Ayman El Sayed A. Tawfik

Ayman El Sayed A. Tawfik

Associate Professor, HOD Electrical Engineering
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Dr. Ayman Tawfik is the head of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Information Technology, Ajman University. He has PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria, Canada, 1995 and MSc/BSc from Ain Shams University, Egypt, 1989/1983 respectively. He has over 30 years experience in teaching different academic courses and vast experience in ABET, accreditation and reaccreditation of different electrical engineering programs. He published several research papers in renowned journals and conferences. He worked as a researcher for DND in Canada and a consultant for Egetronic company in Egypt. His research interests are Internet-of Things (IoT), digital signal processing, digital image processing, VLSI signal processing, digital communication and education technology.

Education
  • Ph.D. Elec. Eng. Univ. of Victoria, Canada Nov. 1995
  • M.Sc. Elec. Eng. Ain Shams Univ. Cairo, Egypt Aug. 1989
  • B.Sc. (Hon.) Elec. Eng. Ain Shams Univ., Egypt Sept. 1983
Experience
  • Head, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ajman University, UAE , January 2017-present
  • Associate-Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Ajman University, UAE, Sept. 2006-Dec. 2016.
  • Assistant-Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Ajman University, UAE, Sept. 2000-Aug. 2006.
  • Consultant, Egetronic Company for electronic components, Egypt, March 1997-Aug. 2000.
  • Assistant-Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Ain-Shams University, Egypt, March 1997-Aug. 2000.
  • Associate-Research, Technical University of Nova Scotia with DND, Nova Scotia, Canada, Feb. 1996-Feb. 1997.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Electrical & Computer Eng., University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, Aug. 1995-Jan. 1996.
  • Researcher and Assistant Teacher, Department of Electrical & Computer Eng., University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, May 1991-July 1995.
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Electrical Engineering, Ain Shams University, Egypt, Sept. 1983-Apr. 1991.
Teaching Area
  • Electrical Engineering/Communication: Signals & Systems-Principles of Communication-Digital Communication-Wireless Communication, Probability & Random Process-Computer Network & Switching
  • Electrical Engineering/Signal Processing: Digital Signal Processing, Digital Image Processing.
  • Electrical Engineering/Control: Digital Control Systems, Fuzzy Logic & Neural Networks,
  • Electrical Engineering/General: Electronic Device I, Logic Design, VLSI, Communication Electronics, Electronic Measurements.
Research
  • Internet-Of-Things (IOT)
  • Digital Image Registration
  • Digital Image Watermarking
  • Adaptive Beamforming
  • State-Space Digital Filter
  • VLSI Signal Processing
  • Educational Technology
Publications
  • 1. A. Morgan, A. Hassan, M. Watheq El-Kharashi and A. Tawfik, “NoC2: An Efficient Interfacing Approach for Heavily-Communicating NoC-Based Systems”, IEEE Access, volume 8, PP: 185992-186011, 22 October 2020.
  • 2. M. Noman, V. Stankovic, and A. Tawfik, “Portable Offline Indoor Object Recognition System for the Visually Impaired”, Cogent Engineering, 23 Sept 2020.
  • W. Sheheib, M. Asaad, A. Tawfik and Nor Ashidi,“Analysis and Recovery Monitoring of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Disease Using Hyperspectral Imaging”, 19th IEEE ISSPIT, 10-12 Dec. 2019.
  • M. Noman, V. Stankovic, and A. Tawfik, “Object Detection Techniques: Overview and Performance Comparison”, 19th IEEE ISSPIT, 10-12 Dec. 2019.
  • 1. F. Guibaly, M. Taher, A. Zaki, M. Watheq El-Kharashi and A. Tawfik, “Parallel Multidiemnsional Lookhead Sorting Algorithm”, IEEE Access, Volume 7, PP. 75446 – 75463, 5 June 2019
  • G. Fahmy, Illiasu, A. Tawfik, “Automatic Seizure Detection in Face-Based Video Based on CWT”, IEEE ISSPIT 2018, Louisville, Kentucky, USA from 6-8 December 2018.
  • A. Tawfik, Asmaa Awad, Mobile Phone Applications for Education” 3rd International Conference on Learning and Teaching, April 7-9, 2017, South Korea.
  • A. Tawfik, “Efficient Watermark Registration Technique for Monochrome Images”, IEEE 15th ISSPIT, AbuDhabi UAE, Dec. 2015
  • A. Tawfik, Faysal Djeddi, Sami Sami, M. Mhanna and Abdalla Yousif, “Efficient Registration Technique for Watermarked Biomedical Images”, URC 1-2 May 2013, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE
  • A. Al-Gindy, H. Al-Ahmad, R. Qahwaj, and A. Tawfik, "A New Watermarking Scheme for Colour Images Captured by Mobile Phone Cameras," IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, vol. 9, pp. 248-254, July 2009.
  • A. Al-Gindy, H. Al-Ahmad, R. Qahwaj, and A. Tawfik "A Novel Blind Image Watermarking Technique for Colour RGB Images in the DCT Domain Using Green Channel", in Mosharaka International Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications (MIC-CCA 2008) , Amman
  • 13- A. Al-Gindy, A. Tawfik, H. Al-Ahmad and R. Qahwaji “Color Image Watermarking Using DCT Technique“, submitted to IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits & Systems (ICECS), Malta, August 31st-3rd September 2008.
  • A. Al-Gindy, A. Tawfik, H. Al-Ahmad and R. Qahwaji “A New Blind Image Watermarking of Handwritten Signatures using Low Frequency Band DCT coefficients “, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (ICSPC 2007) , Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 24–27 November 2007.
  • A. Al-Gindy, H. Al-Ahmad, A. Tawfik and R. Qahwaji “A New Blind Image Watermarking Technique For Dual watermarks using Low Frequency Band DCT Coefficients. “, 14th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Marrakech, Morocco on December 11-14, 2007.
  • A. ElGindy, A.Tawfik, H. Al-Ahmed, and R. Qahwaji ““Enhanced DCT Based Technique with Shuffle Scheme for Robust Image Watermarking” International Conference on Communication, Computer and Power ICCCB’07, Muskat, Oman, pp. 455-458,Feb. 2007.
  • A. Tawfik, “ An Efficient Implementation of Planar and Cylindrical Adaptive Beamforming”, Scientific Bulletin, Ain-Shams Univ. Faculty of Engineering, Vo. 38, No. 1, 2003.
  • A. Tawfik and S. Stergiopoulos, "A Generic Processing Structure Decomposing the Beamforming Process of 2-D & 3-D Arrays of Sensors into Sub-Sets of Coherent Processes ", J. Acoust. Soc. Am. Oct. 1998.
  • K. Kallenakis, P. Agathoklis and A. Tawfik, "A Note on the Orthogonal Realization of All-Pass Digital Filters and Their Finite Wordlength Effects", IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Vol. 44, pp. 2616-2619, Oct. 1996.
  • F. El-Guibaly and A. Tawfik, "Mapping 3-D IIR Digital Filter onto Systolic Arrays", Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing 7, pp. 7-26,1996.
  • A. Tawfik, F. El-Guibaly, and P. Agathoklis, "Systolic Implementation of Fixed-Point State-Space Digital Filter", IEE Proc. Pt. G, pp. 193-199, June, 1995.
  • A. Tawfik, P. Agathoklis, and F. El-Guibaly, "New Low Roundoff Noise Realization of Second-Order IIR Digital Filter", IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, pp. 1255-1258, May 1995.
Conference Presentation
  • A. Tawfik, A. Awad and T. Jamal, “Using Smartphones Technology in Classrooms”, Education and Development Conference, Thailand, March 2017.
  • A. Tawfik, “ Efficient Watermark Registration Technique for Monochrome Images”, IEEE 15th ISSPIT, AbuDhabi UAE, pp: 619-622, Dec. 2015
  • A. Tawfik, Abdulla Albahttiti, Omar Elnajjar, Anas Nader, and Mohammed Jamil , “ Smart IOT Switch” URC April 2015, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.
  • A. Tawfik, Ahmed Abuelyan, Muhannad Yasir, Mohammed Hazem, and Hassan Shukri, "Wirless Pipe-Inspection Robot”, URC May 2014, Zayed University, Dubai UAE.
  • A. Tawfik, Mohammed Musaed, Hussam Musaed, Ali Mushtaq, and Ahmed Elbur, “ Mindwave Alert System”, URC May 2014, Zayed University, Dubai UAE.
  • A. Tawfik, Faysal Djeddi, Sami Sami, M. Mhanna and Abdalla Yousif, “Efficient Registration Technique for Watermarked Biomedical Images”, URC 1-2 May 2013, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.
  • A. Tawfik, Mussab Saleh Hassan, Mohammed Maher, Faisel Hashem, Nasser salah, " Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Techniques for Long Term Evolution Fourth Generation Mobile Systems", URC 18-19 April 2012, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.
  • A. Al-Gindy, H. Al-Ahmad, R. Qahwaj, and A. Tawfik "A High Capacity Digital Watermarking Techniques for the Authentication of Colour Images ", IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing & Information Technology (ISSPIT) ,14-16 December 2009, Ajman, UAE.
  • A. Al-Gindy, H. Al-Ahmad, R. Qahwaj, and A. Tawfik "A New Watermarking Scheme For Colour Images Captured By mobile Phone Cameras ", The ninth TED International Conference Visulaization, Imaging and Image Processing, 13-15 July 2009, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • A. Al-Gindy, H. Al-Ahmad, R. Qahwaj, and A. Tawfik "A frequency Domain Adaptive Watermarking Algorithm For Still Colour Images", International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools For engineering Applications”, 15-17 July, Lebanon 2009
  • A. Al-Gindy, H. Al-Ahmad, R. Qahwaj, and A. Tawfik "A Novel Blind Image Watermarking Technique for Colour RGB Images in the DCT Domain Using Green Channel ", in Mosharaka International Conference on Communications, Computers and Applications (MIC-CCA 2008) , Amman
  • A. Al-Gindy, A. Tawfik, H. Al-Ahmad and R. Qahwaji “Color Image Watermarking Using DCT Technique“, submitted to IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits & Systems (ICECS), Malta, August 31st-3rd September 2008.
  • A. Al-Gindy, A. Tawfik, H. Al-Ahmad and R. Qahwaji “A New Blind Image Watermarking of Handwritten Signatures using Low Frequency Band DCT coefficients “, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (ICSPC 2007) , Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 24–27 November 2007.
  • A. Al-Gindy, H. Al-Ahmad, A. Tawfik and R. Qahwaji “A New Blind Image Watermarking Technique For Dual watermarks using Low Frequency Band DCT Coefficients. “,Accepted in the14th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Marrakech, Morocco on December 11-14, 2007.
  • A. ElGindy, A.Tawfik, H. Al-Ahmed, and R. Qahwaji ““Enhanced DCT Based Technique with Shuffle Scheme for Robust Image Watermarking” International Conference on Communication, Computer and Power ICCCB’07, Muskat, Oman, pp. 455-458,Feb. 2007.
  • S. El-Ramly, A. Tawfik, and M. Masoud, "A Rate—Determination Algorithm for Variable-Rate Speech Coder", Sept. 2004.
  • M. Merette, S. El-Ramly and A. Tawfik," An Enhanced Variable Bit-Rate CELP Speech Coder", IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on communication, computers & Signal Processing (PACRIM"03), Victoria, Canada, 2003.
  • A. Tawfik, "An efficient Implementation of Planar and Cylindrical Adaptive Beamforming", Scientific Bulletin, ain-shams university, Faculty of Engineering, Vol. 38, Cairo, Egypt, 2003.
  • M. Miretee, S. El-Ramly, and A. Tawfik, " A New CELP Speech Coder for Wireless Communication", 14th International conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, 2002.
  • E. Abdel-Raheem, A. Tawfik and F. El-Guibaly, "Effects of Finite Word Length in Two-Channel QMF Banks", IEEE Symposium on Advances in Digital filtering and Signal Processing", Victoria, B.C., Canada, pp.144-148, June 1998.
  • A. Tawfik and Esam Abdel-Raheem, " Design of Two-Channel QMF Banks Satisfying Prescribed Specifications", The Fifteenth National Radio Science Conference NRSC," Cairo, Egypt, pp. C6 1-9, Feb. 1998.
  • A. Tawfik S. Stergiopoulos and A. C. Dhanantwari "A Generic Beamforming Structure Allowing Implementation of Adaptive Processing Schemes of 2-D & 3-D Arrays of Sensors'', Oceans 97' MTS/IEEE, Halifax, pp. 369-373 Oct. 1997.
  • A. Tawfik and S. Stergiopoulos `` A Generic processing Structue Decomposing the Beamforming Process of 2-D & 3-D Arrays into Sub-sets of Coherent Processes '', Canadian Conf. Elec., Comp. Eng., Newfoundland, pp. 560-563, Sept. 1997.
  • A. Tawfik, P. Agathoklis, and F. El-Guibaly, ``New Residue-Feedback State-Space IIR Digital Filter Realizations", IEEE Int.~Symp.~Circuits, Sys., Seattle, WA , pp. 61-64, May 1995.
  • G. Fahmy, Illiasu, A. Tawfik, “Automatic Seizure Detection in Face-Based Video Based on CWT”, IEEE ISSPIT 2018, Louisville, Kentucky, USA from 6-8 December 2018.
  • A. Tawfik, Ahmed Hamdan, , Abdelrahman Azzam, Yahya Noureldin, “ Novel Medical Bed” , IEEE International Conference ASET, Higher College of Technology, Sharjah, UAE, 22-23 March 2018
  • K. K. Mujeeb Rahman, Monica Subashini, Mohammed Nasor, Ayman Tawfik, “”, IEEE International Conference ASET, Higher College of Technology, Sharjah, UAE, 22-23 March 2018.
  • A. Tawfik, Asmaa Awad, Mobile Phone Applications for Education” 3rd International Conference on Learning and Teaching, April 7-9, 2017, South Korea
  • A. Tawfik, Abdulla Albahttiti, Omar Elnajjar, Anas Nader, and Mohammed Jamil “ Smart IOT Switch”
  • Tawfik, Ahmed Abuelyan, Muhannad Yasir, Mohammed Hazem, and Hassan Shukri, "Wirless Pipe-Inspection Robot”, A. Tawfik, Mohammed Musaed, Hussam Musaed, Ali Mushtaq, and Ahmed Elbur, “ Mindwave Alert System”, URC May 2014, Zayed University, Dubai UAE.
  • A. Tawfik, Mussab Saleh Hassan, Mohammed Maher, Faisel Hashem, Nasser salah, " Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Techniques for Long Term Evolution Fourth Generation Mobile Systems", URC 18-19 April 2012, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.
  • 1- W. Sheheib, M. Asaad, A. Tawfik and Nor Ashidi,“Analysis and Recovery Monitoring of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Disease Using Hyperspectral Imaging”, 19th IEEE ISSPIT, 10-12 Dec. 2019.
  • 2- M. Noman, V. Stankovic, and A. Tawfik, “Object Detection Techniques: Overview and Performance Comparison”, 19th IEEE ISSPIT, 10-12 Dec. 2019.
  • 3- G. Fahmy, Illiasu, A. Tawfik, “Automatic Seizure Detection in Face-Based Video Based on CWT”, IEEE ISSPIT 2018, Louisville, Kentucky, USA from 6-8 December 2018.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Certificate of Merit for supervising two winning teams in IEEE student day 2016, Al-Ain University, May 2016.
  • Certificate of Merit for supervising the best undergraduate project in URC 2014, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.
  • Certificate of Merit for supervising the best scientific paper in 2nd Approach Students’ Scientific Conference of AUST Network, May 2012.
  • Certificate of Merit for supervising the best scientific paper in 2nd Approach Students’ Scientific Conference of AUST Network, May 2006.
  • Certificates of Appreciation for contribution in 1st and 2nd Approach Students’ Scientific Conference at AUST Network, June 2005.
  • Distinction with honor degree - B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
  • Egyptian government excellence award (1980-1983).
  • Graduation excellence award, Egyptian syndicate of Engineering (1983).
  • IEEE member since 1983
  • Member of AU Dream Team for ABET Accreditation
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