Osama Amin

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Research Scientist
KAUST, Saudi Arabia​

Research Interests

  • Green communications.
  • Cooperative communications.
  • Cognitive radio.
  • Performance analysis of wireless communication systems.
  • Impact of imperfect channel state information on wireless communication systems.
  • Energy harvesting.

Selected Publications

Bo​ok Chapters
  • O. Amin, S. Bavarian and L. Lampe, “Cooperative Techniques for Energy-Efficient Wireless Communications,” Chapter in Green Radio Communication Networks, E. Hossain, V. K. Bahrgava, G. P. Fettweis (Eds.), Cambridge University Press, UK, 2012. 

  • ​​E. Bedeer, O. Amin, M. H. Ahmed, and O. Dobre, “Energy-Aware Resource Allocation techniques for Cognitive Radio", to appear in Energy Management in Wireless Cellular and Ad-hoc Networks, Springer, Oct. 2015.
Ph.D. Thesis
    Osama Amin, “Adaptive OFDM Cooperative Systems,” Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Dec. 2010.

M.S. Thesis
     Osama Amin, “Blind Signal Separation using Time-Frequency Concepts,” Electrical Engineering Department, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt, Jun. 2004.

Journal Publications
  1. O. Amin, E. Bedeer, M. H. Ahmed, and O. Dobre, “A Novel Energy Efficient Scheme with a Finite-Rate Feedback Channel,” To appear in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.
  2.   O. Amin, R. Mesleh, S. S. Ikki, O. A. Dobre, and M. H. Ahmed, “Performance Analysis of Multiple Relays Cooperative Systems with Signal Space Diversity,” To appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  3. E. Bedeer, O. Amin, O. A. Dobre, M. H. Ahmed, and, “Energy-Efficient Power Loading for OFDM-based Cognitive Radio Systems with Channel Uncertainties,” To appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  4.  R. Mesleh, S. S. Ikki and, O. Amin  “Multi-Hop Relaying Systems in the Presence of Co-Channel Interference over Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” IET Communications, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 483–491, Mar. 2014.
  5. O. Amin, and L. Lampe, “Opportunistic Energy-Efficient Cooperative Communication,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, no. 1, vol. 5, 412–415, Oct. 2012.
  6. O. Amin, S. S. Ikki and M. Uysal, “Adaptive Bit Loading for Multi-Relay Cooperative OFDM with Imperfect Channel Estimation,” IET Communications vol. 6, issue 12, pp. 1821–1828, Aug. 2012.
  7.  O. Amin, and M. Uysal, “Adaptive Power Loading for Multi-Relay OFDM Regenerative Networks with Relay Selection,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 614–619, Mar. 2012.
  8.   O. Amin, S. S. Ikki and M. Uysal, “On the Performance Analysis of Multi-Relay Cooperative Diversity Systems with Channel Estimation Errors,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 2050–2059, Jun. 2011.
  9.  O. Amin, and M. Uysal, “Optimal Bit and Power Loading for Amplify-and-Forward Cooperative OFDM System,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 772–781, Mar. 2011.
  10.  O. Amin, B. Gedik, and M. Uysal, “Channel Estimation for Amplify-and-Forward Relaying: Cascaded against Disintegrated Estimators,” IET Communications, vol. 4, no. 10, pp.1207–1216, Jul. 2010.
  11. B. Gedik, O. Amin, and M. Uysal, “Power Allocation for Cooperative Systems with Training-Aided Channel Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 47734783, Sep. 2009.

​​Conference Publications
  1. O. Amin, E. Bedeer, M. H. Ahmed, and O. Dobre, “Energy Efficiency and Spectral Efficiency Trade-off for OFDM Systems with Imperfect Channel Estimation,”in Proc.IEEE ICC-2014, Sydney, Australia, Jun. 20
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  3. R. Mesleh, S. S. Ikki, and O. Amin, “Enhancing Cooperative Communication Spectral Efficiency Through Signal Space Diversity,” in Proc. IEEE WCNC-2014, Istanbul,Turkey, Apr. 20
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  5. S. Ikki, O. Amin, and M. Uysal, “Performance Analysis of Cooperative Diversity Networks with Imperfect Channel Estimation”, in Proc. IEEE ICC’10, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010.
  6. O. Amin and M. Uysal, “Adaptive Power Loading for OFDM Cooperative Networks”, in Proc. Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT 09), Ottawa, Canada, May 2009.
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  8. . F. Fahmy, O. Amin, Y. M. Y. Hasan and G. M. El-Raheem, “Blind source separation using time frequency concepts ”, in Proc. IEEE International Symp. On Sig Processing and Information Theory, ISSPIT 2004, Rome, Ital
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  10. M. F. Fahmy, O. Amin, and G. M. El-Raheem, “A fast wavelet-based blind signal separation” in Proc. IEEE International Symp. On Signal Processing and Information Theory, ISSPIT 2003, Darmstadt, Germany, Dec. 2003. 

Complete list of publications is available through DBLP​ and Scopus Database​.


  • ​Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada (Jan. 2007 – Dec. 2010).
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt (Sep. 2001 – Jun. 2004).
  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Aswan University, Aswan, Egypt (Sep. 1996 – Jun. 2000).​