Dr. Ali Al-Shaikhi
is the Dean of the College of Engineering at
KFUPM since January 2019 to date and the Director, Center for
Energy and Geo-Processing (CEGP) since 2013 to date.
He was the chairman of the Electrical Engineering Department at KFUPM
from 2011 to 2018. He received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical
Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM),
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in 1997 and 2001, respectively. He received the
PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Dalhousie university, Halifax,
Canada, in 2008.
He got the following scholarships: the
faculty of graduate study (FGS) at Dalhousie University Scholarship and
Bruce and Dorothy Rosetti Engineering Research Scholarship. He also
received a travel grant award of the 5th Annual Conference on
Communication Networks and Services Research (CNSR), May, 2007. He was
awarded KFUPM scholarship to pursue his Ph.D. degree overseas.
Dr. Ali Al-Shaikhi's research interests lie
in the areas of wireless communication, communication theory, digital
communications, signal processing, and computer networks. He has several
publications in respected conferences and journals, and has two patents