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Joseph Boutros

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Texas A&M University at Qatar


Dr Boutros is a senior member of the IEEE society. He is active in technical and organization committees of numerous IEEE events, such as the International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), the Information Theory Workshop (ITW), the International Symposium on Turbo Codes and related topics, etc. Doctor Boutros is co-inventor of 13 industrial patents including algorithms and techniques in channel coding and digital communications.

Research Interest

His fields of research are codes on graphs, lattice sphere packings, iterative decoding, joint source-channel coding, compressive sensing, space-time coding, physical-layer security, and physical-layer network coding. His research is mainly performed under grants and tight collaboration with private companies and public institutions such as Mitsubishi Electric Europe, Ooredoo, and the Qatar National Research Fund.


  • Lattices over Eisenstein Integers for Compute-and-Forward, by N.E. Tunali, Y.-C. Huang, J.J. Boutros, and K.R. Narayanan. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 61, no. 10, pp. 5306-5321, Oct. 2015.

  • Edge coloring and stopping sets analysis in product codes with MDS components, by F. Jardel, and J.J. Boutros. Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Dec. 2015. (82 pages).

  • LDA lattices without dithering achieve capacity on the Gaussian channel, by N. di Pietro, G. ZĂ©mor, and J.J. Boutros. Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, March 2016. (77 pages).

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