Mahmoud Albreem Profile;

Mahmoud Albreem
Assistant Professor - Electronics and Communication
College of Engineering


Name: Mahmoud Albreem
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Electronics and Communication
College: College of Engineering
Email: mahmoud.albreem@asu.edu.om
Phone: Ext. 1192


Mahmoud Albreem (SM’16) received the B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from the Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine, in 2008, and the M.Sc. (EE) and Ph.D. (EE) degrees from the University Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia, in 2010 and 2013, respectively. From 2014 to 2016, he was a Senior Lecturer with the University Malaysia Perlis. He received several scholarships and grants, such as the Nokia Foundation Centennial Grant (2018), the USM Fellowship (2011-2013), and the Best Master’s Thesis Award of the School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, USM (2010). Since February 2016, he has been an Assistant Professor of communications engineering with the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, A’Sharqiyah University, Oman, where he chairs the department. In 2019, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), University of Oulu, Finland. His research interests include the MIMO detection and precoding techniques, machine learning applications for wireless communication systems, and green communications.

PhD in Wireless and Mobile Systems, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

MSc in Electronics Systems Design Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

BEng in Electrical Engineering, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine

Senior Member, IEEE

Member, IET

  • Signal processing for wireless communication systems
  • Massive multiple-input multiple-output (M-MIMO)
  • Non orthogonal multiple access (NOMA)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Green Internet of Things (GIoT)
  • Deep and machine learning in signal processing

Book
  • Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Efficient Iterative Massive MIMO Based on Iterative Matrix Inversion Methods," Design Methodologies and Tools for 5G Network Development and Application, IGI Global, January 2021.

DOI/URL: https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/efficient-iterative-massive-mimo-detectors-based-on-iterative-matrix-inversion-methods/271581

Journal paper

* Selected Journals and Transactions:

 

+ A. Alhabbash, A. Hudrouss, M. El Astal, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, and S. Ikki, "Extended
Signed Quadrature Spatial Modulation System with Multi-User Support," Accepted for
publication in IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, March 2021.

+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, W. Salah, A. Kumar, M. Alsharif, A. Rambe, M. Jusoh, and A.
Uwaechia, "Low Complexity Linear Detectors for Massive MIMO: A Comparative Study,"
IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 45740-45753, 2021.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, A. Sheikh, M. Alsharif, M. Jusoh, and M. Yasin, "Green Internet
of Things (GIoT): Applications, Practices, Awareness, and Challenges," IEEE Access, vol. 9,
pp. 38833-38858, 2021.


+ Mohammed Alsharif, K. Raju, A. Jahid, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, J. Nebhan, and B. Choi,
"Techno-Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Zero Grid Green Cellular Base Stations," Accepted
for publication in IEEE Access, March 2021.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Juntti, and Shahriar Shahabuddin, "Efficient Initialization of
Iterative Linear Massive MIMO Detectors Using A Stair Matrix," IET Electronics Letters, vol.
56, issue: 1, pp. 50-52, 2020.


+ Arun Kumar, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, Manoj Gupta, Mohammed Alsharif, Sunghwan
Kim, "Future 5G Network Based Smart Hospitals: Hybrid Detection Technique For Latency
Improvement," IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 153240-153249, 2020.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "A Low Complexity Detector For Massive MIMO Uplink Systems,"
National Academy Science Letters (Springer), 2021, doi.org/10.1007/s40009-020-
01034-7.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and K. Vasudevan, "Efficient Hybrid Linear Massive MIMO
Detector Using Gauss-Seidel and Successive Over-Relaxation," International Journal of
Wireless Information Networks (Springer), vol. 27, issue: 4, pp. 551 - 557, 2020.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Juntti and Shahriar Shahabuddin, "Massive MIMO Detection
Techniques: A Survey," IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 21, issue: 4, pp.
3109-3132, 2019.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. F. M. Salleh, "Radius Selection For Lattice Sphere Decoder-
Based Block Data Transmission Systems," Wireless Networks (Springer), vol. 22, issue: 2,
pp. 655-662, 2016.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and Nur Afiqah Hani, "A Review: Detection Techniques For LTE
System," Telecommunication Systems (Springer), vol. 63, issue:2, pp. 153-168, 2016.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "An Efficient Lattice Sphere Decoding Technique For Multi-
Carrier Systems," Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), vol. 82, issue: 3, pp. 1825-
1831, 2015.

+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. F. M. Salleh, "Regularized Lattice Sphere Decoding For
Block Data Transmission Systems," Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), vol. 82,
issue: 3, pp. 1833-1850, 2015.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. F. M. Salleh, "Lattice Sphere Decoding Technique For
Block Data Transmission Systems With Special Channel Matrices," Wireless Personal Communications
(Springer), vol. 79, issue: 1, pp. 265-277, 2014.

 

* Other Indexed and Peer-Reviewed Journals:

 

+ A. Jahid, M. Alsharif, K. Raju, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, P. Uthansakul, and J. Nebhan,
"Adaptive Cell Zooming Strategy Towards Next-Generation Cellular Networks with Joint
Transmission," Accepted for publication in Computers, Materials & Continua (CMC), 2021.


+ M. Alsharif, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, A. Jahid, K. Raju, P. Uthansakul, J. Nebhan, and V.
Chandrasekaran "Powering Mobile Networks with Optimal Green Energy for Sustainable
Development," Accepted for publication in Computers, Materials & Continua (CMC), 2021.


+ M. Alsharif, A. Jahid, K. Raju, A. Jahid, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, P. Uthansakul, J. Nebhan,
and V. Chandrasekaran, "Optimal Design and Economic Analysis of Off-Grid Solar-Powered
Base Stations for Green Cellular Networks in Oman," Accepted for publication in Computers,
Materials & Continua (CMC), 2021.


+ M. Alsharif, A. Jahid, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, J. Nebhan, P. Uthansakul, and K. Yahya,
"TowardOptimal Cost-Energy Management Green Framework for Sustainable FutureWireless
Networks," Computers, Materials & Continua (CMC), Vol.68, No.1, pp. 1321-1339, 2021.


+ I. Ahmad, H. Dildar, W. Khan, S. Ullah, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Alsharif, and P.
Uthansakul, "Frequency Reconfigurable Antenna for Multi StandardWireless and Mobile
Communication Systems," Accepted for publication in Computers, Materials & Continua
(CMC), 2021.


+ S. Ullah, I. Ahmad,W. Khan, T. Ahmad,U. Habib, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Alsharif, and
P. Uthansakul, "Design and Experimental Analysis of a CPW-Feed Frequency Reconfigurable
Antenna for 5G/UMTS/LTE/WLAN Applications," Accepted for publication in Computers,
Materials & Continua (CMC), 2021.


+ A. Kumar, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Alsharif, and P. Uthansakul, "An Efficient Genetic
Hybrid PAPR Technique For 5G Waveforms," Computers, Materials & Continua (CMC), vol.
67, no. 3, pp. 3283-3292, 2021.


+ M. Alsharif, MahmoudA. M. Albreem, A. Solyman, and S. Kim, "Toward 6G Communication
Networks: Terahertz Frequency Challenges And Open Research Issues,"Computers, Materials
& Continua (CMC), vol. 66, no. 3, 2021.

+ M. Alsharif, Y. Alsharif, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, A. Jahid, A. Solyman, K. Yahya, O.
Alomari, and M. Hossain, "Applications of machine intelligence technology in the detection of
vaccines and medicines for SARS-CoV-2," European Review for Medical and Pharmacological
Sciences, vol. 24, issue: 22, pp. 11977-11981, 2020.


+ M. Alsharif, Y. Alsharif, K. Yahya, MahmoudA. M. Albreem, O. Alomari, andA. Jahid, "Deep
learning applications to combat the dissemination of COVID-19 disease: a review," European
Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, vol. 24, issue: 21, pp. 11455-11460, 2020.


+ M. Alsharif, Y. Alsharif, S. Chaudhry, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, A. Jahid, and E. Hwang
"Artificial intelligence for diagnosing COVID-19 cases: a review of substantial issues," European
Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, vol. 24, issue: 17, pp. 9226-9233,
2020.


+ S. Bashir, M. Alsharif, I. Khan, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, A. Sali, B. Ali, andW.Noh, "MIMOTerhertz
in 6G nano-communications: channel modeling and analysis," Computers, Materials
& Continua (CMC), vol. 66, no. 1, 2020.


+ MahmoudA. M. Albreem, A.Kumar, M. Alsharif, I. Khan, and B. Choi "Comparative analysis
of data detection techniques for 5G massive MIMO systems," Sustainability (MDPI), 2020.


+ M. Alsharif, A. Kelechi, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, S. Chaudhry, M. Zia, and S. Kim, "Sixth
generation (6G) wireless networks: vision, research activities, challenges and potential solutions,"
Symmetry (MDPI), 2020.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Alsharif, and S. Kim, "A low complexity near-optimal iterative
linear detector for massive MIMO in realistic radio channels of 5G communication systems,"
Entropy (MDPI), 2020.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Alsharif, and S. Kim, "A robust iterative hybrid linear detector
for massive MIMO uplink systems," Symmetry (MDPI), 2020.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Alsharif, and S. Kim, "Impact of stair and diagonal matrices in
iterative linear massive MIMO uplink detectors for 5G wireless networks," Symmetry (MDPI),
2020.


+W. Salah, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, B. Zneid, "Implementation of smart house digital
applications for safety and health," Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC),
vol. 15, issue: 4, 2020.


+ S. Mohammed, M. Alsharif, S. Gharghan, I. Khan, and Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "A robust
hybrid beamforming scheme for millimeterwave massive MIMO 5G Wireless Networks,"
Symmetry (MDPI), vol. 11, issue: 11, pp. 1-18, 2019.

+ S. Jen, M. Jusoh, T. Sabapathy, S. Albawri, M. Najib, H. Rahim, T. Latef, Mahmoud A. M.
Albreem
, and M. Osman, "Analysis of electronically reconfigurable beam steering antenna
array using phase shifter technique," Journal of Physics, vol. 1339, issue: 1, pp. 1-8, 2019.


+W. Salah, B. Alsayid, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, B. Zneid, M. Alkhasawneh, A. Mofleh, A.
Sneineh, and A. Aish "Electric vehicle technology impacts on energy," International Journal
of Power Electronics and Drive System, vol. 10, issue: 1, pp. 1-9, 2019.


+ N. H. Hussin, M. Azizan, A. Ali, and MahmoudA. M. Albreem, "Comparison of performance
based on distance of energy encryption in medium field wireless power transfer," International
Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, vol. 7, no. 4, 2018.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, Rosnita Md Aspan, "Micro hydropower system design for Gua
Kelam electricity supply," International Journal of Applied Power Engineering, vol. 7, no. 2,
2018.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, SPK Babu, and M. F. M. Salleh, "Hybrid Micro Genetic Algorithm
Assisted Optimum Detector for Multi-Carrier Systems," Indonesian Journal of Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science, vol. 9, no. 2, 2018.


+ N. H. Hussin, M. M. Azizan, A. Ali and Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Encryption techniques
and wireless power transfer schemes," Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science, vol. 9, no. 1, 2018.


+ N. H. Hussin, M. M. Azizan, A. Ali and Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Performance of Energy
Encryption in Medium Field forWireless Power Transfer Systems," International Journal on
Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, vol. 7, issue: 5, 2017.


+ Omar Faez Yousif, Muataz Hameed Salih, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Design and implementation
of laser missile jamming system using spatial parallellism on FPGA for better
performance and throughput," ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol. 11,
no. 17, 2016.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and Azuwa Binti Ali, "Reduced complexity optimum detector
for block data transmission system using An lattice sphere detection technique," Applied
Mechanics and Materials, vol. 793, pp. 523-529, 2015.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. F. M. Salleh, "Near-An-lattice sphere decoding technique
assisted optimum detection for block data transmissions systems," IEICE Transactions on
Communications, vol. E96-B, No. 01, pp. 356-359, 2013.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and Shahrel Suandi, "A novel computation technique for single
and multiface detection using Euclidean distance and principal component analysis," Journal
of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC), vol. 7, issue: 5, pp. 648-664, 2012.

+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. F. M. Salleh, and S. Babu, "Reduced complexity optimum
detector for block data transmission systems using lattice sphere decoding technique," IEICE
Electron. Express (ELEX), vol. 8, pp. 644-649, 2011.


DOI/URL: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=anel4K4AAAAJ&view_op=list_works

Conference paper

* Flagship and International Conferences:

 

+ S. Shahabuddin, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, M. Shahabuddin, and M. Juntti, "FPGA implementation
of stair matrix based massive MIMO detection," 2021 IEEE Latin America
Symposium on Circuits and System, Arequipa, Peru, 2021.


+ S. Shahabuddin, M. Islam, M. Shahabuddin, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. Juntti, "Matrix
decomposition for massive MIMO detection," 2020 IEEE Nordic Circuits and Systems
Conference (NORCAS’2020), Oslo, Norway, 2020.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. Juntti, "Linear massive MIMO uplink detector based
on joint Jacobi and Gauss-Seidel methods," 2020 IEEE Design of Reliable Communication
Networks (DRCN’2020), Milan, Italy, 2020.


+ S. Berra, MahmoudA. M. Albreem and M.Abed, "A lowcomplexity linear precoding method
for massive MIMO," 2020 IEEE International Conference on UK-China Emerging Technologies
(UCET’2020), Glasgow, UK, 2020.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Approximate matrix inversion methods for massive MIMO systems,"
2019 IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Technologies (ISCT’2019), Ancona,
Italy, 2019.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. Juntti, "On approximate matrix inversion methods for
massive MIMO systems," 2019 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference
(WCNC’2019), Marrakech, Morocco, 2019.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and Ayman El-Saleh, "Approximate matrix inversion methods vs.
approximate message passing for massive MIMO detectors," 2019 IEEE Malaysia International
Conference on Communications (MICC’2019), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, Ayman El-Saleh, and Wael Salah "Encoding and decoding for
mmWave Massive MIMO Systems," 2019 IEEE International Conference on Electrical and
Electronics Engineering (ICEEE’2019), Istanbul, Turkey, 2019.


+ Soh Jen Neei, Muzammil Jusoh, Thennarasan Sabapathy, Samir AlBawri, Mahmoud A. M.
Albreem
, and Mohamed Nasrun Osman "Analysis of electronically re-configurable beam
steering antenna array using phase shifter technique," 2019 International Conference on
Computer Science and Engineering, Indonesia, 2019.

+ A. El-Saleh, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, T. Ahad, andW. Raquib, "Cross entropy algorithm
for improved soft fusion-based cooperative spectrum sensing in cognitive radio networks,"
2018 IEEE Middle East & North AFrica Communications Conference (MENACOMM’2018),
Jounieh, Lebanon, 2018.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, A. El-Saleh, M. Isa, W. Salah, and M. Jusoh, "Green Internet of
Things (IoT): An overivew," 2017 IEEE 4th International Conference on Smart Instrumentation,
Measurement and Applications (ICSIMA’2017), Putrajaya, Malaysia, 2017.


+ M. Yahya, M. Azizan, B. Ismail, A. Ali and Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Review of busbar
operation under nonlinear condition," 2017 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development
(Scored’2017), Putrajaya, Malaysia, 2017.


+ N. H. Hussin, A. Ali, M. M. Azizan and Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Comparison between
chaos theory and password techniques in wireless power transfer system: A review," 3rd
Electronic and Green Materials International Conference (EGM’2017), AIP Conference Proceedings
(Scopus), Krabi, Thailand, 2017.


+ M. N. Sadzali, A. Ali, M. M. Azizan and Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Energy encryption
in wireless power transfer," 3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference
(EGM’2017), AIP Conference Proceedings (Scopus), Krabi, Thailand, 2017.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, Hassan T. A. Taher, and Mustafa E. A. Abofares, "Design of
indirect AC-AC converter based on linear controller for power systems," IEEE International
Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronic & Systems Engineering (ICAEESE’2016),
Kual Lumpur, Malaysia, 2016.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Regularized sphere decoding techniques for data transmission
systems," 2nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics and Computer Systems
(CIICS’2016), Dubai, UAE, 2016.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "5G wireless communication systems: vision and challenges,"
2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer, Communication and Control Technology
(I4CT’2015), Kuching, Malaysia, 2015.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, and Muataz Hameed Salih "A low-complexity sphere detection
technique for Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Systems In selective fading channels,"
4th IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications (IEEE
ICSIPA 2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2015.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, "Efficient iterative sphere detection algorithm for LTE," International
Conference on Power, Energy and Communication Systems (IPECS 2015), Arau, Perlis,
2015.

+ Omar Faez Yousif, Muataz Hameed Salih, Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, L. A. Hassnawi, Mays
Q. Seddeq and Hiba M. Isam, "Design and implementation computing unit for laser jamming
system using spatial parallelism on FPGA," 4th IEEE International Conference on Signal and
Image Processing Applications (IEEE ICSIPA 2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2015.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem, Norhayati Mohamad Yusof, and Fatin Nurafiqah Hamzah, "Simplified
sphere detection algorithm for LTE Downlink," 4th IEEE International Conference on
Space Science and Communication (IconSpace2015), Langkawi, Malaysia, 2015.


+ MahmoudA. M. Albreem, "Lattice sphere detection techniques with special channel matrices
for wireless communication systems," 14th IEEE International Conference on Electronics,
Information, and Communication (ICEIC2015), Grand Hyatt, Singapore, 2015.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and Azuwa binti Ali, "Reduced complexity optimum detector for
block data transmission system using An lattice sphere detection technique," 2nd International
Conference on Electrical Power Engineering and Applications (ICEPEA2014), Langkawi,
Malaysia, 2014.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and Abadal-Salam T. Hussain, "Sphere detection technique assisted
optimum detection for data transmission system," 2nd Symposium on Acoustics, Speech
and Signal Processing (SASSP2014), Pauh Putra, Malaysia, 2014.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. F. M. Salleh, "Lattice sphere multiuser detection via
compressive sensing," 18th IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC2012),
Jeju Island, Korea, 2012.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. F. M. Salleh, "Lattice sphere decoding technique assisted
optimum detection for block data transmission systems," 2nd IEEE International Conference
on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and knowledge Discovery (CyberC2012), Sanya,
China, 2012.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. F. M. Salleh, "Lattice sphere decoding technique for
block data transmission systems," 2nd IEEE International Conference on Space Science and
Communication (IconSpace2011), Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 2011.


+ Mahmoud A. M. Albreem and M. F. M. Salleh, "Lattice sphere detection technique for
block data transmission systems," Proceeding of the Electrical and Electronic Postgraduate
Colloquium (EEPC2011), University Science Malaysia (USM), Pahang, Malaysia, 2011.


DOI/URL:

  • Green Internet of Things: Energy Saving Practices, Impact on the Environment, and Awareness in Oman (TRC Research Grant-Ongoing).
  • Licensed Spectrum Occupancy Analsysis and Demand Forecasting for Current and Future Mobile Broadband Services in OMan (TRC Research Grant-Ongoing).
  • Detection Techniques for Massive MIMO Systems: Enabling Technology of 5G (TRC Research Grant-Ongoing).
  • Developing and Investigating Effective Teaching and Learning Framework Towards Realizing Smart Higher Education Institutes in Oman: A’Sharqiyah University Case Study (TRC Research Grant-Ongoing).
  • Detection Techniques for Massive MIMO Systems (Nokia Foundation Grant).
  • Managing Illumination and Road Island Using Renewable Energy and IoT (TRC URG).