Prof. Amr A. El Sherif

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Dr. Amr A. El Sherif

 Professor & Head of Electronics and Communications Department

 Faculty of Engineering


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Prof. Amr A. El-Sherif (S' 00, M' 08, SM' 15) is a professor of Electrical Engineering. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt in 2002 and 2005, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, in 2009. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Computer Science and Engineering Dept., Qatar University, Qatar, for two years. Between Sept. 2015 and Sept. 2021 he was the ECE program director at Nile University, Egypt. He was also the director of the Wireless Intelligent Networks Center (WINC), Nile University, Egypt between Sept. 2017 and sept. 2019. He also holds the position of Professor at the Electrical Engineering Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt, from which he is currently on leave.

Prof. El-Sherif is a Senior Member of the IEEE and has served on the technical program committees of major IEEE conferences. He is the recipient of the State Encouragement Award in Engineering Sciences in 2015, and the Medal of Excellence in 2017 from the Egyptian government. His research interests lie in the broad area of design and performance analysis of wireless networks with emphasis on cognitive radios and networks, cooperative communications and networking, cross-layer design, MAC, scheduling and resource allocation, as well as the applications of machine learning in communication networks.



  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland College Park, USA in 2009
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland College Park, USA
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, in 2005
  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, in 2002


Academic Experience

  • Medal of Excellence of the First Class (نوط الامتياز من الطبقة الاولى), 2017
  • State Encouragement Award (جائزة الدولة التشجيعية), 2015
  • University of Maryland Graduate School Fellowship 2005-2009
  • B.Sc. degree with honors, 2002


Industry Experience

Senior Research Engineer at Axxcelera Egypt Broadband Wireless for 1.5 years


Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses:

    • Signals and Systems
    • Fundamentals of Communication
    • Analog Communication
    • Wireless Communication
    • Communication Networks
    • Digital Logic Design

Postgraduate Courses:

      • Estimation and Detection
      • Fundamentals of Networks
      • Advanced Networks
      • Wireless Communication
      • Tele-traffic Engineering
      • Software Defined Radios


Professional Activities

  • Senior Member, IEEE.
  • Member of the CIT Research Council, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT),
    Egypt. (2019 - 2021)
  • Reviewer for multiple IEEE Journals.
  • TPC Member and Reviewer for multiple IEEE Conferences.