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Abdullah M. Almasoud , Ph.D. 

Education

PhD in Computer Engineering & Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA.

M.S. in Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA.

B.S. in Computer Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Achievements

  • Received a Best Paper Award in 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference, Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks Symposium.
  • Grantted two United States Patents:
  • Almasoud, Abdullah, “Emergency unmanned aerial vehicle and method for deploying an unmanned aerial vehicle”, US patent US 9,834,306, Dec. 5, 2017.
  • Almasoud, Abdullah, “Wireless communication system using hybrid cooperative and noncooperative sensing”, US patent 9271155 B2, Feb. 23, 2016.

Experiences

  • January 2019 – Present:

Assistant Professor: Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Electrical Engineering Department, Al-Kharj, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Summer 2018:

Patent Analyst: Cardinal Intellectual Property, Inc, Evanston, IL, USA.

  • January 2017 – May 2018:

Teaching Assistant at Iowa State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Ames, Iowa.

  • High Performance Communication Networks, Electric Circuits LAB, Embedded Systems.

  • 2010:

Teaching Assistant at Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Electrical Engineering Department, Al-Kharj, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Logic Design, Microprocessor & C programming.

Research

  • Almasoud, A. and A. E. Kamal, "Wireless-Powered Machine-to-Machine Multicasting in Cellular Networks", IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2020, pp. 515-528.
  • Almasoud, A. and A. E. Kamal, "Data Dissemination in IoT Using a Cognitive UAV", IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, Vol. 5, No. 4, Dec. 2019, pp. 849-862.
  • Almasoud, A. and A. E. Kamal, "Energy Harvesting-based Multicast Communication in Cellular IoT", in the proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2018. (Received Best Paper Award)
  • Almasoud, A., M. Y. Selim, A. Alqasir, T. Shabnam, A. Masadeh and A. E. Kamal, "Energy Efficient Data Forwarding in Disconnected Networks using Cooperative UAVs", in the proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2018.
  • Almasoud, A. and A. E. Kamal, "Efficient Data and Energy Transfer in IoT with a Mobile Cognitive Base Station”, in the proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (IEEE PIMRC 2017).
  • Almasoud, A. and A. E. Kamal, “Energy Efficient Multicasting in Cognitive Radio Networks”, in the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2017.
  • Almasoud, A. and A. E. Kamal, "Multi-objective Optimization for Many-to-Many Communication in Cognitive Radio Networks", in the proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom) 2015.
  • Almasoud, A. and A. E. Kamal, "Robust Provisioning of Multicast Sessions in Cognitive Radio Networks", in the proceedings of the IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2014).

Interests

Research Interests:

Wireless Networks

Internet of Things

UAV Communication

RF Energy Havrvesting

Green Networking

Cognitive Radio Networks

Wireless Sensor Neworks

Activities for community service

  • Review Editor in Wireless Communications (specialty section of Frontiers in Communications and Networks).
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC) member for 2020 IEEE Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM), Selected Areas in Communications: Access Networks and Systems.
  • Member of accreditation and quality committee: Electrical Engineering Department, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University.
  • Member of Information Technology Unit: College of Engineering, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University.
  • Member of Electronic Contents Committee: College of Engineering, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University.
  • Reviewrs for IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Elsevier Computer Communications Journal, Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Journal, Journal of Communications and Networks, Elsevier Optical Switching and Networking, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) and IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM).