Dr. Hina Tabassum

BSc, NED university of science and technology, karachi, pakistan​ 
MsC, NED university of science and technology, karachi, pakistan
PhD, ​KAUST



Where are you now?

Post-doctoral Research fellow at University of Manitoba (UoM), Canada.


Why did you choose KAUST?

  • ample research resources, 
  • excellent community resources, and
  • nice  fellowship offers.
How did KAUST help you to achieve your career objectives so far?

  • ​Variety of quality courses taught by highly experienced instructors that helped in strengthening my research capabilities.
  • Opportunity to attend several conferences, technical schools, and research internships throughout the world helped in getting a clear exposure and enhance my understanding about current research topics.
  • I was able to publish 8-10 publications in peer-reviewed journals and 7 conference publications. These research papers gave me excellent writing skills, and the research helped me to shape my PhD thesis.
  • Finally, all of these is not possible without a great supervisor Dr. Slim Alouini.  He supervised my education while providing  me with excellent research topics, advised me with the selection of courses, and mentored me while acting as a friendly advisor to help me plan my future caree
What is your research topic?

My research topic was related to developing new interference models for single-carrier and multi-carrier networks considering various multiuser scheduling schemes, slow and fast power control mechanisms, and fractional frequency reuse systems.  Moreover, we develop new  interference models for two-tier heterogeneous networks using geometric probability and characterize their spectral and energy efficiency.
 
What were your research accomplishments at KAUST?

My research experience at KAUST was very productive. I was able to publish 8-10 publications in peer-reviewed journals and 7 conference publications. These research papers gave me excellent writing skills, and the research helped me to shape my PhD thesis.

What do you think about the KAUST environment and social life?

KAUST offers an attractive residential life with state-of-the-art facilities for complete family, e.g., excellent health and schooling facilities that helps us is settling with a family smoothly.