Wesam Gabran

Wesam Gabran

Wesam Gabran is a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a member of the CORES (Cognitive Reconfigurable Embedded Systems) lab. His research interests are in wireless communication systems design and analysis. Wesam is currently conducting research in the fields of Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive radios and Wireless Sensor Networks. Wesam is also working on the VANET Design and Simulation for ITS project.


  • M.Sc., Electronics and Communications Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 2007.
    • Major: Control Engineering and Digital VLSI.
    • Thesis: A Controller for a Biomedical Thermal Energy Scavenging Device. The research work was done in collaboration with [IMEC], Belgium.
  • B.Sc., Electronics and Communications Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 2005.
    • Graduation Project: Using the Hardware/Software Co-design Methodology to Implement an Embedded Face Recognition/Verification System on an FPGA.


  • The National Science Foundation student travel grant to attend IEEE DySPAN 2011 conference.
  • Electrical Engineering Department fellowship, UCLA, Winter 2010.
  • Best paper award in the IEEE Egypt Student Paper Contest ‘05.
  • Ranked first in the IEDCS’05 (International Electronics Design Contest for Students) organized by the University of Waterloo, IEEE ICM’05 (International Conference on Microelectronics) and Handasa Arabia.
  • Received the Young Innovators Award by Nahdet El Mahrousa NGO for his graduation project concept.


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