Biography

Amr Mohamed (S’ 00, M’ 06, SM’ 14) received his M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, in 2001, and 2006 respectively. He has worked as an advisory IT specialist in IBM Innovation Centre in Vancouver from 1998 to 2007, taking a leadership role in systems development for vertical industries.

He is currently a professor in the college of engineering at Qatar University and the director of the Cisco Regional Academy. He has over 25 years of experience in wireless networking research and industrial systems development. He holds 3 awards from IBM Canada for his achievements and leadership, and 3 best paper awards, latest from IEEE/IFIP International conference on New Technologies, Mobility, and Security (NTMS) 2015 in Paris. His research interests include wireless networking, and edge computing for IoT applications. Dr. Amr Mohamed has authored or co-authored over 150 refereed journal and conference papers, textbook, and book chapters in reputed international journals, and conferences. He is serving as a technical editor for the journal of internet technology and the international journal of sensor networks. He has served as a technical program committee (TPC) co-chair for workshops in IEEE WCNC’16. He has served as a co-chair for technical symposia of international conferences, including Globecom’16, Crowncom’15, AICCSA’14, IEEE WLN’11, and IEEE ICT’10. He has served on the organization committee of many other international conferences as a TPC member, including the IEEE ICC, GLOBECOM, WCNC, LCN and PIMRC, and a technical reviewer for many international IEEE, ACM, Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley journals. 

Professional Experience

  • Present2019

    Professor

    Qatar University

  • 20192014

    Associate professor

    Qatar University

  • 20142007

    Assistant Professor

    Qatar University

  • 20072000

    Advisory IT Specialist

    IBM/VIC, Vancouver, Canada

  • 20001998

    Software Engineer

    IBM/ISM T&T, Vancouver, Canada

  • 19981996

    Software Engineer

    IBM WTC, Egypt branch, Cairo, Egypt

Education

  • PhD August 2006

    Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

    The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

  • M.A.Sc September 2001

    M.A.Sc. Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering

    The university of British Columbia

  • M.A.Sc July 1993

    B.A.Sc. Degree in Electronics and Electronic Communications

    Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt

Awards & Honors

  • April 2018
    Best paper award from the Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS)
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  • 2016
    Best QNRF project in the ``Meeting of the minds`` event
  • July 2015
    Best paper award IEEE IFIP NTMS conference, Paris, France

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  • May 2013
    Best poster for grad student from Qatar Univ., graduate studies forum

  • May 2013
    Best poster for researcher from Qatar Univ, researchers day

  • June 2012
    Best researcher from CSE department, Qatar University

  • June 2011
    Best Senior project in the CSE department, Qatar University

  • May 2011
    Best poster from Zayed univ in URC2011 conference

  • June 2010
    Best researcher from CSE department, Qatar University

  • May 2010
    Best presentation from Zayed univ in URC2010 conference

  • 2002-2006
    Tuition award from ECE-UBC

  • 2001 and 2003
    2 Project team success awards from IBM Canada

  • Nov 2005
    Best paper for the month from the Global Engineering, Science, and Technology Society (GEST) Int. Transactions, Computer S & E

  • April 2007
    Thank you individual award from IBM Canada