Biography:

Doha Hamza [S’12] received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, and the M.S. degree in wireless communications from Nile University, Giza, Egypt. She is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree with the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, working on cross-layer design of cognitive radio networks. Her current research interests include dynamic spectrum access, cognitive radio networks, game theory application to wireless communications, and cross-layer design.


Publications:

   Journal Articles

  • D. Hamza, S. Aïssa, G. Aniba, “Equal Gain Combining for Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., in press, accepted Mar. 2014.

  • D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “Enhanced Primary and Secondary Performance Through Cognitive Relaying and Leveraging Primary Feedback,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., in press, accepted Oct. 2013.

  • D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “Wideband Spectrum Sensing Order for Cognitive Radios with Sensing Errors and Channel SNR Probing Uncertainty,” IEEE Wireless Commun. Letters, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 151–154, Apr. 2013.

  • D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “An Optimal Probabilistic Multiple Access Scheme for Cognitive Radios,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3002–3014, Sep. 2012.

   Conference Articles
  • D. Hamza, K.-H. Park, M.-S. Alouini, S. Aïssa, “Throughput Maximization for Cognitive Radio Networks Using Active Cooperation and Superposition Coding,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Commun. and Networking Conf. (WCNC14), Istanbul, Turkey, Apr. 2014.

  • D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “Secondary Access Based on Sensing and Primary ARQ Feedback in Spectrum Sharing Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Commun. and Networking Conf. (WCNC12), Paris, France, pp. 1484–1489, Apr. 2012.

  • D. Hamza and S. Aïssa, “Impact of Sensing Errors on the Queueing Delay and Transmit Power in Cognitive Radio Access,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Commun. and Information Technology (ICCIT11), Aqaba, Jordan, pp. 53–58, Mar. 2011. [Invited Paper] [Best Paper Award]