Ahmed Karmouch



Ahmed Karmouch
School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa
161 Louis Pasteur, P.O. Box 450, Stn A,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 6N5
Tel: (613) 562-5800 x 6203, Fax: (613) 562-5175
Office: Colonel By Hall, Room A-508

Ahmed Karmouch received his MS and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, in 1976 and 1979 respectively. He is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa. He also held an Industrial Research Chair from the Ottawa Carleton Research Institute and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. He has been Director of the Ottawa Carleton Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is involved in several projects with industry and government laboratories in Canada and Europe. In particular, Dr. Karmouch is involved in several projects with Telecommunications Research Institute of Ontario, Nortel Networks, Bell Canada, Mitel, Ericsson Canada, National Research Council Canada, Centre National de RechercheScientique in France, March Networks (previously with Televitesse and Telexis), CANARIE, Communications & Information Technology Ontario (Cito), and TeleLearning National Center of Excellence. He was a partner in the “Wireless World Initiative: Ambient Networks”, a European Sixth Framework Integrated Project, and in two European CELTIC projects. 

His current research interests are in distributed multimedia systems and communications, mobile computing, autonomic overlay networks, context aware communications, ambient networks and network virtualization. Dr. Karmouch has published over 260 papers in the area of multimedia systems, mobile communications, autonomic networking and mobile agents for Telecommunications, he is member of ACM and IEEE, he has served in several program committees, organized several conferences and workshops, edited several books and served as Guest Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine, Computer Communications, Multimedia Tools and Applications, and others.