National Engineering Award, 1999.
- Middle East Eminent Persons, Singapore
of California, Davis, Life Time Achievement (Distinguished Alumni Medal
for Public Service), 2017.
IEEE Egypt Section (2011-2015), Member of the Award and Recognition
Committee (ARC) Region 8 (2012-2015) and Member of the Ethics and Member
Conduct Committee (2015).
Member of IEEE (86-to date), the Computer Society, the Signal Processing
Society and the Communications Society. Member of the IEEE executive
committee for Egypt responsible for student membership development
of the ACM (98-2004).
of the Inter-University Network (IUN), the Open Microsystems Initiative
(OMI), the Technical Council on Software Engineering and IASTED technical
committee on Robotics and Automation (88-94).
of the Arab League Committee for the translation of Computer terms and the
Egyptian Computer Society, SIG on Computer Linguistics and Arabization
Member of the Board of
Advisors, School of Business,
and School of Global Affairs and Public
Policy, American University in Cairo.
Member of the Board of
School of Information Science ISIS, Bibliotheca
Member of Board of
Trustees, Nile University, Badr University, New Giza University (under
Editor of the International Journal of Robotics and Automation (90-94),
Editorial Committee (95-2002).
and referee for IEEE Computer (88-to date), Journal of Intelligent &
Fuzzy Systems (93-2002), International Journal of Parallel and Distributed
Systems and Networks (97-2002), IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man and
Cybernetics (99-2002), Scientific Bulletin, Cairo University (97-2004),
Scientific Bulletin, Ain-Shams University (98-2004), Journal of the
Faculty of Science, UAE (92-95), IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing (91-93),
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (89-91) and
Journal of Optical Engineering (87-88).
on the program committee, helped organize, chaired sessions and technical
review for several conferences; among them: IEEE Midwest 2003, Cairo, ICM 2003,
Cairo, ICIT 2003 (Theme: Ensuring security in IT Structures), Cairo, IEEE
MELECON 2002, IEEE SBC2002, IEEE
GOLD2002, GLOBCOMM, Sydney, Australia, 1998,
International Conference on Intelligent Applications in Communications and
Power Systems, April 1997, IASTED International Conference on Robotics and
Manufacturing, Oxford, England, Sept. 1993, ISMM International Conference
on Applications of Mini & Micro Computers in Design, Simulation and
Analysis, Las Vegas, Mar. 1991.
- Ph.D.: 10 awarded the
- M.Sc.: 26 awarded the degrees.
Taught a wide range of courses in
Egypt (Cairo University, American University), USA (University of California,
Davis, Virginia Tech) and United Arab Emirates (UAE University, Al-Ain).
A sample list includes: Project Management, Image Processing and Computer
Vision, Operating Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Programming and
Algorithms, Data Structures, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Computer
Graphics, Microprocessor Based Systems I & II (HW / assembly language /
interfacing / applications), Computer Architecture, Digital Logic Design I
& II (introductory and advanced) and Supervision of graduation
projects in different fields.
Involved in the establishment
of the joint degrees between Egyptian Universities and leading US and
International Universities to be delivered via different mechanisms utilizing
new communications and networking technology.
Shared in curricula and
course development at several places.
Actively shared in the
process of lab and network renovation at several universities.
Interested in the
engineering student training issues. Performed detailed study on
problems, issues and recommendations.
Have particular interest in
new technology tools to serve education:
Started a pilot project
with Virginia Tech where I remotely supervised Masters student at VT while
actually being in Cairo.
The project was successful and the student was awarded the degree in September
Actively participated in
Work Group IV, Administrative Aspects, Euro-Egyptian Symposium on Distance
Education by Satellite, April 1999,
Attended several workshops
on lecturing and the educational process
§ Regional Workshop on New Approaches to Engineering Education,
Al-Ain, UAE, 1995.
§ Enhanced Engineering Education Experience Workshop, 1994.
The workshop was held in cooperation between United
Arab Emirates University
and Drexel University, USA. The workshop covered the
Drexel and Arizona
experiment in teaching Engineering in a non-traditional fashion and stress on
the hands on activities from the very beginning.
§ Microteaching and how to prepare lectures, UAE University,
§ Preparation of University young Assist. Professors, Cairo University,
§ Voice and lecturing, University
of California, Davis, 1988. How to use different
frequency bands to avoid fatigue, get attention of your audience and stress