Alaa Khamis

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Dr. Alaa Khamis is AI and Robotics Expert currently working as AI Consultant at Menya Solution, Canada and Robotics & Automation Consultant at InnoVision Systems and Sypron, Egypt. He is also Principal Consultant at Machine Intelligence and Optimization (MIO), Canada and co-founder of MENA Robotics, Egypt. Dr. Khamis received his Ph.D. degree in Systems Engineering from Charles III University of Madrid in 2003. He worked as Senior Research Scientist at Vestec, Inc., Director of Engineering R&I - Canada at Marques Aviation Ltd., Associate Professor at Suez University, Director of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) group at German University in Cairo, Research Assistant Professor and Cooperative Algorithms and Machine Intelligence Lecturer at University of Waterloo, Canada, Visiting Professor at Charles III University of Madrid, Spain and Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, a Visiting Researcher at University of Reading, UK and Distinguished Scholar at FH Ravensburg-Weingarten, Germany. He is a Senior Member in the IEEE, editor of Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE), an associate editor for the International Journal of Robotics and Automation and founder, founder of the International Conference on Engineering and Technology (ICET), founder of International Workshop on Recent Advances in Robotics and Sensor Technology for Humanitarian Demining and Counter-IEDs (RST), founder of Minesweepers: Towards a Landmine-free World and founder and chair of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Egypt Chapter (2015 IEEE RAS Chapter of the Year and 2012 Chapter of the Year in IEEE Region 8). His research interests include cooperative multirobot systems, autonomous systems, unmanned vehicles, smart mobility, multisensor data fusion and intelligent data analysis, combinatorial optimization and machine learning. He published 4 books, 5 book chapters, 16 technical reports and more than 70 scientific papers in refereed journal and international conferences. He also has 4 provisional US patents. For more information, please visit:

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