Professional Experience

Assistant Professor
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
January 2002-
  • Teaching Computer Networks courses (graduate and undergraduate levels), Performance of Radio Resource Management for wireless Networking (graduate level), Performance Evaluation of Computer Systems, Local Area Networks, Internet Engineering Technologies.

  • Carrying out research in Wireless Sensor Networks security and applications, Radio resource management for Wireless mobile networks, Modeling and traffic characterization.

  • Supervising several PhD and master students

  • Serving on various academic committees.


Network Designer
Nortel Networks, Ottawa, Canada
Sep. 2000 Dec. 2001
  • Worked with a team of experts on designing and development of call admission control and  dynamic bandwidth allocation for the 3G CDMA2000 (1XRTT). Work resulted in one patent.

System Designer 
SR Telecom, Montreal, Canada
March 2000 Aug. 2000
  • Design and Implementation of QoS entities for a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) prototype based on Data over Cable System Interface Specifications (DOCSIS) standard.

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Sep. 1990- June 1995
  • Teaching several undergraduate courses on electronics and electric circuits.