Mohammed Waleed W Fakhr , Ph.D.

Professor

Biography
Education
Honours & Awards
Field Of Interest
Work Experience
Community Service
Publications
Funds and Projects
Teaching
Courses
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Biography

  • Name: Mohamed Waleed Talaat Fakhr
    Rank: Professor
    College of Computing, Arab Academy for Science and Technology
    Email: mfakhr@uob.edu.bh , waleedfakhr@yahoo.com

    Experience:
    • Academic experience –
    • September 2013-current: Professor, College of Computing, AAST, Cairo.

    • September 2011-September 2013: Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, University of Bahrain.

    • September 2007-September 2011: Dean, College of Computing, Arab Academy for Science and Technology (AAST), Cairo Branch.

    • September 2006-August 2007: Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept., University of Bahrain.

    • August 2005-Present: Adjunct Professor, Virginia Technology (VT-MENA) program.

    • July 2004: Professor, Computer Engineering Department, AAST, Cairo.
    • September 2003 – September 2006: Chair, Computer Engineering & Computer Science Department, AAST, Cairo.
    • September 2002 – September 2003: Assistant dean for Education and Research, Faculty of Engineering, AAST, Cairo.
    • 1999-2003: Associate Professor, Arab academy for science and technology (AAST), Electronics and Communications department, Alexandria and Cairo.
    • 1988-1993: Teaching and research assistant, VLSI Group, Electrical and computer engineering department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.
    • Non-academic experience –
    • 1994-1999: Researcher (full time), NORTEL Technologies Speech Research Lab, Montreal, Canada.
    • 1993-1994: Research Associate, VLSI Group, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.


    Research Interests:
    Pattern Recognition, Signal Processing, Biometrics, Arabic language processing, Multimedia Security

    Education:

    1988 1993: Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, May 1994.
    Thesis title:”Optimal Adaptive probabilistic neural networks for pattern classification”.

    1983 1988: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering Department, Alexandria University, Egypt.
    Thesis title: “Diagnosis of Liver disease by signal processing of medical ultrasound signals”.

    1978-1983: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering department, Communications section, Alexandria University, Egypt. Graduated with Distinction with Honors: 2nd in a class of 80
    Membership in Professional Societies:

    Member of IEEE since 1988

    Honors, Award and Grants:
    1- ITIDA Research Grant with ALTEC, 2010.
    2- Research grant of 10,000 BHD, University of Bahrain research deanship, 2012.

    Professional Development Activities (within the past 5 years only):
    Attended many skills development workshops at UoB, for example:
    1- Modes of delivery
    2- Peer reviewing
    3- Research and project design
    4- Interactions with students


    Institutional and Professional Service Activities (within the past 5 years only)
    Co-Founder and elected member in the board of trustees of Arabic Language Technology: 2009-present. Enhancement Centre (ALTEC): www.ALTEC-CENTER.org, a Non Profitable Non Governmental Organization. As a Co-Founder and member of BoT of this consulting organization, aiming to draw roadmap to the Arabic language technology applications and resources with focus on education, machine translation, Arabic character recognition, Arabic internet search engines and Arabic voice-enabled services.
    Adjunct Professor, Virginia Tech, MENA program (2005-2009).

Courses Added

Courses Added
CourseAcademic yearTerm

CC516 - Image Processing & Pattern Recognition

2014 Spring View All Content
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CC524 - Neural Networks

2014 Spring View All Content
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CE111 - Digital Logic Design

2014 Spring View All Content
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CE126 - Introduction to Networks

2014 Spring View All Content
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CS715 - Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition

2012 Fall View All Content
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Funds and Projects

  • Award and Grants: 1- ITIDA Research Grant with ALTEC, 2010. 2- Research grant of 10,000 BHD, University of Bahrain research deanship, 2012.
    Funded Project
Spring - 2014
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Work Experience

  • professor, Sep 2013 - Apr 2014
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Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, university of Waterloo, Sep 1993

List of Publications

Teaching

  • Undergraduate:
    Computer Networks
    Image Processing
    Pattern Recognition
    Digital Signal Processing
    Neural Networks
    Signals and Systems
    Multimedia Acquisition

    Postgraduate:
    Advanced DSP
    Pattern Recognition and Image processing

Fields of Interest

  • image processing, Audio processing, Pattern recognition, Sparse coding, Sparse recovery, Machine lea

Honours & Awards

  • best teaching award, university of Waterloo
    Best TA ward (Sandford-Flemming) award for best TA.
  • best teachnig Professor, University of Bahrain, 2007

Community Service

  • Co-Founder and elected member in the board of trustees of Arabic Language Technology: 2009-present. Enhancement Centre (ALTEC): www.ALTEC-CENTER.org, a Non Profitable Non Governmental Organization. As a Co-Founder and member of BoT of this consulting org

Address : Arab academy for science and technology, Sheraton Campus, Heliopolis, Cairo. Computer

Phone : +(20 2) 22685616

mobile : +202 01001684417

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