Mr. Ahmed is a Lecturer in the department of Electrical Engineering at PMU. He earned his MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, in the year 1998.
He has worked for Motorola as an Embedded Software Engineer from Jan. 1998 to June 2000. He worked on the software development of several key features of Motorola's Professional series of Two-Way radios such as Voice Storage Answer Mode, LED and Display Manager Services, and Request to Talk feature. The portable and mobile units of this radio are currently in use around the world. He also served as a Software Configuration Manager and Web Master.
Mr. Ahmed has more than 11 years of university teaching experience, teaching undergraduate courses and labs in Electrical Engineering. He has previously worked as a Lecturer in the EE department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. Besides teaching a number of undergraduate courses and labs, he was actively involved in proposing and supervising Capstone Design projects.
He has also worked on a number of research projects. He participated in the development of the Smartcard Lab at KFUPM and the subsequent implementation of a Smartcard System throughout the university. He has also worked on a RFID project for identification of Haj Pilgrims besides a number of projects funded by KFUPM and KACST. His work in these projects involved design, implementation and testing of prototype systems, development of GUIs, hardware interfacing, programming (both low level and high level), and simulations
Mr. Ahmed also has over 5 years of experience in the design and development of Web-based courses and delivery using fully-online and blended modes. He has developed several Electrical Engineering courses for e-Learning.
MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida USA, May 1998.
BE in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, June 1996.
A. Abul-Hussain, N. Tayem, C. B. Yahya, "Quality Assurance of Capstone Senior Design Project: A Case Study", ASEE conference."
M. Mohandes, K. Balakrishnan, M. Haleem, and A. Abul-Hussain 'Pilgrim Tracking Using Wireless Sensor Network,' 25th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2011) March 22 - 25, 2011, Biopolis, Singapore.
M. Mohandes, Sharif Iqbal, Ahmed A Hussain, Noman Tasadduq, Abul Bashar, 'Development of 8086 Microprocessor Course for Web-based Learning', 5th Saudi Technical Conference, Riyadh, 11-14 January, 2009.
Ahmed A Hussain, 'User Interface Design, Animations and Interactive Examples for Web-based Learning', International Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Learning, ICL 2007, Villach, Austria, September 26-28, 2007.
M. Mohandes, M. Kousa, A. Abul Hussain, 'RFID-based Pilgrim Identification and Tracking System', Conference on Information Technology and National Security, Riyadh, 1-4 December, 2007.
Mohandes, M. Dawoud, A. Abul Hussain, S. Al Amoudi, 'Online Development of Digital Logic Design Course', 2nd IEEE International Conference On Information & Communication Technologies: From Theory To Applications, April 24 - 28, 2006, Umayyad Palace, Damascus, Syria.
M. Mohandes, T. Halawani, S. Rehman, and A. Hussain 'Support vector Machines for Wind Speed Prediction'. Renewable Energy Volume 29, RENE2085 Issue 6, May 2004, Pages 939-947. Science Direct. Elsevier.
Member, Saudi Scientific Society of Elect. Engineers, SSSEE
Member, National Grid Services (NGS), UK
Member, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India
Digital and Embedded Systems, Microprocessors, Computing, Communications and Signal Processing, Program Assessment & Accreditation, eLearning