Ahmed Raafat
Position:Research Assistant
Office:D5 119
Telephone:+ 34 93 401 10 66


Advisor:Josep Vidal Manzano


Ahmed Raafat received his B.Sc in 2011 from Electronics and Communication Engineering at Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. He received M.Sc. in 2014 from wireless intelligent network center (WINC), Nile University, Giza, Egypt.

In Fall 2011 he worked as a research assistant in wireless communication at Nile University. In Fall 2013 he worked as a teacher assistant at the department of mathematics at Ain Shams University.

Since 2016 he worked as early stage researcher in the 5Gwireless International Training Network (ITN) in the SPCOM research group at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain.

His main research interests include, precoding and channel estimation for MIMO mmWave wireless systems. 

Latest Projects

Project nameAcronymFunderStart dateEnd date
Signal Processing and Communications2017 SGR 578Catalan GovernmentJan 2017Dec 2019
Radio techologies for ultra-dense networks in the 5G and beyond (5G&B) eraRUNNERSpanish GovernmentDec 2016Dec 2019
Innovative Architectures, Wireless Technologies and Tools for High Capacity and Sustainable 5G Ultra-Dense Cellular Networks5G WIRELESSEuropean CommissionJan 2015Dec 2018

Latest Conference publications

[1] A.Raafat, A. Agustin de Dios and J. Vidal, "Receive Antenna Selection and Hybrid Precoding for Receive Spatial Modulation in Massive MIMO Systems", International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas, March 2018. | Details | Full document | BibTex

[2] A.Raafat, A. Agustin de Dios and J. Vidal, "Receive Spatial Modulation for Massive MIMO Systems", IEEE Global Communications Conference, December 2017. | Details | Full document | BibTex

[3] A.Raafat, A. Agustin de Dios and J. Vidal, "Energy-Efficient Architecture for Receive Spatial Modulation in Large MIMO Systems", International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, August 2017. | Details | Full document | BibTex

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