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Dr. Sarhan is serving as the General Chair of QoEMC 2016.

Our paper titled "Design and Analysis of Scalable and Interactive Near Video-on-Demand Systems" has been been nominated for the Best Paper Award at IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo 2013.

Dr. Sarhan is serving as Co-Chair of the Technical Program Committee of International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2014).

Dr. Sarhan served as a panelist at the ACM Workshop on Mobile Video 2013 (MoVid), discussing challenges and applications of mobile video technologies.

Our paper titled "Design and Analysis of Scalable and Interactive Near Video-on-Demand Systems" has been accepted to IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo 2013 as a regular paper (with oral presentation).

Our paper titled "Aggregate Power Consumption Modeling of Live Video Streaming Systems" has been accepted to ACM Multimedia Systems 2013.

Dr. Sarhan has been selected as the Chair of the Interest Group on Media Streaming in the IEEE Multimedia Communication Technical Committee for 2012 - 2014.

Dr. Sarhan is serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology.

Our paper titled " Detailed Comparative Analysis of VP8 and H.264" has been accepted to the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2012).

Our paper "Efficient Control of PTZ Cameras in Automated Video Surveillance Systems" has been accepted to the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2012).

Our paper "Accuracy and Power Consumption Tradeoffs in Video Rate Adaptation for Computer Vision Applications" has been accepted to the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2012).

Dr. Sarhan has served as consulting expert in cases involving patent infringement in video streaming.

Dr. Sarhan is serving as the Co-Director of the IEEE Multimedia Communication Technical Committee Review Board during 2010 to 2012.

Our paper "Waiting-Time Prediction and QoS-Based Pricing for Video Streaming with Advertisements" has been accepted to IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia.

Dr. Sarhan receives Wayne State University 2009 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, April 2009.

Our paper "Efficient Delivery of On-Demand Video Streams to Heterogeneous Receivers" has been accepted to ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (ACM TOMCCAP).

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Our paper "Waiting-Time Prediction in Scalable On-Demand Video Streaming" has been accepted to ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (ACM TOMCCAP).

Dr. Sarhan receives the 2007 College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award, April 2008.

Dr. Sarhan receives the 2008 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Southeastern Michigan Section Outstanding Professional Award, March 2008.

Dr. Sarhan receives 2008-2009 Wayne State University Research Award.

Our paper "Performance and Waiting-Time Predictability Analysis of Design Options in Cost-Based Scheduling for Scalable Media Streaming" has been accepted to the International Multimedia Modeling Conference (MMM 2009).

Our paper "Characterization of Social Video" has been accepted to SPIE Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN 2009).