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Prof. Ibrahim Kamel Academic RankProfessor


  • Ph.D. in Computer science, University of Maryland, College Park, USA, 1994.

Research Interests:

  • Information Security, Social Network, Database indexing and retrieval, Sensor network, Internet of Things


- Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, USA, 1994 - M.Sc. University of Alexandria, Egypt, 1988 - B.Sc. University of Alexandria, Egypt, 1984
Teaching Experience: - 2007–2013 Adjunct Professor, Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, CIISE, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada - 2002 – 2005 Associate Professor, College of Information Systems, Zayed University - 1999-2002 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Management Science and Information Science, Business School, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. Teaching both Master of Business Administration (MBA) and undergraduate classes - 1998-1999 Adjunct Professor: Department of Computer Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York - 1996 - 1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Studies, University of Alexandria – Egypt - 1991 - 1994 Instructor: Department Computer and Information Systems, Strayer University, Arlington, Virginia USA - 1989 – 1991 Teaching Assistant, Dept. Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, USA - 1985 – 1989 Lecturer, Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alexandria, Egypt Research Experience: - 1997-2002 Lead Research Scientist: Panasonic Information and Networking Tech. Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, USA, leading two groups (Smart Appliances research group and VoIP research group). - 1994 – 1996 Research Scientist at Matsushita Information Technology Lab, Princeton, NJ, USA. - 1993 Research Internship at IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA.
- Member of editorial boards and program committees of many international journals and conferences - Member of advisory committee Of the Faculty of Engineering & IT, British University in Dubai - Founding member of the ACM SIGSpatial (Association for Computing Machinery – Special Interest Group for spatial and geographic information), - Advisory Board for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami 2000-2002 - NSF (National Science Foundation) committee member for Database and Expert Systems Program, 2000 - Advisory Board of Center for Advanced Information Processing (CAIP), Rutgers University 1999 – 2002 - Program chair for the 10th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications AICSSA, Fes, Morocco, May 2013 - Organizing committee, Workshop on Modeling and Analysis of Environmental Exposures on Public Health, Abu Dhabi, UAE Jan 2014 - Program co-chair, 3rd IEEE SaCoNet III, Ottawa, Canada, 2012. - Member of the organizing committee for the Information and Communication technology research forum that will be held in Abu Dhabi in May 2012.
- Co-PI for Research grant from ICT UAE for 2,700,000 Dhs for two years (CO-PI); Project title “Environmental hazards monitor mobile system for patients with chronically diseases” 2014 - Co-PI for Research grant from NSF-USA (National Science Foundation) Travel Grant for US$34,000 Award for Catalyzing New International Collaboration, 2013 - PI for Research Grant from University Of Sharjah for 100,000 Dhs for 30 months; Project title “Identifying High Risk Individuals using Social Network Mining, 2011 - PI for Research Grant from Emirate Foundations for 160,000 Dhs. Project title: “SHEMCS: : Smart Home Energy Management and Conservation System”, 2009
Published more than 130 papers in international conferences and journals; 23 US patents published by the US patent office. Have more than 3300 citations and scholar index = 26, as shown by Harzing’s Publish or Perish scholar index. - Z. Alaghbari, Ibrahim Kamel, T., Awad On Clustering Large Number of Data Streams, The International Journal Intelligent Data Analysis, IOS press, Vol. 16, No 1. (impact factor: 0.929), 2012. - Ibrahim Kamel, O. Koky, “Semi-Fragile Watermark for Protecting Sensor Data”, International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology, Inderscience, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 156-171, 2011. - Ibrahim Kamel, H. Guma, “Lightweight Data Integrity Scheme for Sensor Networks”, International Journals on Sensors, (impact factor: 1.9), Sensors, Vol. 11, No. 4. pp. 4118-4136, April 2011. - Ibrahim Kamel, Z. Alaghbari, T., Awad, MG-Join: Detecting Phenomena and their Correlation in High Dimensional Data Streams, The Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases, Springer, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 67–92, DOI 10.1007/s10619-010-7065-4. (impact factor: 0.875), 2010, - Ibrahim Kamel, “A schema for protecting the integrity of databases”, International Journal of Computers and Security, Elsevier, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 698-709, DOI: 10.1016/j.cose.2009.04.001, (impact factor: 1.5), 2009. - Ibrahim Kamel: Indexing, Hilbert R-Tree. Encyclopedia of GIS, Edited by S. Shekhar and H. Xiong,: pp. 507-512, ISBN: 978-0-387-30858-6, Springer 2008. - “An Active Buffer Management Technique for Providing Interactive Function in Broadcast Video-on-Demand Systems”, The international Journal of IEEE Transaction on Multimedia, Vol.7, No.5, pp.942-950, October 2005, (with Zongming, M. Ammar, S. Mukherjee) S. Ghandeharizadeh, L. Huang, and Ibrahim Kamel - “A Novel Cost Driven Scheduling Algorithm for Multi-Priority Multimedia Objects”, the international Journal of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia; Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 186‑197, June 2003. - W. Aref, Ibrahim Kamel, S. Ghandeharizadeh “Disk scheduling in Video Editing Systems”, The international Journal of IEEE Transaction On Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 933-950, November/December 2001. - M Ali, W. Aref, S. Helal, Ibrahim Kamel, “NILE-PDT: A Phenomenon Detection and Tracking Framework for Data Stream Management Systems”, 31st International Conference on Very Large Data bases VLDB 2005, Norway September 2005 - M. F. Mokbel, W. G. Aref, K. El-Bassiouni, and Ibrahim Kamel "Scalable Multimedia Disk Scheduling". In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference of IEEE Data Engineering, ICDE , Boston, MA, Mar 2004 - K. Elbassioni, A. Elmasry, Ibrahim Kamel, An Efficient Indexing Scheme for Multi-dimensional Moving Objects, The 9th International Conference on Database Theory ICDT 2003, Siena, Italy, January 2003 - Ibrahim Kamel, T. Niranjan, S. Ghandharizedah, “A Novel Deadline Driven Disk Scheduling Algorithm for Multi-Priority Multimedia Objects“, 16th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), San Diego, CA, February 2000 - N. Koudas, C. Faloutsos and Ibrahim Kamel, Declustering Spatial Databases on a Multi-Computer Architecture, International Conference on Extending Database Technology EDBT 96, pages 592-614, 1996. - Ibrahim Kamel and Christos Faloutsos, Hilbert R-tree: An improved R-tree using Space Filling Curve, 20th International Conference on Very Large Databases VLDB 94, pages 500-509, Santiago, Chile, 1994. - C. Faloutsos and Ibrahim Kamel, Beyond Uniformity and Independence: Analysis of R-trees Using the Concept of Fractal Dimension, International Conference on Principles of Database Systems PODS 94, pages 4-13, Minneapolis, MN, 1994. - Ibrahim Kamel and C. Faloutsos, Parallel R-trees, Proceeding International conference ACM SIGMOD 92, International Conference on Management of Data, pages 195-204, San Diego, CA, June '92.
- Nadia Ahmed, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Sharjah - Sara Darwish, “Identifying influential people in Social Network”, (Graduated 2013) - Salma Banwan, “Hiding text inside plain English structures”, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Sharjah, UAE. (Graduated 2012) - Maha Alaa Eldine, “Protecting the Integrity of Relational Databases”, (Graduated 2014) - Osama AlKoky, “Searching Social Networks”, (expected 2015) - Hakim Katouni, “Software security hardening and watermarking”, Concordia Institute of Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University, Canada. (Graduated 2010) - Fatima Anaqeep, “Efficient information retrieval in social network”, British University in Dubai, UAE. (Graduated 2010) - Wafa BEN MOHAMED, “Noise-tolerant security scheme for wireless sensor network” Polytechnic school of Tunisia - Sayed Hejazi, (M.Sc.); Graduated April 2009; “Forensic analysis of windows physical memory", Concordia Institute of Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University, Canada (graduated April 2009). - Hussam Gumma; M.Sc. “Development of security scheme for sensor network”; Department of Computer Science, University of Sharjah, UAE. (Graduated 2009) - Ahmed Ghulam Mustafa; Graduated Dec 2008; M.Sc.; “Supporting range queries in Peer-to-Peer network”; Department of computer science, University of Sharjah, UAE. (Graduated 2008) - Thuraya Awad; M.Sc. Graduated May 2008; “Detecting similar and correlated behaviors in multiple data streams”; Department of computer science, University of Sharjah, UAE. (Graduated 2008)
- Ibrahim Mostafa Kamel, D. Barbara, Method and apparatus for similarity matching of handwritten data objects, Patent allowed, PAT. NO. 5,710,916 - Ibrahim Mostafa Kamel, W. Aref, A Video Server Disk Scheduling Algorithm for Simultaneous Read/Write Requests, Patent allowed, PAT. NO.6,263,411 - Ibrahim Kamel, Cell Loss Reduction in a Video Server with ATM Backbone Network, allowed, PAT. NO. 5,875,300 - Ibrahim Mostafa Kamel, N. Niranjan, and S. Ghandeharizadeh, Real-Time Scheduling of Prioritized Disk Requests, allowed, Feb 2000 - Ibrahim Mostafa Kamel, W. Aref, S. Mukherjee, Seamless Scalable Design for Distributed Media Server, allowed, US Patent Issued on May 9, 2000, US Patent Serial No. 6,061,720 - Ibrahim Mostafa Kamel and Li Zou, Dynamic Multicast Grouping for Vehicles and Other Mobile Objects, allowed, issued on June 20, 2006, US Patent No. 7065576 - Ibrahim Mostafa Kamel, K. Elbassioni, B. Chen, Efficient Service Management in Home Gateway, allowed, US Patent Issued on March 7, 2006, United States Patent 7010661 - Ibrahim Kamel, Scheme for Implementing FTP Protocol in a Residential Networking Architecture, Filing Date: 8/24/2001, allowed, Publication date: 05/01/2003 - Ibrahim Kamel and Mahfuz Rahman, Multimedia based caller ID for instant messaging and presence services, allowed, Publication Date: 02/23/2006, United States Patent 20060039545, - P. Mohapatra, Ibrahim Mostafa Kamel, S. Mukherjee Scalable Multimedia File Systems for Network Attached Storage Devices Real-time Local File system for News Editing Systems, Filing Date: 9/18/01 - Awad Elkhalaf, Hussien El-mahdi, Ibrahim Kamel, “A portable ultrasonic instrument used to distinguish pig meat from other meats”, allowed Publication Date: 06/16/2011, United States Patent 2011/0138917
- Received the Distinguished Faculty Award in the area of community service, University of Sharjah, April 2011 - Received Distinguished Faculty Research Award, University of Sharjah, April 2010 - Received Best achievements award in the patent corner, University of Sharjah, June 2008 - Received Best Research Project Award. University of Sharjah May 7, 2008 - Won two Silver Medals form 36th Exhibition of Inventions International in Geneva, April 2008. - Received the Exemplary Faculty Award in research and teaching, Zayed University 2003-2004
- Member of the UoS Research Reorganization Committee 2014 - Member of the advisory board for the Engineering Ph.D. programs. 2013 - now - Member of the University Information Technology advising committee, 2013 - 2014 - Executive Chair, the university strategic research in sustainable infrastructure domain, 2009- 2012 - Member of the University of Sharjah central research board, 2009 - 2013 - Chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee (Faculty Senate), University of Sharjah, 2007 - 2009
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