Georges El-Howayek, Ph.D.

Georges El-Howayek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gellersen Hall, Room 109
219.464.5909
georges.el-howayek@valpo.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Education

B.E.- Lebanese American University
M.S.- University of New Mexico
Ph.D.- University of New Mexico

Courses Taught
  • Communication Systems

  • Digital Communication Systems

  • Introduction to Engineering

  • Linear Circuit Theory I/II Laboratory

  • Probability and Statistics for Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Signals and Systems

Research Interests
  • Cognitive radio

  • Communication theory

  • Game theory

  • Optical communication

  • Signal processing and stochastic process

  • Wireless communication

Professional Affiliations
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

  • IEEE Photonics Society

Selected Publications
  • El-Howayek, C. Zhang, Y. Li, J. S. Ng, J. P. R. David and M. M. Hayat, “On the use of gaussian approximation in analyzing the performance of optical receivers,” IEEE Photonics Journal, vol.6, no.1, pp.1-8, Feb. 2014.

  • Bkassiny, Y. Li, G. El-Howayek, S. K. Jayaweera, and C. G. Christodoulou, “Spectrum sensing methods and RF architectures for cognitive radios”, Journal of Recent Patents on Computer Science, Special Issue on Recent Advances in Cognitive Radio Communications, Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., vol.5, no.2, pp.83-92, Aug. 2012.

  • Tawk, M. Bkassiny, G. El-Howayek, S. K. Jayaweera, K. Avery and C. G. Christodoulou, “Reconfigurable Front-End Antennas for Cognitive Radio Applications”,IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol.5, no.8, pp.985-992, June 2011.

  • El-Howayekand S. K. Jayaweera, “Distributed dynamic spectrum leasing (D-DSL) for spectrum sharing over multiple primary channels”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Commun., vol.10, no.1, pp.55-60, Jan. 2011.

  • Hakim, S. K. Jayaweera, G. El-Howayekand C. Mosquera, “Efficient dynamic spectrum sharing in cognitive radio networks: Centralized dynamic spectrum leasing (C-DSL)”, IEEE Transanctions on Wireless Commun., Sep. 2010.