Musaed Alhussein

Bio: 
Musaed A. Alhussein was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He received his B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from King Saud University, Riyadh, in 1988, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, in 1992 and 1997, respectively. Since 1997, he has been on the Faculty of the Computer Engineering Department, College of Computer and Information Science, King Saud University. His research activity is focused on typical topics of Computer Architecture and Signal Processing, and, in particular on: Embedded and Pervasive Computing, Cyber-Physical Systems, Mobile Cloud Computing, Big Data, eHealthcare, and Body Area Networks. He is the founder and director of Embedded Computing and Signal Processing Research Lab.

Musaed Alhussein
Associate Professor, Computer Engineering Department
College of Computer and Information Sciences
King Saud University, P.O. Box: 51178, Riyadh 11543, Saudi Arabia.
Email: musaed@ksu.edu.sa
Phone: +966 11 4678588 (Office)
 
Education:
 
Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, December 1997
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.
 
M.S. in Computer Engineering, May 1992
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.
 
B.S. in Computer Engineering with high honors, 1988
Computer Engineering Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
 
Academic Experience:
 
Associate Professor
Computer Engineering Department,
College of Computer and Information Sciences (CCIS),
King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Journal Publications:

[1] M. Alhussein, "Monitoring Parkinson’s Disease in Smart Cities," IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 19835-19841, Sep 2017. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2748561 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.244]

[2] M. Alhussein, and G. Muhammad," Automatic Voice Pathology Monitoring Using Parallel Deep Models for Smart Healthcare," IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 46474 – 46479, Mar 2019. 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2905597 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.557]

[3] M. Alhussein, and G. Muhammad, "Voice Pathology Detection Using Deep Learning on Mobile Healthcare Framework," IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 41034-41041, Jul 2018.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2856238 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.557]

[4] M. Alhussein, and S. I. Haider, "Simulation and Analysis of Uncooled Microbolometer for Serial Readout Architecture," Journal of Sensors, vol. 2016, Article ID 9751056, 13 pages, Aug 2016.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9751056 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.712]

[5] M. Alhussein, K. Aurangzeb, and S. I. Haider, "Vehicle License Plate Detection and Perspective Rectification," Elektronika Ir Elektrotechnika, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 47-56, Oct 2019.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5755/j01.eie.25.5.24356 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.684]

[6] M. Alhussein, S. I. Haider, and K. Aurangzeb, "Microgrid-Level Energy Management Approach Based on Short-Term Forecasting of Wind Speed and Solar Irradiance," Energies, vol. 12, no. 8, Apr 2019.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en12081487 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.676]

[7] M. Alhussein, G. Muhammad, and M. S. Hossain, "EEG Pathology Detection Based on Deep Learning," IEEE   Access, vol. 7, pp. 27781-27788, Feb 2019.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2901672 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.557]

[8] M. Alhussein, Z. Ali, M. Imran, and W. Abdul, "Automatic Gender Detection Based on Characteristics of Vocal Folds for Mobile Healthcare System," Mobile Information Systems, vol. 2016, Article ID 7805217, 12 pages, May 2016. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/7805217 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.949]

[9] M. Alhussein, G. Muhammad, M. S. Hossain, and S. U. Amin, "Cognitive IoT-Cloud Integration for Smart Healthcare: Case Study for Epileptic Seizure Detection and Monitoring," Mobile Networks and Applications, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 1624-1635, Dec 2018.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11036-018-1113-0 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.497]

[10] S. I. Haider, and M. Alhussein, "Detection and Classification of Baseline-Wander Noise in ECG Signals Using Discrete Wavelet Transform and Decision Tree Classifier," Elektronika Ir Elektrotechnika, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 47-57, Aug 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5755/j01.eie.25.4.23970 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.684]

[11] K. Aurangzeb, M. Alhussein, and S. I. Haider, "Impact of Complexity and Compression Ratio of Compression Method on Lifetime of Vision Sensor Node," Elektronika Ir Elektrotechnika, vol. 23, no. 3, Jul 2017. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.eie.23.3.18334 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.859]

[12] K. Aurangzeb, M. Alhussein, and M. O’Nils, "Analysis of Binary Image Coding Methods for Outdoor Applications of Wireless Vision Sensor Networks," IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 16932 – 16941, Mar 2018.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2816162 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.244]

[13] K. Aurangzeb, M. Alhussein, and M. O’Nils, "Data Reduction using Change Coding for Remote Applications of Wireless Visual Sensor Networks," IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 37738 - 37747, Jan 2018.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2799958 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.244]

[14] S. Touati, H. Boujemaa, M. Alhussein, F. Alturki, and N. Abed, "Cooperative HARQ protocols using semi-blind relays for underlay cognitive radio networks," Telecommunication Systems, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 287-295, Mar 2016. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11235-015-0120-8 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.705]

[15] S. U. Amin, M. S. Hossain, G. Muhammad, M. Alhussein and M. A. Rahman, "Cognitive Smart Healthcare for Pathology Detection and Monitoring," IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 10745-10753, Jan 2019.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2891390 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.557]

[16] Z. Tabassam, S. R. Naqvi, T. Akram, M. Alhussein, K. Aurangzeb and S.A. Haider, "Towards Designing Asynchronous Microprocessors: From Specification to Tape-out," IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 33978 – 34003, Mar 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2903126 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.557]

[17] M. H. Rahim, A. Khalid, N. Javaid, M. Alhussein, K. Aurangzeb, and Z. A. Khan, "Energy efficient smart buildings using coordination among appliances generating large data," IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 34670 - 34690, Feb 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2805849 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.244]

[18] A. Khalid, N. Javaid, M. Guizani, M. Alhussein, K. Aurangzeb, and M. Ilahi, "Towards dynamic coordination among home appliances using multi-objective energy optimization for demand side management in smart buildings," IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 19509 - 19529, Jan 2018.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2791546 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.244]

[19] S. Aziz, M. Awais, T. Akram, U. Khan, M. Alhussein, and K. Aurangzeb, "Automatic Scene Recognition through Acoustic Classification for Behavioral Robotics," Electronics, vol. 8, no. 5, May 2019.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8050483 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.110]

[20] A. Naz, M. U. Javed, N. Javaid, T. Saba, M. Alhussein, and K. Aurangzeb, "Short-Term Electric Load and Price Forecasting Using Enhanced Extreme Learning Machine Optimization in Smart Grids," Energies, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1-30, Mar 2019. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en12050866 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.676]

[21] A. Ahmed, M. Awais, T. Akram, S. Kulac, M. Alhussein, and K. Aurangzeb, "Joint Placement and Device Association of UAV Base Stations in IoT Networks," Sensors, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 1-16, May 2019.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19092157 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.475]

[22] M. Awais, N. Javaid, A. Rehman, U. Qasim, M. Alhussein, and K. Aurangzeb, "Towards Void Hole Alleviation by Exploiting the Energy Efficient Path and by Providing the Interference-Free Proactive Routing Protocols in IoT Enabled Underwater WSNs," Sensors,  vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1 – 30, Mar 2019.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19061313 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.475]

[23] A. Naz, N. Javaid, M. B. Rasheed, A. Haseeb, M. Alhussein, and K. Aurangzeb, "Game Theoretical Energy Management with Storage Capacity Optimization and Photo-Voltaic Cell Generated Power Forecasting in Micro Grid," Sustainability, vol. 11, no. 10, May 2019.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11102763 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.075]

[24] H. M. Hussain, N. Javaid, S. Iqbal, Q. ul-Hasan, K. Aurangzeb, and M. Alhussein, "An Efficient Demand Side Management System with a New Optimized Home Energy Management Controller in Smart Grid," Energies, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 1-28, Jan 2018.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11010190 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.262]

[25] M. A. Khan, T. Akram, M. Sharif, A. Shahzad, K. Aurangzeb, M. Alhussein, S. I. Haider, A. Altamrah, "An implementation of normal distribution based segmentation and entropy controlled features selection for skin lesion detection and classification," BMC Cancer, vol. 18, Article. No 638, pp. 1-20, Jun 2018.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-018-4465-8 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.288]

[26] M. Alhussein, "Automatic facial emotion recognition using weber local descriptor for e-Healthcare system," Cluster Computing, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 99-108, 2016.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10586-016-0535-3 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 1.510]

[27] M. Alhussein, and G. Muhammad, "Watermarking of Parkinson Disease Speech in Cloud-Based Healthcare Framework," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2015, Article ID 264575, 9 pages, 2015. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/264575 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.665]

[28] M. Shorfuzzaman, and M. Alhussein, "Modeling Learners’ Readiness to Adopt Mobile Learning: A Perspective from a GCC Higher Education Institution," Mobile Information Systems, vol. 2016, Article ID 6982824, 10 pages, 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6982824 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.949]

[29] K. A. A. Mamun, M. Alhussein, K. Sailunaz, and M. S. Islam, "Cloud based framework for Parkinson’s disease diagnosis and monitoring system for remote healthcare applications," Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 66, pp. 36-47, 2017.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2015.11.010 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 2.430]

[30] Q. Liu, Y. Ma, M. Alhussein, Y. Zhang, and L. Peng, "Green data center with IoT sensing and cloud-assisted smart temperature control system," Computer Networks, vol. 101, pp. 104-112, 2016. 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2015.11.024 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 1.256]

[31] J. Wang, X. Shi, M. Alhussein, L. Peng, and Y. Hu, "SPSIC: Semi-Physical Simulation for IoT Clouds," Mobile Networks and Applications, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 856-864, 2016.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11036-016-0718-4 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 1.045]

[32] K. Sailunaz, M. Alhussein, Md. Shahiduzzaman, F. Anowar, and K. A. A. Mamun, "CMED: Cloud based medical system framework for rural health monitoring in developing countries," Computers & Electrical Engineering, vol. 53, pp. 469-481, 2016.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2016.02.005 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 1.084]

[33] M. Mohaimenuzzaman, S. M. M. Rahman, M. Alhussein, G. Muhammad, and K. A. A. Mamun, "Enhancing Safety in Water Transport System Based on Internet of Things for Developing Countries," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 10 pages, 2016.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/2834616 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.665]

[34] Y. Ma, C. H. Liu, M. Alhussein, Y. Zhang, and M. Chen, "LTE-based humanoid robotics system," Microprocessors and Microsystems, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 1279–1284 2015.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpro.2015.08.004 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 0.430]

[35] H. C. Lu, W. Liao, M. C. Chen, and M. Alhussein, "Coding-Aware Peer-to-Peer Data Repair in Multi-Rate Wireless Networks: A Game Theoretic Analysis," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 391-398, 2013.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/JSAC.2013.SUP.0513035 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 3.121]

[36] M. M. Monowar, M. M. Hassan, F. Bajaber, M. Alhussein, and A. Alamri, "McMAC: Towards a MAC Protocol with Multi-Constrained QoS Provisioning for Diverse Traffic in Wireless Body Area Networks," Sensors, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 15599-15627, 2012.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s121115599 [ISI Indexed] [IF = 1.739]

[37] K. Al-Nafjan, M. Alhussein, A. S. Alghamdi, M. A. Haque, and I. Ahmad, "Intrusion Detection Using PCA Based Modular Neural Network," International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 583-587, 2012. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7763/IJMLC.2012.V2.194
 
International Conference Publications:

[1] K. Aurangzeb, and M. Alhussein, "Deep Learning Framework for Short Term Power Load Forecasting a Case Study of Individual Household Energy Customer," presented in International Conference on Advances in the Emerging Computing Technologies (AECT), Madinah, Saudi Arabia, 2020.

[2] M. Alhussein, "Image Tampering Detection Based on Local Texture Descriptor and Extreme Learning Machine," 18th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (UKSim), Cambridge, UK, pp. 196-199, 2016. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/UKSim.2016.39

[3] M. Alhussein, and S. I. Haider, "Improved Particle Swarm Optimization Based on Velocity Clamping and Particle Penalization", 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation (AIMS), Kota Kinabalu, pp. 61-64, 2015. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/AIMS.2015.20

[4] S. S. Alwakeel, M. Alhussein, and M. Ammad-uddin, "Performance analysis of centralized, distributed and hybrid demand load control architecture for smart power grid," IEEE International Conference on Electro-Information Technology, EIT 2013, Rapid City, SD, pp. 1-6, 2013.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/EIT.2013.6632718
 
Lecture Notes:

[1] M. A. A. Mosleh, M. S. Baba, S. Malek, and M. Alhussein, "Challenges of Digital Note Taking," Advanced Computer and Communication Engineering Technology. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 362, pp. 211-231, Springer 2015. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24584-3_19

[2] M. A. A. Mosleh, M. Alhussein, M. S. Baba, S. Malek, and S. a. Hamid, "Reviewing and Classification of Software Model Checking Tools," Advanced Computer and Communication Engineering Technology. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 362, pp. 279-294, Springer 2015.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24584-3_23
 
Institutional and Professional Service:

  • Director of the Research Center of College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University (2015- Present).
  • Vice Dean of the deanship of faculty and staff affairs, King Saud University (2011-2013).
  • Head of University Staff Grievances Committee at King Saud University (2011-2013).
  • Member of the Permanent Committee of e-Transaction, King Saudi University.
  • College Council Member, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Department Council Member, Computer Engineering Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Member of the permanent Committee of the internet presence in King Saudi University.
  • Head of the Technical Committee of University web site, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Head of College Web site Committee, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Member of the Human Resource Committee, Computer Engineering Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Chair of Lab Committee, Computer Engineering Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Chair of Student Affair Committee, Computer Engineering Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Academic Advisor, Computer Engineering Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Member of Student Affair Committee, Computer Engineering Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Member of the College Building Committee, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.
  • Reviewer to papers for conferences hosted by KACST.
  • Reviewer to project research proposals sponsored by KACST.

Honors and Awards:

  • Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Award for Distinguished Saudi Scholars in the USA, 1997.
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida, 1992.
  • Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Award for Distinguished Saudi Scholars in the USA, 1992.
  • Doctoral Scholarship from King Saud University, 1989.
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering with high rank of honors.

Scientific and Professional Society Memberships:

  • A member of the IEEE
  • A member of  the Saudi Computer Society
  • A member of ACM
  • TAU BETA PI Member

Research Interests
My current research interests include: VLSI Testing and Verification, Design-for-Testability, Embedded Systems, pervasive computing, Mobile Digital Communications, Radar, and Artificial Intelligence.