Ahmed El-Sayed

Ahmed El-Sayed, Ph.D.

PhD, MSCE, MSEM, BSEE

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Department

Technology Building, Room 138, 221 University Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-4571

Dr. El-Sayed received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt, in 2003, the M.Sc. degree in engineering mathematics from the Department of Engineering Mathematics and Physics, Alexandria University, in 2006, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, USA, in 2011 and 2016, respectively. Currently, he is Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Bridgeport. He published articles in the fields of robotics, soft computing, and computer vision. His research interests include robotics, AI, fuzzy systems, soft computing, machine learning, pattern recognition, and computer vision. He is a member of IEEE, ASEE, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the Honor Society for Computing and Information Disciplines Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), and a lifetime member of the Egyptian Engineering Syndicate.

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT - May 2016
  • Master of Science in Computer Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT - May 2011
  • Master of Science in Engineering Mathematics, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt - November 2006
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt - July 2003

Courses Teaching:

  • CPEG 387/587: Embedded Systems Design
  • ELEG/CPEG 599: Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles 
  • ELEG 317: Control Systems
  • CPSC 101: Introductory to Computing
  • ELEG 361: Controls Lab
  • ELEG 364: Programmable Logic Control
  • ELEG 236: Network Analysis II Lab

Publications:

Book Chapters    

  • Ahmed A. ElSayed, Elif A. Kongar, and Surendra M. Gupta, "A Heuristic Approach for Disassembly Sequencing Problem for Robotic Disassembly Operations", in the book "Prototyping of Robotic Systems: Applications of Design and Implementation", by IGI Global Publishers. Editors: Tarek Sobh, Xingguo Xiong, ISBN10: 1466601760.

Journal Papers    

  • Wei, Ruoqi; Garcia, Cesar; El-Sayed, Ahmed; Peterson, Viyaleta; Mahmood, Ausif “Variations in Variational Autoencoders - A Comparative Evaluation,” IEEE Access Journal, vol. 8, pp. 153651-153670, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3018151.
  • M. Aloudat, M. Faezipour, and A. El-Sayed, "Automated Vision-Based High Intraocular Pressure Detection Using Frontal Eye Images," in IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, vol. 7, pp. 1-13, 2019.
  • Gazi Murat Duman; Ahmed El-Sayed; Elif Kongar; Surendra M. Gupta,” An Intelligent Multiattribute Group Decision-Making Approach With Preference Elicitation for Performance Evaluation,” IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, DOI: 10.1109/TEM.2019.2900936.
  • Alshibli, M.; ElSayed, A.; Kongar, E.; Sobh, T. & Gupta, S. M., “A Robust Robotic Disassembly Sequence Design Using Orthogonal Arrays and Task Allocation,” Robotics, 2019.
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Ausif Mahmood, Tarek M. Sobh, Terrance Boult, " Neural Generative Models for 3D Faces with Application in 3D Texture Free Face Recognition" CoRR abs/1811.04358 (2018).
  • Al-Oudat, M.; Faezipour, M.; El-Sayed, A., “A smart intraocular pressure risk assessment framework using frontal eye image analysis”, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, Springer, 2018.
  • Carol Papp, Ruba S. Deeb, Christine Booth, Ahmed El-Sayed, Tina Freilicher, “Bridging medical simulation with computer science and engineering: A growing field of study”, Nurse Education Today, Volume 71, 2018, Pages 1-6.
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Ausif Mahmood, Tarek Sobh,” Unsupervised Face Recognition in the Wild using High Dimensional Features under Super Resolution Effect”, Springer Journal of Signal, Image and Video Processing (SIVP), Springer, 2018.
  • Mohammad Alshibli, Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Tarek Sobh, "A Decision Maker-Centered End-of-Life Product Recovery System for Robot Task Sequencing", Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Springer, 2017.
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Ausif Mahmood, Tarek M. Sobh, "Effect of Super Resolution on High Dimensional Features for Unsupervised Face Recognition in the Wild". CoRR abs/1704.01464 (2017).
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Surendra M. Gupta. "Fuzzy Linear Physical Programming for Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Under Uncertainty." International Journal of Computers Communications & Control, 11.1 (2016): 26-38. Web. 15 Jan. 2016.
  • Alshibli, M.; ElSayed, A.; Kongar, E.; Sobh, T. M. & Gupta, S. M. "Disassembly Sequencing Using Tabu Search", Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 2016, 1-11.
  • Munther Abualkibash, Ahmed ElSayed, Ausif Mahmood, "Highly Scalable, Parallel and Distributed AdaBoost Algorithm using Light Weight Threads and Web Services on a Network of Multi-Core Machines", International Journal of Distributed and Parallel Systems (IJDPS) Vol.4, No.3, May 2013.
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Surendra Gupta, and Tarek Sobh, "A Robotic-Driven Disassembly Sequence Generator for End-Of-Life Electronic Products", the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Springer, March 2012.
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Surendra Gupta and Tarek Sobh, "Robotized End-of-Life Product Disassembly", Robotics News, June 2012
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, and Surendra M. Gupta, "An Evolutionary Algorithm for Selective Disassembly of End-of-Life Products", International Journal of Swarm Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation Vol. 1 (2012), Article ID Z110601, 7 pages.
  • M. Rizk, A. ElSayed, "Learning Air-To-Ground Integrated Fuzzy Guidance System Using Tabu Search", Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Journal (ISSN 1992-8424), UbiCC Journal, Volume 6: Issue 2, 15 April 2011.
  • M. Rizk, A. ElSayed, "Air-To-Ground Integrated Fuzzy Guidance System", Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Journal (ISSN 1992-8424), UbiCC Journal, Volume 6: Issue 2, 15 April 2011.

Conference Papers    

  • Mohammad Aloudat, Miad Faezipour, Ahmed ElSayed, “High Intraocular Pressure Detection from Frontal Eye Images: A Machine Learning Based Approach”, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA, July 17-21, 2018.
  • Gazi Murat Duman, Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, " A Hybrid Multi-Attribute Decision Making (MADM) Approach for Performance Evaluation: A Food Industry Case Study", IISE annual conference and Expo (IISE 2018), Orlando, FL, May 19-22, 2018 (Invited Paper).
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Ausif Mahmood, Tarek Sobh, " Effect of Super Resolution on High Dimensional Features for Unsupervised Face Recognition in the Wild", Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPR 2017), Washington, DC, 10-12 October 2017.
  • ElSayed, Ahmed; Duman, Gazi; Tozanli, Ozden; Kongar, Elif, “Computer Vision Application for Environmentally Conscious Smart Painting Truck”, 14th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV 2017), Columbia University, New York, USA, 15-17 March 2017.
  • Gazi Murat Duman, Ozden Tozanli, Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Surendra M. Gupta, "An Adaptable Disassembly Line Balancing Approach Using Multi-Objective Heuristics for Multi-Product Robotic Disassembly", IISE annual conference and Expo (IISE 2017), Pittsburg, PA, 20-23 May 2017 (Invited Paper).
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Ausif Mahmood, Tarek Sobh, "Unsupervised Sub-graph Selection and its Application in Face Recognition Techniques", in proceeding of the 2015 International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR) Niagara Falls, Canada, July 22-24 2015.
  • ElSayed, A.; Elleithy, A.; Thunga, P.; Zhengping Wu, "Highly secure image steganography algorithm using curvelet transform and DCT encryption," in (LISAT), 2015 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications, and Technology Conference, vol., no., pp.1-6, 1-1 May 2015.
  • Alshibli, M.; ElSayed, A.; Kongar, E.; Sobh, T. M. & Gupta, S. M. "Disassembly Sequencing Using Tabu Search", Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference, NEDSI 2015, Cambridge, MA, March 20-22 2015.
  • ElSayed, A.; Sobh, T.; Rizk, M., "Microcontroller Implementation of Fuzzy Guidance System", Student Poster, 2014 ASEE Northeast Section Conference, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, April 3-5, 2014.
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Munther Abualkibash, Ausif Mahmood, "Improved Eigenface Algorithm for Large DataSets using Hierarchical Dissimilar Subgrouping", in proceeding of the 2012 International Conference of Image Processing, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Las Vegas, NV, July 16-19 2012.
  • Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Surendra Gupta, and Tarek Sobh, "An Online Genetic Algorithm for Automated Disassembly Sequence Generation", the 7th ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics & Embedded Systems & Applications (MESA 2011), August 28-31, 2011, Washington, DC, USA.
  • ElSayed, A., "A Simulation Model And Analysis For Energy And Resource Utilization: A Hands-On Engineering Education Project For The Digital Generation", Student Poster, 2010 ASEE Northeast Section Conference, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, May 7-8, 2010.
  • ElSayed, A., Kongar, E., Gupta, S.M., "A Genetic Algorithm Approach To End-Of-Life Disassembly Sequencing for Robotic Disassembly", Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference, NEDSI 2010, Hilton Alexandria Old Town, Alexandria, VA, March 26 -- March 28, 2010.