DeSE2015 Committees

General Chair Eesa_Bastaki Dr. Eesa Bastaki received his Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego and Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine. he worked as a Teaching Assistant in UAE University from 1981 until 1989, and has been a faculty member in the EE Department at UAE University since 1989. He was the Chairman of the Energy Section during 1990-1991, and Chairman of the Technology Section during 1991-1992 at the Technology & Energy Research Center, UAEU. He was the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs from 1992 to 1996 and from 1998 and 2000 was the Director of the IT Center at UAEU. He was the Director of Education & Technology to DSOA. Additionally, he is one of the founders of DSO & RIT-Dubai, and the founder of the IT Center in Al-Ain Municipality. Until Sept 2012, he was the CEO of ICT Fund. He was the Chairman of IEEE, UAE Section and now is the Honorary Chair. Dr Bastaki is a member of Advisory Board of many universities (AUD, AUST, AUS, UWoD, UoS, RIT-Dubai and AURAK), and is a board member of UQAIB (University Quality Assurance International Board) at KHDA. He is the Chairman of the Technical Committee of Emirates Energy Awards. He is a board member of Cultural & Scientific Association and the Chairman of the Board of Emirates Science Club. Dr Bastaki is the recipient of Emirates Excellence Award for Arts, Literature & Science in the science category in 2009 which is the highest award in UAE. His research interests are Digital Communications, Coding, Spread Spectrum Communications and Synchronisation.
TPC ChairDr. Naeem Radi

Dr. Naeem Radi is the CEO of the Al Khawarizmi University College in the UAE. His main area of research involves the design of image processing algorithms for image compression. Dr Radi has published many journal and conference papers and reports on many aspects of this research and has also acted as Session Chair and on program committees for many international conferences. He serves as professional fellowship for BCS and as a Professional Member for IEEE.

Steering Committee Chairdianemeehan Professor Diane Meehan has been the Dean of the Faculty of Technology and Environment at Liverpool John Moores University since 2002. She is a member of the University’s Strategic Management Team. Prior to that she was the Director of School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University from 1998-2002. She has previously worked at the University of Teesside and North East Wales Institute, Wrexham, now Glyndwr University. Diane is a Professor of Computer Education

Series General Chairs

  • Dr. Dhiya Al-Jumeily, LJMU, UK
  • Dr. Abir Hussain, LJMU, UK
  • Prof. Hissam Tawfik, Leeds Beckett University, UK
  • Prof Atulya Nagar

Local Organising Chair

  • Mr. Ali Ghuname, Middle East
  • Dr. Natalia Criado Pacheco, Europe

Publication Chair

  • Dr. Brett Lempereur

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Abdulla Alshamsi, UAE
  • Dr. Husam Al-Ulama, Dubai
  • Prof. Madjid Merabti, UK
  • Prof. Taleb Bendiab, Australia
  • Prof. Isa Qamber, IEEE, Bahrain
  • Dr. Sattar Sadkhan, IEEE, Iraq
  • Prof. Panos Liatsis, UK
  • Prof. Paulo Lisboa, UK
  • Prof. Abdulla Al Ani, Oman
  • Dr. Abir Hussain, UK
  • Dr. Rozaida Ghazali, Malaysia
  • Prof. Majid Al-Taee, Jordan
  • Prof. Atulya Nagar, UK
  • Prof. I. E. Ivanov, Bulgaria
  • Dr. Hissam Tawfik, UK
  • Prof. Amir Atiya, Egypt
  • Prof. Duc Pham, UK
  • Prof. John Garabaldi, UK
  • Prof. Zarko Cucej, Slovenia
  • Dr. Dimitris Kalamatianos, Ireland
  • Prof. Marek Domański, Poland
  • Prof. Richard Bayford, UK
  • Prof. Geoffrey Shin, Hong Kong
  • Prof. Aura Conci, Brazil
  • Dr. Lean Yu, China
  • Prof. Paul Cristea, Romania
  • Prof. Khalil Al-Dulemi, Iraq
  • Prof. Ahmed Al-Shamma’a, UK
  • Dr. C. Mihai Dobre, Romania
  • Dr. F. Gwadry-Sridhar, Canada
  • Dr. Dhiya Al-Jumeily, UK
  • Mr. Ali Ghuname, UAE
  • Dr. Gurvinder Baicher-Singh, UK
  • Dr Tatjana Družovec, Slovenia
  • Prof Richard Zobel, Thailand
  • Dr V. E. Gueorguiev, Bulgaria
  • Dr Roxana Radvan, Romania
  • Prof. Hussain Al-Ahmad, UAE
  • Prof. Wathiq Mansoor, UAE
  • Prof. Raouf Naguib, UK
  • Dr. Saad Ali Amin, UK
  • Prof. Stuart Fairclough, UK
  • Dr. David Lamb, UK
  • Dr. Ahmed Alosi, UAE
  • Dr. Ahmad Taher Azar, Egypt
  • Dr Samhaa El-Beltagy, Egypt
  • Prof. Aboul Ella Hassanien, Egypt
  • Dr Tariq Rahim Soomro, Egypt
  • Prof. Farid Meziane, UK
  • Dr Rafael Tolosana-Calasanz, Spain
  • Dr. Akash Singh, USA
  • Dr. Mohammed Saeed, UK
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Roßmann, Germany
  • Dr. Andrew Ross, UK
  • Dr. David England, UK
  • Prof. Rafid Alkhaddar, UK
  • Dr. Sabu M. Thampi, India
  • Prof. Farhad Rad-Serecht, UAE
  • Prof. Rafid Alkhaddar, UK