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Awards/Honors
  • I have been appointed as 2016 Advisory Committee Member of IEEE RAS-SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) and a member of IEEE SIGHT Partnerships SubCommittee..
  • I have been apponinted as AI and Robotics Expert and Adjunct Professor by Unmanned Vehicle University.
  • I have been apponinted as Adjunct Professor by Nile University.
  • Founder and chair of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Egypt Chapter (recipient of the 2015 IEEE RAS Chapter of the Year Award and winner of 2012 Chapter of the Year Award in IEEE Region 8).
  • Visiting Professor in Planiart Lab, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, August 2012.
  • Acting Chair of Engineering Science Department, Suez University, 2013.
  • Director of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Research Group, Department of Mechatronics Engineering, German University in Cairo, 2010-2013.
  • Promotion to Associate Professor by the Permanent Scientific Committee for Promotion to Associate Professorship and Professorship in Electronics, Computer and System Engineering, Supreme Council of Universities in Egypt in April 04, 2012.
  • Visiting Professor Mobility Grant, Spanish Ministry of Education, MAS2010-00127-P, Master Program in Robotics and Automation, Department of Systems Engineering and Automation, Carlos III University of Madrid, 2011 & 2012.
  • Adjunct Member, University of Waterloo Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (CPAMI), Canada, Feb.11 - present.
  • Adjunct Member, Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Lab, University of Waterloo, Canada, Oct.10 - present.
  • Adjunct Member, RoboticsLab, Department of Systems Engineering and Automation, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain, Oct.06- present.
  • Creator of Minesweepers: Towards a Landmine-free World, the first intenational outdoor robotic competition on humanitarian demining.
  • Research Assistant Professorship, Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, Oct.08 - present.
  • Assistant Professorship, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, German University in Cairo, Egypt, Oct.06 - Sep.08.
  • 2006-2007 Edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering.
  • Visiting Professorship, Robotics Lab, Department of Systems Engineering and Automation, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain, Oct.05-Sep.06.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, Sep.04 - Aug.05.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, European Project MATS (Flexible MechATronic aSsistive technology system to support persons with special needs), Department of Systems Engineering and Automation, Carlos III University of Madrid, 2004.
  • Guest Researcher, School of Computer Science, Cybernetics and Electronic Engineering, University of Reading, England, 2002.
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)-Programme "International Quality Network - IQN" Scholarship, Germany 2001.
  • Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (AECI) PhD Scholarship, Spain 1999.
  • Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers Medal of Excellence, 1993.
  • Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship, Egypt, 1988-1993.
  • Beheira Governorate Medal of Excellence, 1988.
 
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