Hassanein
Amer

Position
Professor
Department
Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Profile

Brief Biography

Hassanein H. Amer is a professor in the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering at The American University of Cairo. He was the founding chair of the department, serving from September 2004 through August 2008.

Amear received his BSc in electronics engineering from Cairo University in 1978, and his MSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, California, United States in 1983 and 1987 respectively. He founded the SEAD research group in 2003. He is a member of the IEEE Reliability Society since 1985, a member of the Industrial Relations Committee for the IEEE SMC Society and an honorary member of the International Society for Advanced Research. 

Publications

  • H.H. Amer and R.M. Daoud, “Fault-Secure Multi-Detector Fire Protection System for Trains”, Proceedings of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference IMTC, Ottawa, Canada, May 2005, 1664-1668.
  • R.M. Daoud, H.H. Amer and H.M. Elsayed, “Fault-Tolerant Networked Control Systems under Varying Load”, Proceedings of the IEEE Mid Summer Workshop on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications SMCia, Espoo, Finland, June 2005, 218-221.
  • H.M. Elsayed, H.H. Amer, R.M. Daoud, D.W. Ramzy and M. Nashaat, “Fire Protection System for Cargo Trains using Fuzzy Logic”, Proceedings of the IEEE Mid Summer Workshop on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications SMCia, Espoo, Finland, June 2005, pp. 33-37.
  • R.M. Daoud, H.H. Amer and H.M. Elsayed, “Fault-Tolerant Two-Level Pyramid Networked Control Systems”, Proceedings of  the IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation ETFA, Catania, Italy, September 2005, CF 000471, 6 pp.
  • H.H. Amer, M.S. Moustafa and R.M. Daoud, “Optimum Machine Performance In Fault-Tolerant Networked Control Systems”, Proceedings of  the IEEE EUROCON Conference, Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro, November 2005, pp. 346-349.
  • H.H. Amer, M.S. Moustafa and R.M. Daoud, “Availability Of Pyramid Industrial Networks”, Proceedings of  the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering CCECE, Ottawa, Canada, May 2006, pp. 1862-1865.
  • R.M. Daoud and H.H. Amer, “Optimum Supervisor Computational Power For Small Scale In-Line Production Networked Control Machines”, Proceedings of  the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering CCECE, Ottawa, Canada, May 2006, pp. 1866-1869.
  • R.M. Daoud, H.H. Amer, H.M. Elsayed and Y. Sallez, “Ethernet-Based Car Control Network”, Proceedings of  the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering CCECE, Ottawa, Canada, May 2006, pp. 1031-1034.
  • R.M. Daoud and H.H. Amer, “Heavy-traffic Model for Pyramid Networked Control Systems”, International Journal of Factory Automation,  Robotics and Soft Computing, April 2006, pp. 69-74.
  • H.H. Amer and R.M. Daoud, “Parameter Determination for the Markov Modeling of Two-Machine Production Lines” Proceedings of the International IEEE Conference on Industrial Informatics INDIN, Singapore, August 2006, pp. 1178-1182.
  • R.M. Daoud, H.H. Amer, H.M. Elsayed and Y. Sallez, “Fault-Tolerant Ethernet-Based Vehicle On-Board Networks”, Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society IECON, Paris, France, November 2006, pp. 4662-4665.
  • R.M. Daoud, M.A. El-Dakroury, H.M. Elsayed, H.H. Amer, M. M. El-Soudani and Y. Sallez, “Wireless Vehicle Communication for Traffic Control in Urban Areas”, Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society IECON, Paris, France, November 2006, pp. 748-753.
  • R.M. Daoud and H.H. Amer, “Ethernet for Heavy Traffic Networked Control Systems”, International Journal of Factory Automation, Robotics and Soft Computing, January 2007, pp. 34-39.
  • Sherif Ramzy, Mina Milad, Rami Morgan, Karim Henain, Ramez Daoud and H. H. Amer, “Optimization of 802.11b/g Networks for High Mobility and Dynamic Data Applications”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Telecommunications, CONTEL, Zagreb, Croatia, June 2007, pp. 189-194.
  • R.M. Daoud and H.H. Amer, “Analysis of Pyramid In-Line Production at Higher-than-Nominal Speeds”, Proceedings of the Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, June 2007, T06-007, pp. 1-4.
  • R. Daoud, M. El-Dakroury, H. Amer, H. Elsayed and M. El-Soudani, “WiFi Architecture for Traffic Control using MIPv6, Proceedings of the Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, June 2007, T18-005, pp. 1-5.
  • H.H. Amer and R.M. Daoud, “Fault-secure Multi-detector Fire Protection System for Trains”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 56, No. 3, June 2007, pp. 770-777.
  • R.M. Daoud and H.H. Amer, “Fast Ethernet Implementation of Cost Effective Vehicle On-Board Networks, International Journal of Factory Automation, Robotics and Soft Computing, July 2007, pp. 81-85.
  • R. Daoud, M. El-Dakroury, H. Elsayed, H. Amer, M. El-Soudani and Y. Sallez , “Burst Communication for Traffic Control in Light Urban Areas”, Proceedings of the Workshop International: Logistique & Transport, Sousse, Tunisia, November 2007, D1-Session 2, 6 pp.
  • M.A. Abdel Halim and H.H. Amer, “Schematic-Based Fault Dictionary: A Case Study”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Design and Test Workshop, Cairo, Egypt, December 2007, pp. 257-260.
  • H.H. Amer and R.S. El Dahry, “Perfect Coverage Test for Flash Converter“, International Journal of Electronics, Vol. 95, Issue 2, February 2008, pp. 159-167.
  • H.H. Amer and R.M. Daoud, “Increasing Network Reliability by Using Fault-Tolerant Sensors”, International Journal of Factory Automation, Robotics and Soft Computing, January 2008, pp. 71-76.
  • G.F. Zaki, H.M. Elsayed, H.H. Amer and M.S. El-Soudani, “Energy-Efficient Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks in Urban Areas”, International Journal of Factory Automation, Robotics and Soft Computing, April 2008, pp. 68-74.
  • R.M. Daoud and H.H. Amer, “Fault-Tolerant Access Points in a Mobile IPv6 WiFi Light Urban Traffic Communication Model”, Proceedings of  the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering CCECE, Niagara Falls, Canada, May 2008, 449-452.
  • M. Hassan, S. Gamal, S.N. Louis, G.F. Zaki and H.H. Amer, “Fault Tolerant Ethernet Network Model for Control and Entertainment in Railway Transportation Systems” Proceedings of  the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering CCECE, Niagara Falls, Canada, May 2008, pp. 771-774.
  • Mai Hassan, George F. Zaki, Ramez M. Daoud, Hany M. Elsayed and Hassanein H. Amer, “Reliable Train Network Using Triple Modular Redundancy at the Sensor Level”, International Journal of Factory Automation, Robotics and Soft Computing, July 2008, pp. 39-44.
  • Mai Hassan, Ramez M. Daoud and Hassanein H. Amer, “Two-Wagon Fault-Tolerant Ethernet Networked Control System”, Proceedings of the Applied Computing Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2008, pp. 346-351.
  • Hassanein H. Amer and Ramez M. Daoud, “Accurate Modeling Of Repair Time In Two-Machine Production Lines”, Proceedings of  the IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation ETFA, Hamburg, Germany, September 2008, pp. 428-431.
  • Ramez M. Daoud, Hassanein H. Amer and Hany M. ElSayed, “Performance and Reliability of Fault-Tolerant Production Lines”, accepted for publication in Factory Automation, V. Kordic (Ed.), InTech Education and Publishing, ISBN 978-953-7619-42-8.
  • George F. Zaki, Hany M. ElSayed, Hassanein H. Amer and Magdy S. El-Soudani, “Energy Balanced Model for Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks with Fixed and Mobile Sinks”, accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks ICCCN, San Francisco, CA USA, August 2009. 
  • Samy S. Botros, Hany M. ElSayed, Hassanein H. Amer and M.S. El-Soudani, “Lifetime Optimization in Hierarchical Wireless Sensor Networks”, accepted for publication in the Proceedings of  the IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation ETFA, Mallorca, Spain, September 2009.
  • Hassanein H. Amer, Magdi S. Moustafa and Ramez M. Daoud, “Accurate Modeling Of Repair Time In Two-Machine Production Lines”, accepted for publication in the Proceedings of  the IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation ETFA, Mallorca, Spain, September 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of AUC’s Academic Service Award – June 2009.
  • Best Industrial Application Award - IEEE Mid Summer Workshop on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications SMCia, Espoo, Finland, June 2005.
  • Best Presentation Award - IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications CONTEL, Zagreb, Croatia, June 2007.
  • Listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in the World for contribution to science.
  • Listed in the International Who’s Who Historical Society for contribution to science.
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) (Reliability)
  • Member of the Industrial Relations Committee for the IEEE SMC society
  • Honorary member of the International Society For Advanced Research
  • Member of the Egyptian Society of Engineers

 Courses Taught

  • EENG 210:    Digital Logic Design
  • EENG 215:    Circuit Analysis I
  • EENG 216:    Circuit Analysis II
  • EENG 218L:  Digital Logic Design Lab
  • EENG 219L:  Circuit Analysis Lab
  • EENG 413:    Testing of Digital Circuits
  • EENG 453:    Microcontroller System Design
  • EENG 459L:  Microcontroller System Design Lab
Research Interest

His research interests include the reliability and testing of digital and mixed-signal circuits, reliability modeling, fault modeling in VLSI, self-checking circuits, analysis of temporary failures, cache memory systems, networked control systems and wireless communications.