Dr  Moustafa A Youssef Digital Library

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Moustafa A Youssef

Bio:

Prof. Moustafa Youssef (http://wrc.ejust.edu.eg/people/moustafa/) is an Associate Professor at the Computer and Systems Engineering Department at Alexandria University, Egypt. He is currently on sabbatical at Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (EJUST), where he is leading the Wireless Research Center. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from University of Maryland, USA in 2004. 
 
He has been working on developing novel location determination technologies including the Horus system for WiFi localization, the CellSense system for cellular localization, the Dejavu system for energy-efficient replacement of GPS, the ubiquitous indoor localization system that provides the indoor-equivalent of GPS, as well as a number of localization systems for ad-hoc and sensor networks. He also introduced the concept of device-free localization where an entity can be tracked without carrying any devices. He has also been working on mobile and pervasive computing, mobile wireless networks, and security systems.  His work has attracted both national and international funding totaling more than 11M EGP. 
 
Prof. Youssef has more than 110 publications in the top journals and conferences with thousands of citations on Google scholar.  He is also the author of four book chapters. He is the recipient of many awards for his papers including the Best Computing and Information Technology Research Program of the Year Award, Qatar Foundation, 2012 and 2013; the spotlight paper of the December 2009 issue of the IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distr. Sys.; Best paper runner-up, The 2006 IEEE GLOBECOM, among others. He also has two issued and ten pending patents. His work is regularly cited in the general media such as New York Times and Scientific American Magazine.  
 
He is an Associate Editor of the ACM Trans. on Spatial Alg. and Sys. (TSAS), Area Editor for the ACM MC2R, and served as a co-Guest Editor for the IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Mission Critical Net. He is also serving/served as the general chair for Mobiquitous 2014 as well as numerous organizing and technical roles in the world’s top networking and mobile computing conferences including the ACM Mobicom, SIGSPATIAL GIS, Mobisys, and the IEEE Infocom and Percom, among others. 
 
Prof. Youssef’s students’ accomplishments include winning the third place in the ACM 2011 SIGMobile graduate research competition; the Young Innovator’s Award, Nahdet El Mahrousa, 2010; and the second place in the ACM 2009 SIGMobile undergraduate research competition. 
He is a recipient of the of the 2012 Egyptian State Award; the 2010 TWAS-AAS-Microsoft joint Award; the 2003 University of Maryland Invention of the Year award; the 1999 Taha Hussien Medal of Honor, Egyptian Ministry of Education; among others. 
 
Prof. Youssef is a member of the ACM, Senior member of the IEEE, elected member for the honor society Phi Kappa Phi and a life member for the Egyptian Society for Talented. He also served as a member and examiner of Ph.D. committees worldwide.
 

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