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ialkoreIbrahim Alkore

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Ibrahim M Alkore Alshalabi received the B.Sc. in Computer Science from Al-Isra Private University, Amman ON, Jordan in 1997, and the MCA (Master of Computer Applications) from Bangalore University – India in 2007. In 2009 he joined University of Bridgeport as Ph.D. student in computer science and engineering at the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut-USA.
From 1997 to 2004, he was Assistant Lecturer in Ma’an Community College – Al-Balqa Applied University-Jordan. From 2007 to 2009 he joined Al-Hussein Bin Talal University-Jordan as assistant lecturer. Ibrahim M Alkore Alshalabi has research interest is in the general area of E Learning, M-Learning, wireless communications and networks. My email addresses: ialkorea@bridgeport.edu.

sabusalehSumaya Abusaleh

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Sumaya Abusaleh is a full-time Ph.D. student of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bridgeport. She received her M.S. in Computer Science from Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies/ Jordan in 2007, the B.S in Computer Science from Mu’tah University/ Jordan in 2003, and the Diploma Degree in Programming from Al-Balqa Applied University- Ma’an College/ Jordan in 2000. From 2005-2008, she worked as a full time lecturer at the department of Information Technology in Al-Balqa’ Applied University – Ma’an College. From 2003-2005, she worked as a system administrator at the same university. Sumaya Abusaleh now doing her Ph.D. thesis in the field of Multimedia Systems and she is a member of WMC Lab.

ashpylchynAndriy Shpylchyn

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Andriy Shpylchyn is currently PhD student of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bridgeport. He received his M.S. in Computer Science and Information Technology from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT in December of 2006. His current research focuses on encryption algorithms for mobile devices, communications in VANETs and application of Game Theory algorithms to communication between mobile devices.

egeretyEugene Gerety

Ph.D student in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Mr. Gerety received BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Bridgeport in 1981 and 1984, respectively, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Bridgeport. He is presently employed as a Senior Staff Systems Engineer at Philips/Respironics in Wallingford, CT, and has previously held positions as Vice President of Research and Development for Datastrip, Inc., Chief Principal Engineer at CooperSurgical, Inc., Manager of Hardware Engineering at Paragon Networks, and senior engineering positions with Pitney Bowes and ITT Corp. Mr. Gerety is a registered Patent Agent licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Research Areas: Security of Wireless Communications; Location-Based Security

WafaWafa Elmannai

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Wafa Mohamed Elmannai is a doctorate student of Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Bridgeport. Wafa has been selected by the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) for its 2015 Women of Innovation awards program. She published more than 10 research papers in the most prestigious national / international conferences and journals. She has been recognized by the Honor society of Upsilon Pi Epsilon organization and the Honor society of Phi Kappa Phi organization. Wafa has received a special recognition award from the Honor society of Upsilon Pi Epsilon organization, 2012. Wafa received Engineering Academic Achievement award from University of Bridgeport, 2014. She got a first place Professional papers track from American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Big Data Analytic Award, 2014. She also received third position award in Faculty research day, University of Bridgeport, 2013. Wafa is a member of technical program committees of many international conferences. As a leader, Wafa has been elected as the President of the Honor society of Upsilon Pi Epsilon chapter of the university for 2015 term after she served as Vice President since 2012. She earned her Master degree in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Bridgeport, 2012. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Fall 2005 at Ben Ashore College for Computer Science. She graduated with highest honors, ranking 4th in her Bachelor degree and awarded merit certificate. Wafa has research interests in the areas of WSNs, mobile communications, network security, quantum computing. She is working on designing an intelligence framework for blind people.

Picture1Marwah Almasri

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Mrs. Marwah Almasri: is a Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science & Engineering Department at the University of Bridgeport. She received award from UPE for her academic accomplishments in the fields of the computing and information disciplines. She received her MBA in Management Information System (MIS) from the University of Scranton, PA, in 2011. She also received award from MIS department at the University of Scranton for her outstanding work. She holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Taibah University in Medina, Saudi Arabia. Her research interests include: wireless sensor networks, computer networks, mobile computing, and data fusion. She published a number of quality research papers in national and international conferences.

Email:maalmasr@my.bridgeport.edu

MuneerAlshowkanMuneer Alshowkan

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Muneer Alshowkan is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bridgeport. In 2011, he received his Master’s degree in Information, Network and Computer Security at New York Institute of Technology, and received his B.S. in Computer and Management Information Systems at King Faisal University in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His research interest in Quantum Computing, Computer Networks Security and Wireless Communication. He is currently an active member of the IEEE.

Email:malshowk@my.bridgeport.edu

Ramadhan_MstafaRamadhan Mstafa

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Ramadhan Mstafa is originally from Dohuk, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. He is pursuing his PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Salahaddin, Erbil, Iraq. Mr. Mstafa received his Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Duhok, Duhok, Iraq. He is IEEE Student Member. His research interests include an image processing, mobile communication, security, and steganography.

Email:rmstafa@my.bridgeport.edu

Picture1 (1)Abrar Alajlan

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Mrs. Abrar Alajlan: is a Ph.D. candidate in computer science and engineering department at the University of Bridgeport. She received her M.S in Information Systems Management from Troy University in Troy, AL 2011, and the B.S in Computer Science from Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah, KSA 2008. She has published many papers in Journals and international conferences. Her research interests include wireless sensor networks, Multi-Sensor mobile robots, and mobile networks. Her work focuses on using different application to program wireless sensor networks. Her most recent working paper builds a new programming model for mobile robots to simulate wireless sensor networks.

Email:aalajlan@my.brodgeport.edu

Reem_MahjoubReem Mahjoub

Ph.D candidate in Computer Science & Engineering Department

Reem Mahjoub is a doctorate student of Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Bridgeport. She received her M.S. in Computer Science from University of Dayton, 2010, and the B.S degree in Computer Science from King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah Saudi Arabia. Ms. Reem is an active member of Society of Women Engineering (SWE). Her research interests include: Wireless Sensor Networks, Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks, Mobile Networks, Localization, and Medical Applications. .

Email:rmahjoub@my.bridgeport.edu