On May 18, 2011, the Qatar National Research Foundation announced the outcome of the fourth cycle for the National Priorities Research Program. My team’s project was approved for funding.

The title of the project is “Remote Monitoring over Sustainable Wireless Networks”, with the team lead by  Dr. Najah Abu Ali, and includes Prof. Hossam Hassanein and Dr. Hamid Menouar.


Program Vice-Chair for IEEE/IFIP EUC’11

The 9th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (IEEE/IFIP EUC’11) will be held in Melbourne, Australia, October 24-26, 2011. A dedicated track in EUC’11 focuses on Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

The conference offers a great inter-disciplinary opportunity to discuss fundamental challenges and to report on recent progress and experiences on all aspects of embedded and ubiquitous computing. Selected papers will be published in Wiley’s “Concurrency and Computation: Practice and

Submission deadline is May 31, 2011 (11:59 PM, Australian Eastern Time, UTC+10 hours). Further details can be found at