the ability to work independently or in a team.

 

 References

 

 

 

(1)

Hussein T. Mouftah

Canada Research Chair Professor

School of Information Technology and Engineering

University of Ottawa

Ottawa, ON

Canada K1N 6N5

Tel: 613 562 5800 Ext. 2173

mouftah@site.uottawa.ca

http://www.site.uottawa.ca/~mouftah/

http://www.ece.queensu.ca/faculty/mouftah/

(2)

Sadiq M. Sait

Professor and Chairman of COE

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

College of Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Engineering Department

P.O.Box 673, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 31261

Tel: +966-3-860-2217

Fax: +966-3-860-3059

sadiq@ccse.kfupm.edu.sa

http://www.ccse.kfupm.edu.sa/~sadiq

(3)

Hossam S. Hassanein

Associate Professor and Director

Telecommunications Research Laboratory

School of Computing

Queen’s University

Kingston, ON

Canada K7L 3N6

Tel: 613 533 6052

hossam@cs.queensu.ca

http://www.cs.queensu.ca/home/hossam/