Ismail AlQerm obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science under the supervision of Professor Basem Shihada at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Currently, he is working as a Post-Doctorate Fellow at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA.

Research Interests

Ismail's research interests included Cognitive radios, Resource Allocation, Machine Learning, Cellular Networks, and HetNets.

Thesis title: Novel Machine Learning-Based Techniques for Efficient Resource Allocation in Next Generation Wireless Networks.

Academic Advisors

  • Basem Shihada, Professor, Computer Science.

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2016
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2010
  • B.Sc., Computer Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Academic Excellence Award, KAUST, 2010
  • Provost Award, KAUST, 2009

Selected Publications

AlQerm, I., & Shihada, B. (2017). Hybrid cognitive engine for radio systems adaptation. 2017 14th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC). doi:10.1109/ccnc.2017.7983233
AlQerm, I., & Shihada, B. (2016). A cooperative online learning scheme for resource allocation in 5G systems. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). doi:10.1109/icc.2016.7511617
Alqerm, I., Shihada, B. (2015). Cognitive Aware Interference Mitigation Scheme for OFDMA Femtocells, (Conference Paper).
AlQerm, I., & Shihada, B. (2014). Adaptive multi-objective Optimization scheme for cognitive radio resource management. 2014 IEEE Global Communications Conference. doi:10.1109/glocom.2014.7036916
Alqerm, I., & Shihada, B. (2014). Adaptive Decision-Making Scheme for Cognitive Radio Networks. 2014 IEEE 28th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications. doi:10.1109/aina.2014.41
AlQerm, I., Shihada, B., & Shin, K. G. (2013). Enhanced cognitive Radio Resource Management for LTE systems. 2013 IEEE 9th International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob). doi:10.1109/wimob.2013.6673414
AlQerm, I., Shihada, B., & Shin, K. G. (2013). CogWnet: A Resource Management Architecture for Cognitive Wireless Networks. 2013 22nd International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN). doi:10.1109/icccn.2013.6614115