About us

The Interdisciplinary Research Center for Communication Systems and Sensing (IRC-CSS) is established as part of the University's plan to focus on research that spans multiple disciplines on areas that are dearly needed in the Kingdom and even globally.



  • Holistic designs that span multiple disciplines of signal processing, communications, sensing, machine learning, and big data.

  • Characteristics of next generation (e.g., high node density, wide spatial existence, multitude heterogeneity, context awareness, quality)

  • Intelligent, self-organized, self-optimized, and context-aware system requirements

  • Massive systems (Massive IoT, Massive MIMO)

  • Public safety requirement and energy constraints (Green Communications)


What we do!

  • Build infrastructure

  • Develop Competencies

  • Execute and conduct research

  • Connect with the industry

  • Contribute to the university campus through training and teaching

  • Outreach to the public and contribute to the community



Targeted Sectors

  • Telecommunications and IT

  • Defense: GAMI and SAMI

  • Oil and Gas industry

  • Healthcare

  • Consumer Electronics

  • Automotive

  • Hajj and Umrah

Research Themes


Bio-sensing and health monitoring Remote-sensing

Signal Processing

Optimization Techniques Deep learning tools

Radar and Localization

Detection of drones/ unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) Localized drone detecti...

Communication Systems

Future mobile generations, and networks Green communications


Latest News

10 Nov 2021 @ 12:00 AM

The center arranged its first webinar with Dr. Hesham class. The arrangement was through Dr. Ali ...

6G Networks Opportunities and Challenges
23 Nov 2021 @ 12:00 AM

The “6G Networks Opportunities and Challenges” forum was successfully conducted with about 80 par...

STC Academy
24 Nov 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Meeting with STC Academy.

Won the 2022 IEEE Antenna and Propagation Society
23 May 2022 @ 12:00 AM

The EE-dept senior student (Mr. Saleh Alkhalifah) has won the 2022 IEEE Antenna and Propagation S...


Co-existence of Terrestrial TV Broadcastin...
29 Mar 2022 @ 02:00 PM


6G Networks: Opportunities and Challenges
23 Nov 2021 @ 12:00 PM


Spectrum Management in Saudi Arabia
10 Nov 2021 @ 06:45 PM

Technical Webinar