Cognitive Reconfigurable Embedded Systems Lab
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.
- W. Gabran, P. Pawełczak, D. Cabric, Throughput and Collision Analysis of Multi-Channel Multi-Stage Spectrum Sensing Algorithms, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 3309-3323, Sept. 2011
- W. Gabran, P. Pawełczak, C.-H. Liu, D. Cabric, Primary User Traffic Estimation for Dynamic Spectrum Access, submitted to IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 5 Jan. 2012
- W. Gabran, B. Daneshrad, Hardware and Physical Layer Adaptation for a Power Constrained MIMO OFDM System, in Proc. 51st IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC 2011), 5-9 Jun. 2011, Kyoto, Japan
- W. Gabran, P. Pawełczak, D. Cabric, Multi-Channel Multi-Stage Spectrum Sensing: Link Layer Performance and Energy Consumption, in Proc. 5th IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (IEEE DySPAN 2011), 3-6 May 2011, Aachen, Germany
- W. R. Gabran, W. Moussa, R. Girgis, and G. Zaki, Using the Hardware/Software Co-design Methodology to Implement an Embedded Face Recognition/Verification System on an FPGA, in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM), Dec. 2007
- W. Gabran, P. Pawełczak, D. Cabric, Blind Estimation of Primary User Traffic Parameters in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks, submitted to IEEE Globecom 2012, 15 Mar. 2012
- C.-H. Liu, W. Gabran, D. Cabric, Prediction of Exponentially Distributed Primary User Traffic for Dynamic Spectrum Access, accepted for publication in IEEE Globecom 2012.