Chair - IEEE RAS Egypt
Dr. Alaa Khamis is an Associate Professor at Suez University, Adjunct Professor at Nile University and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society – Egypt Chapter Founder and Chair. He worked as Head of Advanced Development Division at Sypron Solutions, AI Consultant at Menya Solutions, Inc. and Senior Research Scientist at Vestec, Inc., Canada, Robotics and Automation Consultant at InnoVision Systems, Director of Engineering R&I - Canada at Marques Aviation Ltd., Associate Professor and Director of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) research group at German University in Cairo (GUC), Research Assistant Professor and Cooperative Algorithms and Machine Intelligence Lecturer at University of Waterloo, Canada, Visiting Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain and Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada, a Visiting Researcher at University of Reading, UK and Distinguished Scholar at FH Ravensburg-Weingarten, Germany. - His research interests include cooperative multi-robot systems, algorithmic robotics, humanitarian robotics, smart factory, intelligent data processing and analysis, combinatorial optimization and machine learning. He published 4 books, 5 book chapters, 16 technical reports and more than 75 scientific papers in refereed journal and international conferences. He also has 5 provisional US patents.