Associate Professor and Chair, CSCI Dept AUC. Senior Visiting Scientist, TIEC
Sherif Aly is an Associate Professor with Tenure, and Associate Chairman at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of The American University in Cairo. Dr. Aly received his Bachelor of Science from AUC, and subsequently his Master of Science and Doctor of Science degrees from the George Washington University. Prior to joining the American University in Cairo, Dr. Aly worked as a Senior Member of Technical Staff for General Dynamics Network Systems in Egypt, as a Research Scientist at the Internet Architecture Research Lab of Telcordia Technologies in New Jersey, and as a Guest Researcher for the Advanced Network Technologies Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Maryland.
Dr. Aly is a recipient of the renowned Egypt State Prize in 2006 for his scholarly activities. During his doctoral studies at the George Washington University, he was nominated for the Trachtenberg teaching award for his current scholarship and scholarly debate.
From 2005-2009, Dr. Aly coached students from the American University in Cairo to participate in the world-renowned ACM Intercollegiate Programming Contest where, on multiple occasions, AUC teams won first position at both the national and regional levels, and amongst approximately one percent of worldwide contest participants, competed twice in the World Finals of the contest.
Dr. Aly’s main research interests involve Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Software Engineering, Programming Languages. Dr. Aly has a significant number of journal, conference, and book chapter publications in his domains of interest.
Besides his regular academic responsibilities, Dr. Aly participates in consultation activities in his domain. He is a visiting senior scientist at the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. He is also a member of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, and Vice-Chairman of the American University in Cairo Senate.