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

FULL PROFILES
 

Mostafa Bassiouni

Mostafa Bassiouni

Professor, CS
Associate Chair for IT
Distributed systems, operating systems, computer networks, databases

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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