Ahmed Arafa, Ph.D.

Dr. Ahmed Arafa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2017
  • M.Sc., Nile University, Egypt, 2012
  • B.Sc., Alexandria University, Egypt 2010

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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