Khaled A. S. Abdel-Ghaffar
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Davis
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California
Davis, California 95616
Department Fax: 530-752-8428
email: ghaffar at ucdavis.edu
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Khaled A. S. Abdel-Ghaffar received the B.Sc. degree from Alexandria University,
Alexandria, Egypt, in 1980, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the California Institute of
Technology, Pasadena, CA, in 1983 and 1986, respectively, all in electrical engineering.
In 1988, Dr. Abdel-Ghaffar joined the University of California, Davis, where he is now a Professor
of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He did research at the IBM Almaden Research Center, San
Jose, CA, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, University of Bergen, Norway, and
Alexandria University, Egypt. His main interest is coding theory.
Dr. Abdel-Ghaffar served as an Associate Editor for Coding Theory for the IEEE Transactions on
Information Theory from 2002 to 2005 and he is currently serving as an Associate Editor
for Algebraic and LDPC Codes for the IEEE Transactions on Communications.
He is a co-recipient of the IEEE Communications Society 2007 Stephen O. Rice Prize paper award.