Aiman Erbad is an Associate Professor and Division Head at the Information and Computing Technology Division, the College of Science and Engineering, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). Dr. Erbad obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia (Canada), a Master of Computer Science in embedded systems and robotics from the University of Essex (UK), and a BSc in Computer Engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle.
He also received the 2020 Best Research Paper Award from Computer Communications, the IWCMC 2019 Best Paper Award, and the IEEE CCWC 2017 Best Paper Award. He is an editor for KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, an editor for the International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet), and an editor in IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
He served in many international IEEE and ACM conferences as a program committee member and organizer. His research interests span cloud and edge intelligence, distributed intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), private and secure networks, Blockchains, and multimedia systems. He advices government entities and works with global organizations on the issues of higher education. He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM.
Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, QatarJun 2020 - Present
Qatar University, Doha, QatarFeb 2018 - May 2020
Qatar University, Doha, QatarSep 2016 - Jan 2018
Qatar University Doha, Doha, QatarAug 2014 - Aug 2016
Qatar University, Doha, QatarSep 2012 - May 2020
Qatar University, Doha, QatarSep 2005 - Jun 2006
University of British Columbia, CanadaAug 2012
University of Essex, UKNov 2005
University of Washington-Seattle, USAJun 2004
Dhuheir, M., Baccour, E., Erbad, A., Al-Obaidi, S.S. and Hamdi, M., 2022. Deep Reinforcement Learning for Trajectory Path Planning and Distributed Inference in Resource-Constrained UAV Swarms. IEEE Internet of Things Journal.
Bilal, K., Zahoor, K., Erbad, A., Mohamed, A.M.S. and Guizani, M.M., Qatar University, Qatar Foundation for Education Science and Community Development, 2022. Edge network system for service-less video multicast. U.S. Patent 11,234,054.
Bhamare, D., Samaka, M., Erbad, A., Jain, R., Gupta, L. and Chan, H.A., 2017. Optimal virtual network function placement in multi-cloud service function chaining architecture. Computer Communications, 102, pp.1-16. (Best Research Paper 2020)