Mohamed-Slim Alouini

Professor, Electrical Engineering
Associate Dean, Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division

Communication Theory Lab


Education Profile

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, United States, 1998
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, United States, 1995
  • Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies (D.E.A.) in Electronics, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, 1993
  • Diplome d'Ingenieur, École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (Télécom Paris Tech), Paris, France, 1993

Research Interests

Professor Alouini’s research interests are in the modeling, design, and performance analysis of wireless communication systems with current emphasis on MIMO, diversity, and adaptive modulation systems, cognitive radio systems, cooperative/collaborative communication systems, multi-hop communication systems, physical-layer security, MIMO RADAR systems, optical wireless communications, device-to-device communications, green communications systems and networks, and small cell/heterogenous networks.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a member of the Thomson ISI Web of Knowledge list of Highly Cited Researchers, and of the  Elsevier/Shanghai Ranking list of Most Cited Researchers,​ an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society, and a co-recipient of best paper awards in ten IEEE conferences (including ICC, GLOBECOM, VTC, PIMRC and DySPAN).

Selected Publications

  • A. Kammoun and M. -S. Alouini, "No eigenvalues outside the limiting support of generally correlated Gaussian matrices", in IEEETransaction on Information Theory, Vol. 62, No. 7, pp. 4312-4326, July 2016.
  • A. Chaaban, J. -M Morvan, and M. -S. Alouini, "Free-space optical communications: Capacity bounds, approximations, and a new sphere-packing perspective", in IEEE Transaction on Communication, Vol. 64, No. 3, pp. 1176-1191, March 2016.
  • ​​N. Ben Rached, A. Kammoun, M. -S. Alouini, and R. Tempone, "Uni?ed importance sampling schemes for efficient simulation of outage capacity over generalized fading channels", in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (Special Issue on: Stochastic Simulation and Optimisation in Signal Processing), Vol. 10 , No. 2, pp. 376-388, March 2016.
  • E. Zedini and M. -S. Alouini, "Multihop relaying over IM/DD FSO systems with pointing errors", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, No. 22, pp. 5007-5015, December 2015.
  • M. Usman, H. -C. Yang, and M. -S. Alouini, "Extended delivery time analysis for cognitive packet transmission with application to secondary queuing analysis", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 14, No. 10, pp. 5300-5312, October 2015.
  • H. Soury and M. -S. Alouini, "Symbol error rate of MPSK over EGK channels perturbed by a dominant additive Laplacian noise", IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, No. 7, pp. 2511-2523, July 2015.
  • E. Zedini, I. Ansari, and M. -S. Alouini, "On the performance of mixed Nakagami-m/Gamma-Gamma dual-hop transmission systems", IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, February 2015.
  • S. -S. Nam, H. -C. Yang, M. -S. Alouini, and D. I. Kim, "An MGF-based unified framework to determine the joint statistics of partial sums of ordered i.n.d. random variables ", IEEE Transacations on Signal Processing, Vol. 62 , No. 16 , pp. 4270-4283, August 2014.
  • H. Nam and M. -S. Alouini, "Iterative group splitting algorithm for opportunistic scheduling systems", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 1076-1089, May 2014.
  • M. Hanif, H. -C. Yang, and M. -S. Alouini, "OPRA capacity bounds for selection diversity over generalized fading channels", IEEE Communication Letters, Vol. 18 , No.5 , pp. 733-736, May 2014.
  • Z. Rezki and M. -S. Alouini, "On the capacity of multiple access and broadcast fading channels with full channel state information at low SNR", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 464-475, January 2014.
  • K. -H. Park, T. Wang, and M. -S. Alouini, "On the jamming power allocation for secure amplify-and-forward relaying via cooperative jamming", IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications: Special Issue on Signal Processing for Physical Layer Security, Vol. 31, No. 9, pp. 1741-1750, September 2013.