Refereed Technical Reports
Zerguine, Ali Al-Awami, and Ali A. Al-Shaikhi, “Adaptive Channel Equalization
Using Particle Swarm Optimization”, King Fahd University of Petroleum &
Minerals (KFUPM), Wireless Broadband Communication Research Group/DSR RG1216,
Saudi Arabia, Final report, 2014.
Zerguine, Naveed Iqbal, and Ali A. Al-Shaikhi, “Phase Noise Compensation in
Multicarrier Wireless Communication Systems”, King Fahd University of Petroleum
& Minerals (KFUPM), Wireless Broadband Communication Research Group/DSR
RG1415, Saudi Arabia, Final report, December 2017.
Al-Shaikhi, M Elhassan, A Masoud, "Target-seeking control method and
system for mobile robots" US Patent 9,623,564, April 2017.
[P2] Ahmad A
Masoud, Ali A Al-Shaikhi, “Method and system to identify and estimate
relaxation frequencies for ground penetrating radars”, US Patent 20160116580A1,
December 26, 2017.
Al-Shaikhi and Ahmad Masoud “Method and Systems for Accurate and accelerated
Synchronization for Communication Networks”, U.S. Patent Application No.
Al-Shaikhi, Ramadan Abdul-Rashid, and Ahmad Masoud “Asynchronous Realizations
based on Accurate, Energy-Efficient, Decentralized, Single-Hop Time
Synchronization Protocol for WSNs”, (KFUPM Reference #:2018-110).
[J1] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi and J. Ilow, "Erasure rate analysis and tighter upper bound for
binary product codes," in IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 10, no. 7, pp.
546-548, July 2006. doi: 10.1109/LCOM.2006.224415.
Al-Shaikhi and Jacek Ilow, “Design of Packet-Based Block Codes with Shift
Operators,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol.
2010, Article ID 263210, 12 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/263210
Al-Shaikhi, “Constellation Compaction Design to Reduce Both PAPR and Average
Power in OFDM Systems,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and
Networking, vol. 2010, Article ID 304951, 6 pages, 2010.
Al-Shaikhi and A. Masoud, "Efficient, Single Hop Time Synchronization
Protocol for Randomly Connected WSNs," in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters,
vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 170-173, April 2017.
Al-Ghadhban, Ali Muqaibel, Ghassan Alregib, and Ali Al-Shaikhi, "Seeding
undergraduate research experience: From Georgia Tech to KFUPM case study",
International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, doi:
10.1177/0020720918773054, June 2018.
A., and Al-Shaikhi, A. “Sensor-based, time-critical mobility of autonomous
robots in cluttered spaces: A harmonic potential approach.” Robotica, 36(9),
1301-1332, June 1, 2018. doi:10.1017/S0263574718000401.
[J7] Ali A.
Al-Shaikhi, Adil Khan, Ali Al-Awami, and Azzedine Zerguine, “A Hybrid Particle
Swarm Optimization Technique for Adaptive Equalization”, Arabian Journal for
Science and Engineering (AJSE), June 12, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-018-3387-8
[J8] A. Al-Shaikhi, "Improved-Precision Time
Synchronization Protocol for WSNs Based on Averaging Consensus Control,"
in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 62261-62271, October 2018. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2874971
M.A. and Ali Al-Shaikhi, “Modified Algorithm for Soft Decision Decoding of
Product Codes,” in the 1st IEEE GCC Conference and Exhibition, Bahrain, May
[C2] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi and M. A. Kousa, "Modified algorithm for hard decision decoding
of product codes," 2004 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking
Conference (WCNC), 2004, pp. 1760-1763 Vol.3. doi: 10.1109/WCNC.2004.1311819
[C3] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi and J. Ilow, "Improved upper bound for erasure recovery in
binary product codes," 2005 IEEE 16th International Symposium on Personal,
Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Berlin, 2005, pp. 1086-1090 Vol. 2.
[C4] X. Liao,
J. Ilow and A. Al-Shaikhi, "Trellis Termination in Turbo Codes with Full
Feedback RSC Encoders," 4th International Symposium on Turbo Codes &
Related Topics, Munich, Germany, 2006, pp. 1-6.
Al-Shaikhi, J. Ilow and X. Liao, "An Adaptive FEC-based Packet Loss
Recovery Scheme Using RZ Turbo Codes," Fifth Annual Conference on
Communication Networks and Services Research (CNSR '07), Fredericton, NB, 2007,
[C6] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi and J. Ilow, "Alternative Symbol Representations with Radial
Symmetry for PAPR Reduction in OFDM Systems," 2007 IEEE International
Conference on Communications, Glasgow, 2007, pp. 2942-2948. doi:
[C7] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi and J. Ilow, "Erasure Based PAPR Reduction Using Minimally
Expanded Constellations in OFDM Systems," IEEE GLOBECOM 2007 - IEEE Global
Telecommunications Conference, Washington, DC, 2007, pp. 2904-2909.
[C8] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi and J. Ilow, "Packet Oriented Error Correcting Codes Using
Vandermonde Matrices and Shift Operators," 2008 IEEE Wireless
Communications and Networking Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2008, pp. 261-266.
[C9] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi and J. Ilow, "Packet loss recovery codes based on Vandermonde
matrices and shift operators," 2008 IEEE International Symposium on
Information Theory, Toronto, ON, 2008, pp. 1058-1062. doi:
[C10] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi and J. Ilow, "Vandermonde matrix packet-level FEC for joint
recovery from errors and packet loss," 2008 IEEE 19th International
Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Cannes, 2008,
[C11] A. A.
Masoud, M. Ahmed and A. Al-Shaikhi, "Self-contained, ultrasonic
sensor-based mobility generation for differential drive UGVs," 2015
American Control Conference (ACC), Chicago, IL, 2015, pp. 2427-2432. doi: 10.1109/ACC.2015.7171096
[C12] A. A.
Masoud, M. Ahmed and A. Al-Shaikhi, "Servo-level, sensor-based navigation
using harmonic potential fields," 2015 European Control Conference (ECC),
Linz, 2015, pp. 2997-3002. doi: 10.1109/ECC.2015.7330993
[C13] A. A. Masoud
and A. Al-Shaikhi, "Time-sensitive, sensor-based, joint planning and
control of mobile robots in cluttered spaces: A harmonic potential
approach," 2015 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Osaka,
2015, pp. 2761-2766. doi: 10.1109/CDC.2015.7402634
[C14] A. A.
Masoud and A. Al-Shaikhi, "Joint order identification and estimation of
the discrete relaxation spectrum for ground penetrating radars," 2016 IEEE
55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, 2016, pp.
[C15] A. A.
Al-Shaikhi, "Accuracy-Enhanced Time Synchronization Method for WSNs
Using Average Consensus Control," 2018 15th International
Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals & Devices (SSD), Yassmine Hammamet,
Tunisia, 2018, pp. 23-27. doi: 10.1109/SSD.2018.8570599.
[C16] A. A.
Masoud, M. Abu-Ali and A. Al-Shaikhi, "A Novel and Effective Procedure for
an Undergraduate First Control Laboratory Education in State Space-based Motor
Identification," 2018 Annual American Control Conference (ACC), Milwaukee,
WI, 2018, pp. 4843-4848. doi: 10.23919/ACC.2018.8431140.
Al-Shaikhi, R. Abdul-Rashid and A. Masoud, "Asynchronous Time
Synchronization Protocol for WSNs," 2019 16th International
Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals & Devices (SSD), Istanbul, Turkey, 2019,
pp. 518-523. doi: 10.1109/SSD.2019.8893220