Alhussein A. Abouzeid is a Professor with the Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he has been since 2001. He received Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from University of Washington, Seattle, in 2001 and 1999, respectively,  and the B.S. degree with honors from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1993, all in electrical engineering. He also holds a visiting Professor appointment with the Center of Wireless Communications, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu, Finland. 

From 2008 to 2010 he served as Program Director in the Computer and Network Systems Division of the U.S. National Science Foundation,  where he co-directed the NeTS program and co-founded the EARS program for radio spectrum efficiency. He held summer appointments with Allied Signal (now Honeywell)  Redmond, WA in 1999 and with Hughes Research Labs (HRL), Malibu, CA in 2000.  From 1997 to 2001 he was a Research/Teaching assistant with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. He served as a Project Manager in the Middle East Regional Office of Alcatel Telecom from 1994 to 1997, and as a software engineer in the Information and Decision Support Center of The Egyptian Cabinet from 1993 to 1994.

He was the founding director of WiFiUS, an international NSF-funded virtual institute on wireless systems research, composed of 58 principal investigators from 29 institutions in the US and Finland. He received the Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the US National Science Foundation in 2006, and the Finnish Distinguished Professor (FiDiPro) Fellow award from Tekes (now Business Finland) in 2014. He has served as an Associate Editor for Elsevier Computer Networks (2007-2011), IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2010-2015), and IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2017-present). He is a member of IEEE and ACM, and has served on the organizing and technical committees of several conferences.


News:

October 2016: Samta Shukla receives 2016 Founders Award of Excellence.

May 2016: Dibakar Das receives Charles M. Close ‘62 Doctoral Prize for outstanding work as a researcher and teacher.

May 2016: Best Paper Award, WiOpt 2016, Optimal Damage-Aware Caching for Data Centric Networks

December  2015: 2015 WiFiUS Workshop and PI Meeting 

September  2015: Keynote talk @ IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 

July  2015:   Inside5G, 5Qs on 5G


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© Alhussein Abouzeid 2018.  abouzeid@ecse.rpi.edu