Osameh M. Al-Kofahi received his B.Sc. from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree (with honors) from Iowa State University in 2009, both in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is currently an assistant professor of Computer Engineering at Yarmouk University in Jordan. His research has focused on developing network-coding based survivability techniques for wireless networks. He was the co-recipient of the best paper award of the IEEE Globecom 2008 Symposium on Ad Hoc networks.