Mahmoud Khasawneh, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 6133522

mahmoud.khasawneh@aau.ac.ae

Biography

Dr. Mahmoud is an Assistant Professor with the Computer Engineering Department at Alain University, Abu Dhabi, UAE since September 2021. Prior to Joining AAU, Dr. Khasawneh worked as An Assistant Professor, In Jordan and Kuwait. His research and development activities and interests focus on the broad area of Cognitive Radio Networks, IoT, Security, and Artificial Intelligence. 

Education

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering , Concordia University, Canada, 2017

Masters Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering , Concordia University, Canada, 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 2010

Research Interests

Cognitive Radio Networks, IoT, Security, and Artificial Intelligence. 

Selected Publications

  1. Mamdouh El Haj Assad, Ibrahim Mahariq, Zaher Al Barakeh, Mahmoud Khasawneh, Mohammad Ali Amooie, “Modeling CO2 Emission of Middle Eastern Countries Using Intelligent Methods”, CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, 2021, Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 3767–3781.
  2. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Ahmad Azab, and Anjali Agarwal, “Towards Securing Routing based on Nodes Behavior during Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks”, in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 171512-171527, 2020, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.302466.
  3. Ahmad Azab, Mahmoud Khasawneh, "MSIC: Malware Spectrogram Image Classification," in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 102007-102021, 2020, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2999320.
  4. Ibrahim Arpaci, Shadi Alshehabi, Mostafa Al-Emran, Mahmoud Khasawneh, et.al. “Analysis of Twitter data using evolutionary clustering during the COVID-19 pandemic”, CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, 2020, Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 193–204.
  5. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, “A Collaborative Approach for Monitoring Nodes Behavior during Spectrum Sensing to Mitigate Multiple Attacks in Cognitive Radio Networks”, Security and Communication Netowrks, vol. 2017, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3261058. 
  6. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, “A Secure and Efficient Authentication Mechanism Applied to Cognitive Radio Networks”, IEEE Access Journal, vol. 5, pp. 15597-15608, 2017, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2017.272332. 
  7. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, “Power Trading in Cognitive Radio Networks”, Elsevier Journal of Networks and Computer Applications, 2016.
  8. Saed Alrabaee, Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, Nishith Goel, Marzia Zaman, “Applications Architectures and Protocol Design Issues for Cognitive Radio Networks: A Survey”, International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing, 2014.
  9. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Saed Alrabaee, Anjali Agarwal, “Towards Security Issues and Solutions in Cognitive Radio Networks”, a book chapter, book name: The Advances in Wireless Technologies and Telecommunication, IGI Global, 2014.

Conferences

  1. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, “A Secure Routing Algorithm based on Nodes Behavior during Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks”, The 35th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC2016), pp. 1-8 Las Vegas, NV, USA, doi: 10.1109/PCCC.2016.7820642.
  2. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, “A Collaborative Approach for Identifying Misbehaving Nodes in Cognitive Radio Networks”, The 13th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (FNC 2016), Montreal, QC, Canada.
  3. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, “A Two-Level Authentication in Cognitive Radio Networks”, the 28th Biennial Symposium on Communications (BSC16), Kelowna, BC, Canada.
  4. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal “A Survey on Security Threats in Cognitive Radios”, Computer science and Information Technology Conference (CSIT2014), Jordan.
  5. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Izadeen Kajman, Rashed Alkhudaidy, Anwar Althubyani, “A Survey on Wi-Fi Protocols: WPA and WPA2”, SNDS 2014: 496-511
  6. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, Nishith Goel, Marzia Zaman, Saed Alrabaee, “Sureness Efficient Energy Technique for Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radios”, 2012 International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia (TEMU), Greece, 2012, Pages 25-30
  7. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, Nishith Goel, Marzia Zaman, Saed Alrabaee “A Game Theoretic Approach to Power Trading in Cognitive Radio Systems”, The 20th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks - SoftCOM 2012, September 11-13, 2012, Split, Croatia.
  8. Mahmoud Khasawneh, Anjali Agarwal, Nishith Goel, Marzia Zaman, Saed Alrabaee, “A Price Setting Approach to Power Trading in Cognitive Radio Networks”, The 4th International Workshop on Mobile Computing and Networking Technologies 2012, WMCNT 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Professional Experience

September 2021 - Present: Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering Department, AAU, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

September 2018- August 2021: Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering Department, AUM, Kuwait.

September 2017- August 2018: Adjunct Professor, Computer Science Department, JUST, Jordan.

Teaching Courses

Digital System Design , Microprocessor interfacing, Data Structure , Introduction to Programming , Object Oriented Programming Real Time Multimedia Communications Over Internet, Advanced Telecommunication Networks, Operating Systems,Computer Organization and Software

Memberships

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE Memeber).

Jordan Engineers Association (JEA).

Environmental Protection Society (EPS).