Department of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science

FULL PROFILES
 

Mostafa Bassiouni

Mostafa Bassiouni

Professor, CS
Associate Chair for IT
bassi@cs.ucf.edu
(407) 823-2837
Department Fax: (407) 823-5419
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DEGREE
Ph.D., Computer science; Pennsylvania State University, 1982

RESEARCH AREAS
Computer Networks
  • • Computer Networks & Internet Transport Protocols
  • • Network Security
  • • Optical Communication Networks
  • • Cellular Wireless Networks
Distributed Systems
  • • Distributed Interactive Simulation
  • • Concurrency Control & Temporal Databases

OTHER EXPERIENCE
  • • Director, UCF Center for Cybersecurity, a National NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education and Cyber Defense Research
  • • Project Director of the CSIT TEAm Consortium (UCF, USF, FIU) grant funded by the Florida Board of Governors, 2014-present
  • • Co-Director, Networking and Security (NetSec) Lab
  • • Visiting Faculty Researcher, Cincinnati Bell Information Systems Inc., Summer 1994

ACTIVITIES
  • • Associate Editor, The Computer Journal- Oxford University Press
  • • Founding Editor-in-Chief, Electronics- Peer-reviewed Journal, Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), Basel, Switzerland
  • • University Internet-2 Application Chair, 1998-2001
  • • Program Chair, 1st & 2nd Conference on Computer Simulation Methods and Applications, 1998 & 2000
  • • Technical Program Committee Member of numerous IEEE, IFIP, ACM Conferences
  • • Served as Reviewer for 40 International Journals and IEEE/ACM Transactions

HONORS AND AWARDS
  • • Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, College of Engineering & Computer Science, 2013
  • • UCF Research Incentive Award, 2004-05
  • • UCF Teaching Incentive Program Awards, 1998-99 &2003-04 & 2009-10 & 2016-17
  • • Distinguished Research Lecturer Award, College of Engineering & Computer Science, 2003
  • • Distinguished Researcher Award, College of Arts and Science, 1995

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