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Mohamed M. E. A. Mahmoud


Education

University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Canada
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. in wireless Communication and networks, April 2011

Banha University, Shoubra Faculty of Engineering, Cairo, Egypt
M.Sc. from Electrical and Communication department 2003

Benha University, Shoubra Faculty of Engineering, Cairo, Egypt
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Communication Engineering (Hons.) 1998

Courses Taken towards Ph.D. Degree
ECE 604: Stochastic Processes, Prof. Weihua Zhuang, Audit .
ECE 700: Topic 2: Introduction to Optimization, Prof. Catherine Gebotys, Audit.
MSCI 603: Principles of Operations Research, Prof. Miguel Anjos, 94%.
ECE 628: Computer Network Security, Prof. Gordon Agnew, 93%.
ECE 710 Topic 2: Wireless Communication Network, Prof. Sherman Shen, 93%.
ESL 601R: Speaking English for Professional, Prof. Stefan Rehm, Credit.
CS 854 Topic 6: Hot Topics- Computer &Communication Security, Urs Hengartner, 95%.
ECE 710 Topic 4: Sequence Design and Cryptography, Prof. Guang Gong, 100%.
ECE 750 Topic 4: Protocols, Software and Issues in Mobile Systems, Prof. Kshirasagar Naik, 95%.
ECE 720 Topic 2: Selected Topics in Cryptographic Computations, Prof. Anwarul Hasan, 88%.

Courses Taken towards M.Sc. Degree
Electronic Devices , Part I: Excellent , Part II: Excellent .
Computer Aided Design , Part I: Very Good , Part II: Good .
Active Circuits , Part I: Excellent , Part II: Excellent .
Fiber Optics Communication , Part I: Excellent , Part II: Excellent .
Sonic and Ultrasonic Eng. , Part I: Excellent , Part II: Very Good.
Digital Electronics , Part I: Excellent , Part II: Excellent .
Professional Activities

Technical program committee member
The 2011 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (IEEE PacRim11), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 23-26, 2011.
Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks track, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC-Fall’11), San Francisco, United States, 5-8 September 2011.
Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks track, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC-Fall’10), Ottawa, Canada, 6-9 September, 2010.
Mobile Applications and Services track, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC-Fall’10), Ottawa, Canada, 6-9 September, 2010.
International Conference on Communications Engineering (ICComE’10), Zahedan, Iran, December 22-24, 2010.
4th International Conference on Communications, Mobility, and Computing (CMC 2012), 21-23 May 2012, Guilin, China.

Reviewer for journals and conferences
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (IEEE TVT).
Wiley Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (WCMC).
Journal of Communications and Networks.
Journal of Communications, SI on Security & Privacy in Communication Systems and Networks.
Journal of Recent Patents on Telecommunications.
Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks track, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC-Fall’11), San Francisco, United States, 5-8 September 2011.
IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (IEEE WCNC’10), Sydney, Australia, April 18-21, 2010.
IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC-Fall’10), Ottawa, Canada, September 6-9, 2010.
International Conference on Communications Engineering (ICComE’10), December 22-24, 2010, Zahedan, Iran.
IEEE International Workshop on Security in Computers, Networking and Communications (SCNC), IEEE INFOCOM 2011.
IEEE Global Communication Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM’11), Houston, Texas, USA, December 5-9, 2011.

Conference oral presentations
" DSC: Cooperation incentive mechanism for multi-hop cellular networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC'09), Dresden, Germany, 15 June, 2009.
"An insider-resistant group key exchange protocol without signatures”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC'09), Dresden, Germany, 16 June, 2009.
"A directional broadcast protocol for emergency messages exchange in inter-vehicle communications”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC'09), Dresden, Germany, 16 June, 2009.
"Anonymous and authenticated routing in multi-hop cellular networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC'09), Dresden, Germany, 17 June, 2009.

Invited Talks
" Efficient protocol for thwarting packet-dropping attacks in multihop wireless networks”, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, 16-18 March, 2011. Inviter: Prof. Frank Kargl
"A secure protocol for establishing stable routes in multihop wireless networks”, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States, April 2011, cancelled due to receiving US visa late. Inviter: Samuel J Smucker.
"Efficient security and privacy-preserving protocols for multi-hop wireless networks”, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, November 2011. Inviter: Prof. Jelena Misic.
Awards and Honors

  • Doctoral Thesis Completion Award, $5000, 2011. The competition for this award is held at the Faculty of Engineering (University of Waterloo) level for students about to complete Ph.D. program with significant research accomplishments.
  • Doctoral Thesis Completion Award, $5000, 2010. I declined this award to pursue a teaching position in the ECE department.
  • Ontario Research & Development Challenge Fund Bell Scholarship, $18,999 per year, awarded for outstanding students showing academic excellence based on recommendations from their supervisors, provincial award, University of Waterloo, 2010-2011.
  • The Best Paper Award , IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC’09), Dresden, Germany, 14-18 June, 2009. This award was one of only fourteen given, among 1046 papers presented and more than 3000 submitted, and was the sole award for the Communication and Information Systems Security Symposium. International award. (http://www.ieee-icc.org/2009/ICC2009PROGRAM.PDF, page 35).
  • Distinguished Teaching Assistantship Award , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2009. This award is granted to the best teaching assistant based on evaluations by students (http://www.ece.uwaterloo.ca/~ece_gsa/ta_award.php)
  • University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship, earned four times (Spring 2007, Winter 2008, Spring 2009, and Winter 2009 terms), $1000, awarded to graduate students for excellence in research and course work.
  • The Honor Degree for Academic Distinction, Shoubra Faculty of Engineering, University of Banha, Cairo, Egypt, 1998.
  • Scholarship for Academic Distinction, (4 years)(1994 - 1997), Shoubra Faculty of Engineering, University of Banha, Cairo, Egypt.