Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (September 2009 - August 2013).
  • Diplôme d'Ingénieur, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie (EPT), Tunis, Tunisia (September 2006 - June 2009)

Introduction

Mahdi went to the University of British Columbia (UBC), British Columbia, Canada as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow.

Education and early career

Mahdi got his degree in Diplôme d'Ingénieur, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie (EPT), Tunis, Tunisia in  2009. After his graduation, he was a Ph.D.  student in Electrical Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia during 2009-2013.

Research Interest

  • Practical implementations of resource allocation for cognitive radio systems
  • Joint pricing and power allocation in cognitive radios
  • Cooperative spectrum sensing for cognitive radio under imperfect reporting channels

Selected Publications

M. B. Ghorbel, H. Nam, and M. -S. Alouini, "Cluster-based spectrum sensing for cognitive radios with imperfect channel to cluster-head," in Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2012), Paris, France, Apr. 2012.
M. B. Ghorbel, A. Goldsmith, and M. -S. Alouini, "Joint pricing and resource allocation for cognitive radios system," in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2011), Shanghai, China, Apr. 2011.
M. B. Ghorbel, H. Nam, and M. -S. Alouini, "Discrete rate resource allocation for OFDMA cognitive radio systems with location information," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, Sep. 2010.
M. B. Ghorbel, H. Nam, and M. -S. Alouini, "Generalized location-based resource allocation for OFDMA cognitive radio systems," in Proc. of International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2010), York, UK, Sep. 2010
H. Nam, M. B. Ghorbel, and M. -S. Alouini, "Location-based resource allocation for OFDMA cognitive radio systems," in Proc. of Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks & Communications (CROWNCOM 2010), Cannes, France, Jun. 2010.
M. B. Ghorbel, M. Baklouti, and S. Couvet, "3D head pose estimation and tracking using particle filtering and ICP algorithm," in Proc. of Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects (AMDO 2010), Mallorca, Spain, Jul. 2010
M. B. Ghorbel, A. Boufahja, R. Robbana, and N. B. Rajeb, “The online matrix voting system,” in Proc. of the International Conference on Computing & e-Systems (TIGERA 2009), Hammamet, Tunisia, Mar. 2009.