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Invited speaker and panel moderator at a QU’s Workshop
9 September 2019
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Invited speaker and panel moderator at a QU’s Workshop

I was honored to be invited to present the activities and outcomes of our ongoing NPRP project DroneITS at a workshop on “Mobile Crowdsourcing for Qatar Smart City” that was hosted by Qatar University. I was also honored to moderate in the same occasion an interesting panel discussion, by distinguished and high caliber researchers, on […]

Received the best paper award at VEHICULAR’2019
5 July 2019
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Received the best paper award at VEHICULAR’2019

Honored to receive a best paper award at the Eighth International Conference on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications (VEHICULAR 2019), June 30, 2019 to July 04, 2019 – Rome, Italy, for our paper entitled “Real Deployment of the V2X-Based Data Probe Application and its Integration with a Commercial Traffic Platform”.

Keynote Speech at Vehicular 2019
4 July 2019
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Keynote Speech at Vehicular 2019

I was honored to be invited at the Eighth International Conference on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications (VEHICULAR 2019), June 30, 2019 to July 04, 2019 – Rome, Italy, to deliver a keynote speech entitled “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles as an Enabler for Next Generation Mobility”, which presents the activities and the outcomes of the NPRP DroneITS […]

Check out this video about our Flying RSU
18 February 2019
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Check out this video about our Flying RSU

Flying Road Side Unit (RSU), a solution we have developed using #drones (UAV) to quickly deploy an RSU at locations that were not included in the initial deployment plan. A good RSUs network is important for enabling the V2X technology especially in the early deployment stages. Indeed, before reaching a good penetration of enabled vehicles […]

Testing and validation of our computer vision-based automated landing solution in the field
10 February 2019
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Testing and validation of our computer vision-based automated landing solution in the field

As part of our NPRP project (NPRP9-257-1-056 – www.droneits.com), we have designed and implemented a solution for automating the landing of Drones (aka Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)) by using computer vision artificial intelligence. Our solution has been tested and validated in the field as shown in the below short video.

Delivering a workshop on IoT at a startups incubator in Algiers, Algeria
20 December 2018
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Delivering a workshop on IoT at a startups incubator in Algiers, Algeria

The more you share the more you grow … Had the pleasure to visit SYLABS, one of the most active and fast growing startup incubators in Algeria, to present to enthusiast Entrepreneurs and Students about IoT related technologies and applications in SmartCities … a wonderful place and audience … the room was full even though […]

Acting as a Mentor and Jug at the Algerian Engineering Competition Hackathon
15 December 2018
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Acting as a Mentor and Jug at the Algerian Engineering Competition Hackathon

Happy for acting as a jury at the Algerian Engineering Competition (AEC), the biggest Hackathon in Africa (800+ participants from 6 cities in Algeria). The Hackathon was organized by the Vision & Innovation Club (a club of the Polytechnic School of Algeria) in partnership with the city of Algiers. I was very impressed by the […]

Speaking at ITSC2018 About the Role of CAV in Enabling Next Level of Roadsafety
27 November 2018
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Speaking at ITSC2018 About the Role of CAV in Enabling Next Level of Roadsafety

Speaking at ITSC2018 about the role of CAV in enabling next level of roadsafety. Below are key takeaways from my talk: – More than 90% of road accidents are due to human errors. – Connected & Automated Vehicles (CAV) is the solution to many of those human errors. – Automation is already much present in […]

Heading to Algiers Algeria to attend and speak at the first Smart City summit in Algeria
26 June 2018
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Heading to Algiers Algeria to attend and speak at the first Smart City summit in Algeria

Heading to Algiers Algeria to attend and speak at the first SmartCityAlgiers summit on June 27-28 … 200+ international speakers, 4000+ attendees and rich program … looks exciting! https://lnkd.in/dsCQgHj

Attending IEEE VTC2018 Spring in Porto to Present our Latest Research Findings
4 June 2018
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Attending IEEE VTC2018 Spring in Porto to Present our Latest Research Findings

Attending the IEEE VTC2018 Spring in Porto to present some of our recent findings in the DroneITS NPRP project funded by QNRF. I will be presenting two research papers: – “Optimal Sequential and Parallel UAV Scheduling for Multi-Event Applications” – “Energy Efficient Data Collection for Wireless Sensors using Drones”