My main research interests include working on the issues of MAC Layer Protocols, Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANET), Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), Clustering, Cloud Networks, Computer Security, and Databases.

Book Chapters

  1. Mohammad S. Almalag. Safety-related vehicular applications. In Stephan Olariu and Michele C. Weigle, editors, Vehicular Networks From Theory to Practice. Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2009.ACM (Association for Computing Machinery).
  2. Mohammad Almalag, Stephan Olariu, and Michele C. Weigle. MAC Protocols for VANETs. In S. Basagni, M. Conti. S. Giordano, I. Stojmenovic, eds., editors, Mobile Ad Hoc Networking: Cutting Edge Directions, 2nd Edition. Wiley-IEEE Press, (to be published in March 2013).

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Mohammad Almalag, Samy El-Tawab, Matthew Phelan, and Puya Ghazizadeh, Study of the Capabilities of the Yellow Flashing Arrow Traffic Signal and Driver Response, 2016 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV’16), Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2016.
  2. XianpingWang, Samy El-Tawab, Ahmed Alhafdhi, Mohammad Almalag, and Stephan Olariu, Towards Probabilistic Data Collection in the NOTICE Architecture, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Transactions and Magazine. April 2016.
  3. Mohammad Almalag, Samy El-Tawab, Stephan Olariu, and Michele C. Weigle, A Modified TC-MAC Protocol for Multi-hop Cluster Communications in VANETs, in Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE), 2013 International Conference on. Las Vegas, NV, 2-6 December 2013.
  4. Mohammad Almalag, Michele C. Weigle, Stephan Olariu, and Samy El-Tawab, Peer-to-Peer File Sharing in VANETs Using TC-MAC, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P). San Diego, CA, March 2013.
  5. Mohammad Almalag, Stephan Olariu, and Michele C. Weigle, TDMA Cluster-based MAC for VANETs (TC-MAC), Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on VANETs From Theory to Practice (VTP). San Francisco, CA, June 2012.
  6. Samy El-Tawab, Mohammad S. Almalag, and Stephan Olariu, FRIEND: A Cyber-Physical System for Traffic Flow Related Information Aggregation and Dissemination Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on VANETs From Theory to Practice (VTP). San Francisco, CA, June 2012.

Undergraduate Research

  1. Jacob Morris and Mohammad Almalag, Reducing the Parking Time at IUK Using a Smart Phone App (Park IUK), poster, Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference’s 21st anniversary. Bloomington, IN, November 2015.
  2. Derrek Bertrand, Stephen Mullet, Maheen Zia, and Mohammad Almalag, The Next-Door Next-Gen ERMS: Building Your Own System through Campus Partnership, poster,Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference’s 20th anniversary. Bloomington, IN, November 2014.

Interested in Working With Me?

"If we knew what we are doing it would not be called research, would it?" -Albert Einstein

  • You are currently enrolled at IU Kokomo.
  • You are curious, self-motivated, quick to learn, and attentive to detail.
  • You have programming experience in one or more of C, C++, or Java.
  • You have completed at least your first year Informatics courses.