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Professor Hamed Al-Raweshidy

Professor Hamed Al-Raweshidy
Director Of Wireless Networks And Communications Centre(Wncc)


Hamed Al-Raweshidy is professor of Communications Engineering and has been awarded BEng and MSc from University of Technology/Baghdad in 1977 and 1980 respectively. He completed his Post Graduate Diploma from Glasgow University/ Glasgow/ UK in 1987. He awarded his PhD in 1991 from Strathclyde University in Glasgow/UK. He was with Space and Astronomy Research Centre/Iraq, PerkinElmer/USA, Carl Zeiss/Germany, British Telecom/UK, Oxford University, Manchester Met.University and Kent University.

Professor Al-Raweshidy is currently the Director of the Wireless Networks and Communications Centre (WNCC) and Director of PG studies (ECE) at Brunel University, London, UK.

He published over 370 papers in International Journals and referred conferences. He is the editor of the first book in Radio over Fibre Technologies for Mobile Communications Networks. He has acted as Guest editor for the International Journal of Wireless Personal Communications. He is a member of several Journal Editorial Boards such as Journal of Wireless Personal Communications.

Professor Al-Raweshidy acts as a consultant and involved in projects with several companies and operators such as Vodafone (UK), Ericsson (Sweden), Andrew (USA), NEC (Japan), Nokia (Finland), Siemens (Germany), Franc Telecom (France), Thales (UK & France) and Tekmar (Italy). He is a principal investigator for several EPSRC projects and European project such as MAGNET EU project (IP) 2004-2008.

He is a member of several International Conference Advisory Committees and Technical Program Committees such as VTC, PIMRC, GLOBECOM, WPMC and IST. He has organised several Workshops on Wireless Technology in Europe and Japan. He is on the EPSRC peer Review College /UK and Review Panel for EU Commission, Hong Kong and Cyprus. He has been invited to deliver research lectures in Delft University (Holland), Chalmers University (Sweden), University of Valenciennes (France) and Aalborg University (Denmark). He is PhD external examiner for several British universities such as Oxford, UCL, Leeds, Kings College, Cardiff, New Castle, Strathclyde and Surrey.

He is a member of NETworld 2020 Network which is the top Technology Platform in Europe and it advise European Commission for research directions in communications for the next 10-15 years. He has been invited to give a lecture at EU Commission (Future Internet/2010), Photonics21/ 2010 in Brussels. He is an MSc course external examiner for Kings College London / University of London. He is a reviewer for several Governmental Agencies such as Cyprus, Greece, Holland, UK and Hong Kong.

His current research area is 5G and beyond such as C-RAN, SDN, IoT, M2M and Radio over Fibre.

Newest selected publications

Abdollahi, S., Al-Raweshidy, H. and Owens, T. (2018) 'Pipelined photonic analog-to-digital converter'. Journal of Optics.Open Access Link

Journal article

Khan, M., Fakhri, Z. and Al-Raweshidy, H. (2018) 'Semi-Static Cell Differentiation and Integration with Dynamic BBU-RRH Mapping in Cloud Radio Access Network'. IEEE Transaction on Network and Service Nangement, vol 104 (TNSM-2017-01422.R2). pp. 45 - 65.Open Access Link

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Alhumaima, R., Ahmed, R. and Al-Raweshidy, H. (Accepted) 'Maximising the Energy Efficiency of Virtualised C-RAN Via Optimising the Number of Virtual Machines'. IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking.Open Access Link

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Al-Majidi, S., Abood, M. and Al-Raweshidy, H. (2018) 'A Novel Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique Based on Fuzzy Logic for Photovoltaic Systems'. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. ISSN: 0360-3199 Open Access Link

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Alasadi, E. and Al-Raweshidy, H. (Accepted) 'OLC: Open-Level Control plane architecture for providing better scalability in an SDN network'. IEEE Access. ISSN: 2169-3536 Open Access Link

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