Khattab, Ahmed

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Position: Lead Researcher (Assistant Professor) Khattab, Ahmed
Ahmed Khattab is an Assistant Professor in the Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering Department at Cairo University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the Center for Advanced Computer Studies (CACS) at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2011 under the direction of Prof. Magdy A. Bayoumi and co-advised by Prof. Dmitri Perkins. He received a Master of Electrical Engineering Degree from Rice University in 2009. He also received M.Sc. and B.Sc. (Honors) degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 2004 and 2002, respectively.

His main research interests are in wireless networking and radio resource management with emphasis on the cross-layer design, optimization, and implementation of PHY/MAC protocols for high performance wireless networks. His research experience ranges from distributed opportunistic spectrum management for cognitive radio networks, to carrier-sense multiple access for multi-antenna 802.11 networks, wireless sensor networks, and resource management and scheduling in 4G wireless networks. He authored/coauthored 2 books, a patent and over 15 journal and conference publications. He won the best student paper award from the IEEE Computer Society at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette student chapter in 2010 and in 2011, and was a finalist in the best paper award contest in the IEEE ICCCN 2008 conference. Since 2012, he has been listed in Marquis Who's Who in America and Marquis Who's Who in the World.