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Distinguished Lecturer - Mohamed-Slim Alouini

Mohamed-Slim Alouini

Mohamed-Slim Alouini (S'94, M'98, SM'03, F’09) ( was born in Tunis, Tunisia. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA, in 1998. He served as a faculty member in the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, then in the Texas A&M University at Qatar, Education City, Doha, Qatar before joining King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia as a Professor of Electrical Engineering in 2009. At KAUST, Prof. Alouini leads the Communication Theory Lab ( and his current research interests include the modeling, design, and performance analysis of wireless communication systems.


  • ​Addressing spectrum scarcity through optical wireless communications
  • Pushing the envelope of wireless sensor networks​
DL Country: 
Saudi Arabia
DL Term: 
Term effective through 31 December 2017