Abdallah S. Abdallah is a PhD candidate in ECE department at Virginia Tech. He is a HOKIE who works with Wireless At Virginia Tech (Wireless@VT).
A full C.V. in PDF format, updated June 2015, is available here.
Supervised by Dr. Allen MacKenzie.
Responsible for architecting, designing and implementing the Flexible Internetnetwork Stack (FINS) Framework.
1. Graduate Wireless Intern
Broadcom Corporation, San Diego, California
(August 2013 - November 2013)
Testing VoLTE Handset capabilities using R&D CMW5
Responsible for traffic analysis of VoLTE traffic using customized tools
Developing customized traffic analysis tools using C and Perl
Verifying VoLTE specifications (e.g., AMR, AMR-WB) with respect to GSMA, 3GPP, and RFC standards
2. Graduate Research Assistant
(Wireless At Virginia Tech)
2009 - present
Highly capable in
Software Packages & Research Tools
NS2/ NS3 network simulators
Matlab & Simulink
Eclipse/ GitHub/ Doxgen
Xilinx Foundation/ ISE WebPack Xilinx Platform Studio/ AVR Studio
QualNet/ OPNET/ OMNET++
2010 - present
2010 - present
3. Graduate Technical Intern
Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
July 2011 - December 2011
- Had the chance to work with the Wireless Standards Group in Santa Clara, CA for six months.
- Had been working on simulation and development of cross-layer solutions for LTE networks.
- Teaching lectures and tutorials in various computer engineering courses.
- Serving as the department representative and officer of executing the educational quality of service standards according to ISO 9001 earned by AASTMT.
4. Assistant Lecturer
ECE Department, AAST
May 2007- July 2009
- Abdallah got his M.Sc with a thesis titled "Investigation of New Techniques for Face Detection". He was supervised by Dr. Lynn Abbott from CESCA.
- Thesis is available for download here.
The VT-AAST images benchmarking dataset is an outcome of his thesis efforts, for details go to projects.
- Abdallah Abdallah works concurrently on the FINS Framework and on developing cross-layer solutions to improve adaptive video streaming on wireless networks.
M.Sc in Computer Engineering
2005 - 2007
2008 - present
Education & Research
Adaptive Video Streaming
TCP/IP & IEEE 802.11 Stacks
Cognitive Radio Networks (CRNs).
Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA).
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANET).
Image & Video Processing
Kernel Modules/ Device Drivers/ Shell Scripts
80x86 / AVR Assembly
Java / Java Script
HTML / C#
Tcl/ Tk/ OTcl