Outcomes

Journals/Magazines

  • Mahdi Ben Ghorbel, David Rodriguez-Duarte, Hakim Ghazzai, Md. Jahangir Hossain, and Hamid Menouar, “Joint Position and Travel Path Optimization for Energy Efficient Wireless Data Gathering using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles“, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2019.
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  • Hakim Ghazzai, Abdullah Kadri, Mahdi Ben Ghorbel, Hamid Menouar, Yehia Massoud, “A Generic Spatiotemporal UAV Scheduling Framework for Multi-Event Applications“, IEEE Access, Vol. 7, Pages: 215 – 229, December 11, 2018.
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  • Hamid Menouar, Ismail Guven, Kemal Akkaya, A. Selcuk Uluagac, Abdullah Kadri, Adem Tuncer, “UAV-Enabled Intelligent Transportation Systems for the Smart City: Applications and Challenges“, IEEE Communication Magazine – Special Issue “Enabling Mobile and Wireless Technologies for Smart Cities, March 2017.
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  • Hakim Ghazzai, Mehdi Ben Ghorbel, Abdullah Kadri, Md Jahangir Hossain, and Hamid Menouar, “Energy-Efficient Management of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Underlay Cognitive Radio Systems”, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Green Networking and Communications, 2017.

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Conferences

  • Kemal Akkaya, Vashish Baboolal, Nico Saputro, Selcuk Uluagac, Hamid Menouar, “Privacy-preserving Control of Video Transmissions for Drone-based Intelligent Transportation Systems“, 5th IEEE Workshop on Security and Privacy in the Cloud 2019, hosted at IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security, 10-12 June 2019, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Xiangpeng Wan, Hakim Ghazzai, Yehia Massoud, Hamid Menouar, “Optimal Collision-free Navigation for Multi-Rotor UAV Swarms in Urban Areas“, In Proc of 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2019-Spring, 28 April – 1 May 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Noureddine Lasla, Hakim Ghazzai, Hamid Menouar, Yehia Massoud, “Exploiting Land Transport to Improve the UAV’s Performances for Longer Mission Coverage in Smart Cities“, In Proc of 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2019-Spring, 28 April – 1 May 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Mahdi Ben Ghorbel, Hakim Ghazzai, Abdullah Kadri, Md Jahangir Hossain, and Hamid Menouar, “An Energy Efficient Overlay Cognitive Radio Approach in UAV-based Communication“, In Proc of 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference: Cognitive Radio and Networks – Cognitive Radio and Networks, 9-13 December 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • 1. N. Saputro, K. Akkaya and S. Uluagac, “Supporting Seamless Connectivity in Drone-assisted Intelligent Transportation Systems”, in the Proceedings of IEEE LCN Workshops 2018, Chicago, IL, Oct. 2018.
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  • H. Binol, I. Guvenc, E. Bulut, and K. Akkaya, “A hybrid evolutionary search method for complex function optimization problems“, Electronics Letters, Oct. 2018.
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  • N. Saputro, K. Akkaya, R. Algin and S. Uluagac, “Drone-assisted Multi-purpose Roadside Units for Intelligent Transportation Systems”, in the Proceedings of IEEE VTC Conference 2018, Chicago, IL, Aug. 2018.
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  • Hamidullah Binol, Eyuphan Bulut, Kemal Akkaya, Ismail Guvenc, “Time Optimal Multi-UAV Path Planning for Gathering ITS
    Data from Roadside Units“, In Proc of 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2018-Full, 27–30 August 2018, Chicago, USA.
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  • Nico Saputro, Kemal Akkaya, Ramazan Algin, and Selcuk Uluagac, “Drone-assisted Multi-purpose Roadside Units for Intelligent Transportation Systems“, In Proc of 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2018-Full, 27–30 August 2018, Chicago, USA.
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  • Mahdi Ben Ghorbel, David Rodriguez-Duarte, Hakim Ghazzai, Md. Jahangir Hossain, and Hamid Menouar, “Energy Efficient Data Collection for Wireless Sensors using Drones“, In Proc of 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2018-Spring, 3–6 June 2018, Porto, Portugal.
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  • Hakim Ghazzai, Abdullah Kadri, Mahdi Ben Ghorbeland Hamid Menouar, “Optimal Sequential and Parallel UAV Scheduling for Multi-Event Applications“, In Proc of 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2018-Spring, 3–6 June 2018, Porto, Portugal.
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  • Hakim Ghazzai, Hamid Menouar, Abdullah Kadri, “On the Placement of UAV Docking Stations for Future Intelligent Transportation Systems”, the 2017 IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) will be held 4–7 June 2017 in Sydney, Australia.
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  • Hakim Ghazzai, Awatef Feidi, Hamid Menouar, Mohamed Lassaad Ammari, “An Exploratory Search Strategy for Data Routing in Flying Ad Hoc Networks“, IEEE Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2017), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 2017.
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  • Hakim Ghazzai, Hamid Menouar, Abdullah Kadri, “Data Routing Challenges in UAV-assisted Vehicular Ad hoc Networks“, in International Conference on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications (VEHICULAR 2017), Nice, France, July 2017.
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Posters

  • POSTER – DroneITS: potential benefits in helping in the management of sport mega events, QNRF Research Outcomes Seminar: sporting research excellence, February 6, 2019
  • POSTER – UAV-based flying IoT Gateway for Delay Tolerant Data Transfer, Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Doha, Qatar, March 18, 2018
  • POSTER – Drone-aided Platform for Enabling Next Generation ITS, Road Safety Research Outcome Seminar and Roundtable (by QNRF), April 23, 2017

Prototypes/Demos

Use-Case#1: Flying IoT Gateway for Delay Tolerant Communication and Data Collection

Use-Case#2: Computer Vision-based Automated Landing

Use-Case#3: Flaying V2X RSU

Use-Case#3: Fully Automated Flight & Precise Landing