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Associate Professor
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Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Louisville, KY, 2003 Dissertation Title: Handoff Management in Wireless Data Networks using Topography-Aware Mobility Prediction.
  • MS in Computer Engineering & Computer Science, University of Louisville, KY, 2000
  • MBA in Information Technology Management, Maastricht School of Management, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 1996 Thesis: Electronic cash and secure electronic payments infrastructure for Internet business transactions.
  • Graduate Diploma in Computer Science, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 1990
  • BS in Systems & Biomedical Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 1985

Awards and Honors

Professional Honors and Awards
Distinguished Service Award, Texas Southern University, 2011

Deans Leadership Award , Texas Southern University, 2011

Five Years Excellent Service Award, Trendium Inc., 2005

Top Gun Award for outstanding professional achievement, Trendium
Inc., 2003

Employee of the Year, RITSEC, 1997.

Academic Scholarships, Honors, and Awards
CECS Master of Science Award, University of Louisville, April 2000.
This award is given to the Computer Engineering and Computer Science
(CECS) graduate who has attained the highest cumulative scholastic
standing in the departmental Master of Science program.

Teaching Assistant, Computer Engineering and Computer Science
Department, Speed Scientific School,
University of Louisville, 1998-2001.


Research Interests

Research/Scholarly Activities

Research and Creative Activities:

Research interests include:

Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) and Multimedia Networking: Analysis of protocols and techniques used in video streaming over IP networks. Investigating IPTV service quality models to address various quality issues such as video pixilation and channel zapping period.

Voice over IP: Study and investigate the impact of various network parameters on the quality of voice calls for voice over IP services.

Data Networks Quality of Service: Monitoring and modeling of network performance to correlatethe parameters measured at one network layer to those measured at the layers above it. This approach is used to develop an end-to-end quality of service model which correlates service quality impurities observed by the user to network performance parameters measured at lower layers.

Electronic Commerce: Studying electronic commerce infrastructure using Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile phones to improve financial and business transactions.

Established and launched a new Computer Networks Lab to be used in teaching undergraduate as well as graduate courses and added the IPTV and VoIP infrastructures to be used for IPTV and VoIP research.

Designed and developed a VoIP Traffic Analyzer software application that correlates the traffic captured from the two ends of the phone call and calculates important VoIP quality metrics such as, latency, jitter, packet loss, and mean opinion score (MOS).

Designed and implemented a software probe that uses Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) to collect various traffic quality metrics for different network services.

Designed and implemented a game that illustrates how the Distance Victor (DV) RoutingAlgorithm works.

Research Interests

Wireless Sensor Networks
Wireless data networks
Broadband networks performance improvement
IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS)
Network service intelligence
Electronic commerce
Parallel and distributed computing
Artificial neural networks
Operations support systems

Recent Publications (out of a total of xxx)

Scholarly and Professional Publications

A. Sleem, O. Olumuyiwa, K. Kamel, Real Time Performance Evaluation of Voice over IP Call Quality under Varying Networking Conditions, International Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology (IJAST), Vol. 1 No. 6, 2011.

A. Sleem, O. Essa,H. Harb, K. Kamel, Three-Tier Architecture for Multimedia Quality of Service Management in IP Networks, Annual Review of Communication, Volume 60, International Engineering Consortium (IEC) Publications, 2007.

A. Sleem, A. Kumar, Handoff Management in wireless data networks using topography-aware mobility prediction, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing Volume 65. No. 8, 2005.

A. Sleem, eCommerce Infrastructure in Developing Countries, chapter in Electronic Business in Developing Countries: Opportunities and Challenges, Idea Group Publishing, pp. 349-375, 2005

A. Sleem, M. Ahmed, A. Kumar, Enhancing Genetic Algorithms Performance Using Parallel and Distributed Computing Approaches, International Journal of Computers and Their Applications Volume 10. No. 3, 2003.


Grants and Fellowship

TSU Research Seed Grant: Service Quality Management Model for Video over IP Networks, 2007, $10,000.