Mounir HAMDI (PhD, Pittsburgh, 1991)

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong
hamdi@cs.ust.hk

Tel: (852) 2358 6984
Fax: (852) 2358 1477


Biography:

Dr. Hamdi Received his High School Baccalaurate from Tunisia. He then received the BSc degree with distinction in Eletrical Engineering from the University of Southwes tern Louisiana in 1985, and MSc and PhD degrees from the University of Pittsburgh in 1987 and 1991, respectively. While at the University of Pittsburgh, he was a Research Fellow in various research projects on interconnection networks, high-speed communication, parallel algorithms, switching theory, and computer vision. In 1991 he joined the Computer Science Department at HKUST as an Assistant Professor. He is now an Associate Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the Computer Engineering Programme. His main areas of research are High-Speed Networking, Wireless communications, ATM Packet Switching Architectures, and Parallel Computing. Dr. Hamdi has published over 70 papers on these areas in various journals and conference proceedings. He Co-founded and Co-chairs the International Workshop on High-Speed Network computing, is on the editorial board of the IEEE Communications Magazine and Parallel Computing, and has been on the Program Committee of various International Conferences. Dr. hamdi received the best paper award at the 12th International Conference on Information Networking. Dr. Hamdi is a member of IEEE and ACM.
 

Dr. Mounir Hamdi received B.S. degree in Computer Engineering (with distinction) from
the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1985, and the MS the PhD degrees in
Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1987 and 1991, respectively.
He has been a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at the Hong Kong
University of Science and Technology since 1991 where he is now Associate Professor
of Computer Science and the Director of the Computer Engineering Programme.
In 1999 and 2000 he held visiting professor positions at Stanford University
and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

His general area of research are in Networking and Parallel computing, in
which he has published more than 120 research publications, and for which he has
been awarded more than 10 research grants. He has graduated more than 10 MS/PhD
students in the area of study. Currently, he is working on high-speed networks
including the design, analysis, scheduling, and management of high-speed
switches/routers and on wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) networks/switches.
 
Dr. Hamdi is on the Editorial Board of IEEE Communication Magazine, Computer
Networks,  and Parallel Computing, and has been on the program committees of
more than 30 international conferences and workshops. He was a guest editor
of IEEE Communications Magazine and Informatica. He received the best paper
award at the International conference on Information and Networking in 1998
out of 152 papers. He received the best 10 lecturers award and the distinguished
teaching award from the Hong University of Science and Technology.
He is a member of IEEE and ACM.


Research interests:

  • High-Speed Networking
  • ATM Packet Switching
  • Wireless Communications
  • Interconnection Networks
  • Networks of Workstations
  • Optical Communication and Computation
  • Parallel Algorithms
  • Miscellatenous Topics
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