Naofal Al-Dhahir

Naofal Al-Dhahir


  • broadband communications
  • digital broadband processing
  • algorithms design and analysis
  • computer simulations
  • IP creation
  • signal processing
  • wireless communication systems


Lakisha Ladson

Expert at a Glance

Naofal Al-Dhahir, Ph.D. Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Professor; Director, Broadband Information Tranmission & Signal Processing Laboratory

Dr. Al-Dhahir directs UT Dallas' Broadband Information Transmission and Signal Processing (BITS) Laboratory.

He holds more than 20 patents and has authored more than 175 journal and conference papers.

In 2007, he recieved one of the highest honors bestowed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE, when he was named a Fellow for his "contributions to high-rate communications through broadband channels."

Prior to UT Dallas, he gained more than 10 years' industry experience at the research laboratories of General Electric and AT&T.

He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Updated: November 29, 2011