Ahmed Al-Dubai

Ahmed AlDubai

Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

Professor

Biography

Prof. Ahmed Al-Dubai is Professor in the School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University. In 2001, he received a PhD studentship (Merit Competition-Award) from the Dept. Computing Science, University of Glasgow and was awarded his PhD in 2004. He has been working on the area of group communications, parallel and distributed computing and high-performance networks. His research has been supported by EU, Universities UK and the Royal Society. His findings have been published in world leading journals such as IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies, and in prestigious international conferences including IEEE IPDPS, IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE WCNC, ICPP, IEEE IPCCC and ACM-SAC. Ahmed has been the recipient of several academic awards and recognitions. He has been a member of several editorial boards of scholarly journals. He has been the Guest Editor for a number of special issues in scholarly journals.

Research Areas

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Invited Speaker

  • Plenary Speach
  • Plenary speaker at a major Conference
  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai has been Invited to give keynote speech at the International Conference on Mobile Computing & Networking” at Birmingham, UK, August 17-18, 2015
  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai has been invited to give a keynote speech at the 2014 Symposium on ‘Service-Oriented Next Generation Networks’, (SONET-2014) Liverpool, and 4th July.
  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai hs been invited to give a keynote Speech at the Low Carbon Earth Summit 2012 (Five Concurrent Events—Smart City Summit)Oct.19-21, 2012 at Guangzhou, China.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been invited to give a keynote speech on wireless community networks at the World Congress of Emerging InfoTech-2012 (WCEIT-2012), Dalian, China, August 28-30, 2012.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been invited to give a Keynote Talk at the World Congress of U-Home (WCUH-2011), China
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is has been invited to give keynote speech at: 2nd International Conference and Business Expo on Wireless & Telecommunication April 21-22, 2016 The Oberoi Centre, Dubai, UAE

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD Examination, University of Exeter
  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai has accepted to act as External PhD Examiner, University of Sydney
  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai has been appointed external PhD examiner at University of Bradford.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been the PhD external examiner at the University of Sydney
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been the PhD External Examiner at University of Bradford
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been the PhD external examiner at University of Bradford.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has accepted to act as External Examiner for PhD thesis, University of Hertfordshire.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has accepted to act as External Examiner for PhD thesis, University of Portsmouth.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has accepted to act as External Examiner for PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has accepted to examine a PhD thesis at the Department of Communication Technology and Network Universiti Putra Malaysia,
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the PhD External Examiner, University of Glamorgan
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is to be a PhD Examiner at Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Ahmed has been invited to examine a PhD thesis at the School of Computing & Maths Liverpool John Moores University

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • The paper of Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai that has been presented at the International Conference MoMM 2013, 2-4th Dec, Vienna has been selected as the best paper presented in the conference (from over 200 papers) and was invited for inclusion in a special issue in a leading journal.
  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai has been recently awarded the IEEE and IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Leadership Award in recognition of his key successful role in organising the: 11th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC-2012) and the 11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-12) held in Liverpool from 25-27th June 2012.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been elevated to a senior member of IEEE
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has accepted a Visiting Professorship for the summer in High Performance Networks and Communication Systems at Universite de Valenciennes, France.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the recipient of the Best Paper Award
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai received an Outstanding Service Award from IEEE/IEEE Computer Society

 

Editorial Activity

  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Guest-Co-Editor of a special issue in a leading international journal: Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Elsevier, 2013
  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Guest-Co-Editor of a special issue in EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Springer, 2013.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been appointed a Guest Editor –Special Issue-Journal of Computer and System Sciences – Elsevier, 2011. (Impact Factor: 1.3)
  • Ahmed Al Dubai guest edits the Journal of Future Generation Computer Systems
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Guest Editor of the Special Issue of The Computer Journal, Oxford Journals.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Guest Co-Editor,Special Issue of Future Generation Computer Systems
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Coordinator for organising special issue journals for three Int. IEEE conferences.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the International Special Issue Journal Coordinator
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Guest Co-Editor, the Computer Journal, Oxford Journals 2010.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Guest Co-Editor, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been appointed Guest Editor, Journal of Telecommunication Systems-Springer
  • Guest Editor-Special Issue (Future Generation Comp. Syst. Elsevier)
  • Member of Editorial Board of the Journal Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory

 

Conference Activity

  • Dr Ahmed Al-Dubai has accepted to chair a session in the 11th ACM International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM 2013), Vienna 2-4th December 2013
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been appointed Co-Chair of The Second International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2011)
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been appointed the Programme Chair of The 10th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC 2011, Dalian, China.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been invited to chair a session in the IEEE International Conference on Communications ICC2011, Kyoto-Japan, 5th-9th-June 2011.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has been invited to serve in the programme committe of the IEEE Conference on Green Communication.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai serves on the organisation committee of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC-2013)
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the General Co-Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things and Pervasive Systems (IoT-SP-2016) 22-24 September 2016, Agadir, Morocco
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is Program Co-Chair, the 10th IEEE International HPCC-08), September 25-27,2008, DaLian, China.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Workshops Co-Chair of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC-2013), 26-28 October 2015, Liverpool, UK. http://cse.stfx.ca/~iucc2015/
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Programme Committee Member of the 3rd International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service, CTRQ 2010-IARIA, June 13-19, 2010 - Athens, Greece., 2010.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the technical programme committee member of the Fourth IEEE ICC 2011 Workshop on Green Communications, 5-9 June Kyoto, Japan, 2011.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Co-Chair of the DOM-HetNetS’09
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Co-Chair, the International Workshop on Wireless Sensor and Ad-hoc Networks (IEEE WiSAN 2008), Portland, Oregon, USA, IEEE Computer Society Press, Sept. 8-12, 2008.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Publicity Co Chair, IEEE TSP-09), October 5-7, 2009 in Macau SAR, P.R. China.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Co-Chair, the International Workshop on Design, Optimization and Management of Heterogeneous Networked Systems (DOM-HetNetS’09)-IEEE Computer Society Press, Vienna, Austria, September 22-25, 2009
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Organising/Steering Committee Member, the ICICS 20-22 December, 2009, Amman, Jordan.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai will Co-Chair the 7th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2016), Sydney, Australia
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is a programme committee member of the IEEE CloudCom, Indiana, USA, 30 Nov-3 Dec. 2010.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is a Steering Committee Member: IEEE CIT 2010, UK
  • Ahmed is the Programme Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC-2012) held in Liverpool, UK, 25-27 June 2012.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai with an international team have managed to launch a unique IEEE conference on green communication. IEEE Green Communication.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Programme Chair of the IEEE/ACM PMEO 2009, Rome, Italy.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is member of the steering committee of the IEEE International Workshop on Multi Constraints Algorithms for Wireless Networks.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Track Chair, the 8th ACS/IEEE (AICCSA) held in Hammamet, Tunisia, May 16-19, 2010, Tunisia.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Programme Chair of the IEEE/ACM International Workshop: PMEO 2010, USA
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Track Chair of the 8th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA),Tunisia
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is a Program Committee member: PAEWN’10, in conjunction with IEEE AINA, Perth, Australia, 20-23 April 2010
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is a Program Committee member: The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudCom 2010), IndianaPolis, USA, 30 Nov-03 Dec. 2010
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is a member of the steering committee of the 2011 International Conference on Information and Communication Systems ICICS
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Programme Committee member: Special Session on, On-Chip Parallel and Network-Based Systems, in conjunction with the 18th IEEE Euro micro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Computing, Pisa, Italy, February 17-19, 2010
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is a Steering Committee member of leading IEEE conference

 

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Dr Al-Dubai has been invited to review Resaerch Proposals by the Funding Panlel of the Omany Research Council.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai elected to serve on the Omani Research Council peer review panel

 

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