About Me


"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." Henry Ford 



Ahmed H. Zahran is currently a lecturer at the Computer Science Department, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. He previously worked in different institutions including Cairo University, Nile University, and the MISL group at UCC. He obtained his Ph.D. at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Toronto in 2007 under the supervision of Prof. Ben Liang. He received his BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from Electronics and Electrical Communication Department at Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University in 2000 and 2002 respectively.

His research interests span different topics in wireless mobile networking such as multimedia streaming, cognitive networking, energy efficient networking, mobility and resource management, and modeling and performance evaluation. His research received several awards including the first DASH Industry forum award in MMSys 2017, the best paper award in IFIP Networking 2005 conference, spotlight paper for IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing (June 2010), and UCC commercialization award 2010.

He served as a technical reviewer for various journals and conferences including, but not limited to, the IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Communication Mag., ICC, WCNC, VTC, Globecom, IFIP Networking. He served on the organizing committee and the technical program committee of several conferences such as IEEE PIMRC 2011, IEEE CCNC 2009 & 2010.