Education Profile

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon (September 2013 – January 2018).
  • M.S. in Communication and Computer Engineering, Lebanese University, Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology (EDST), Beirut, Lebanon, (September 2012 – July 2013).
  • M.E. in Communication and Computer Engineering, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon, (September 2008 – July 2013).

Nour Kouzayha now works in Wireless Communications Lab, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon as a research associate.

Selected Publications

Ph.D. Thesis

N. Kouzayha, "Signaling and Sleep Mode Enhancement Strategies for Machine to Machine over Cellular Networks", PhD dissertation, American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon, 2018.

M.S. Thesis

N. Kouzayha"Evaluation of Random Access Mechanisms in LTE Networks for the Support of M2M Applications", M.Sc. thesis, Lebanese University, Lebanon, 2013.

Journal Publications

1.       S. Saab, A. Eid, N. Kouzayha, J. Costantine and Z. Dawy, “Efficient RF Wake-up and Charging of IoT Devices using Ambient WiFi Signals,” in preparation.

2.       N. Kouzayha, Z. Dawy, J. G. Andrews, and H. ELSawy, “Joint downlink/uplink RF-based wake-up solution for IoT over cellular networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 1574-1588, Mar. 2018.

3.       H. Khodr, N. Kouzayha, M. Abdallah, J. Costantine and Z. Dawy, "Energy Efficient IoT Sensor With RF Wake-Up and Addressing Capability," in IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 1-4, Dec. 2017.

4.       N. Kouzayha, M. Jaber and Z. Dawy, "Measurement-Based Signaling Management Strategies for Cellular IoT," in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 1434-1444, Oct. 2017.

Conference Publications

1.       N. Kouzayha, H. ELSawy, Z. Dawy and J. G. Andrews, “Analysis of an ID-based RF Wake-up Solution for IoT Over Cellular Networks,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communication Conference (Globecom) – Workshops, Dec. 2017.

2.N. Kouzayha, Z. Dawy and J. G. Andrews, "Analysis of a Power Efficient Wake-Up Solution for M2M over Cellular Using Stochastic Geometry," in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Dec. 2016.

3.N. Kouzayha, M. Jaber, and Z. Dawy, “M2M data aggregation over cellular networks: Signaling-Delay Trade-offs”, in Proc. IEEE Global Communication Conference (Globecom) - Workshops, Dec. 2014.

4.M. Jaber, N. Kouzayha, Z. Dawy, and A. Kayssi, “On cellular network planning and operation with M2M signalling and security considerations,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) - Workshops, June 2014.

5.  N. Kouzayha, N. C. Taher, Y. Ghamri-Doudane, "Towards a better support of machine type communication in LTE-networks: Analysis of random access mechanisms", in Proc. 2nd International Conference on Advances in Biomedical Engineering (ICABME), Sept. 2013

Scientific and Professional Memberships

IEEE Member, IEEE Communication Society Member.