Dr. Ahmed H. Zahran


Ahmed H. Zahran is currently a lecturer at the Computer Science Department, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. He obtained his Ph.D. at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Toronto in 2007 under the supervision of Prof. Ben Liang. He received his BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from Electronics and Electrical Communication Department at Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University in 2000 and 2002 respectively.


Research Interests

His research interests span different topics in wireless mobile networking, such as multimedia streaming, cognitive networking, energy efficient networking, mobility and resource management, and modeling and performance evaluation. His research received several awards including the first DASH Industry forum award in MMSys 2017, The best DEMO award in LANMAN 2016, the spotlight paper for IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing (June 2010), the best paper award in IFIP Networking 2005 conference, and UCC commercialization award 2010.

He served as a technical reviewer for various journals and conferences including, but not limited to, the IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Communication Mag., MMSys, ICC, WCNC, VTC, Globecom, and IFIP Networking. He served on the organizing committee and the technical program committee of several conferences such as IEEE PIMRC 2011, IEEE CCNC 2009 & 2010.

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Ahmed H. Zahran

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Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory

Department of Computer Science, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork, Ireland.