Published Research

Journal and Conference papers

  •    Mohammed Hawa, Dia I. Abu-Al-Nadi, Othman M.K. Alsmadi, and Iyad F. Jafar, “On Using Spectrum History to Manage Opportunistic Access in Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Access (IEEE Journal), Accepted August 2016, pp. 1—15, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2598745
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, Ahmad AlAmmouri, Ala Alhiary, and Nidal Alhamad, “Distributed Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Networks,” International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley Journal), Early View, May 2016, pp. 1—30. doi: 10.1002/dac.3147.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, Raed Al-Zubi, Khalid A. Darabkh, and Ghazi Al-Sukkar, “Adaptive Approach to Restraining Content Pollution in Peer-to-Peer Networks,” Information Systems Frontiers (Springer Journal), Early View, April 2016, pp. 1—18. doi: 10.1007/s10796-016-9651-0.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, Khalid A. Darabkh, Raed Al-Zubi, and Ghazi Al-Sukkar, “A Self-Learning MAC Protocol for Energy Harvesting and Spectrum Access in Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks,” Journal of Sensors (ISI Journal), Volume 2016, Article ID 9604526, January 2016, 18 pages. doi:10.1155/2016/9604526.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, Khalid A. Darabkh, Loay D. Khalaf, Jamal S. Rahhal, “Dynamic Resource Allocation Using Load Estimation in Distributed Cognitive Radio Systems,” AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications (Elsevier Journal), Volume 69, Issue 12, December 2015, pp. 1833—1846. doi:10.1016/j.aeue.2015.09.008.
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  •    Khalid A. Darabkh, Iyad F. Jafar, Raed T. Al-Zubi, and Mohammed Hawa, “A New Image Steganographic Approach for Secure Communication Based on LSB Replacement Method,” Information Technology and Control (ISI Journal), Volume 44, Issue 3, September 2015, pp. 315—328. doi: 10.5755/j01.itc.44.3.8949.
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  •    Raed Al-Zubi, Mohammed Hawa, Ghazi Al-Sukkar, and Khalid A. Darabkh, “Markov-Based Distributed Approach for Mitigating Self-Coexistence Problem in IEEE 802.22 WRANs,” The Computer Journal (Oxford Journal), Volume 57, Number 12, December 2014, pp. 1765—1775. doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxt092.
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  •    Khalid A Darabkh, Iyad F. Jafar, Raed T. Al-Zubi, and Mohammed Hawa, “An Improved Image Least Significant Bit Replacement Method,” in: Proceedings of the IEEE 37th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics, May 2014, pp. 1182—1186. doi: 10.1109/MIPRO.2014.6859747.
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  •    Raed T. Al-Zubi, Marwan Krunz, Ghazi Al-Sukkar, Mohammed Hawa, and Khalid A. Darabkh, “Packet Recycling and Delayed ACK for Improving the Performance of TCP over MANETs,” Wireless Personal Communications (Springer Journal), Volume 75, Issue 2, March 2014, pp. 943—963. doi: 10.1007/s11277-013-1401-8.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, “An OPNET Simulation Model for Peer-to-Peer Networks,” SIMULATION: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SAGE Journal), Volume 89, Number 8, August 2013, pp. 1009—1019. doi: 10.1177/0037549713492437.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, Raed Al-Zubi, Khalid A. Darabkh, and Ghazi Al-Sukkar, “On Combating Content Poisoning in Peer-to-Peer Networks,” in: Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering, Volume 2, July 2013, pp. 1276—1280.
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  •    Ghazi AL-Sukkar, Iyad Jafar, Khalid Darabkh, Raed Al-Zubi, and Mohammed Hawa, “Cooperative Energy Efficient Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks in Smart Grid Communications,” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology: International Journal of Electrical, Computer, Energetic, Electronic and Communication Engineering (ERA journal), Volume 7, Issue 4, April 2013, pp. 409—416.
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  •    Dia I. Abu-Al-Nadi, Othman M.K. Alsmadi, Zaer S. Abo-Hammour, Mohammed Hawa, Jamal S. Rahhal, “Invasive Weed Optimization for Model Order Reduction of Linear MIMO Systems,” Applied Mathematical Modelling (Elsevier Journal), Volume 37, Issue 6, March 15th 2013, pp. 4570—4577, doi: 10.1016/j.apm.2012.09.006.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, “Light-Assisted A* Path Planning,” Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier Journal), Volume 26, Issue 2, Feb 15th 2013, pp. 888—898. doi: 10.1016/j.engappai.2012.08.010.
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  •    Wisam K. Hussain, Loay D. Khalaf, and Mohammed Hawa, “Cell Search Synchronization under the Presence of Timing and Frequency Offsets in W-CDMA,” IEICE Transactions on Communications (ISI Journal), Volume E96-B, Issue 4, pp. 1012—1018, April 2013. doi: 10.1587/transcom.E96.B.1012.
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  •    Ghazi AL-Sukkar, Iyad Jafar, Khalid Darabkh, Raed Al-Zubi, and Mohammed Hawa, “Cooperative Energy Efficient Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks in Smart Grid Communications,” in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer and Information Engineering (ICCIE2013), France, April 2013.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, Loqman As-Sayid-Ahmad and Loay D. Khalaf, “On Enhancing Reputation Management Using Peer-to-Peer Interaction History,” Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (Springer Journal), Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2013, pp. 101—113. doi: 10.1007/s12083-012-0142-x.
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  •    Saliba Dabbagh, Loay D. Khalaf, and Mohammed Hawa, “A Distributed Variable Delay Line for Wideband Beam-Formers,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research (PIER) Letters, Volume 33, 2012, pp. 37—46, 2012. doi:10.2528/PIERL12040213.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, Sinan Taifour, Mohammad Qasem, and Waleed Tuffaha, “A Dynamic Cross-Layer Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,” AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications (Elsevier Journal), Volume 66, Issue 12, December 2012, pp. 996—1005. doi: 10.1016/j.aeue.2012.05.002.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, Jamal S. Rahhal, and Dia I. Abu-Al-Nadi, “File Size Models for Shared Content over the BitTorrent Peer-to-Peer Network,” Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (Springer Journal), Volume 5, Number 3, September 2012, pp. 279—291. doi: 10.1007/s12083-011-0122-6.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, “A Measurement Study of Shared Content on Peer-to-Peer Networks,” in: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, June 2008, pp. 277—284.
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  •    Jamal S Rahhal, Dia I. Abu-Al-Nadi and Mohammed Hawa, “Viterbi Decoder Algorithm Using Quantum Computing,” in: Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, September 2007, pp. 4094—4099. doi: 10.1109/CEC.2007.4425005.
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  •    (Arabic) Mohammed Khader and Mohammed Hawa, “Experience in Using e-Learning to Teach Some Engineering Courses at The University of Jordan,” in: Proceedings of the Symposium on Modern Technologies in Education and Engineering Training, 2005, pp. 1—11.
    (محمد خضر، محمد حوا، "تجربة استخدام المواقع الالكترونية للمساعدة في تدريس بعض المواد الهندسية في الجامعة الأردنية"، ندوة التقنيات الحديثة في التعليم والتدريب الهندسي، عمان، الأردن، 2005).
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, “Stochastic Evaluation of Fair Scheduling with Applications to Quality-of-Service in Broadband Wireless Access Networks,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Kansas, August 2003.
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  •    Gayathri Chandrasekaran, Mohammed Hawa, and David Petr, “Preliminary Performance Evaluation of QoS in DOCSIS 1.1,” Information and Telecommunication Technology Center, University of Kansas, Technical Report ITTC-FY2003-TR-22736-01, 2003.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa and David W. Petr, “M/G/FQ: Stochastic Analysis of Fair Queueing Systems,” in: Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Networking (Networks), 2002, pp. 368—381.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa and David W. Petr, “Quality of Service Scheduling in Cable and Broadband Wireless Access Systems,” in: Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Quality of Service, 2002, pp. 247—255.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, “A Study of Deterministic Trends in Self-Similar Web-Cache Traffic using Wavelet Analysis,” in: Proceedings of the Fourth London Communications Symposium LCS’99, London, UK, 1999, pp. 1—5.

Book and Book Chapters

  •    Mohammed Hawa, Cooperation Incentives: Issues and Design Strategies in: Nick Antonopoulos, Georgios Exarchakos, Maozhen Li, Antonio Liotta (Eds.), “Handbook of Research on P2P and Grid Systems for Service-Oriented Computing: Models, Methodologies and Applications,” Information Science Reference (IGI Global), January 2010, ISBN: 1-61520-686-8.
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  •    Jamal S. Rahhal, Dia I. Abu-Al-Nadi and Mohammed Hawa, Evolutionary Computation in Coded Communications: An Implementation of Viterbi Algorithm in: Wellington Pinheiro dos Santos (Ed.), “Evolutionary Computation,” InTech, October 2009, ISBN: 978-953-307-008-7.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa and Andraws Swedan, Digital Communication Networks, Quds Open University Press, Amman, Jordan, 2009 (in Arabic, 485 pages, 91,000 words).

Patents

  •    Mohammed Hawa, “Light-Assisted Path Planning,” Granted as Patent No. 2590, Date: December 10, 2009, Directorate of Industrial Property Protection, Jordan.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, “Enforcing Resource Sharing in Peer-to-Peer Systems by Means of Random Audits,” Granted as Patent No. 2908, Date: February 9, 2012, Directorate of Industrial Property Protection, Jordan.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, “Fair Opportunistic Sharing of Spectrum in Cognitive Radio Networks,” Pending. Filed as application No. 2013/147 on May 13, 2013, Directorate of Industrial Property Protection, Jordan.
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  •    Mohammed Hawa, “Efficient Postal Address Allocation Assisted by Cellular Telephony and Global Positioning Systems,” Pending. Filed on December 7, 2014, Directorate of Industrial Property Protection, Jordan.

Research Interests

  •    Wired and wireless networking, cognitive radio systems, Quality-of-Service, Queuing, and peer-to-peer networks.