Ahmed Arafa

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Ahmed Arafa
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Electrical Engineering Department
Princeton University

Hosted by: Prof. H. Vincent Poor

email: aarafa@princeton.edu
web: http://aarafa.mycpanel.princeton.edu

Research Interests

Broad interests: wireless communications, information theory, optimization

Recent focus:

  • Physical layer security

  • Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) systems

  • Visible light communications

  • Age of information

  • Energy harvesting communications

Recent News

  • 07/18: Our paper, ‘‘Securing Downlink Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Systems by Trusted Relays’’, is accepted for publication in IEEE Globecom’18.

  • 07/18: Our paper, ‘‘Downlink Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Systems with an Untrusted Relay’’, is accepted for publication in Asilomar’18.

  • 06/18: Check out our new arXiv paper on optimal online status update policies for energy harvesting sensors.

  • 05/18: Will be serving as a TPC member for the 4th International Workshop on Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Techniques for 5G.

  • 05/18: Check out our new arXiv paper on physical layer security in NOMA systems.

  • 04/18: Will be serving as a TPC member for the 10th International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing.

  • 02/18: Gave a talk in ITA’18 on our recent results on the age of information in energy harvesting systems.

  • 01/18: Our paper, ‘‘Age-Minimal Online Policies for Energy Harvesting Sensors with Incremental Battery Recharges’’, is to appear in ITA’18.

  • 01/18: Our journal paper, ‘‘Online Fixed Fraction Policies in Energy Harvesting Communication Systems’’, is accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

  • 01/18: Our journal paper, ‘‘Delay Minimal Policies in Energy Harvesting Communication Systems’’, is accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Communications.

  • 01/18: Will be serving as a TPC member for the 3rd International Workshop on Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Techniques for 5G.

  • 01/18: Our paper, ‘‘Age-Minimal Online Policies for Energy Harvesting Sensors with Radom Battery Recharges’’, is accepted for publication in IEEE ICC’18.

  • 12/17: Will be serving as a TPC member for CISS’18.

  • 10/17: Our journal paper, ‘‘Mobile Energy Harvesting Nodes: Offline and Online Optimal Policies’’, is accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking.

  • 10/17: Joined Prof. H. Vincent Poor’s group at Princeton University as a postdoctoral researcher.

  • 08/17: Successfully defended my PhD thesis at University of Maryland College Park.