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Ala Al-Fuqaha


Professor at Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan Area

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Western Michigan University


September 2015 to Present

Western Michigan University

Associate Professor

2009 to 2015

Kalamazoo, Michigan Area

Western Michigan University

Assistant Professor

2004 to 2009

Ala Al-Fuqaha's Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Ph.D. Computer Engineering

1999 to 2004

University of Missouri-Columbia

M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering

1997 to 1999

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

B.Sc. Computer Engineering

1992 to 1996

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Ala Al-Fuqaha received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Missouri, in 1999 and 2004 respectively. Currently, he is an Associate Professor and director of NEST Research Lab at the Computer Science Department of Western Michigan University. Before joining Western Michigan University, Dr. Al-Fuqaha was a senior member of technical staff at LAMBDA Optical Systems in Reston, Virginia where he worked on the design and development of embedded routing protocols and network management systems. Prior to LAMBDA, Dr. Al-Fuqaha was a Software Engineer with Sprint Telecommunications Corp. where he worked as part of the architecture team. He served as an investigator on multiple research projects funded by Cisco, Boeing, Stryker, Wolverine, and Western Michigan University. Dr. Al-Fuqaha has been very active in research and development with Lambda Optical Systems and Sprint Telecommunications. He contributed to the design and development of lambda’s optical routing protocol. He also played a key role in the design and development of Lambda’s Intelligent Network Management System for Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) optical networks. Lambda’s IOS2000 optical switches that Dr. Al-Fuqaha contributed to are currently deployed at 6 sites (NRL, NSA, NASA, DIA, DISA, DARPA) in the Washington DC metropolitan area as part of the MONET project (first all-optical network in the world). Currently, Dr. Al-Fuqaha collaborates with Dr. B. Khan to address fundamental questions on the role that cooperation can play in supporting communication itself. He also works with Dr. A. Rayes on smart services and network-wide call home message correlation given the topology of the underlying network as well as service composition and association relationships. He also works with Dr. J. Oh to utilize hybrid RF/FSO channels for localization, vehicle-infrastructure integration and inter-vehicle communications. Specialties:My research interests include Network Management and Planning, QoS routing in optical and wireless networks, optimization formulations, massively parallel computations with CUDA, embedded system design and development and performance analysis and evaluation of high-speed computer and telecommunication networks.Professor @ From September 2015 to Present (2 months) Associate Professor @ From 2009 to 2015 (6 years) Kalamazoo, Michigan AreaAssistant Professor @ From 2004 to 2009 (5 years) Senior Member of Technical Staff @ From 2000 to 2004 (4 years) Software Engineer @ From 1999 to 2000 (1 year) Ph.D., Computer Engineering @ University of Missouri-Kansas City From 1999 to 2004 M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering @ University of Missouri-Columbia From 1997 to 1999 B.Sc., Computer Engineering @ King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals From 1992 to 1996 Ala Al-Fuqaha is skilled in: C, Algorithms, Embedded Systems, Telecommunications, Wireless Networking, Wireless, C++, Switches, Routing, Java, Cisco Technologies, Signal Processing, Networking, Simulations, Integration, RF, Linux, Matlab, Network Administration, Distributed Systems, Software Design, Programming, Software Engineering, Testing, LaTeX, Software Development, Computer Science, Computer Architecture, Digital Signal..., Optimization, Applied Mathematics

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