Prof. M. Shamim Hossain

Bio: 
M. Shamim Hossain is a Professor at the Department of Software Engineering, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada. His research interests include Cloud networking, smart environment (smart city, smart health), social media, IoT, edge computing and multimedia for healthcare, deep learning approach for multimedia processing, and multimedia big data. He has authored and coauthored around 190 publications including refereed IEEE/ACM/Springer/Elsevier journals, conference papers, books, and book chapters. Recently, his 3 publications have been recognized as the ESI Highly Cited Papers. He has served as a member of the organizing and technical committees of several international conferences and workshops. He has served as co-chair, general chair, workshop chair, publication chair, and TPC for over 12 IEEE and ACM conferences and workshops. Currently, he serves as a founding co-chair of the IEEE ICME workshop on Multimedia Services and Tools for smart-health MUST-SH 2018. He is a recipient of a number of awards including, the Best Conference Paper Award, the 2016 ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM) Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award, and the Research in Excellence Award from King Saud University ( 3 times in row). He is on the editorial board of IEEE Multimedia, IEEE Network, IEEE Access, Journal of Network and Computer Applications (Elsevier), Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier), Games for Health Journal, Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (Springer), and International Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer). Presently, he serves as a lead guest editor of Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), and IEEE Access. Previously, he served as a guest editor of IEEE Communication Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (currently JBHI), International Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer), Cluster Computing (Springer), Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier), Sensors (MDPI), and International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. He is a Senior Member of both, the IEEE, and the ACM.

                                                                                                                                                                               
Hossain, M. Shamim, Ph.D., SM’IEEE, SM'ACM
Professor, Department of Software Engineering, College of Computer and Information Sciences 
King Saud University, Riyadh 11543, Saudi Arabia
                         &
Adjunct Prof., EECS, University of Ottawa, Canada
Email: mshossain@ksu.edu.sa, shamim@mcrlab.uottawa.ca
Web: http://fac.ksu.edu.sa/mshossain/home
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/M_Shamim_Hossain

 
b)        DEGREES:
 
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, EECS, University of Ottawa, 2009
M.Sc. in Computer Science, EECS, upgraded to Ph.D.  due to outstanding performance, 2004
B.Eng. in Computer Science and Engineering, Khulna University, Khulna 1995
 
c)        EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

01/2018- Present
02/2014- 01/2018
01/2017- Present
Professor, Software Engg. Dept. CCIS, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Associate Professor, Software Engg. Dept. CCIS, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Adjunct Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), University of Ottawa, Canada,
04/2010-02/2014 Assistant Professor Software Engg. Dept. CCIS, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
05/2009-03/2010 Post Doc Research Associate and Lab Manager,  MCRLab, University of Ottawa, Canada
09/2002- 04/2009 Research Assistant and Lab Manager,  MCRLab, University of Ottawa, Canada

 
d)        ACADEMIC HONOURS:
 

2018
2018
2017
2016
2016
2016
2014
 
ACM recognition as ACM Senior Member
Excellence in Research Award 2017, CCIS, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Excellence in Research Award 2016, CCIS, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
ACM TOMM Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award
Best Paper Award, CLOUDCOMP 2016
Excellence in Research Award 2015, CCIS, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Outstanding paper award  for “QoS in Web Service-based Collaborative Multimedia Environment”   in IEEE ICACT’2014, Phoenix Park, South Korea, Feb  16-19, 2014
2013 IEEE Recognition for outstanding organization of HAVE 2013
2009 Nominated for the Best Ph.D. Thesis Prize, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
2009 IEEE recognition as IEEE Senior Member
2006 Best Demo Award at the 2006 annual Intelligent Interactive Learning Object Repositories Conference (I2LOR-2006), Montreal Canada
2006-2008 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) (15000 CAD/Annum Two times)
2004-2007 University of Ottawa Graduate Admission Scholarship (PhD)

 
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Senior Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
P.Eng (On-in Process)
Member, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society
Member, IEEE Communication Society
Member, IEEE Computer Society
Member, IEEE Technical Committee on Multimedia Communications (MMTC)
Member, IEEE  Technical Committee on Multimedia Computing​ (TCMC ) 
Member, IEEE Cloud Computing Community
Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Community on Cloud Computing
Member, IEEE Internet of Things Community
Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Scalable Computing
Member, IEEE Smart Cities Community
Member, IEEE Green ICT Community
Member, IEEE Smart Grid Community
Member, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
Member, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Membership
Member, Professional Engineers of Ontario ( Passed Ethics and Law) (now in Process)

 
e)        SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:
           

  1. Editorial activities

i) Editorial Board/Associate Editor

Member, Editorial Board, IEEE Multimedia
Member, Technical Editor, IEEE Network
Associate Editor, IEEE Access
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Computer Network and Applications (Elsevier)
Editorial board member, Springer Multimedia tools and Applications (MTAP)
Associate Editor, Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (Springer)
Associate Editor, Computers & Electrical Engineering (Elsevier)
Associate Editor, Games for Health JournalAssociate Editor, International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence (Inderscience)

ii) Guest Editor

 2017         Lead Guest Editor, Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems, SI:  The convergence of the Internet of  
                 Things and Cloud for Smart Healthcare
2017          Lead Guest Editor, Springer Multimedia tools and Applications, SI:  Multimedia for Smart Healthcare
2017          Lead Guest Editor, IEEE Communication magazine, SI: Advances of Next-Generation networking 
                 Technologies for Smart Healthcare.
2016          Lead Guest Editor, IEEE Communication magazine, SI: Impact of Next-Generation Mobile Technologies on
                 IoT-Cloud Convergence
2016          Lead Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, SI: Advances of Multimedia Big Data on the Cloud
2016          Lead Guest Editor, Springer Multimedia tools and Applications, SI: Advances in Next Generation Multimedia
                 Services and Applications: Impact of Cloud and Social Media
2016          Lead and Only Guest Editor, Springer Multimedia tools and Applications, SI: Multimedia for Smart Healthcare
2016          Lead Guest Editor, SENSORS (MDPI), SI: Multisensory Big Data Analytics for Enhanced Living Environments
2016          Lead Guest Editor, Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems, SI:  Cloud-Based Multimedia Services for
                 healthcare and other related applications
2016          Lead Guest Editor, Elsevier Computers & Electrical Engineering, SI: Multimedia Services for E-health
2015          Lead Guest Editor, Springer Cluster Computing, SI: Advances in Multimedia-based Cloud-Computing for
                 Healthcare
2015          Lead Guest Editor, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, SI: Advances in Multimedia Sensor
                 Sensor for Health-Care and Related Applications
2015          Lead Guest Editor, Springer Multimedia tools and Applications, SI: Advances in Multimedia for Health
2012          Lead Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, SI: Multimedia Services and
                 Technologies for E-health
 

  1. Conference Organization Chair and invited talks

2018   Co-Chair,  IEEE Intl Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for smart-health (MUST-SH 2018) to be 
           held with IEEE ICME 2018, USA
2017   Co-Chair, 7th   IEEE Intl Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health (MUST-EH 2017) to be 
          held with IEEE ICME 2017, Hong Kong
2016   Co-Chair, 6th   IEEE Intl Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health (MUST-EH 2016) to be
          held with IEEE ICME 2016, Seattle, USA.
2015   Co-Chair, 5th  IEEE Intl Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health (MUST-EH 2015) held with
          IEEE ICME 2015, Torino, Italy.
2014   Co-Chair, 4th  IEEE Intl Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health (MUST-EH 2014) held with
          IEEE ICME 2014, Chengdu, China.
2013   Co-Chair, 3rd   IEEE Intl Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health (MUST-EH 2013) held
          with IEEE ICME 2013, San Jose, CA, USA
2012   Co-Chair, 2nd  IEEE Intl Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health (MUST-EH 2012) held
          with IEEE ICME 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
2015  Co-Chair, 1st   IEEE Intl Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health (MUST-EH 2011) held          with IEEE ICME 2011, Barcelona, Spain.
2012  Chair, 1st ACM Multimedia Workshop on Cloud-Based Multimedia Applications and Services for E-health,  
         November  2012, Nara, Japan
2012  “Cloud-based media service management for emerging applications". Invited talk at the Workshop on Next  
        Generation Multimedia Research & Development, Abu Dhabi, May 2-3, 2012
 Program committee member

  1. International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data (CCBD 2016) Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  2. International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data (CCBD 2015), November 4th-6th, 2015, Taipei. Taiwan.
  3. Gamedays, 2011-2016
  4. ACM Multimedia Workshop on Serious Games, 2014
  5. International Symposium on Emerging Inter-networks, Communication and Mobility (EICM'2014)
  6. MCIT 2010, ISSPA 2010

 
f)         GRADUATE SUPERVISIONS:  
 
Completed: 3 MSC.
In progress: 1 MSC
 
NAME OF STUDENTS supervised within the past eight years, the title of thesis or project (specify), and both month and year of year of first registration and year of completion:
 
MSC
1.        Ahmad Alshomar, (MSC), "A Framework for Social Media Big Data Integration on Cloud ”, 2016-2018
2.        Mohammed Albaqawi (MSC), “Service provisioning of social media big data on cloud” Sep 2015 –completed
3.        Bader Alqasem, (MSC),“Detecting and Tracking Arabic Abuse in Social Media”, 2016- 2018
 
g)        GRADUATE COURSES: 
2014-2015 Software Testing and Quality (SWE 505) / (CSI5118 : Automated verification and Validation of Software (U Ottawa)
2014-2015  Software Usability Engineering (SWE 509) / (CSI5122: Software Usability (U Ottawa)
2015-2016  Software Usability Engineering (SWE 509) /CSI 5122: Software Usability (U Ottawa)
2016-2017  Multimedia System (SWE 518)/ ELG 5121 Multimedia Communications (U Ottawa)
 
 UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

 
As a Professor, Software Engineering Dept, CCIS, King Saud University
Human-Computer Interactions  (SWE 482)
Software Testing and Validations (SWE 434)
Software Project Management (SWE 466)
Introduction to Software Engineering (SWE 211)
Graduation Project I (SWE 496)
Graduation Project II (SWE 497)
 
As a TA and Lab Instructor in SITE, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Analysis and Design for User Interfaces (SEG 3120)
Software Quality Assurance (SEG 3203)
Communication and Networking (SEG 3255)
Introduction to Computing I (ITI 1220)
Computing Concepts for Business (CSI 1301D)
Data Structures and Algorithms (CSI 2114)
Engineering Computation  (GNG 1101 D A)
 SEG: Software Engineering, CSI: Computer Science

PUBLICATIONS: 
 
 1) Life-time summary (count) according to the following categories:
 
- Books authored............................................................................................................................ .... 5
- Chapters in books......................................................................................................................... ... 3
- Papers in refereed journals............................................................................................................ 140
- Papers in refereed conference proceedings...............................................................................  ... 31
                                                                                                                                        Total          190
 
 

Languages

Language: 
English
Level: 
Excellent
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