Dr. Tamer ElBatt
Tamer ElBatt received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in EECE from Cairo University, Egypt in 1993 and 1996, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA in 2000. From 2000 to 2009 he was with major U.S. industry R&D labs, e.g., HRL Laboratories, LLC, Malibu, CA, USA and Lockheed Martin ATC, Palo Alto, CA, USA, at various positions. From 2009 to 2017, he served at the EECE Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, as an Assistant Professor and later as an Associate Professor, currently on leave. He also held a joint appointment with Nile University, Egypt from 2009 to 2017 and has served as the Director of the Wireless Intelligent Networks Center (WINC) from 2012 to 2017. In July 2017, he joined the Dept. of CSE at the American University in Cairo as an Associate Professor. Dr. ElBatt research has been supported by the U.S. DARPA, ITIDA, Qatar QNRF, EU FP7, H2020, General Motors, Microsoft, Google and Vodafone Egypt Foundation and is currently being supported by ITIDA. He has published more than 130 papers in prestigious journals and international conferences. Dr. ElBatt holds seven issued U.S. patents and one WIPO patent.
Dr. ElBatt is a Senior Member of the IEEE and has served on the TPC of numerous IEEE and ACM conferences. He is serving as the publicity co-chair of IEEE VTC-Spring 2020, has served as the Demos Co-Chair of ACM Mobicom 2013 and the Publications Co-Chair of IEEE Globecom 2012 and EAI Mobiquitous 2014. Dr. ElBatt currently serves on the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking and Wiley International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking and has previously served on the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. Dr. ElBatt has also served on the United States NSF and Fulbright review panels. Dr. ElBatt was a Visiting Professor at the Dept. of Electronics, Politecnico di Torino, Italy in Aug. 2010, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University, Turkey in Aug. 2013 and the Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy in Aug. 2015. Dr. ElBatt is the recipient of the prestigious Google Faculty Research Award in 2011, the 2012 Cairo University Incentive Award in Engineering Sciences and the 2014 Egypt’s State Incentive Award in Engineering Sciences. His research interests lie in the broad areas of performance analysis, design and optimization of wireless and mobile networks.