Dr. Ahmed Arafa, Ph.D.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor
EPIC 2262
704-687-7480
Education:
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, 2017
  • M.Sc., Nile University, Egypt, 2012
  • B.Sc., Alexandria University, Egypt 2010
Research:
General area:
  • Communication Theory
  • Information Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Signal Processing
 
    Selected Publications:
    1. Age-Based Scheduling Policy for Federated Learning in Mobile Edge Networks
      H. H. Yang, A. Arafa, T. Q. S. Quek, and H. V. Poor
      IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Barcelona, Spain, May 2020.
    2. Age-Minimal Transmission for Energy Harvesting Sensors with Finite Batteries: Online Policies
      A. Arafa, J. Yang, S. Ulukus, and H. V. Poor
      IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 66(1): 534–556, January 2020.
    3. Secure Relaying in Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access: Trusted and Untrusted Scenarios
      A. Arafa, W. Shin, M. Vaezi, and H. V. Poor
      IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 15(1): 210—221, January 2020.
    4. Relay-Aided Secure Broadcasting for Visible Light Communications
      A. Arafa, E. Panayirci, and H. V. Poor
      IEEE Transactions on Communications, 67(6): 4227–4239, June 2019.
    5. Optimal Policies for Wireless Networks with Energy Harvesting Transmitters and Receivers: Effects of Decoding Costs
      A. Arafa, and S. Ulukus
      IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 33(12): 2611–2625, December 2015.
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