Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, December 1995, University of Maryland at College Park, USA. Dissertation Title: Design and Performance of Trellis Codes for Wireless Channels. Major: Communications, Minor: Computers
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, July 1992, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Thesis Title: Performance of TCM with Concatenated Codes over Fading Channels. Major: Communications
B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Highest Honors), January 1991, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Director, Information Technology Center, since September 2001.
Deputy Director, Information Technology Center, January 2001-September 2001.
Director, Center for Communications and Computer Research, The Research Institute, KFUPM, September 1998 to present.
Acting Director, Development and Manufacturing Center, Research Institute, KFUPM, (September 1997- September 1998).
Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, England. (June 1997 - Sept. 1997).
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, KFUPM, since February 1996.
Research Assistant, Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory, University of Maryland at College Park (September 1994 - December 1995).
Lecturer, Electrical Engineering Department, KFUPM (July 1992 - July 1993).
Graduate Assistant, Electrical Engineering Department, KFUPM (January 1991 - July 1992).
Member of IEEE (www.ieee.org)
Member of IEEE Communications Society (www.comsoc.org)
Member of IEEE Information Theory Society (golay.uvic.ca)