Synergistic Activities

Highlights

  • Reviewer, the Academic Accreditation Policy Book 2021, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, Saudi Arabia, 2021
  • Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, ACM SIGMM Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), 2018.
  • Editor, The ETRI Journal, 2017 – now.
  • General Chair, Fifth IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Experience for Multimedia Communications (QoEMC 2016), in conjunction with IEEE Globecom 2016, Washington, DC, USA, December 8, 2016
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 2012 - 2015.
  • Chair, Interest Group on Media Streaming, IEEE Multimedia Communication Technical Committee, 2012 - 2014.
  • Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communication (ICNC 2014), 2014.
  • Chair, Green Computing, Networking, and Communications Symposium (GCNC 2014), 2014.
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF, IIS Program), USA, 2014
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF, NeTS Program), USA, 2014
  • Co-Director, IEEE Multimedia Communication Technical Committee Review Board, 2010 - 2012.
  • Site Review Committee Member, Strategic Network (Large Proposal), Natural Sciences and Engineering ResearchCouncil of Canada, Canada, 2010
  • Panelist, Phase II Contract Proposals, National Institute of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), USA 2010
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, 2010
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, 2009
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, 2008
  • Panelist, Contract Proposals, National Institute of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), USA, 2008

Conference Organization

  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia, 2020
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2019
  • Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, ACM SIGMM Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), 2018.
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia, 2017
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2017
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), 2017
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM SIGMM Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), 2017.
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid), 2017.
  • General Chair, Fifth IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Experience for Multimedia Communications (QoEMC 2016), in conjunction with IEEE Globecom 2016, Washington, DC USA, 8 December, 2016
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia, 2016
  • Publicity Chair, Workshop on Quality of Experience-based Management for Future Internet Applications and Services part of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2016), 2016
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), 2016
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), 2016
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM SIGMM Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), 2016
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid), 2016.
  • Chair, Multimedia Computing and Communications (MCC) Symposium, 2015
  • Publicity Chair. IEEE Workshop on Quality of Experience-based Management for Future Internet Applications and Services (QoE-FI), part of IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC 2015), 2015
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Workshop on Quality of Experience-based Management for Future Internet Applications and Services (QoE-FI), part of IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC), 2015
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), 2015
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), 2015
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM SIGMM Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), 2015
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid), 2015
  • Technical Program Committee Member , The International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT), 2015
  • Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communication (ICNC 2014), 2014
  • Chair, Green Computing, Networking, and Communications Symposium (GCNC 2014), 2014
  • Publicity Chair, The 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Information System and Technology (ICIIST 2014), 2014
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2014), 2014
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid), 2014
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), 2014
  • Technical Program Committee Member , The International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT), 2014
  • Invited Speaker and Panel Co-Chair, IEEE Globecom 2013 Workshop on Cloud Computing Systems, Networks, and Applications (CCSNA), 2013
  • Panelist, ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid), 2013
  • Publicity Chair, International Conference on Intelligence Fusion (ICIF2013), 2013
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2013), 2013
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), 2013
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid), 2013
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2013), 2013
  • Technical Program Committee Member , The Eighth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT 2013), 2013
  • Session Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2012), 2012
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2012), 2012
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), 2012
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid'12), 2012
  • Publicity Chair, International Conference on Computer Convergence Technology (ICCCT 2011), 2012
  • Technical Program Committee Member, The Seventh International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT 2012), 2012
  • Chair, 14th International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA 2011), 2011
  • Session Chair, 6th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), 2011
  • Session Chair, International Conference on Advanced Research & Applications in Mechanical Engineering (ICARAME 2011), 2011.
  • Publicity Chair, International Conference on Computer Convergence Technology (ICCCT 2011), 2011
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia, 2011
  • Track Chair, Distributed Multimedia Track, International Conference on Embedded and Multimedia Computing (EMC-10), 2010
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV 2011), 2011
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2011), 2011
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Workshop on Pervasive Computing and Multimedia Systems (IEEE-PCMS 2011), 2011
  • Technical Program Committee Member, Sixth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT 2011), 2011
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (IEEE WCNC 2011), 2011
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Workshop on Semantic Computing and Multimedia Systems (IEEE-SCMS), 2010
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), 2011
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia, 2010
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV 2010), 2010
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys), 2010
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia, 2009
  • Technical Program Committee Member, AfricaIMSA2010, 2010
  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (IEEE WCNC 2010), 2010
  • Session Chair, Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN), 2009
  • Technical Program Committee Member, Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN), 2009
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Workshop on Semantic Computing and Multimedia Systems (SCMS), 2009
  • Technical Program Committee Member, ACM Multimedia, 2008
  • Panelist, "Content Distribution (P2P versus Infrastructure) and the Mobil Age", SPIE/ACM Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN), 2008
  • Session Chair, SPIE/ACM Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN), 2008
  • Session Chair, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), 2008
  • Technical Program Committee Member, World Wide Web Conference (WWW), 2006
  • Technical Program Committee Member, World Wide Web Conference (WWW), 2005
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA), 2009
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Optical and Wireless Communications (WOC), 2009
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Distributed and Intelligent Multimedia Systems (DIMS), 2008
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Optical and Wireless Communications (WOC), 2008
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA), 2008
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Optical and Wireless Communications (WOC), 2007
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA), 2007
  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Workshop on Systems and Network Security (SANS), 2005
  • Reviewer, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2007
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2006
  • Reviewer, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2005
  • Session Chair, International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA), 2004
  • Reviewer, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), 2003
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), 2001

Service to Technical Journals and Magazines

  • Editor, The ETRI Journal, 2017 – now.
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM), 2018 (2 papers)
  • Reviewer, Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM), 2017 (2 papers)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2017
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2016
  • Reviewer, Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM), 2016
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2016
  • Reviewer, Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM), 2015
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 2012 - 2015.
  • Associate Editor, The Journal of Future Game Technology, since September 2011.
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Cloud Computing for Multimedia, IEEE COMSOC MMTC E-Letter, Vol. 8, No. 6, November 2013.
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Real-time Multimedia Computing, Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal, July 2013. (With SooKyun Kim, and Vladimir Hahanov)
  • Reviewer, SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, 2014
  • Reviewer, IEEE Internet Computing, 2014
  • Reviewer, Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM), 2014
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, Special Issue on Multiple Sensorial (MulSeMedia) Multi-modal Media: Advances and Applications, 2013
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2013
  • Reviewer, IEEE Communications Magazine, 2012
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications (3 papers), 2012
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (2 papers), 2012
  • Reviewer, Multimedia Systems Journal, 2012
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Modeling and Simulation, 2012
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, 2011
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2011 (2 papers)
  • Reviewer, Multimedia Systems Journal, 2011
  • Reviewer, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2010
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications (3 papers), 2010
  • Reviewer, Multimedia Systems Journal, 2010
  • Reviewer, Journal of Multimedia, 2010
  • Reviewer, IEEE Multimedia Magazine, 2009
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2009
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications (3 papers), 2009
  • Reviewer, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2009
  • Reviewer, Journal of Advanced Media and Communication, 2009
  • Reviewer, Elsevier Information Systems, 2009
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, 2008
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2008
  • Reviewer, IEEE Multimedia Magazine, 2007
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2 papers), 2007
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2007
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2007
  • Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, 2007 (2 papers)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Computers (2 papers), 2006
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2006
  • Reviewer, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 2006
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2005
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2005
  • Reviewer, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), 2004

Educational Reform, Review, and Accreditation

  • Chair, Institutional Accreditation Panel, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National Center for Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (ETEC-NCAAA): reviewing University of Hafr Al Batin, Saudi Arabia, October-November 2021
  • Chair, Program Accreditation Panel, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National Center for Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (ETEC-NCAAA): reviewing the Computer and Network engineering program at Jazan University, Saudi Arabia, October 2021
  • Reviewer, the Academic Accreditation Policy Book 2021, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, Saudi Arabia, 2021
  • Chair, Program Accreditation Panel, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National Center for Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (ETEC-NCAAA): reviewing the Master of Science Program of Electrical Engineering at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 2021
  • Chair, Program Accreditation Panel, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National Center for Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (ETEC-NCAAA): reviewing the Electrical Engineering Program at Najran University, Najran, Saudi Arabia, February 2021
  • Chair, Program Accreditation Panel, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National Center for Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (ETEC-NCAAA): reviewing the Electrical Engineering Program at Majmaah University, Al Majma'ah, Saudi Arabia, November 2020
  • Chair, Program Accreditation Panel, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National Center for Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (ETEC-NCAAA): reviewing the Graphics Design and Digital Media Program at Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 2020
  • Chair, Program Accreditation Panel, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National Center for Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (ETEC-NCAAA): reviewing the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program at Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, September 2020
  • Member, Institutional Accreditation Panel, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National Center for Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (ETEC-NCAAA): reviewing Shaqra University, Shaqra, Saudi Arabia, October 2020
  • External Educational Expert, Digital Design Course and Lab Revision, Computer Engineering Department, Birzeit University, Palestine, August 2018 – December 2018.
  • External Educational Expert, Computer Engineering and Computer Science Reform, Birzeit University, Palestine, February 2018 – June 2018.
  • Chair, Program Accreditation Panel, The National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA): reviewing the Software Engineering Program at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 2017.
  • Member, University Accreditation Panel, The National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA): reviewing the University of Business and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 2017.
  • Member, University Re-Accreditation Panel, Education Evaluation Commission-Higher Education Sector (EEC-HES): reviewing Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, December 2016.
  • Chair, Program Accreditation Panel, The National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA): reviewing the Electrical Engineering Program at Taibah University, Medina, Saudi Arabia, March 2016.
  • Member, Program Accreditation Panel, The National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA): reviewing the Electrical Engineering Program at Prince Sattam University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 2016.
  • Member, Program Accreditation Panel, The National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA): reviewing the Electrical Engineering Program at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 2015.

Service to Funding Agencies

  • Proposal Reviewer, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), 2021
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF, IIS Program), USA, 2014
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF, NeTS Program), USA, 2014
  • Reviewer, The Ontario Centres of Excellence, Canada, 2011
  • Site Review Committee Member, Strategic Network (Large Proposal), Natural Sciences and Engineering ResearchCouncil of Canada, Canada, 2010
  • Panelist, Phase II Contract Proposals, National Institute of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), USA 2010
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, 2010
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, 2009
  • Reviewer, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Canada, 2009
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, 2008
  • Panelist, Contract Proposals, National Institute of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), USA, 2008
  • Grant Proposal Reviewer, Kentucky Science and Technology Foundation R&D Excellence Program, USA, 2006

Ph.D. Dissertations Supervised

  • Sina Davani, “Design of Computer Vision Systems for Optimizing the Threat Detection Accuracy”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Date of defense: November 16, 2021.
  • Hussein M. Khairallah, “Remote Screening and Self-Monitoring for Vision Loss Diseases based on Smartphone Applications”, PhD Dissertation, Date of defense: July 23, 2018.
  • Yousef Sharrab, “Video Stream Adaptation in Computer Vision Systems”, PhD Dissertation, Date of Defense: January 26, 2017.
  • Kamal Nayfeh, “A Scalable Solution for Interactive Video Streaming”, PhD Dissertation, Date of Defense: November 29, 2016.
  • Musab Al-Hadrusi, “Design and Analysis of Scalable Video Streaming Systems”, PhD Dissertation, March 18, 2013.
  • Mohammad Alsmirat, “Maximizing Resource Utilization in Video Streaming Systems”, PhD Dissertation, March 18, 2013.
  • Bashar Qudah. "Enhanced Resource Sharing for Scalable Video-on-Demand Services". Date of defense: January 26, 2009.

M.S. Theses Supervised

  • Sina G. Davani, “Towards Optimal PTZ Camera Scheduling in Automated Video Surveillance”, Date of defense: December 18, 2017
  • Loren Garavaglia, “Analysis of Cross-layer Optimization of Facial Recognition Accuracy in Automated Video Surveillance”, Date of defense: August 3, 2017
  • Saleh Abdel-Gader Amareen, “Efficient Algorithms for Coding Unit Size Selection in HEVC Using Entropy and Number of Blocks”, M.S. Thesis, Date of defense: January 7, 2015
  • Jeffrey R. Ostrowski. “Characterization of Social Video”. Date of defense: September 15, 2008

Service on PhD and Master Committees

  • Chair, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Hussein M. Khairallah, “Remote Screening and Self-Monitoring for Vision Loss Diseases based on Smartphone Applications”, PhD Dissertation, Date of defense: July 23, 2018.
  • Chair, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Yousef Sharrab, “Video Stream Adaptation in Computer Vision Systems”, PhD Dissertation, Date of Defense: January 26, 2017.
  • Chair, M.S. Thesis Committee, Sina G. Davani, “Towards Optimal PTZ Camera Scheduling in Automated Video Surveillance”, Date of defense: December 18, 2017
  • Loren Garavaglia, “Analysis of Cross -layer Optimization of Facial Recognition Accuracy in Automated Video Surveillance”, Date of defense: August 3, 2017
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Kamal Nayfeh, “A Scalable Solution for Interactive Video Streaming”, PhD Dissertation, Date of Defense: November 29, 2016.
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, Jianqiang Ou (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Master Thesis Committee, Date of defense: April 6, 2016
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, Yudi Xie (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Master Thesis Committee, Date of defense: December 14, 2015
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Kun Wang (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Date of defense: November 23, 2015.
  • Chair, M.S. Thesis Committee, Saleh Abdel-Gader Amareen (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Title: “Efficient Algorithms for Coding unit Size Selection in HEVC Using Entropy and Number of Blocks”, January 7, 2015.
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Yuehai Xu (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Title: "Building a Scalable and High-Performance Key-Value Store System", Date of defense: August 27, 2014
  • Chair, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Musab Al-Hadrusi (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Title: “Design and Analysis of Scalable Video Streaming Systems”, March 18, 2013.
  • Chair, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Mohammad Alsmirat (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Title: “Maximizing Resource Utilization in Video Streaming Systems”, March 18, 2013
  • Chair, Master Thesis Committee, Jeff Ostrowski (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Title: "Characterization of Social Video", September 15, 2008
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Massoud Hassan Alatrash (Electrical and Computer Engineering), October 24, 2013
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Xiangping Bu (Electrical and Computer Engineering), June 25, 2013
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Xuechen Zhang (Electrical and Computer Engineering), August 28, 2012
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Jiayu Gong, Electrical and Computer Engineering), September 1, 2011
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Minghua Xu (Electrical and Computer Engineering), August 30, 2010
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Atif Alamri (Computer Science, University of Ottawa), June 30, 2010
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Nassim Khaled (Mechanical Engineering), June 28, 2010
  • Chair, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Bashar Qudah (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Title: "Enhanced Resource Sharing for Scalable Video-on-Demand Services", January 26, 2009
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Safwan Al-Omari (Computer Science), December 17, 2008
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Mohammed Akkal (Electrical and Computer Engineering), September 4, 2008
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Minghua Xu (Electrical and Computer Engineering), December 6, 2006
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Song Fu (Electrical and Computer Engineering), May 14, 2008
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Haiying Shen (Electrical and Computer Engineering), March 29, 2006
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Jianbin Wei (Electrical and Computer Engineering), July 10, 2006
  • Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Xiliang Zhong (Electrical and Computer Engineering), June 07, 2007
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, David Wang (Electrical and Computer Engineering), November 3, 2010
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, Mumtaz Dawoodi (Electrical and Computer Engineering), February 17, 2010
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, Abdurrahman Arif (Electrical and Computer Engineering), January 29, 2009
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, Renelius Bell (Electrical and Computer Engineering), November 17, 2008
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, Jianbin Wei (Electrical and Computer Engineering), November 24, 2003
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, Shixiang Zou (Electrical and Computer Engineering), October 29, 2004
  • Member, Master Thesis Committee, Abhishek Jindal (Electrical and Computer Engineering), June 30, 2004

Service to Publishers and External Universities

  • External Evaluator, Ph.D. Dissertation, Simon Fraser University , Canada, Student Name: Mohammed Shatnawi, "Improving the Reliability of Online Multimedia Communication Services. Date of Defense: November 15, 2018
  • External Reviewer, Faculty Reappointment, Oakland University , 2017 Book Proposal Reviewer, Elsevier , 2015
  • External Reviewer, Tenure and Promotion Faculty Application, University of Michigan-Dearborn , 2013
  • External Committee Member, Ph.D. Dissertation, Computer Science, University of Ottawa , Student Name: Atif Alamri, Date of defense: June 30, 2010
  • Book Reviewer, Thomson Learning, High Holborn House, London, Book Title: “Foundations of Multimedia, by Michael Macaulay”, 2007.

Local University Service

  • Member, University Educational Development Grant, Winter 2014
  • Member, President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Selection Committee, Winter 2012
  • Member, University Academic Senate, Fall 2008 - Winter 2010
  • Member, University Facilities, Support Services, and Technology Committee, Fall 2008 - Winter 2010
  • Member, College of Engineering Director of Business Search Committee, Fall 2009 - Winter 2010
  • Member, University Graduate Professional Fellowship Review Panel, 2008

Local College Service

  • Member, ECE-CS Curriculum Collaboration Committee, 2015/2016 - Current
  • Chair, College of Engineering Faculty Assembly (and College of Engineering Faculty Assembly Executive Committee), Fall 2010 - Winter 2012
  • Chair, Bylaws Subcommittee, Fall 2011 - Winter 2012.
  • Member, College Graduate Program Committee, since Fall 2011
  • Member, College of Engineering Faculty Assembly Executive Committee, Fall 2008 - Winter 2010
  • Member, Director of Business Affairs Search Committee, Fall 2009 - Winter 2010
  • Member, College of Engineering Distance Learning Task Force, Winter 2010
  • Member, College of Engineering Strategic Planning, Winter 2010
  • Member, College Computer Advisory Committee, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008
  • Member, College Retention Committee, 2006-2007

Local Department Service

  • Chair, Faculty Search Committee, 2017/2018
  • Chair , Computer Engineering Committee (previously called Computer Engineering Taskforce), 2014 - Current
  • Graduate Program Director and Graduate Committee Chair , August 2011 – January 2013
  • Member, ECE Future Directions Taskforce, 2014/2015, 2014/2016
  • Ph.D. Preliminary Exam Coordinator, Computer Organization, since 2003
  • Ph.D. Preliminary Exam Coordinator, Data Structures and algorithms, since 2014
  • ECE Seminar Coordinator, 2014/2015
  • IEEE Faculty Counselor, 2006 – 2014
  • Member, Tenure, Promotion, Budget, and Salary Committee, 2006-2007
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee, 2004-2005, 2005-2006
  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, on a regular basis since Fall 2004
  • Member, Graduate Curriculum Committee, on a regular basis Fall 2004 – Winter 2011.