Visiting Professor of Computer Science
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD Concordia University
Research Areas: Security, Service, Network and Computation Optimization and Management in Emerging Technologies including Internet of Things, Cloud/Fog/Edge Computing, Vehicular and Mobile Systems and Networks, and Federated Learning
Professor Mourad is a Visiting Professor of Computer Science at New York University Abu Dhabi, Professor of Computer Science at the Lebanese American University, and Adjunct/Affiliate Professor at Ecole de Technology Superieure of University of Quebec. He hold a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal (Quebec), Canada and a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Laval University, Quebec (Quebec), Canada. In the past, he served as Post-Doctoral Fellow and Researcher at Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University. He published more than 100 research papers in top tier international peer-reviewed books, journals and conferences on Security, Service, Network and Computation Optimization and Management in Emerging Technologies including Internet of Things, Cloud/Fog/Edge Computing, Vehicular and Mobile Systems and Networks, and Federated Learning. He, in collaboration with colleagues from Canada and UAE, were awarded a total of 1.2 million US$ international and 100k US$ national and local grants for funding his graduate students and research projects. He won the LAU research excellent award 2017. He supervised to successful completion 2 PostDocs, 2 Ph.D. and 21 M.Sc. students and many undergraduate capstone projects at the Lebanese American University (LAU), Concordia University, ETS Montreal and Lebanese University. He is currently co-supervising 1 Postdoctoral Fellow, 7 Ph.D. students and 2 M.Sc. students at LAU, Concordia University (Canada) and ETS Montreal (Canada). He is a senior IEEE member. He serves/served as Associate Editor for the IEEE Network, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, IET Quantum Communication and IEEE Communications Letters, as TPC member of several prestigious conferences and as technical reviewer of several highly ranked journals. He also serves/served as General Chair of IEEE IWCMC 2020, General Co-Chair of IEEE WiMob2016 and track/workshop/publicity chairs of several IEEE conferences.