Mohammed Nafie received his B.Sc. degree with honors from Cairo University in 1991. He received his M.Sc. degree with Distinction from King's College, University of London in 1993. He received his Ph.D. degree from University of Minnesota in 1999 where his research interests were in the area of low complexity detection algorithms. After his graduation he joined the Wireless Communications lab of the DSPS Research and Development Center of Texas Instruments. He was a primary contributor in TI's effort in the IEEE wireless personal area networks standardization process. In 2001, Dr. Nafie joined Ellipsis Digital Systems, where he was responsible for the development of the Physical Layer (PHY) of 802.11b wireless LAN standard. He has also participated in designing and optimizing the PHY of the 802.11a standard. In 2002, Dr. Nafie co-founded SySDSoft, a company specializing in the design of wireless digital communication systems. He was the Chief Technology Officer of SySDSoft till December 2006.
Dr. Nafie is currently a Professor at the Wireless Intelligent Networks Center of Nile University, which he acted as its director from August 2009 to August 2012. His research interests are in the area of wireless and wireline digital communications and digital signal processing, and include equalization, LDPC coding, MIMO, Intereference Management and relaying systems among others. Dr. Nafie has published numerous Journal and Conference papers, and has eighteen issued US patents as well as few others pending. He has several patents in Europe and Japan as well.