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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department


Dr. Wessam Mesbah

Associate Professor

Dr. Wessam Mesbah received his Ph.D. in 2008 from McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, and his M.Sc. and B.Sc. (with highest honors) degrees in electrical engineering from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, in 2003 and 2000, respectively. He joined the Electrical Engineering Department of King Fahd University For Petroleum and Minerals in February 2010 where he is currently an associate professor. Between January 2009 and February 2010, he held the position of a postdoctoral fellow in Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar. His research interests are in the areas of cooperative communications and relay channels, layered multimedia transmission, wireless and sensor networks, multiuser MIMO/OFDM systems, cognitive radio, optimization, and advanced signal processing techniques.


Contact Information

Office Location: Building 59 Room 0074

 Phone: +966-3-860-7395

Email: mesbahw (at) kfupm.edu.sa





Looking for a PhD student to work on Game Theory and Smart Grids.


Looking for two graduate student to work on the following funded projects:


1- Physical Layer Security: Work will include some of the following topics (Optimization, MIMO, Relaying, Game Theory)


2- Location Tracking of Pilgrims: Work will include some of the following topics (Communications technology such as GSM, 3G, LTE, sensor networks, Optimization)


Students with strong mathematical background in optimization, linear algebra, or game theory are preferred. If interested, please send me your CV, which project you are interested in, and your previous contributions.


Research Interests


1- Wireless Communications


2- Convex Optimization and Resource Allocation


3- Game Theory


4- Cooperative Communications


5- Cognitive Radio


6- Smart Grids


7- Layered Multimedia Transmission


8- Multiuser Communications





Office Hours


My Office Hours for Semester 171 are:


Sunday and Thursday from 10:10 am to 11:00 am

Tuesday from 11:10 am to 12:00 pm

Last updated October 18, 2017

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