Biography

Prof. Raed Mesleh has been with German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan, since February 2016, where he is currently the dean of the school of electrical engineering and information technology,  and a professor in the Department of Electrical and Communication Engineering. He received his PhD in 2007 from Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany. From 2007 to 2010, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Jacobs University. He was with the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Tabuk in Saudi Arabia from 2010–2015. During that period, he held the position of department chair and the director of research excellence and intellectual property units at the deanship of scientific research. He was a visiting scholar at Boston University, the University of Edinburgh, and Herriot–Watt University. He invented spatial modulation technique during his PhD, and he is the inventor of quadrature spatial modulation and trellis coded spatial modulation. He published more than 200 journal and conference papers with an overall citation of more than 10000.

Educational Background

Electrical Engineering, June 2007, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany
Communication Technology (1st. Rank), August 2004 Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
Communication Engineering (1st. Rank), June 2000, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
Research Interests

Massive MIMO communications, Beam-forming, Visible light communications (VLC), millimeter waves, femtocells, Hardware implementation, Cooperative diversity techniques, Diversity techniques and coding for fading channels, Channel estimation and equalization, OFDM and multi-carrier communication, Performance analysis over generalized fading channels, Terrestrial free-space optical (FSO) communication systems, Vehicular communications, and channel modeling.

Experience

Management : 

  • Professor and Dean, School of Electrical Engineering and Information technology, German Jordan University, November 2018—Present
  • Professor and Vice Dean, School of Electrical Engineering and Information technology, German Jordan University, September 2016—Present
  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Communication Engineering Department, School of Electrical Engineering and Information technology, German Jordan University— February 2016—November 2018
  • Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia— February 2015—February 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia — September 2010—December 2014.

Academic :

1. Published and Filed Patents :

  • R. Mesleh and O. Hiari, “Single RF—Chain transmitter implementing space modulation”, U.S. Patent, June 2017.
     
  • R. Mesleh, S. S. Ikki and H. M. Aggoune, “Quadrature Spatial Modulation Stsrem”, U.S. Patent application, No.: US9813278B1, Granted 2017.
     
  • C.W.Ahn, S.Yun, H.Haas, R. Mesleh, and S.McLaughlin, “Methods for Transmitting Data in a MIMO Communication System,” US Patent 8,045,639, 2011, Patent No.: 8045639, Published 25 November 2011.
     
  • R. Mesleh and H. Elgala, “Nonlinearity compensation in optical communication systems via alternative signal clipping and a multiple LED transmitter”, EP Patent 2,274,841, Patent No. WO/2011/082713, Published 14 July 2011.
     
  • R. Mesleh, H.Haas, and H. Elgala, “Transmitter For Optical Data Transfer Having A Non-Linear Light Source And Associated Receiver,” WO Patent WO/ 2011/003,393, 2011, Patent No.: WO/2011/003393, Published 13 January 2011.
     
  • R. Mesleh, H.Haas, I.Stefan, and P.Grant, “A Method and System of Enhanced Performance in Communication Systems,” US Patent US/20r2t0r3433 Patent, Published 26 May 2012.
     
  • H.Haas, E. Bassow, H. Elgala, and R. Mesleh, “Optical Free Space Data Transmission,” EP Patent 2,274,841, Patent No. WO/2009/132877, Published 05 November 2009.
     
  • C. W. Ahn, S. Yun, E. Kim, H. Haas, R. Mesleh, T. Hyon and S.McLaughlin, “Spatial Modulation Method And Transmitting And Receiving Apparatuses Using The Same In A Multiple Input Output System,” Us Patent 11822872, Patent No.8045639, Published February 14, 2008.

2. Research Projects :

  • “Hardware Implementations Reliability Analysis of Space Modulation Techniques”, Co-PI, Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, October 2018— September 2019.
     
  • “Acousto Optical Modulator for free Space Optical Communication”, Principle Investigator, Funded by Scientific Research Funding (SRF), Ministry of Higher Education, Amman, Jordan 8 June 2017—8 June 2019.
     
  • Implementation of Index Modulation Transmitters for IoT Wireless Applications”, Co-PI, Funded by Deanship of Scientific Research, German Jordanian University, January 2017—January 2019.
     
  • Single RF Chain MIMO Index Modulation Techniques”, Principle Investigator, Funded by Deanship of Scientific Research, German Jordanian University, January 2017—January 2018.
     
  • “Quadrature Spatial Modulation Performance over Generalized Fading Channels”, Principle Investigator, Funded by SNCS research center at the University of Tabuk. January 2015—August 2015.
     
  • “Expanding Water Quality Measurement System”, Co-PI, Funded by SNCS research center at the University of Tabuk. January 2015—August 2015, 76,000.00 SAR.
     
  • “Performance of energy detection based spectrum sensing over the Extended Generalized-K fading channels”, Principle Investigator, Funded by Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Tabuk, March-December 2014.
     
  • “An Efficient Channel Assignment and Routing Mechanism for Throughput Enhancement in Single-hop Distributed IEEE 802.11-based Networks”, Co-PI, Funded by Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Tabuk, March— December 2014.
     
  • “Quadrature Spatial Modulation” Principle Investigator, Funded by SNCS research center at the University of Tabuk. September 2013—March 2014.
     
  • “MIMO Techniques for Optical Wireless Communication Systems”. Principal Investigator, Funded by Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Tabuk, March 2013—March 2014.
     
  • “Performance evaluation for SM/SSK in different cooperative networks”, Principle Investigator, May 2012—May 2103, 277,500.00 SAR. Funded by SNCS research center at the University of Tabuk.
     
  • “Real-time remote monitoring of selected water quality parameters in marine ecosystem using Wireless Sensor Networks”, Co-PI, May 2012— May 2103. Funded by SNCS research center at the University of Tabuk.
     
  • “LED Real time Impairments and Their Effect on the performance of Indoor Optical Wireless Communication System”, Principle Investigator, March 2012-– March 2013.
     
  • “Spatial modulation for cooperative networks”, Principle Investigator, April 2011— May 2012, 232,000.00 SAR. Funded by Sensor networks and Cellular Systems (SNCS) research center at the University of Tabuk.
     
  • “Visible light communication (VLC) hardware demonstrator implementation”, Principle Investigator, October 2010—October 2011, 55,000.00 SAR. Funded by Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Tabuk.
Awards
  • Arab creativity award: Scientific creativity, Arab Thought Foundation, 14-Dec-2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE​.
  • Research Excellence Award for the academic year of 2015/2016, German Jordanian University, July 2016.
     
  • Certificate of appreciation, Optical Engineering, SPIE, 2013 and 2014.
     
  • Article Salama Ikki and R. Mesleh, "A General Framework for Performance Analysis of Space Shift Keying (SSK) Modulation in the Presence of Gaussian Imperfect Estimations", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 2, 2012, selected by IEEE ComSoc Technology News as a top 0.5% of the most interesting, timely, and newsworthy articles to ComSoc members and to the entire global community.
     
  • National Instruments Graphical System Design Achievement Awards 2013 in the category of “RF and Communications”, London, UK, November 2013 6. Marquis Who's Who, Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA, 2014 & 2013.
     
  • Marquis Who's Who, Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA, 2014 & 2013.
     
  • Research Excellence Award (55,000.00 SAR), University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, February 2013.
     
  • IEEE Communication Letters “Exemplary Reviewer”, IEEE Communication letters Editorial board, March 2013.
     
  • The Work in the Optical Wireless Communication Project in Bremen, Germany was selected for publication in 100 Produkte der Zukunft (100 Products of the Future) authored by Nobel Laureate T. W. Hänsch, December 2008 10. Ph.D. Scholarship, (3 years)(15,000.00 Euro/Year), Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany, November 2004-September 2007.
     
  • Best Student Award (LEG award), Ulm University, Ulm, Germany, May 2003.
     
  • Best Graduate Communication Engineer Student of the year 2000 Award (1000 $), Yarmouk University, Hijjawi College for Technology Engineering, Irbid, Jordan, June 2000

Selected Publications

2020 Nareeman Jibreel, Salma Elkawafi, Abdelhamid Younis, Raed Mesleh,"Performance analysis of sparse code multiple access with variant MIMO techniques",Physical Communication,Volume 39, 2020,2020
2020 S. Althunibat, R. Mesleh, K. Qaraqe,"Quadrature Index Modulation Based Multiple Access Scheme for 5G and Beyond",IEEE Communications Letters,2020
2019 Saud Althunibat, Osamah S. Badarneh, Raed Mesleh, Khalid Qaraqe,"A hybrid free space optical millimeter wave cooperative system",Optics Communications,Vol. 453, pp. 1-11,2019
2019 Saud Althunibat, Osamah S. Badarneh, Raed Mesleh,"Random Waypoint Mobility Model in Space Modulation Systems",IEEE Communications Letters,vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 884-887,2019
2019 S. Althunibat, R. Mesleh, K. A. Qaraqe,"IM-OFDMA: A Novel Spectral Efficient Uplink Multiple Access Based on Index Modulation",IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,vol. 68, no. 10, pp. 10315-10319, Oct.,2019
2019 S. Althunibat, R. Mesleh, T. F. Rahman,"A Novel Uplink Multiple Access Technique Based on Index-Modulation Concept",IEEE Transactions on Communications,vol. 67, no. 7, pp. 4848-4855, July,2019
2019 O. Hiari, R. Mesleh,"Generalized Receive Quadrature Space Modulation Techniques: Hardware Models and Analysis",IEEE 30th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC),Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1-6. 2,2019
2019 R. Mesleh,"Impact of Channel Estimation Errors on the Capacity of Space Modulation Techniques",IEEE 30th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC),Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1-6,2019
2018 Mesleh, R, Hiari, O, Younis, A,"Generalized space modulation techniques: Hardware design and considerations",Physical Communication, Elsevier,Vol. 26, pp. 87-95,2018
2017 Raed Mesleh, Omar Hiari, Abdelhamid Younis, Sahel Alouneh,"Transmitter Design and Hardware Considerations for Different Space Modulation Techniques",IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,In press (published online),(Thomson Reuters ISI),2017
2017 Raed Mesleh , Salama Ikki, Iyad Tumar, Sahel Alouneh,"Decode-and-forward with quadrature spatial modulation in the presence of imperfect channel estimation",Journal of Physical Communication,Elsevier,Volume 24,2017, Pages 103-111. (Thomson Reuters ISI),2017
2017 Mesleh, R., Hiari, O, Younis, A, Alouneh, S,"Transmitter Design and Hardware Considerations for Different Space Modulation Techniques",IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,pp. 1-11,2017