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Tamer ElBatt

Tamer ElBatt is currently a Professor at the CSE Dept., The American University in Cairo (AUC). He 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 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 and Full 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, where he is currently a Professor. He served as the CSE Director of the Graduate Program and later as the Associate Chair, from 2019 to 2022. Dr. ElBatt research is currently, and has been, supported by the DAAD, NTRA, ITIDA, AUC, Qatar QNRF, EU FP7, H2020, General Motors, Microsoft, Google, Vodafone Egypt Foundation and the U.S. DARPA. He has published more than 135 papers in major 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 serves as the TPC Co-Chair of the 5th ICCSPA’22 and has served as the Track Co-Chair of ITC-Egypt’22, publicity co-chair of IEEE VTC-Spring 2020, 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 Frontiers in Communications and Networks – Data Science for Communications and has served on the Editorial Board of IEEE TCCN, TMC and Wiley International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking. 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 Google Faculty Research Award in 2011, the 2012 Cairo University Incentive Award in Engineering Sciences and the 2015 Egypt’s State Incentive Award in Engineering Sciences. His research interests lie in the broad areas of performance analysis, protocol design and optimization of wireless networks, mobile computing and IoT.

Lecture Topics
  • Machine Learning and Edge Intelligence: Key Enablers for Wireless and IoT
  • Edge Computing and Communications for Wireless and IoT
  • Content Caching in Wireless and Mobile Networks
  • Exploiting Mobile Users’ Profiles: Proactive Caching and Opportunistic Social Networks
  • Green Wireless: Energy-efficiency and Harvesting in Wireless Networks
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