Mohamed E Hussein



Ph.D. in Computer Science, Dec 2009
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
M.Sc. in Computer Science, Dec 2005
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
M.Sc. in Computer Science, Aug 2002
Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
B.Sc. in Computer Science and Automatic Control, Jun 1998
Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt


Dr. Mohamed E. Hussein is a Computer Scientist and Research Lead at the Information Sciences Institute, Artificial Intelligence Division, a member of the Vision, Image, Speech and Text Analytics (VISTA) group, and an Associate Professor (on leave) at Alexandria University, Egypt. Prior to joining ISI, Mohamed spent three years as an assistant professor at Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology in Egypt (E-JUST), after three years at Alexandria University in Egypt. During his time as a faculty member in Egypt, Mohamed supervised and co-supervised multiple PhD students at Alexandria University, E-JUST, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). He was also the PI/Co-PI on multiple industry and government funded research projects on Sign Language Recognition and Crowd Scene Analysis. Prior to that, Mohamed spent about two years as an Adjunct Member Research Staff at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, MA, USA, after receiving his PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland at College Park, MD, USA in 2009. His research interest is generally at the intersection of machine learning and computer vision, with most recent focus on biometrics and action recognition application domains.