Current Position

PhD candidate at University of Texas at Austin TX, USA


PhD Electrical Engineering (2015-), The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

MS Electrical Engineering (2012-2014), King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

BS Electrical Engineering (2007-2011), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Research Interests

Signal processing for communications

Selected Publications

[1] A. Ali, M. Masood, M. S. Sohail, S. N. Al-Ghadhban, and T. Y. Al-Naffouri, "Narrowband Interference Mitigation in SC-FDMA Using Bayesian Sparse Recovery", in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.64, pp.6471-6484, Dec. 2016.
[2] A. Zaib, M. Masood, A. Ali, W. Xu, and T. Y. Al-Naffouri, "Distributed Channel Estimation and Pilot Contamination Analysis for Massive MIMO-OFDM Systems", in IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol.64, pp.4607-4621, Nov. 2016.
[3] A. Ali, A. Al-Rabah, M. Masood, and T. Y. Al-Naffouri, "Receiver-Based Recovery of Clipped OFDM Signals for PAPR Reduction: A Bayesian Approach", in IEEE Access, vol.2, pp.1213-1224, Jan. 2014.
[4] A. Ali, O. Hammi, and T. Y. Al-Naffouri, "Compressed Sensing Based Joint-Compensation of Power Amplifier's Distortions in OFDMA Cognitive Radio Systems", in IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol.3, pp.508-520, Dec. 2013.
[1] S. Al-Shuhail, A. Ali, and T. Y. Al-Naffouri, "Peak-to-average power ratio reduction in interleaved OFDMA systems", 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT), pp.658-662, Dec. 2015.
[2] A. Ali, H. Elsawy, T. Y. Al-Naffouri, and M. S. Alouini, "Narrowband interference parameterization for sparse Bayesian recovery", 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pp.4530-4535, Jun. 2015.
[3] A. Ali, M. Masood, S. Al-Ghadhban, and T. Y. Al-Naffouri, "Bayesian narrowband interference mitigation in SC-FDMA", 2015 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp.2979-2983, Apr. 2015.
[4] A. Ali, A. Al-Zahrani, T. Y. Al-Naffouri, and A. Naguib, "Receiver based PAPR reduction in OFDMA", 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp.8087-8091, May. 2014.
[5] A. Al-Rabah, M. Masood, A. Ali, and T. Y. Al-Naffouri, "Receiver-based Bayesian PAPR reduction in OFDM", 21st European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2013), pp.1-5, Sep. 2013.