Dr. Ahmad Alsharoa

Assistant Professor

Computer Engineering

Ahmad Alsharoa received the PhD degree with co-majors in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from Iowa State University (ISU), Ames, Iowa, USA, in May 2017. He was a postdoctoral research associate at University of Central Florida (UCF), then assistant professor at Virginia State University (VSU) before joining Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in 2019 as assistant professor.

He is the recipient of the Outstanding International Award, Research Excellent Award, and GPSS Research Award from ISU in 2015, 2016, and 2017, respectively, and the Preeminent Postdoctoral Program (P3) award from UCF in 2018.

Book chapters:

1-       A. Alsharoa, A. Celik, and A.E. Kamal, “Energy Efficient 5G Networks Using Joint Energy Harvesting and Scheduling”, 5G Networks: Fundamental Requirements, Enabling Technologies, and Operations Management, IEEE Wiley Book on 5G Networks, 2018.

2-       A. Alsharoa, H. Ghazzai, M.-S. Alouini, “On the Achievable Sum-Rate of MIMO Bidirectional Underlay Cognitive Cooperative Networks”, Spectrum Sharing in Wireless Networks: Fairness, Efficiency, and Security, Taylor & Francis LLC, CRC Press, 2016.


1-       A. Alsharoa, H. Ghazzai, A. Kadri, and A.E. Kamal, “Spatial and Time Management of Multiple Solar Powered Drones Assisting Cellular HetNets”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2019.

2-       A. Alsharoa, H. Ghazzai, A.E. Kamal, and A. Kadri, “Optimization of the Power Splitting Protocol for Two Way Multiple Energy Harvesting Relay System”, IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 2473-2400, Sept. 2017.

3-       M. Selim, A. Alsharoa, A.E. Kamal, and M. Alnuem, “SURE: A Novel Approach for Self-Healing Battery Starved Users using Energy Harvesting”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 6110-6120, 2017.

4-       A. Celik, A. Alsharoa, and A.E. Kamal, “Hybrid Energy Harvesting-Based Cooperative Spectrum Sensing and Access in Heterogeneous CRNs”, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 37-48, Mar. 2017.

Conference papers

1-       S. Ibne Mushfique, A. Dey, A. Alsharoa, and M. Yuksel, “Resource Optimization in Visible Light Communication for Internet of Things”,  in proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, Paris, France, July 2019.

Recent Grants

CNS: NSF Grant,

Multi-Element Mobile Visible Light Communication for Smart Cities


Research Interests:

Wireless and Mobile Networks, Optimization, Resource Managements, optical Communications, Low and High Altitude Communications, Satellite Communications, Machine Learning, Internet-of-Things, Green Wireless Networks, Energy Harvesting, Self-healing, and MIMO Communications.



  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University (ISU), USA, 2017.
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, 2013.
  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Jordan, 2011. (with Honors)