Samir Attallah received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, both in electrical engineering, from the University of Bordeaux 1, Bordeaux, France, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. Following the completion of his Ph.D. degree, he had held several academic research and teaching positions, including a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the Centre for Wireless Communications, National University of Singapore (NUS), from 1998 to 2001, and then Senior Lecturer at the Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, from 2001 to 2003. He was Assistant Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, NUS, from 2003 to 2007 and Visiting Professor at the école National Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST), Paris, France, in 2006. He is currently an appointed Associate Professor and Vice-Dean in the School of Science and Technology, SIM University (UniSIM), Singapore. His research interests include the general area of signal processing for communications with an emphasis on adaptive filters, adaptive subspace algorithms, synchronization issues in OFDM, CDMA, and MC-CDMA systems.He has authored or coauthored more than 100 journal and conference papers, and holds one U.S. patent. Dr. Attallah is a member of several conference technical committees and served as a Vice-Chairman of the IEEE Communications Chapter, Western Australia, in 2003.
Biography Updated on 18 September 2012