Education Profile

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (September 2009 - August 2013).
  • M.S. in Communication Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology (CHALMERS), Goteborg, Sweden (September 2007 - June 2009).
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan (October 2003 - May 2007).

Introduction

Fahd Ahmed went to the University of Edinburgh, UK as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow after graduation of a Ph.D. degree from KAUST.

Education and Early Career

Fahd Ahmed has a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan in 2017. Then in 2009, he obtained his Master's Degree in Communication Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology (CHALMERS), Goteborg, Sweden. After graduation, he joined the Ph.D. program in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia which he finished in 2013.

Research Interest

Fahd Ahmed's research areas are:

  • Performance analysis and receiver design for cooperative relay networks
  • Performance analysis of cognitive radio networks

 

Selected Publications

F. A. Khan, "Electronic Dispersion Compensation by Signal Predistortion using Compressed Lookup Table," Signals and Systems Department, Chalmers University of Technology (CHALMERS), Goteborg, Sweden, Jun. 2009.
F. Yilmaz, F. A. Khan, and M. -S. Alouini, "Performance of amplify-and-forward multihop transmission over relay clusters with different routing strategies,''  To appear in International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Systems.
Y. Chen, M. -S. Alouini, L. Tang, and F. A. Khan, "Analytical evaluation of adaptive-modulation-based opportunistic cognitive radio in Nakagami-m fading channels," To appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
F. A. Khan, Y. Chen, and M. -S. Alouini, "Novel receivers for AF relaying with distributed STBC using cascaded and disintegrated channel estimation,'' IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 1370-1379, Apr. 2012.
F. A. Khan, K. Tourki, M. -S. Alouini, and K. A. Qaraqe, "Delay analysis of a point-to-multipoint spectrum sharing network with CSI based power allocation,'' in Proc. of IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN 2012), Bellevue, WA, USA, Oct. 2012.
F. A. Khan, K. Tourki, M. -S. Alouini, and K. A. Qaraqe, "Outage and SER performance of an opportunistic multi-user underlay cognitive network,'' in Proc. of IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN 2012 Poster Session), Bellevue, WA, USA, Oct. 2012.
F. A. Khan, Y. Chen, and M. -S. Alouini, "Novel half coherent receivers for amplify and forward relaying,'' in Proc. of IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2012), Cesme, Turkey, Jun. 2012.
F. A. Khan, Y. Chen, and M. -S. Alouini, " Superior coherent receivers for AF relaying with distributed Alamouti code,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2011 (VTC-Fall 2011), San Francisco, CA, USA, Sep. 2011.
F. A. Khan, F. Yilmaz, and M. -S. Alouini, "Generalized routing protocols for multihop relay networks,'' in Proc. of International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2011), Istanbul, Turkey, Jul. 2011.
F. A. Khan, Y. Chen, and M. -S. Alouini, "Novel coherent receivers for AF distributed STBC using disintegrated channel estimation,'' in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2011 (VTC-Spring 2011), Budapest, Hungary, May 2011.
F. A. Khan, E. Agrell, and M. Karlsson, "Electronic dispersion compensation by Hadamard transformation," in Proc. of Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC 2010), San Diego, CA, USA, Mar. 2010.