By David Murphy
The research work of KAUST Ph.D. student Rawan Alghamdi was announced as the runner-up prize winner in the IEEE Competition on Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN) Beyond 5G and 6G, as part of the "Connecting the World from the Skies" Forum.
Prof Tareq Al-Naffouri gave a keynote address at The 5th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technologies and Networking. The title of his talk was “Towards Robust & Accurate Localization: A Manifold Optimization Approach”. The conference was held online from 12 to 14 December 2022.
Three teams from KAUST Information Science Lab (ISL) Qawam, Smart Tap and MobiSense, showcased their products and technologies at the Innovations Towards Leadership conference which was held on 15 and 16 November 2022 at Park Hayat hotel, Jeddah. The conference was organized by Jeddah Chamber of Commerce.
Prof Mohamed Siala is a Professor at Ecole Supérieure des Communications de Tunis (Higher School of Communication of Tunisia, Sup’Com) where he has been teaching since 2001.
Xing Liu, one of the PhD students under Prof. Tareq Al-Naffouri has recently completed a one-month internship from August to September 2022 at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geoscience, under the supervision of Prof. Peter JG Teunissen.
He is working on Distributed Least-Square Estimation for GNSS Networks.
Dr. Abdulaziz Alorainy completed his Ph.D. in 2017 from The University of British Columbia, Canada. Since then, he has been working as an Assistant Professor at King Abdullah City of Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He joined KAUST as a visiting faculty member for 1 year starting in August 2021.