Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
Dr. ElNainay received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Alexandria University in 2001 and 2005 respectively and his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2009. He is currently Professor at the Computer Engineering Department and the Dean of the Faculty of Computers Science and Engineering at Alamein International University and Adjunct Faculty at Virginia Tech, USA.
Before joining Alamein International University, he was Professor of Computer Engineering at Alexandria University where he contributed in many initiatives. He was a co-founder and the Director of the Smart Critical Infrastructure research center (SmartCI), the first multidisciplinary research center at Alexandria University that advances the critical infrastructure using the Information and Communication technologies. He was the former PI of the Artificial Intelligence Incubator, the first AI incubator in Alexandria University, established in collaboration with Ain Shams University and funded by Rowad 2030, Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform and Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. He was the Representative of Alexandria University and Steering Committee Member of Borg Alarab Innovation Cluster that develops the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Alexandria. He was a board member of Alexandria Engineering Innovation Club that offer incubation services to undergraduate teams during the development of their innovative prototypes.
ElNainay has an excellent research record with more than 50-refereed International Publications. His research interests include smart wireless and mobile networks, cognitive radio and cognitive networks, large scale testbeds, and software testing automation and optimization. His focus is on the use of Artificial Intelligence to solve problems in different domains including communications and networking, indoor localization, and software engineering. He has been the PI, Co-PI, and Senior Researcher for 6 research projects funded by the National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Egypt and the Information Technology Industry Development Agency of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. He was the director of the wireless research lab at Smart Critical Infrastructure research center. Graduates of this lab are pursuing their Ph.D. studies in highly ranked universities in EU, USA, and Canada. He is a senior member of IEEE and served as TPC Chair for the IEEE GCAIoT conference for 3 years and TPC steering committee member and track chair and member for various international journals and conferences.
Elnainay was the Virginia Tech-Middle East and North Africa Associate Director for Research and Administration for more than 6 years contributed to the success of the VT-MENA PhD program, one of the most successful International collaborative programs. He was a member of the Communication and Information Technology Council at the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology. He was the Alexandria University E-learning Center Executive Director for more than 4 years.
- Academic Positions
- Administrative Positions
- Teaching Summary
- Journal Publications
- Conference Publications
- Funded Research Grants
Professor, Computer and Systems Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Feb. 2020 – current.
Associate Professor, Computer and Systems Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Feb. 2015 – Feb. 2020.
Assistant Professor, Computer and Systems Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Jan. 2010 – Jan. 2015.
- Dean of Computer Science and Engineering College, Alamein International University, April 2021 – Current.
- Acting Dean of Computer Science and Engineering College, Alamein International University, January 2021 – April 2021.
- Director of the Smart Critical Infrastructure Research Center, June 2013 – July 2019.
- Alexandria University Portal and E-learning Center Executive Manager, June 2018 – July 2019.
- Executive Manager of the Alexandria University E-Learning Center, Jan. 2010 – June 2014.
- Representative of Alexandria University and Steering Committee Member of Borg Alarab Innovation Cluster, June 2016 – July 2019.
- Member of the Communication and Information Technology Council at the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Nov. 2015 – Jan. 2017.
- VT-MENA Associate Director for Research and Administration, March 2012 – July 2019.
- VT-MENA Associate Director for Graduate Studies, Jan. 2010 – Feb. 2012.
- Internet of Things
- Cloud Computing
- Network Architecture and Protocols
- Wireless and Mobile Networks
- Programming Concepts and Data Structures
- Software Engineering
- Digital Design and Computer Organization
- Cognitive Radio and Cognitive Networking
- Mining Software Repositories
- Genetic Algorithms
- Parallel Metaheuristics
- Design Patterns
1. Attaby, Abdelhamid, Nada Osman, Mustafa Elnainay, and Moustafa Youssef. “Wipi: A Low-Cost Large-Scale Remotely-Accessible Network Testbed.” IEEE Access 7 (2019): 167795-167814.
2. M. AbdelRaheem and Mustafa El-Nainay, “Demand-Based Spectrum Trading for Opportunistic Secondary Networks with Probabilistic Channel Access Mechanism,” in IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE, May 2019.
3. Amr Nabil, Aditya V. Padaki, Mohammad J. Abdel-Rahman, Mustafa ElNainay, Allen B. MacKenzie, and Jeffrey H. Reed, “On Optimal Resource Allocation in Multi-RAT Wireless Networks with Receiver Characteristic Awareness,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 103-118, March 2019.
4. EmadelDin A. Mazied, Mustafa Y. ElNainay, Mohammad J. Abdel-Rahman, Scott F. Midkiff, Mohamed R.M. Rizk, Hesham A. Rakha, Allen B. MacKenzie, “The wireless control plane: An overview and directions for future research,” Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 126, Jan. 2019, pp. 104-122.
5. Ahmed Elbery, Hesham Rakha, Mustafa ElNainay, and Madhav Marathe, “Modeling Vehicular Communication in Large Scale Transportation Networks: and Eco-Routing Case Study,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.
6. Sammar Moustafa, Mustafa Y. ElNainay, Nagwa El Makky, Mohamed S. Abougabal, “Software Bug Prediction using Weighted Majority Voting Techniques,” Alexandria Engineering Journal, Volume 57, Issue 4, Nov. 2018, pp. 2763-2774.
7. Arsany Guirguis, Mohamed Karmoose, Karim Habak, Mustafa ElNainay, and Moustafa Youssef. “Cooperation-based Routing in Cognitive Radio Networks,” Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 110, 15 May 2018, pp. 27-42.
8. Mohamed AbdelRaheem, Mohammad J. Abdel-Rahman, Mustafa El-Nainay, and Scott F. Midkiff, “Spectrum-efficient Resource Allocation Framework for Cooperative Opportunistic Wireless Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, Vol 2, Issue 3, Sept. 2016, pp. 249-262.
9. Samar Moursi and Mustafa ElNainay, “Metric-based Taxonomy of Routing Protocols for Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks,” Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), vol. 40, pp. 151-163, 30 April 2014.
10. Ghada ElSheikh, Mustafa ElNainay, Saleh ElShehaby, and Mohamed Abougabal, “SODIM: Service Oriented Data Integration based on MapReduce,” Alexandria Engineering Journal (AEJ), Volume 52, Issue 3, pp. 313–318, September 2013.
1. Samar Abozeed, Mustafa ElNainay, Sohair Ahmed, Mohamed Abougabal, “Software Bug Prediction Employing Feature Selection and Deep Learning,” 2019 International Conference on Advances in the Emerging Computing Technologies (AECT), Madinah, KSA, 10-12 Feb. 2020.
2. Nada Salah, Mustafa ElNainay, and Moustafa Youssef, “Genetic Algorithm based Solution for Large-Scale Topology Mapping,” 14th EAI International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities, China, 6-8 Dec. 2019.
3. Omar Mossad, Mustafa ElNainay, and Marwan Torki, “Deep Convolutional Neural Network with Multi-Task Learning Scheme for Modulations Recognition,” IWCMC, June 2019.
4. Omar Mossad and Mustafa ElNainay, “Genetic Algorithm-based Crowdsensing for Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE WiMob, Limassol, Cyprus, 14-17 Oct. 2018.
5. Mai Ibrahim, Marwan Torki, and Mustafa ElNainay, “CNN Based Indoor Localization Using RSS Time-Series,” IEEE ISCC, Natal, Brazil, 25-28 June 2018, pp. 1044-1049.
6. Mariam Nabil, Karim Seddik, and Mustafa ElNainay, “Cooperation in Multi-User Wireless Powered Communication Networks,” IEEE WiMob, Rome Italy, 9-11 Oct. 2017.
7. Mohamed Abdel-Rahman, Emad Mazied, Allen MacKenzie, Scott Midkiff, Mohamed Rizk, and Mustafa ElNainay, “On Stochastic Controller Placement in Software-defined Wireless Networks”, IEEE WCNC 2017, San Francisco, 19-22 March 2017.
8. Michael Azmy, Karim ElAzzouni, Ahmed Abuemeira, and Mustafa ElNainay, “A Genetic Algorithm-based Approach for Content Delivery in Femtocaching-Assisted Networks,” IEEE WCNC 2017, San Francisco, 19-22 March 2017.
9. Kareem Metwaly, Karim Seddik, and Mustafa ElNainay, “A Cooperative Scheme for the Coexistence of the LTE and WiFi systems,” IEEE WCNC 2017, San Francisco, 19-22 March 2017.
10. Amr Nabil, Hanif Sherali, and Mustafa ElNainay, “Enhancing the Solvability of Network Optimization Problems through Model Augmentations,” 13th Annual Conference on Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS), Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA, 21 – 24 February 2017, pp. 144-151.
11. Arsany Guirguis and Mustafa ElNainay, “Channel Selection Scheme for Cooperative Routing Protocols in Cognitive Radio Networks,” International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), Silicon Valley, USA, 26-29 Jan. 2017, pp. 735-739.
12. Mohamed Abdelraheem and Mustafa ElNainay, “An analytical study of the primary user activity pattern effect on the performance of cooperative opportunistic networks,” International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), Silicon Valley, USA, 26-29 Jan. 2017, pp. 757-761.
13. Samia Hafez, Mustafa ElNainay, Mohamed Abougabal, and Saleh Elshehaby “Potential-fault Cache-based Regression Test Selection,” 13th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), Agadir, Morocco, 29 Nov.-2 Dec. 2016.
14. Samer Hanna, Amr El-Sherif, and Mustafa ElNainay, “Maximizing USRP N210 SDR Transfer Rate by Offloading Modulation to the On-board FPGA,” International Conference on Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications (WINCOM), Dez, Morocco, 26-29 Oct. 2016, pp. 110-115.
15. Samer Hanna, Arsany Guirguis, Moustafa Youssef, Mustafa ElNainay, and others, “CRC: Collaborative Research and Teaching Testbed for Wireless Communications and Network,” The 10th ACM WiNTECH 2016, New York City, USA, 3 Oct. 2016.
16. Ahmed Elbery, Mustafa ElNainay, and Hesham Rakha, “Proactive and Reactive Carpooling Recommendation System based on Spatiotemporal and Geosocial Data,” IEEE WiMob 2016, New York, USA, 17-19 Oct. 2016.
17. Mariam Nabil and Mustafa ElNainay, “Fuzzy-based Assignment Algorithm for Channel Sensing Task in Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE ISCC 2016, Messina, Italy, 27-30 June 2016, pp. 890-895.
18. Ahmed Elbery, Hesham Rakha, Mustafa ElNainay, Wassim Drira, and Fethi Filali, “Eco-Routing: An Ant Colony Based Approach,” VEHITS 2016, Rome, Italy, 23-24 April 2016, pp. 31-38.
-“CRC: Collaborative Research and Teaching Testbed for Wireless Communications and Networks-Phase II”, funded by National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA 4th call for proposals), Oct. 2017 – June 2019 – Completed.
-“Cognitive Radio Cloud: Enabling a Collaborative Environment for Cognitive Radio Research”, Mustafa ElNainay (PI), funded by National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA 4th call for proposals), Oct. 2014 – Sep. 2016- Completed.
– “DecoAR: An Indoor-based Augmented Reality Solution for Interior Design and Real Estate Marketing,” Mustafa ElNainay (Senior Researcher), funded by Information Technology Academia Collaboration (ITAC) Advanced Research Projects (ARP), Jan 2014 – Dec 2014 – Completed.
– “S-QCATS: Software Quality Control Automation Tool Suite,” Mustafa ElNainay (Researcher A), funded by Information Technology Academia Collaboration (ITAC) Advanced Research Projects (ARP), June 2011 – May 2012 – Completed.
-“A Location-aided Framework for High Performance Cognitive Radio Networks” Mustafa ElNainay (Co-PI), funded by National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA), March 2012 – February 2014 – Completed.