Musbah Shaat

Ico_CTTC
Musbah M.R. Shaat | CTTC

Space and Resilient Communications and Systems (SRCOM)

Phd , Researcher

Phone: +34 93 645 29 00

Musbah Shaat obtained his PhD degree on signal theory and communications from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) [1], Barcelona-Spain, in 2012. He received his master in degree in communication and electronics engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) [2] and an engineering degree major in communication and control from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) [3] in 2007 and 2004 respectively. He is currently a senior researcher in the department of arrays and multi-sensors processing at the Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Barcelona-Spain.
He has participated in several European projects (FANTASTIC-5G, SANSA, ACROPOLIS, and PHYDYAS), national projects (ELISA, TERESA, ARCO5G) and project with industry (NB-IoTSAT). Co-Supervised 1 PhD thesis, and supervised 4 MSc theses and 2 BSc graduation projects. He is a regular reviewer and TPC member in several international journal and conferences. He is an IEEE senior member.
His main research interests include but limited to multi-carrier wireless communications, cross layer optimization, cognitive radio systems, satellite communications, cooperative and green communications.
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4125-3915

MISCELLANEOUS

Participation in Projects R&D projects funded by the European Commission’s Framework Programs (H2020, FP7):

  • –        FANTASTIC-5G [H2020] (Proof of concept WP leader and project management team member)
  • –        SANSA [H2020] (MAC task leader and researcher)
  • –        ACROPOLIS [FP7/ICT] (researcher)
  • –        COST Action IC902 [FP7/ICT] (researcher)
  • –        PHYDYAS [FP7/ICT] (researcher).

Spanish research programs:

  • –        TERESA [Proyecto I+D] (Co-PI)
  • –        ELISA [Proyecto I+D] (researcher)
  • –        ARCO5G [Red Temática:  (researcher).

Technology transfer project

  • –        NB-IoTSAT: Narrow Band IoT over Satellite”

 

 
Ms.C and Ph.D. advisory Co-Supervised 1 PhD thesis, and supervised 4 MSc theses and 2 BSc graduation projects.
 
Dissemination and Scientific Publications Co-authored 2 book chapters, over 45 international and peer-reviewed journal (11) and conference papers (34).   [+530 citations , h-index: 13 , i10 index: 14]
 
Reviewer tasks Regular reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Letters, EURASIP journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, IET Communications and several international conferences (IEEE Globecom, IEEE VTC, IEEE ICC, IEEEWCNC, IEEE ISWCS, IEEE PIMRC, CROWNCOM, ICT, MIC-CSC and MIC-CPE).
 
Roles in Conferences
  •        Organizing committee member of international FANTASTIC-5G “Workshop on NEW AIR INTERFACES”, IEEE VTC2016-Spring, May 2016, Nanjing, China.
  • –       EUSIPCO-3MT: Member of the jury of the European Signal Processing Conference 3 Minutes Thesis competition, 2015.
  •        Resource allocation session chair in the eleventh International Symposium on Wireless Communications Systems (ISWCS’14), Barcelona, Spain, August 2014.

Local organizing committee member of

  •        IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’20), held in Barcelona, Spain, May 2020.
  • –       The 39th Meeting of “the Wireless World Research Forum”, Castelldefels-Barcelona, Spain, October 2017.
  • –       The 8th “Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference”/14th “Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop”, Palma de Mallorca, Sept. 2016.
  • –       ACROPOLIS 1st Annual Workshop on “Advanced coexistence technologies for radio resource usage optimization”. Barcelona-Spain. October 2011.

TPC member in many conferences (selected): EUSIPCO (2015-2018), ISWCS (2017-2020), ICT (2018-2020), IEEE Globecom2018 CRN, IEEE Globecom2019 CRAEN, GlobalSIP 2019, 6G Summit 2020, IEEE ICC’20 and ICC’21 – CRAN Symposium, and several VTC spring and Fall conferences.

 

 
Talks
  • –       A. Dowhuszko, M. Shaat, X. Artigas and A.I. Perez-Neira, Access technologies integration to meet the requirement of 5G networks and beyond”, Vision for future communication summit (VFCS), Lisbon-Portugal, Oct. 2017.
  • –       M. Shaat and F. Bader, “Subcarrier Selection and Power Loading for Multicarrier Based Cognitive Networks Under Interference and Fairness Constraints “, at the COST Action IC0902/WG1-Cognitive Radio and Networking for Cooperative Coexistence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks, Sept. 2011

 

 
Grants and Awards
  • –        Pre-doctoral grant by the CTTC, 2007-2012.
  •      Best conference paper award of the Sixth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC’2010) on the paper Pilot Pattern Adaptation and Channel Estimation in MIMO WiMAX-like FBMC System. Sept. 2010.
  •        Full scholarship to study master’s degree from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2005-2007.
  • –       IUG Excellence Scholarship, 1999-2004.

 

 
Memberships IEEE Senior Member (SM’2016)
PRACH Signal Design and Detection for LEO Satellite Systems with Imperfect UE Positioning
Wsa 2024 - Proceedings Of The 27th International Workshop On Smart Antennas. pp. 45-52 January 2024.
Caus M., Shaat M.
10.1109/WSA61681.2024.10511361 Google Scholar
Efficient Resource Allocation Algorithm in Uplink OFDM-Based Cognitive Radio Networks
CMC-COMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA. Vol. 75. No. 2. pp. 3045-3064 January 2023.
Abdulghafoor O., Shaat M., Shayea I., Hamood A., Abdelmaboud A., Ibrahim A.O., Mukhlif F., Badal H., Ithnin N., Lwas A.K.
10.32604/cmc.2023.033888 Google Scholar
Cooperative Dual Leo Satellite Transmission in Multi-User OTFS Systems
2023 Ieee International Conference On Acoustics, Speech, And Signal Processing Workshops, Icasspw. January 2023.
Caus M., Shaat M., Perez-Neira A.I., Schellmann M., Cao H.
10.1109/ICASSPW59220.2023.10193019 Google Scholar
Efficient power allocation algorithm in downlink cognitive radio networks
ETRI JOURNAL. Vol. 44. No. 3. pp. 400-412 January 2022.
Abdulghafoor, O, Shaat, M, Shayea, I, Mahmood, FE, Nordin, R, Lwas, AK
10.4218/etrij.2021-0013 Google Scholar
Scalable Cell-Free Massive MIMO Networks With LEO Satellite Support
IEEE Access. Vol. 10. pp. 37557-37571 January 2022.
Riera-Palou, F, Femenias, G, Caus, M, Shaat, M, Perez-Neira, AI
10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3164097 Google Scholar
Power and Bandwidth Allocation based on Age of Information metrics in Satellite Uplink Channels
IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference-MELECON. pp. 148-153 January 2022.
Gomez J.T., Morales-Cespedes M., Shaat M., Neira A.I.P., Armada A.G.
10.1109/MELECON53508.2022.9842903 Google Scholar
Reliability Oriented OTFS-based LEO Satellites Joint Transmission Scheme
2022 Ieee Globecom Workshops, Gc Wkshps 2022 - Proceedings. pp. 1406-1412 January 2022.
Caus M., Shaat M., Perez-Neira A.I., Schellmann M., Cao H.
10.1109/GCWkshps56602.2022.10008593 Google Scholar
Enhancing cell-free massive MIMO networks through LEO satellite integration
2021 Ieee Wireless Communications And Networking Conference Workshops, Wcncw 2021. January 2021.
Riera-Palou, F., Femenias, G., Caus, M., Shaat, M., Garcia-Morales, J., Perez-Neira, A.I.
10.1109/WCNCW49093.2021.9419988 Google Scholar
LEO satellite constellations to offload optical terrestrial networks in placement of popular content in 5G edge nodes
International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks-ICTON. Vol. 2020-July. January 2020.
Dowhuszko, A.A., Fraire, J., Shaat, M., Perez-Neira, A.
10.1109/ICTON51198.2020.9203447 Google Scholar
On developing seamlessspectrum handoff strategyfor cognitive radio networks
2019 Ieee 7th Palestinian International Conference On Electrical And Computer Engineering (picece). January 2019.
Abu Tair, AI, El Astal, MT, Shaat, M, El-Nahal, F
10.1109/PICECE.2019.8747174 Google Scholar
Integration of optical and satellite communication technologies to improve the cache filling time in future 5G edge networks
International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks-ICTON. Vol. 2019-July. January 2019.
Dowhuszko A.A., Shaat M., Pérez-Neira A.I.
10.1109/ICTON.2019.8840179 Google Scholar
Integrated terrestrial-satellite wireless backhauling: Resource management and benefits for 5g
IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine. Vol. 13. No. 3. pp. 39-47 January 2018.
Shaat, M, Lagunas, E, Perez-Neira, AI, Chatzinotas, S
10.1109/MVT.2018.2846055 Google Scholar
NOMA assisted joint broadcast and multicast transmission in 5G networks
International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems. Vol. 2017-August. pp. 420-425 January 2017.
Henarcjos, P, Shaat, M, Navarro, M
10.1109/ISWCS.2017.8108151 Google Scholar
Joint Flow Control and Link Scheduling in Hybrid Terrestrial-Satellite Wireless Backhauling Network
Ieee International Conference On Communications Workshops. pp. 870-875 January 2017.
Shaat, M, Perez-Neira, AI
Google Scholar
Joint frequency assignment and flow control for hybrid terrestrial-satellite backhauling networks
International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems. Vol. 2017-August. pp. 293-298 January 2017.
Shaat, M, Perez-Neira, AI, Femenias, G, Riera-Palou, F
10.1109/ISWCS.2017.8108127 Google Scholar
Joint flow control and link scheduling in hybrid terrestrial-satellite wireless backhauling network
2017 Ieee International Conference On Communications Workshops (icc Workshops). pp. 870-875 January 2017.
Shaat M., Perez-Neira A.I.
10.1109/ICCW.2017.7962768 Google Scholar
Efficient Pricing Technique for Resource Allocation Problem in Downlink OFDM Cognitive Radio Networks
2017 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SPACE SCIENCE AND COMMUNICATION. Vol. 852. No. 1. January 2017.
Abdulghafoor O.B., Shaat M.M.R., Ismail M., Nordin R., Yuwono T., Alwahedy O.N.A.
10.1088/1742-6596/852/1/012038 Google Scholar
Efficient pricing technique for resource allocation problem in uplink OFDM cognitive radio networks
2016 Ieee 3rd International Symposium On Telecommunication Technologies, Istt 2016. pp. 75-80 January 2017.
Abdulghafoor O.B., Shaat M.M.R., Ismail M., Nordin R.
10.1109/ISTT.2016.7918088 Google Scholar
FANTASTIC-5G: flexible air interface for scalable service delivery within wireless communication networks of the 5th generation
Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. Vol. 27. No. 9. pp. 1216-1224 January 2016.
Schaich, F, Sayrac, B, Elayoubi, S, Belikaidis, IP, Caretti, M, Georgakopoulos, A, Gong, XT, Kosmatos, E, Lin, H, Demestichas, P, Mouhouche, B, Pedersen, K, Pratas, N, Schellmann, M, Schubert, M, Shaat, M, Wunder, G
10.1002/ett.3050 Google Scholar
Efficient Pricing Technique for Resource Allocation Problem in Uplink OFDM Cognitive Radio Networks
International Symposium On Telecommunication Technologies. pp. 75-80 January 2016.
Abdulghafoor, OB, Shaat, MMR, Ismail, M, Nordin, R
Google Scholar
Interference Alignment with Frequency-Clustering for Efficient Resource Allocation in Cognitive Radio Networks
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS. Vol. 14. No. 12. pp. 7070-7082 January 2015.
El-Absi, M, Shaat, M, Bader, F, Kaiser, T
10.1109/TWC.2015.2464371 Google Scholar
Fast and Distributed Power Control Algorithm in Underlay Cognitive Radio Networks
Journal of Communications. Vol. 9. No. 8. pp. 634-643 August 2014.
O. Abdulghafoor, M. Ismail, R. Nordin, M. Shaat
Google Scholar
Spectrum sensing and resource allocation for multicarrier cognitive radio systems under interference and power constraints
EURASIP JOURNAL ON ADVANCES IN SIGNAL PROCESSING. May 2014.
Dikmese, S, Srinivasan, S, Shaat, M, Bader, F, Renfors, M
10.1186/1687-6180-2014-68 Google Scholar
Resource allocation in multiuser multi-carrier cognitive radio network via game and supermarket game theory: Survey, tutorial, and open research directions
KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems. Vol. 8. No. 11. pp. 3674-3710 January 2014.
Abdul-Ghafoor, OB, Ismail, M, Nordin, R, Shaat, MMR
10.3837/tiis.2014.11.003 Google Scholar
Interference Alignment with Frequency-Clustering for Efficient Resource Allocation in Cognitive Radio Networks
Ieee Global Communications Conference. pp. 979-985 January 2014.
El-Absi, M, Shaat, M, Bader, F, Kaiser, T
Google Scholar
Resource Allocation in OFDM-Based Cognitive Two-Way Multiple-Relay Networks
Ieee Global Communications Conference. pp. 917-922 January 2014.
Shaat, M, Ngatched, TMN, Dobre, OA
Google Scholar
Resource allocation in OFDM-based cognitive two-way multiple-relay networks
2014 Ieee Global Communications Conference, Globecom 2014. pp. 917-922 January 2014.
Shaat M., Ngatched T.M.N., Dobre O.A.
10.1109/GLOCOM.2014.7036926 Google Scholar
Interference alignment based resource management in MIMO cognitive radio systems
20th European Wireless Conference, Ew 2014. pp. 574-579 January 2014.
El-Absi M., Shaat M., Bader F., Kaiser T.
Google Scholar
Joint resource allocation in multicarrier based cognitive networks with two-way relaying
2014 1st International Workshop On Cognitive Cellular Systems, Ccs 2014. January 2014.
Jendeya A., Shaat M., Hudrouss A.A., Bader F.
10.1109/CCS.2014.6933797 Google Scholar
Power loading and spectral efficiency comparison of MIMO OFDM/FBMC for interference alignment based cognitive radio systems
2014 11th International Symposium On Wireless Communications Systems (iswcs). pp. 480-485 January 2014.
El-Absi M., Shaat M., Bader F., Kaiser T.
10.1109/ISWCS.2014.6933401 Google Scholar
Interference alignment with frequency-clustering for efficient resource allocation in cognitive radio networks
2014 Ieee Global Communications Conference, Globecom 2014. pp. 979-985 January 2014.
El-Absi M., Shaat M., Bader F., Kaiser T.
10.1109/GLOCOM.2014.7036936 Google Scholar
Fast and distributed power control algorithm in underlay cognitive radio networks
Journal of Communications. Vol. 9. No. 8. pp. 634-643 January 2014.
Abdulghafoor O.B., Ismail M., Nordin R., Shaat M.M.R.
10.12720/jcm.9.8.634-643 Google Scholar
Asymptotically Optimal Resource Allocation in OFDM-Based Cognitive Networks with Multiple Relay
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Vol. 11. No. 5. pp. 1774-1787 July 2012.
M. Shaat, F. Bader
Google Scholar
Asymptotically Optimal Resource Allocation in OFDM-Based Cognitive Networks with Multiple Relays
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS. Vol. 11. No. 3. pp. 892-897 March 2012.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1109/TWC.2012.011012.110880 Google Scholar
Joint Resource Optimization in Decode and Forward Multi-Relay Cognitive Network With Direct Link
IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference. pp. 1398-1403 January 2012.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1109/WCNC.2012.6213999 Google Scholar
Asymptotically Optimal Subcarrier Matching and Power Allocation for Cognitive Relays With Power and Interference Constraints
IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference. pp. 663-668 January 2012.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1109/WCNC.2012.6214452 Google Scholar
Near Optimal Power Allocation Algorithm for OFDM-Based Cognitive Using Adaptive Relaying Strategy
2012 7th International Icst Conference On Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks And Communications (crowncom). pp. 212-217 January 2012.
Soury, H, Bader, F, Shaat, M, Alouini, MS
10.4108/icst.crowncom.2012.248500 Google Scholar
Comparison of OFDM and FBMC performance in multi-relay cognitive radio network
International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems. pp. 756-760 January 2012.
Shaat M., Bader F.
10.1109/ISWCS.2012.6328469 Google Scholar
Channel Assignment and Power Allocation Algorithms in Multi-Carrier-Based Cognitive Radio Environments
Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (dai), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation. pp. 53-92 January 2012.
Shaat M., Bader F.
10.1002/9781118360316.ch3 Google Scholar
Efficient resource allocation algorithm for uplink in multicarrier-based cognitive radio networks with fairness consideration
IET COMMUNICATIONS. Vol. 5. No. 16. pp. 2328-2338 November 2011.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1049/iet-com.2010.1062 Google Scholar
Pilot Pattern Design for PUSC MIMO WiMAX-like Filter Banks Multicarrier System
International Journal On Advances in Telecommunications IARIA. Vol. 4. No. 1. July 2011.
F. Bader, M. Shaat
Google Scholar
Optimal and Suboptimal Resource Allocation For Two-Hop OFDM-Based Multi-Relay Cognitive Networks
2011 Ieee 22nd International Symposium On Personal Indoor And Mobile Radio Communications (pimrc). pp. 477-481 January 2011.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1109/PIMRC.2011.6140007 Google Scholar
Optimal Resource Allocation in Multi-Relay Cognitive Networks Using Dual Decomposition
2011 Ieee 22nd International Symposium On Personal Indoor And Mobile Radio Communications (pimrc). pp. 2325-2329 January 2011.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1109/PIMRC.2011.6139934 Google Scholar
Optimal Power Allocation Algorithm for OFDM-Based Decode-and-Forward Dual-Hop Cognitive Systems
2011 Ieee 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference (vtc Spring). January 2011.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
Google Scholar
Joint Subcarrier Pairing and Power Allocation for DF-Relayed OFDM Cognitive Systems
Ieee Global Telecommunications Conference (globecom). January 2011.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
Google Scholar
Joint subcarrier pairing and power allocation for DF-relayed OFDM cognitive systems
2011 Ieee Global Telecommunications Conference (globecom 2011). January 2011.
Shaat M., Bader F.
10.1109/GLOCOM.2011.6133571 Google Scholar
Optimal power allocation algorithm for OFDM-based decode-and-forward dual-hop cognitive systems
IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Proceedings. January 2011.
Shaat M., Bader F.
10.1109/VETECS.2011.5956165 Google Scholar
Computationally Efficient Power Allocation Algorithms in Multicarrier Based Cognitive Radio Networks: OFDM and FBMC systems
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing. Vol. 2010. pp. 13- March 2010.
M. Shaat, F. Bader
Google Scholar
Fair and Efficient Resource Allocation Algorithm for Uplink Multicarrier Based Cognitive Networks
2010 Ieee 21st International Symposium On Personal Indoor And Mobile Radio Communications (pimrc). pp. 1212-1217 January 2010.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1109/PIMRC.2010.5672045 Google Scholar
A Two-Step Resource Allocation Algorithm in Multicarrier Based Cognitive Radio Systems
2010 Ieee Wireless Communications And Networking Conference (wcnc 2010). January 2010.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
Google Scholar
Computationally Efficient Power Allocation Algorithm in Multicarrier-Based Cognitive Radio Networks: OFDM and FBMC Systems
EURASIP JOURNAL ON ADVANCES IN SIGNAL PROCESSING. January 2010.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1155/2010/528378 Google Scholar
Efficient uplink subcarrier and power allocation algorithm in cognitive radio networks
Proceedings Of The 2010 7th International Symposium On Wireless Communication Systems, Iswcs'10. pp. 223-227 January 2010.
Shaat M., Bader F.
10.1109/ISWCS.2010.5624273 Google Scholar
Pilot pattern adaptation and channel estimation in MIMO WiMAX-like FBMC system
Proceedings - 6th International Conference On Wireless And Mobile Communications, Icwmc 2010. pp. 111-116 January 2010.
Bader F., Shaat M.
10.1109/ICWMC.2010.76 Google Scholar
A two-step resource allocation algorithm in multicarrier based cognitive radio systems
IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference. January 2010.
Shaat M., Bader F.
10.1109/WCNC.2010.5506257 Google Scholar
Low Complexity Power Loading Scheme in Cognitive Radio Networks: FBMC Capability
2009 Ieee 20th International Symposium On Personal, Indoor And Mobile Radio Communications. pp. 2597-2602 January 2009.
Shaat, M, Bader, F
10.1109/PIMRC.2009.5449840 Google Scholar
Power allocation with interference constraint in multicarrier based cognitive radio systems
Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. Vol. 41 LNEE. pp. 259-268 January 2009.
Shaat M., Bader F.
10.1007/978-90-481-2530-2_25 Google Scholar
Power Allocation with Interference Constraint in Multicarrier Based Cognitive Radio Systems
Multi-Carrier Systems & Solutions. January 2009.
M. Shaat, F. Bader
Google Scholar
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