About me

              Dr Mahdi Ben Ghorbel is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at The University of British Columbia - Okanagan Campus (UBC-O) in Kelowna, BC, Canada. He received the "Diplôme d'Ingénieur" from Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie (EPT) in Tunis, Tunisia in June 2009 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia in December 2013. He received the Excellency Fellowship from the Tunisian Government to join EPT for engineering studies in Sep. 2006 and graduated as the top student in the University in 2009. He then obtained both the Discovery Fellowship and the Provost Award to join KAUST in Sep. 2009. He worked as Postdoctoral fellow at Qatar University between September 2013 and January 2016. His research interests include management of cognitive radio systems, dynamic spectrum allocation, design of energy efficient power allocation algorithms, and smart grid powered communication systems. He has co-authored more than 30 publications in refereed journals and conferences and holds one patent. He co-chaired different IEEE workshops/symposia and served on the TPCs of many conferences, including VTC, GLOBECOM, ICC, WCNC, and IWCMC. He served also as guest editor and reviewer for several journals.