Professor Khmaies Ouahada

  • Academic Background

    Khmaies Quahada is currently lecturing at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, where he received his M. Eng., with distinction, and his D. Eng. Degrees in 2002 and 2009 respectively.

    He has received his B. Eng. Degree in 1995 from the University of Khartoum in Sudan. He has worked for a year at Sudatel, the Sudanese National Communications company.

    He has been employed as a lecturer at the University of Johannesburg in 2008 until 2010 when he was promoted to senior lecturer. In 2013 he was promoted to associate professor.

    Since his appointment at University of Johannesburg he has lectured Signals and Systems (SST3A11), Telecommunications (TEL3B01) and Digital Signal Processing (SIG3B01) courses for Undergraduates.

    He is an active member in the Telecommunications Research Group (TRG) and Co-founder of the Wireless laboratory, YLab, at the University of Johannesburg.
    In 2013, he was rated as an established researcher (C-Rating) by the National Research Foundation of South Africa.

    Since 2009 he is a member of the IEEE Information Theory and Communications societies. He is also a member of the IEEE South Africa Information Theory Society Chapter since 2010.

  • Research Interests

    His research interests include:

    • Digital Communications
    • Information Theory
    • Graph Theory
    • Coding Techniques
      • Error Correcting Codes
      • Spectral Shaping Codes
      • Combined Coding and Modulation
    • Power-line Communications
  • Additional Information

    Prof Khmaies Ouahada is an active member in the following professional societies:

    • IEEE (USA):
      • IEEE senior member since 2013.
      • Member of the IEEE Information Theory Society since 2009.
      • Member of the IEEE Communications Society since 2009.
      • Member of the IEEE South Africa Information Theory Society Chapter since 2010.
    • SAIEE
      • Senior member since 2011.

    He has also served as:

      • Publications Chair of the International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications, IEEE ISPLC2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2013.
      • Technical program committee member (TPC) for the IEEE Region 8 Conference, Africon 2011 in Zambia.
      • Organizing committee member of the Winter School on Information Theory and Communications, Kruger National Park 2010.

    He is active in research and love research collaboration at the national and international levels. He has visited many international Universities for research visits.

      • Six month research cooperation at University of Duisburg – Essen, Germany, January-June 2014.
      • Two month research cooperation at University of Duisburg – Essen, Germany, April-May 2013.
      • One month research visit to the Ecole National d’Ingenieurs, Sfax (ENIS) “National Engineering School, Sfax”, Tunisia, June 2013.
      • One month research cooperation at University of Duisburg – Essen, Germany, May 2012.
      • One and half month research visit to the Ecole National d’Ingenieurs, Sfax (ENIS) “National Engineering School, Sfax”, Tunisia, June-July 2012.
      • A research visit to the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil, October 2011.
      • Three month research cooperation at University of Duisburg – Essen, Germany, 2005.
      • Three month research cooperation at F’SATIE, Teknikon University, Pretoria, 2000
    He is also an active member in national and international non-governmental organizations (NGO) for relief, charitable and voluntary work.

Publications

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