Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Mohamed Riduan Abid

Mohamed Riduan Abid

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science
  • School of Science and Engineering

  • Status: Full-time
  • Office number : 14
  • Building : 7
  • Office phone : (+212)-535-862-102
  • Email :
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  • Dr. Abid started as a lecturer of Computer Science in 2000 after graduating with a Master of Science in Computer Science from Al Akhawayn University. In 2006, he received the Fulbright Excellence scholarship and joined Auburn University, USA, for a PhD in Computer Science. He is currently holding the position of an Assistant Professor at Al Akhawayn University.
  • Degree : 1996: Bachelor (Licence es) in Physics, Mohamed V University Rabat, Morocco, 2000: Master of Science in Computer Science, Alakhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco 2010: Ph.D Computer Science, Auburn University, USA
  • Research areas and expertise : Next Generation Networks (4G/LTE, EPC, IMS) Wireless Mesh and Sensor Networks AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) for Smart Grids

  • Grants and honors : 2004: Microsoft Grant for RFP (Request for Proposal) Award for the proposal entitled: “Support for MS SQL 2000 and ASP/ADO. NET in Database Instruction”. First award of its kind in North Africa. 2006: Fulbright Excellence Scholarship Award. 2006-2010: GRA (Graduate Research Assistantship), Auburn University, USA 2010: GTA (Graduate Teaching Assistantship), Auburn University, USA 2012: First Prize in the National Competition on Innovation – InnovIt’2012
Bibliography: Journals: 1. “IEEE 802.11s Wireless Mesh Networks for Last-mile Internet Access: An Open-source Real-world Indoor Testbed Implementation”, Journal of Wireless Sensor Network, Vol. 2 , No. 10, pp. 725-738, 2010 2. “An Interference-aware Routing Metric for IEEE 802.11s Wireless Mesh Networks”, Int. J. Mobile Communications, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 619-641, 2011 3. “Airtime ping-pong effect in IEEE 802.11s Wireless Mesh Networks”, accepted to IJCNS (International Journal of Communications, Network, and System Sciences) 4. “IEEE 802.11s Wireless Mesh Networks for Last-mile Internet Access: An Up-Down Link Approach”, Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Systems, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 876-884, 2012 5. “Towards 4G Mobile Networks: a Real-world IMS Testbed”, International Journal of Next Generation Networks (IJNGN) , Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 31-43, 2012 Conferences: • "An Adaptive Fuzzy Call Admission Controller for Universal Mobile Telecommunication Systems (UMTS)",  presented at the 5th World Multi-conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2001), Orlando, Florida, USA. o ? Best paper award in the session of "Wireless Computing Tools and Software"; • “Secure Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks”, CISSE 2011 - International Joint Conference on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences and Engineering, Bridgeport, CT, USA, December3-12, 2011 • "Performance Evaluation of Wireless Sensor Networks for Joint Mobile Sink and Routing Protocols", CISSE 2011, Bridgeport, CT, USA, December 3-12, 2011