Education Profile

  • Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 2007
  • M.S. Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2001
  • B.S. Computer Science, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates, 1997

Research Interests

​Professor Shihada's current research covers a wide range of topics in wired and wireless communication networks, including wireless mesh, wireless sensor, multimedia, and optical networks. He is also interested in network security and cloud computing.

Selected Publications

  • Li Xia and B. Shihada, "Power and Delay Optimization for Multi-Hop Wireless Networks," International Journal of Control, Accepted, 2014.
  • A. Showail, K. Jamshaid, and B. Shihada, "WQM: An Aggregation-aware Queue Management Scheme for IEEE 802.11n based Networks", in Proc. ACM Sigcomm Capacity Sharing Workshop (CSWS), Accepted, 2014.
  • A. Dhaini, P-H. Ho, G. Shin, and B. Shihada, "Energy Efficiency in TDMA-based Next-Generation Passive Optical Access Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. PP, No. 99, 2013.
  • Li Xia and B. Shihada, "Max-Min Optimality of Service Rate Control in Closed Queueing Networks," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 1051-1056, 2013.
  • M. Suresh, R. Stolern, E. Zechman, and B. Shihada, "On Event Detection and Localization in Acyclic Flow Networks", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 708-723, 2013.
  • A. Elwhishi, P-H. Ho, K. Naik, and B. Shihada, "A Novel Message Scheduling Framework for Delay Tolerant Networks Routing", IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 871-880, 2013.