About me

I am a PhD student in the School of Computer Science at the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. I am a member of the Networking and Telecommunications Group. I am working with Prof. Mostafa Ammar and Prof. Ellen W. Zegura. Prior joining Georgia Tech, I received my Masters Degree from the Computer Science Department at the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) in July 2012 and received my Bachelor's Degree from the Computer and Systems Engineering Department at the Faculty of Engineering at Alexandria University in July 2010. I was advised by Prof. Moustafa Youssef and Prof. Khaled A. Harras.

My main research interests include Mobile Device Clouds, Edge Computing, Bandwidth Aggregation, Network Resources Utilization, Cognitive Radio Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Mobile Computing, Computer Networks and Systems. My recent projects includes:

What's New

  • July 2017: Our work on efficient workload management in edge Femtoclouds has been accepted in ACM/IEEE SEC 2017.
    Check out the paper --> (PDF).
  • January 2017: Our work on elastic mobile edge clouds has been published as part of the Fog for 5G and IoT book.
    Don't forget to check out chapter 7 :).
  • January 2017: I am spending the spring semester as a visiting scholar at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.


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