Prof Hamed Al-Raweshidy
Joint Director of Wireless Network Communications Centre / IEEE Representative
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 was awarded his PhD in 1991 from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, UK. He has worked with The 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) at Brunel University, London, UK. WNCC is the largest centre at Brunel University and one of the largest Communications Research Centres in the UK.
He has published over 300 papers in International Journals and referred conferences. He is the editor of the first book in Radio over Fibre Technologies for Mobile Communications Networks and contributed chapters for 6 books. He is currently the “Editor-in-Chief” of Communication Networks Journal (USA). 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 Communications and Mobile Computing and Journal of Wireless Personal Communications.
Professor Al-Raweshidy acts as a consultant and is 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 principal investigator for several EPSRC projects and European project such as MAGNET EU project (IP) 2004-2008. He has been able to attract over £3,000,000 from research projects.
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. He is on the EPSRC Panel Selection Committee. He is a reviewer for several Governmental Agencies such as Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands, UK and Hong Kong. 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 British universities such as Oxford, UCL, Leeds, Kings College and Surrey. He is a visiting Professor for ESIGELEC, France, Universiti teknologi MARA, Malaysia and Yuan Ze University, Taiwan. He is external examiner for Kings College, University of London.
He is the Chairman of Expert working Group 4 (EWG4), “Wired and Wireless Integration for Future Network”, in Net!Works the then eMobility which is the top Technology Platform in Europe and advises the European Commission for research directions in communications for the next 10-15 years. He is a member of the senate for Brunel University and a member of the School of Engineering Research Committee. He has been invited to give a lecture at the EU Commission (Future Internet, 2010), Photonics21, 2010 in Brussels. His current research areas are Radio over Fibre, Personal Networks, Spectral Efficiency, Green Radio, Cognitive Communications and Mesh & Ad-Hoc Networks.
Research and Teaching
(2009) Tabatabai, F. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Feed-forward linearisation technique for impulse radar ultra-wideband over fibre, IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation 3 (7) : 1060- 1068
(2008) Kurdi, H., Li, M. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., A Classification of Emerging and Traditional Grid Systems, IEEE Distributed Systems Online 9 (3) : 1- 13 Download publication
(2008) Khan, S., Mahmud, SA., Loo, KK. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., A cross layer rate adaptation solution for IEEE 802.11 networks, Computer Communications 31 (8) : 1638- 1652
(2008) Chaudhry, SR. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Application-controlled handover for heterogeneous multiple radios over fibre networks, IET Communications 2 (10) : 1239- 1250
(2008) Mahmud, S., Khan, S., Al-Raweshidy, H. and Sivarajah, K., Meshed high data rate personal area networks, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials 10 (1) : 58- 69
(2007) Al-Khwildi, AN., Khan, S., Loo, KK. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Adaptive link-weight routing protocol using cross-layer communication for MANET, WSEAS Transactions on Communications 6 (11) : 833- 839 Download publication
(2007) Tabatabai, F. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Feedforward linearization technique for reducing nonlinearity in semiconductor optical amplifier, Journal of Lightwave Technology 25 (9) : 2667- 2674
(2005) Al-Raweshidy, H., Ali, H., Obayya, SSA., Langley, R. and Batchelor, J., Stress–strain modelling and analysis of a piezo-coated optical fibre sensor, Optics Communications 246 (4-6) : 357- 366
(2004) Sivarajah, K. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Dynamic channel allocation for ongoing calls in UTRA TDD system, Electronics Letters 40 (19) : 1197- 1198
(2001) Bhatti, A., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Murtaza, G., D-fiber antenna characterization using finite-element analysis, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 37 (8) : 970- 979
(2000) Bhatti, A., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Murtaza, G., Optical response of a d-fiber antenna in a finite-element analysis intended for radio-over-fiber applications, Applied Optics 39 (21) : 3626- 3631
(2009) Raoof, O., Radi, H., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Jerjees, Z., Dynamic interface/network selection mechanism approach for multi-homed wireless nodes, Fifth IEEE GCC Conference
(2009) Tarboush, HFA., Khan, S., Nilavalan, R., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Budimir, D., Reconfigurable wideband patch antenna for cognitive radio, Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC 2009)
(2009) AbuTarboush, HF., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Nilavalan, R., Bandwidth enhancement for small patch antenna using PBG structure for different wireless applications, IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT 2009) Download publication
(2009) AbuTarboush, HF., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Nilavalan, R., Bandwidth enhancement for microstrip patch antenna using stacked patch and slot, IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT 2009) Download publication
(2009) AbuTarboush, HF., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Nilavalan, R., Multi-band antenna for different wireless applications, IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT 2009) Download publication
(2009) Jerjees, Z., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Raoof, O., Cross layer design to improve the handover latency in multi-homed WLANs, Fifth IEEE GCC Communications and Signal Processing Conference
(2009) Jerjees, Z. and Al-Raweshidy, H., Handover optimization for video applications in WiMAX, Third International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies (NGMAST 2009)
(2008) Kurdi, H., Li, M. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., A generic framework for resource scheduling in personal mobile grids based on honeybee colony, 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services, and Technologies (NGMAST 2008)
(2008) Jerjees, Z. and Al-Raweshidy, H., A novel mechanism to select better multi-homed MIPv6 networks, 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services, and Technologies (NGMAST 2008)
(2008) Khan, S., Mahmud, SA. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., A rate-adaptive MAC for IEEE 802.11 networks, 6th Annual Communication Networks and Services Research Conference (CNSR 2008)
(2008) Mahmud, SA., Khan, S. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Capacity analysis of high data rate wireless personal area networks, 6th Annual Communication Networks and Services Research Conference (CNSR 2008)
(2008) Jerjees, Z., Raoof, O. and Al-Rawshidy, HS., Cross-layer optimization and handover managements in next generation Multihomed networks, 5th International Conference on Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems (BROADNETS 2008)
(2008) Saeed, NH., Abbod, MF., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Raoof, O., Intelligent MANET routing optimizer, 5th International Conference on Broadband Communications Networks and Systems (Broadnets 2008)
(2008) Saeed, NH., Abbod, MF., Sulaiman, TH., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Kurdi, H., Intelligent MANET routing protocol selector, Second International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies
(2008) Saeed, NH., Abbod, MF. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Intelligent MANET routing system, 22nd International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications
(2006) Tabatabai, F. and Al-Raweshidy, H., Performance evaluation for WLAN and UWB using radio over fibre, 9th European Conference on Wireless Technologies
(2002) Al-Raweshidy, H., Glaubitt, KM. and Faccin, P., In-buliding coverage for UMTS using radio over fibre technology, 5th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications
(2002) Al-Raweshidy, H., Glaubitt, KM. and Faccin, P., In-buliding coverage for UMTS using radio over fibre technology, 13th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
(2000) Nitsos, K., Dagiuklas, T. and Al-Raweshidy, H., High speed wireless Internet access: combination of MPLS and BRAN HIPERLAN/2 technologies, IFIP-TC6/European Commission International Conference, Networking 2000 (1815) : 495- 506
(2009) Raoof, O., Al-Banna, Z. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Competitive spectrum sharing in wireless networks: a dynamic non-cooperative game approach. In: Wozniak, J., Konorski, J., Katulski, R. and Pach, AR. eds. Wireless and Mobile Networking. Boston : Springer (308/2009) : 197- 207
(2009) Jerjees, Z., Al-Raweshidy, HS. and Al-Banna, Z., Optimized handover schemes over WiMAX. In: Wozniak, J., Konorski, J., Katulski, R. and Pach, AR. eds. Wireless and Mobile Networking. (308/2009) : 332- 346
(2008) Sulaiman, TH., Aldelo, H. and Al-Raweshidy, HS., Signalling model of service discovery in heterogeneous personal networks. In: Kyriazakos, S., Soldatos, I. and Karetsos, G. eds. 4G Mobile and Wireless Communications Technology. Aalborg, Denmark : River Publishers 341- 350