Electrical and Computer Engineering
Texas A&M University at Qatar
A forerunner in the wireless telecommunications field, Dr Qaraqe has held positions at various cutting-edge telecommunications companies, working on design, product development, testing and integration. Visiting Associate Professor, Texas A&M University at Qatar, 2004-present. Lead Performance Eng., Qualcomm, San Diego, CA, USA, 2002-2004. Consulting, Enad Design Systems, College Station, TX, USA, 2001-2002. Principal and lead Design Eng., Cadence Design Systems/Tality Corporation, San Jose, CA, USA, 1997-2001. Technical Engineer, Ericsson Telecommunication, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1989-1994.
Research interests cover the following areas: Communication theory and its application to the design and performance analysis, Cellular and indoor communication systems, Development of 3G WCDMA, 3G LTE, WiMax wireless communications, diversity techniques, channel estimation and multi-carrier modulation.
S. Ben Halima, M-S. Alouini, and K. A. Qaraqe, "Joint MS-GSC Combining and Downlink Multiuser Diversity Scheduling", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, vol. 8, no. 7, pp. 3536 - 3545, July 2009.
S. Choi, M- S. Alouini, and K. A. Qaraqe, "Joint Adaptive Modulation and Diversity Combining with Feedback Error Compensation", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 57, no.11, pp. 3214 - 3219, Nov. 2009.
K. A. Qaraqe, M. Mohammad, H. Celebi, A. El-Saigh, "The Impact of Node Distribution on The Transport Capacity of Adhoc Dispersed Spectrum Cognitive Radio Systems", International Conference on Telecommunications (IEEE ICT2010), Doha, Qatar, April 2010.