Dr. Islam Tharwat

Assistant Professor

Dr. Islam Tharwat Abdel Halim received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees and his Ph.D. degree in computer and systems engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. He has authored many research articles in various refereed conferences and journals, including IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, Computer Networks (Elsevier), and Wireless Networks (Springer).

His current research interests include IoT, Fog/Edge computing, mobile and wireless networks with emphasis on security and performance evaluation in vehicular communication, and 5G networks. Also, he is a senior member of the IEEE and is currently appointed as IEEE Computer Society Region 8 Coordinator as well as the chair of the awareness and customer advocacy in the Distinguished Visitor Program (DVP), IEEE Computer Society.

In addition, he is the founder and currently recorded as the chair of the IEEE Egypt Section Consultants Network and the vice-chair of ACM Cairo Chapter. Furthermore, he is a member of several specialized technical committees, including the IEEE Computer Society special technical community on Blockchain.

He has over 20 years of experience in the field of information technology and digital transformation. He is a member of the Digital Transformation Committee at Nile University and participated in the development of the digital transformation training plan for the Egyptian government