Abdel-Hameed Badawy

dr-badawy

Contact Information

Thomas & Brown Hall, Office #223

1125 Frenger Mall, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

Email: badawy@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: ++1 (575) 646-6476

CV [PDF] Google Scholar Page

Education

Ph.D., Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, Dec: 2013
“Locality Transformations and Prediction Techniques for Optimizing Multicore Memory Performance”

M.Sc., Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, Aug: 2002
“Evaluating the Impact of Memory System Performance on Software Prefetching and Locality Optimizations”

Diploma, Software Development, Information Technology Institute, Egypt, July 1997
Ranked among the top 5 trainees out of more than 200.
Graduation Project: “Mobile Aglets (Agent) System”

B.Sc., Computers & Control concentration, Mansoura University, Egypt July 1996
Degree conferred with Distinction and Honor. Ranked 2nd on a class of 85 students.
Capstone Project: “Computer-controlled Robot Arm System”

Research Interests

Computer Architecture, High Performance Computing, On Chip Optical Interconnects, Optical Computing, Locality Optimizations, Green Computing, Computational Intelligence Techniques for Compilers & Architectures, and Computer Engineering Education.

Work Experience

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Klipsch School of Electrical & Computer Engineering

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. June 2016 – present

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Electrical Engineering Department

Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR. Aug. 2013 – May 2016

Lead Research Scientist High-Performance Computing Laboratory (HPCL)

The George Washington University, Washington, DC. May 2014 – January 2016

Funding

  • Patricia Buford (PI), Abdel-Hameed Badawy (Co-PI, Team Coordinator), Carl Greco (Co-PI), Mohamed Ibrahim (Co-PI) “IUSE/PFE: RED: Putting “Tech Back in Tech: Electrical Engineering leading the Revolution at Arkansas Tech University”, National Science Foundation(NSF), NSF 15-607, $2,000,000, December 2015 [Not Funded].

Patents

  • Tarek El-Ghazawi, Volker Sorger, Vikram Narayana, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Shuai Sun, “The Reconfigurable Optical Coprocessor (ROC)”, Provisional Patent, Dec. 2015.
  • Volker Sorger, Shuai Sun, Vikram Narayana, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “Hybrid Photonic Plasmonic Interconnects (HyPPI) with intrinsic and extrinsic modulation options”, Provisional Patent, Dec. 2015.

Advising & Mentoring

Graduate Students

  1. Nafiul Siddique, Expected PhD 2016, New Mexico State University [Co-advised with Jeanine Cook]. Local Memory Store (LMStr).
  2. Mohammad Qayum, Expected PhD 2016, New Mexico State University [Co-advised with Jeanine Cook]. Adaptable Hybrid Transactional Memory.
  3. Po-Chou Su, Expected PhD 2017, New Mexico State University [Co-advised with Jeanine Cook]. Fast and Accurate Memory System Simulation.
  4. Ahmad Anbar, PhD 2016, The George Washington University [Research Mentor]. Hierarchical Locality exploitation to enable Exascale Computing.
  5. Shuai Sun, PhD Student, The George Washington University [Research Mentor]. Hybrid Photonic Plasmonic Interconnects (HyPPI) for Networks on Chip and Optical Computing.
  6. David Newsom, PhD 2015, The George Washington University [Research Mentor]. Power/Energy measurement and Energy Efficient Job Co-Scheduling on HPC Cluster. Best paper award (IEEE SustainCom 2015).
  7. Gabriel Yessin, Master Graduate, The George Washington University, currently a contractor at Northrop Grumman [Mentor, Research co-Advisor]. Evolutionary Techniques for Design Space Exploration.
  8. HamidReza MohammadiBidhendi, Master Student, Arkansas Tech University [Mentor]. Hamid was my TA for three semesters. I advised him on career steps. I have also worked closely with him on teaching labs.

Undergraduate Students

  1. Judith Martinez, Senior undergraduate Computer Engineering student from the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley) REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Advisee, Summer 2016. Design Space Exploration for Caches using Evolutionary Techniques.
  2. Yair Cabrera (Senior undergraduate Computer Engineering student from Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico). REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Advisee, Summer 2016. Design Space Exploration for Caches using Evolutionary Techniques.
  3. Zeyad Saleh, (Undergraduate Engineering Student from McGill University and Intern at HPCL at The George Washington University) [Mentor, Research co-Advisor]. Summer 2015
  4. Sanil Rao, Undergraduate Student at the University of Virginia and Intern at HPCL at The George Washington University [Mentor, Research co-Advisor]. Summer 2015.

High School Students

  1. Hashem Elezebi, Undergraduate Student at Stanford University, Hashem was a senior in High School when he interned Intern at HPCL at The George Washington University [Mentor, Research co-Advisor]. Summer 2015.

Publications

Refereed Journals

  1. Ahmad Anbar, Olivier Serres, Engin Kayraklioglu, Abdel-Hameed Badawy, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “Exploiting Hierarchical Locality in Deep Parallel Architectures”, Appears in ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO), June 2016.
  2. David K. Newsom, Sardar F. Azari, Olivier Serres, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “Thread-Level CPU Power Measurement for High Performance Parallel Systems: Impact Analysis of System Control Parameters on HPC Energy Efficiency”, Appears in the International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems (IJCDS), Vol. 6, March 2016.
  3. Shuai Sun, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Vikram Narayana, Tarek El-Ghazawi, and Volker Sorger, “HyPPI: Hybrid Photonic Plasmonic Interconnects: A Low Latency, Area and Energy Efficient On-chip Interconnects”, Appears in the IEEE Photonics Journal, Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2015. [PDF, ISI Impact Factor 2:32]
  4. Karl B. Schmitt, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Sabrina Kramer, Katie Marie Hrapczynski, Elise Larsen, Andrea Andrew, Mara Dougherty, Matthew Miller, Artesha Taylor, Breanne Robertson, Alexis Williams, and Spencer Benson, “A Failing Grade for Faculty: Comparing Faculty Perception of Student Expectations and Reality”, Appears in the Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 30, Issue 3, Pages 99-107, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, USA, January 2015. [ACM]
  5. Karl Schmitt, Elise Larsen, Matthew Miller, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Breanne Robertson, Mara Dougherty, Katie Marie Hrapczynski, Andrea Andrew, Artesha Taylor, Alexis Williams, Sabrina Kramer, and Spencer Benson, “A survey tool for assessing student expectations early in a semester”, Appears in the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE), V ol: 14;No: 2;, December 2013. [5 Citations, PMC, PDF]. This work has been featured at Faculty Focus.
  6. Karl B. Schmitt, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Sabrina Kramer, Katie Marie Hrapczynski, Elise Larsen, Andrea Andrew, Mara Dougherty, Matthew Miller, Artesha Taylor, Breanne Robertson, Alexis Williams, and Spencer Benson, “Student Expectations from CS and other STEM Courses: They aren’t Like CS-Majors! or (CS ≠ STEM – CS)”, Appears in the Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 28, Issue 6, Pages 100-108, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, USA, June 2013. [3 Citations, ACM, PDF].
  7. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, “Students’ Perception of the Effectiveness of Discussion Boards: What can we get from our students for a freebie point?”, Appears in the Science and Information Organization (SAI), International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), Volume 3, Issue 9, Pages 136 – 144, October, 2012.[ 2 Citations, arXiv].
  8. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Aneesh Aggrawal, Donald Yeung, and Chau-Wen Tseng, “The Efficacy of Software Prefetching and Locality Optimizations on Future Memory Systems”, Appears in The Journal of Instruction-Level Parallelism, Volume 6, Number 7, July 2004. [36 Citations, PDF]

Referred Symposia, Conferences, & Workshops

  1. Shuai Sun, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Vikram Narayana, Tarek El-Ghazawi, and Volker Sorger, “Bit Flow Density (BFD): An Effective Performance FOM for Optical On-chip Interconnects”, Appears in proceedings of the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), OSA Technical Digest, San Jose, CA, June 2016, (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper JW2A.135, doi:10.1364/CLEO_AT.2016.JW2A.135.
  2. Shuai Sun, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Vikram Narayana, Tarek El-Ghazawi, and Volker Sorger, “Low latency, area, and energy efficient Hybrid Photonic Plasmonic on-chip Interconnects (HyPPI)”, Appears in Proceedings of SPIE 9753, Optical Interconnects XVI, 97530A, San Francisco, CA, March 2016; doi:10.1117/12.2217284.
  3. David Newsom, Olivier Serres, Sardar Azari, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “Energy Efficient Job Co-Scheduling for High Performance Parallel Clusters”, Appears in proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications (SustainCom’15), Chengdu, China, December 2015 [Best Paper Award].
  4. David Newsom, Sardar Azari, Olivier Serres, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “Measuring the Power and Energy Consumption of Multicore Processors and High Performance Computing Clusters using Big Data Techniques”, To Appear in proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications (SustainCom’15), Chengdu, China, December 2015.
  5. Ahmad Anbar, Olivier Serres, Engin Kayraklioglu, Abdel-Hameed Badawy, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “PHLAME: Hierarchical Locality Exploitation using the PGAS Model”, Appears at the 9th IEEE Partitioned Global Address Space Conference (PGAS 2015), Washington, DC, September 2015. [IEEE Version]
  6. Ahmad Anbar, Abdel-Hameed Badawy, Olivier Serres, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “Where Should The Threads Go? Leveraging Hierarchical Data Locality to Solve the Thread Affinity Dilemma”, Appears at the 20th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (IC- PADS 2014), Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 2014. [1 Citation, IEEE, PDF]
  7. Gabriel Yessin, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Vikram Narayana, David Mayhew, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “CERE: Cache REcommendation Engine: Efficient Evolutionary Cache Hierarchy Design Space Exploration”, Appears in proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems (ICESS 2014), Paris, France, August 2014. [IEEE, PDF]
  8. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Karl B. Schmitt, Sabrina Kramer, Katie Marie Hrapczynski, Elise Larsen, Andrea Andrew, Mara Dougherty, Matthew Miller, Artesha Taylor, Breanne Robertson, Alexis Williams, and Spencer Benson, “Expectations of Computing and other STEM Students: A Comparison for different Class Levels, or (CS ≠ STEM – CS)Course Level“, Appears at the 43rd Annual IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE 2013) Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October 2013. [IEEE, PDF]
  9. Mona Y. Elshinawy, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Wael W. Abdelmageed, and Mohamed F. Chouikha, “Using Gray Level Co-occurrence Matrix Features for Normal Mammogram Detection” Appeared at the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine Annual Meeting (SIIM 2011), Washington DC, June 2011. [4 Citations].
  10. Mona Y. Elshinawy, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Wael W. Abdelmageed, and Mohamed F. Chouikha, “Effect of Breast Density in Selecting Features for Normal Mammogram Detection” Appeared at the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2011), Chicago, IL, March 30 – April 2, 2011. [5 Citations, IEEE].
  11. Mona Y. Elshinawy, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Wael W. Abdelmageed, and Mohamed F. Chouikha, “Detection of Normal Mammograms based on Breast Tissue Density using GLCM Features”, Appeared in proceedings of the 8th IEEE EMBS (Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society) and IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMed 2011), Innsbruck, Austria, February 2011.
  12. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Michelle Hugue, “Evaluating Discussion Boards on Blackboard as a Collaborative Learning Tool: A Students’ Survey and Reflections”, Appeared in proceedings of the IEEE 2010 International Conference on Education and Management Technology (ICEMT 2010), Cairo, Egypt, November 2 – 4, 2010. [IEEE, arXiv].
  13. Mona Y. Elshinawy, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Wael W. Abdelmageed, and Mohamed F. Chouikha, “One-Class Support Vector Machines vs. Two-class Support Vector Machines for Normal Mammogram Detection”, Appeared in proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR 2010), Washington DC, October 13 – 15, 2010. [Best Student Paper Award, 6 Citations, IEEE].
  14. Mona Y. Elshinawy, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Wael W. Abdelmageed, and Mohamed F. Chouikha, “Using Local Binary Pattern Features for Normal Mammogram Detection”, Appeared in proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2010), Perth, Australia, October 12 – 15, 2010. [5 Citations, IEEE].
  15. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Aneesh Aggrawal, Donald Yeung, and Chau-Wen Tseng, “Evaluating the Impact of Memory System Performance on Software Prefetching and Locality Optimizations”, Appeared in proceedings of ACM International Conference on Supercomputing 2001 (ICS 2001), Pages 486 – 500, Sorrento, Italy, June 2001. [40 Citations, ACM, PDF].

Thesis & Dissertations

  1. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, “Locality Transformations and Prediction Techniques for Optimizing Multicore Memory Performance”, Appears in UMD Theses & Dissertations Electrical & Computer Engineering Theses and Dissertations, August 2013. [1 Citation, UMD Library, PDF].
  2. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, “Evaluating the Impact of Memory System Performance on Software Prefetching and Locality Optimizations”, Technical Reports of the Computer Science Department & UMIACS, CS-TR-4392; UMIACS-TR-2002 – 72, September 2002. [Master’s Thesis Technical Report, PDF].

Workshops

  1. Mona Y. Elshinawy, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Wael W. Abdelmageed, and Mohamed F. Chouikha, “Screening-out Normal Mammograms using Breast Density Information”, Abstract Appeared in proceedings of the 8th Era of Hope Workshop, Department of Defense (DoD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP), Paper No. BC004067 – 3386, Poster P17 – 7, Orlando, FL, August 2 – 5; 2011.

Technical Reports

  1. Aneesh Aggrawal, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Donald Yeung, and Chau-Wen Tseng, “Evaluating the Impact of Memory System Performance on Software Prefetching and Locality Optimizations”, Technical Reports of the Computer Science Department & UMIACS, CS -TR – 4169; UMIACS – TR – 2000 – 57, August 2000. [1 Citation, Preliminary Results Technical Report, PDF].

In Revision & Review

  1. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Gabriel Yessin, Vikram Narayana, Tarek El-Ghazawi, and David Mayhew, “Optimizing Thin Client Caches for Mobile Cloud Computing”, In Minor Revision Journal Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience – A Special Issue from the CloudTech 2015 Conference, John Wiley and Sons Ltd. Chichester, UK, June 2016.
  2. Vikram Narayana, Shuai Sun, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Volker Sorger, Tarek El-Ghazawi, “Hybrid Opto-electric Reconfigurable NoCs (HORN): Exploring Energy and Performance Optimizations for Electrical Networks Augmented with Reconfigurable Nanophotonic Channels”, In Review.
  3. Paul A. Siddique, Jeanine Cook, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and David Resnick, “Local Memory Store (LMStr): The Case for Hardware Controlled Scratchpad Memory for General Purpose Processors”, In Review IEEE IPCCC, 2016.
  4. Mohammad A. Qayum, Jeanine Cook, and Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, “Adaptable Hybrid Transactional Memory (AdHyTM): A Scalability Study on Large Parallel Graphs”, In Review IEEE IPCCC, 2016.

In Submission

  1. Naul A. Siddique, Patricia Gruble, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Jeanine Cook “Cache Utilization as a Metric for Locality: A Case study on the Montevo Suite”, In Review PMBS 2016 in conjunction with SC 2016.
  2. Mohammad A. Qayum, Jeanine Cook, and Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, “Transactional Memory as the Synchronization Policy for Big Data Graphs”, In Submission Cluster Computing Special Issue, 2016.
  3. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Meng-Ju Wu, and Donald Yeung, “Guiding Locality Optimizations for Graph Computations via Reuse Distance Analysis”, in submission to the IEEE Computer Architecture Letters, 2016.
  4. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Meng-Ju Wu, and Donald Yeung, “Optimization Selection via Reuse Distance Proles”, in submission to the 34th IEEE – ISPASS 2017.
  5. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Meng-Ju Wu, and Donald Yeung, “Prediction and Optimization via Reuse Distance”, in submission to the ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization, 2016.
  6. David Newsom, Olivier Serres, Sardar Azari, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Tarek El-Ghazawi, “Energy Driven Job co-Scheduling in HPC Clusters”, In Submission to IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Computing, 2016.

Selected Talks & Posters

  1. Abdel-Hameed Badawy, “Locality in the Exascale era and beyond”, talk presented at the IEEE Arkansas River Valley Section Annual Meeting, Russellville, AR, April 2015.
  2. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Elise Larsen, Karl B. Schmitt, Sabrina Kramer, Katie MarieHrapczynski, Andrea Andrew, Mara Dougherty, Matthew Miller, Artesha Taylor, Breanne Robertson, Alexis Williams, and Spencer Benson, “The Student-Faculty Chasm: Looking at where student and faculty expectations meet and change”, Invited Talk presented at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Distance Education Virtual Conference, February 2014.
  3. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Karl B. Schmitt, Sabrina Kramer, Katie Marie Hrapczynski, Elise Larsen, Andrea Andrew, Mara Dougherty, Matthew Miller, Artesha Taylor, Breanne Robertson, Alexis Williams, and Spencer Benson, “Expectations of Computing and other STEM Students: A Comparison for different Class Levels, or (CS ≠ STEM – CS) Course Level”, talk presented at the 43rd Annual IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE 2013) Conference to be held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October 2013.
  4. Abdel-Hameed Badawy, Katie Hrapczynski, Mara Dougherty, Karl Schmitt, Breanne Robertson, Artesha Taylor, Alexis Williams, Sabrina Kramer, and Spencer Benson, “What Do They Expect? Assessment of Student Expectations in the Classroom and Applications for Faculty”, talk presented at the Annual Lilly-DC Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, Washington, DC, June 2012.
  5. Abdel-Hameed Badawy, Karl Schmitt, Breanne Robertson, Mara Dougherty, Katie Marie Hrapczynski, Elise Larsen, Andrea Andrew, Matthew Miller, Artesha Taylor, Alexis Williams, Sabrina Kramer, and Spencer Benson, “Building a Tool for pre-assessing Student Expectations”, poster presented at the Graduate Student Government, Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID 2012), April 2012. [Best Student Poster Award].
  6. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, “Discussion Boards on Blackboard as a Collaborative Learning Tool: A Survey and Students’ Reflections: What would the students do for a freebie point?”, talk presented at the 31st Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH, November 2011.
  7. Mona Y. Elshinawy, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, Wael W. Abdelmageed, and Mohamed F. Chouikha, “Screening-out Normal Mammograms using Breast Density Information”, poster presented at the 8th Era of Hope Workshop, Department of Defense (DoD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP), Orlando, FL, August 2011.
  8. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Michelle Hugue, “The Effectiveness of Blackboard and Discussion Boards in Junior Computer Science/Engineering Class: Survey and Students’ Reflections”, Appears at the 17th International Conference on Learning, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, Paper # L10P1185, July 6 – 9, 2010. Abstract, PowerPoint Slides, Youtube video Part I , Part II
  9. Meng-Ju Wu, Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy (Presenter), Inseok Choi, Xu Yang, and Donald Yeung, “Scalability of Multicore Processors”, poster presented at the ECE Research Review Day, October 2009.
  10. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, “Prefetch-aware Memory-controllers”, poster presented at the Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID 2004), April 2004. [Award of Excellence].
  11. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, and Donald Yeung, “Studying the effects of Software Prefetching and Locality Optimizations on System Energy and Power”, poster presented at Research Review Day, University of Maryland, College Park, March 2003.
  12. Abdel-Hameed A. Badawy, “Evaluating the Impact of Memory System Performance on Software Prefetching and Locality Optimizations”, talk presented at the ACM’s International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS 2001), Sorrento, Italy, June 2001.

Honors, Awards, Invitations, & Grants

  1. Best Paper Award for “Energy Efficient Job Co-Scheduling for High-Performance Parallel Computing Clusters”, at the 5th IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications (SustainCom’15), Chengdu, China, December 2015.
  2. Invited to participate at the OSA Optical Computing Incubator, Optical Society of America, December 2015
  3. Outstanding Service Award for role as the Publication Chair of the IEEE 9th PGAS’2015 conference, September 2015
  4. Listed in Who’s Who in America 68th, 69th, & 70th Editions.
  5. Listed in Who’s Who in Engineering Education since 2014, Academic Keys
  6. Best Student Poster Award and a Grant of $500 in the University of Maryland, Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID 2012) (An interdisciplinary research competition attended by more than 500 presenters) for the poster \Building a Tool for pre-assessing Student Expectations”, April 2012.
  7. CTE-Lilly Graduate Fellow, a cohort of nine graduate students to do a relevant teaching and learning study to the University of Maryland and its students. Nine graduate students only are selected for this fellowship for the 2011 — 2012. A summary of the developed project is available here.
  8. NIH-funded Conference Travel Grant of $300 to attend the International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2011), March 2011.
  9. University of Maryland Graduate School Goldhaber Conference Travel Grant of $400 to present a paper at the International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2011), March 2011.
  10. Best Student Paper Award and a Grant of $200 for the paper titled: “One-Class Support Vector Machines vs. Two-class Support Vector Machines for Normal Mammogram Detection”, presented at the IEEE Workshop on Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR 2010), Washington, DC, October 2010.
  11. Noyce Scholarship to attend the 2010 National Center for Science & Civic Engagement (NCSCE) Symposium and Capitol Hill poster Session held in Washington DC and the University of Maryland, College Park, April 2010. [Only five scholarships were awarded]
  12. Award of Excellence and a Grant of $200 in the University of Maryland, Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID 2004) (An interdisciplinary research competition attended by more than 200 presenters) for the poster titled: “Prefetch-aware Memory Controllers”, April 2004.
  13. Egyptian Cabinet Scholarship for a training program at the Information Technology Institute (ITI), Giza, Egypt, August 1996 – July 1997.
  14. Distinguished Student Excellence Award in every year of the the B.Sc. Study, 1991 & 1996.

Service to the Profession

Grant(s) Review

Editorial Board(s)

  • Guest Editor to a special issue on Optical Computing to appear in Nanophotonics Journal, June 2016.
  • Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems (IJCDS), 2015.
  • Guest Associate editor for the Journal of Learning, Aug: 2010.

Conference Organizing Committee(s)

  • Publications Chair, The 9th IEEE Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS 2015), Washington, DC, Sept: 2015.
  • Session Chair at the IEEE 43rd Annual IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE’13), Oklahoma City, OK, Oct: 2013.
  • Core Committee member for the Science and Information (SAI 2013) Conference London, UK 2013.
  • Poster Session Judge, Annual Lilly-DC Conference on College & University Teaching, Bethesda, MD, June2012.
  • Session Convener, the 6th Annual Innovation in Teaching and Learning (ITL 2012) Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, April2012.

Conference Technical Program Committee Member

  • IEEE 7th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (IEEE-CCWC 2017)
  • International Conference on Electrical, Electronic, Communication and Control Engineering (ICEECC 2016)
  • IEEE Industrial Electronics and Applications Conference (IEACon 2016)
  • International conference on Architectural Research & Computer-Aided Design (ICARCAD 2017)
  • IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT 2015, 2016)
  • International Conference on Computer Applications & Technology (ICCAT 2015, 2016)
  • The International Symposium on Computer Vision and the Internet (VisionNet 2015, 2016)
  • International Workshop on the Design and Performance of Networks on Chip (DPNoC 2015, 2016), FNC 2015, FNC 2016.
  • Shadow Program Committee member and Reviewer for The European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys15), Bordeaux, France.
  • International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Analysis applications (ICCVIA 2015, 2016)
  • International Biometrics & Smart Government Summit (IBMSGS 2015), January 2015, Sousse, Tunisia.
  • IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics & Applications (ISIEA 2014), October 2014, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • International Symposium on Web of Things and Big Data: [(WoTBD 2014), WoTBD 2015, (WoTBD 2016)].
  • International Workshop on Mobile Applications: [(MobiApps 2014, 2015, 2016)] in conjunction with MobiWIS 2014, MobiWIS 2015 and MobiWIS 2016.
  • IEEE Technically co-sponsored Science and Information (SAI) Conference 2013; 2014.
  • International Conference on Electronic Publishing and Information Technology (ICEPIT 2014), University of Bahrain, Bahrain, April 2014.
  • IEEE Symposium on Computer Applications and Industrial Electronics (ISCAIE 2014), Penang, Malaysia, April2014.
  • IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference: [2013, 2014, 2015, 2016]
  • International Conference on Software Technology and Engineering (ICSTE) 2012; 2013.
  • 3rd International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology (ICMET 2011), China, August 2011.

Journal/Book Reviewer

Conference Reviewer

  • The International Conference on Electrical, Electronic, Communication and Control Engineering (ICEECC2016), Malaysia
  • 15th International Conference on Applications of Computer Engineering (ACE ’16), Mallorca, Spain, August 2016.
  • ACM Special Interest Group Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) 2013 – 2016.
  • IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics & Applications (ISIEA 2014), Kota Kina-balu, Sabah, Malaysia, October 2014.
  • IEEE Technically Co-Sponsored Science and Information (SAI 2014) Conference 2014.
  • Consortium of Computer Science in Colleges (CCSC) regional conferences: South-West 2013; 2014 South-Central 2013 North-East (CCSC-NE) 2013
  • 3rd International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing (ICMLC 2011), Singapore, February 2011.

Memberships

Training & Certification Programs

  • eTech Online Certification Program: A certification program to prepare Faculty to offer online courses. November 2013
  • Institutional Review Board, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). Basic/Refresher Curriculum for Investigators and staff involved primarily in Social & Behavioral Research with human subjects. January 2012