Ahmed Al-Dubai

Ahmed AlDubai

Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

Professor

Biography

Prof. Ahmed Al-Dubai is currently Professor in the School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, where he leads the IoTand Networked Systems Research Group. He is also the Director of the Postgraduate Research Degrees Programme. Prof Al-Dubai was awarded his PhD from the Dept. Computing Science, University of Glasgow in 2004. He leads interdisciplinary research and initiatives on the area of Group Communications, High-performance Networks, Internet of Things, Future Networks, Smart Cities and Security. His research has been supported by EU, Universities UK and the Royal Society, Carnegie Trust, EPSRC and Scottish Funding Council. His findings have been published widely in top tier journals including different IEEE Transactions journals, and in prestigious international conferences including IEEE IPDPS, IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE WCNC, ICPP and IEEE IPCCC.
He has been the recipient of several international academic awards and recognitions including Best Papers Awards at IEEE IUCC 2015, ACM MoMM 2013 and ACM SAC 2002. Prof Al-Dubai has been regularly invited to give keynote and plenary speeches at several international conferences. He has been a member of several editorial boards of scholarly journals. He has been the Guest Editor for over 25 special issues in scholarly journals and the Chair/Co-Chair of over 30 International Conferences and workshops. Prof Al-Dubai is a Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy and a Senior Member of the IEEE.

Research Areas

Esteem

Conference Activity

  • Conference Programme Committe
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is General Workshop-Co-Chair: The 16th IEEE International Conference on Smart City , Exeter, England, UK, 28-30 June 2018
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the General Co Chair of the NGDN 2018: The 1st International Workshop on Next Generation Data-driven Networks (NGDN' 2018)
  • Programme Comittee
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is General Co-Chair: The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical, and Social Computing (CPSCom-2017, to be held in Exeter, UK, 21-23 June 2017.
  • Programme Comittee
  • Programme Comittee
  • Steering Committee Member: The 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, ICICS 2011, 22-24, 7-9th April 2015, Amman, Jordan.
  • 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
  • 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

 

Editorial Activity

  • Editorial Board (Cognitive Computations)-Springer
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is the Guest Editor of a special issue on Performance Evaluation, Elsevier, 2016
  • Guest Editor: Multimedia Tools Applications
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is Guest Co-Editor: Scalable computing and communications. Telecommunication Systems 55(3): 331-332 (2014)
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is Guest Co-Editor: Advances in trusted network computing. Security and Communication Networks 7(9): 1311-1312 (2014)
  • Guest Editor-Security and Communication Networks
  • Guest Editor-Journal of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Springer
  • Editorial Board: Future Generation Communication and Networking
  • 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
  • Member of Editorial Board of the Journal Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory
  • 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.
  • Guest Editor-Special Issue (Future Generation Comp. Syst. Elsevier)

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner Open University-MSc Information Security
  • External Examiner -The Open University
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is a Associate College -EPSRC
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is External Examiner at the Department of Communication Technology and Network, University Putra Malaysia

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • IEEE Outstanding Service Award
  • Best Paper Award: The 14th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IEEE IUCC-2015), held in Liverpool 25th-27th June 2015.
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has received the Outstanding Service Award: Workshops Chair of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC-2015), 26-28 October 2015, Liverpool, UK.
  • Best Paper Award: The ACM 11th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2013), 2-4 December, 2013, Vienna, Austria.
  • Fellowship-Highr Academy
  • 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
  • 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.

 

Grant Reviewer

  • Full Member of the EPSRC Peer Revie College
  • Full Member EPSRC Peer Review College
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is an EPSRC Associate Peer-review College Member
  • 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

 

Invited Speaker

  • Keynote Speech: Ahmed Al-Dubai has been invited to give Keynote Speech: 5th International Symposium on Modelling and Implementation of Complex Systems, December 16-18, 2018 - Laghouat, Algeria
  • Keynote Speech :Smart Networks, management and QoS, June 29th 2018, Exeter, UK. Organised by IEEE
  • Plenary Speach at the The 14th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2016) held in Singapore 28th-30th November
  • Plenary speaker at a major Conference
  • 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
  • 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.

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is Member of the IEEE IoT Society
  • Member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Internet of Things since 2015
  • Member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Smart Cities since 2015
  • Senior Member of the IEEE
  • Member of the IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Parallel Processing-USA (MTCPP) since 2005
  • Member of Member of the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Communication Society since 2004

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD External Examiner: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • PhD External Examiner: Alexandria University, Egypt
  • PhD Examiner: University Putra Malaysia
  • PhD External Examiner-UPM, Malaysia
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai has accepted to examine a PhD thesis at the Department of Communication Technology and NetworkUniversiti Putra Malaysia,
  • Ahmed Al-Dubai is PhD External Examiner at the Department of Communication Technology and Network, University Putra Malaysia
  • PhD Examination, University of Exeter
  • PhD Examination, The American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • 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 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
  • 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.

 

Reviewing

  • Regular Reviewr for world leading journals

 

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