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Mohamed Eltoweissy

Mohamed Eltoweissy

Cyber Security

Mohamed Eltoweissy is Chief Scientist for Cyber Security Research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Before joining PNNL, Eltoweissy was an associate professor in The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. He also held a courtesy appointment in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech.

Eltoweissy's current research interests crosscuts the areas of trustworthy engineering, networking architecture and protocols, and distributed systems for large-scale ubiquitous cyber-physical systems. Eltoweissy's contributions include concern-oriented architecture and cell-based network model for next generation networks, dynamic key management for sensor and ad-hoc networks, reputation management in ad hoc networks and service environments, and elastic sensor-actuator networks.

Eltoweissy received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Old Dominion University in 1993 and his M.S. and B.S in Computer Science and Automatic Control from Alexandria University, Egypt in 1989 and 1986, respectively. He has over 135 publications in archival journals and respected books and conference proceedings. He also has an extensive funding record (over $10M).

Eltoweissy serves on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Computers (the flagship and oldest Transactions of the IEEE Computer Society), including recently being selected as the guest editor for the June issue of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communication. Eltoweissy has and continues to participate in the leadership and organization of numerous conferences and workshops. He is also active as an invited speaker at both the national and international levels. Eltoweissy is a senior member of IEEE and a senior member of ACM. Eltoweissy received the nomination for the Virginia SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Awards, the highest honor for faculty in Virginia.

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