Talk of Prof. Tareq Al-Naffouri

Tareq Al-Naffouri

On the convergence of THz communication, localization, imaging, and sensing




Tareq Al-Naffouri received the B.S. degrees in mathematics and electrical engineering (with first honors) from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 2004.He was a visiting scholar at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA in 2005 and summer 2006. He was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Southern California in 2008. He is currently a Professor at the Electrical Engineering Department, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). His research interests lie in the areas of sparse, adaptive, and statistical signal processing and their applications to wireless communications and localization, machine learning,and network information theory.He has over 300 publications in journal and conference proceedings and 20 issued/pending patents.Dr. Al-Naffouri is the recipient of the IEEE Education Society Chapter Achievement Award in 2008 and Al-Marai Award for innovative research in communication in 2009. Dr. Al-Naffouri was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 2013-2018.