Khaled R. Ahmed

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Director



School of Computing
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL, USA 62901
1230 Lincoln Drive, Engineering A. Room 409G
Phone: +1 618-453-6057
Fax: +1 618-453-6044
E-mail: kahmed@cs.siu.edu



Professional Activities
General Chair
  • Conference Activities
      General Chair
    • The IEEE International Workshop on P2P Computing and Autonomous Agents, P2PAA-06, Hong Kong, December 2006.
    • Special session on Information Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks IRP2P, ICENCO 2006, Cairo Egypt.
    • Co-chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Services and Cooperative Computing (S2C2-2007) in conjunction with AINA 2007, Canada
    • Co-chair of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on P2P Computing and Autonomous Agents, P2PAA-07.
    • The IEEE International Workshop on P2P Web Services, P2PWS-08, Dalian, China, September 2008.
    • Co-chair of the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on P2P Computing and Autonomous Agents, P2PAA-08, Sydney, Australia, December 2008.
    • The 2nd IEEE International Workshop on P2P Web Services, P2PWS-08, Korea, June 2009.
    • Co-chair of the 4th IEEE International Workshop on P2P Computing and Autonomous Agents, P2PAA-08, Milano, Italy, September 2009.
      Program Committee member
    • 1st Int. Computer Engineering Conf. New Technologies for the Information Society (ICENCO'2004) (Orgnaizing "The evolving Internet" speical session)
    • The 3rd ACS/IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA2005)
    • The 3 rd IEEE International Conference Sciences of Electronic, Technologies of Information and Telecommunications SETIT 2005, Tunisia.
    • The Int. Conf. On High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-05), SORRENTO (Naples), Italy, Sept 21-23, 2005. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)
    • 4th International Conference on A New Trend in Informatics (INFSO 2006): Special session "Soft Computing in Intelligent Agent and Web Technology".
    • The 11th IEEE Sym. on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2006).
    • The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing (ATC-06)
    • The Int. Conf. On High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-06), Munich, Germany, Sept 13-15, 2006. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)
    • The 2006 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI-06)
    • 2nd Int. Computer Engineering Conf. New Technologies for the Information Society (ICENCO'2006)
    • The IEEE International Conference Sciences of Electronic, Technologies of Information and Telecommunications SETIT 2007, Tunisia.
    • The IEEE 21st Int. Conf. on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, AINA-2007 , Canada
    • The 8th IEEE International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems, ISADS 2007, Arizona, USA.
    • The IEEE Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Multicasting (P2PM07), in conjunction with the 4th IEEE Consumer and Communication and Networking CCNC07, Las Vegas, January 2007.
    • The 12th IEEE Sym. on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2007).
    • The 5th International Conference on Software Engineering Research, Management and Applications (SERA2007), Korea
    • The Int. Cnf. On High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-07), Houston Texas, USA, Sept. 2007.
    • The IEEE 22st Int. Conf. on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, AINA-2008.
    • The Int. Conf. On High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-08), China
    • The Int. Conf. On High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-09), Korea.
    • The 1st International Conference on Multimedia Information Networking and Security, MINES 2009 , Wuhan, China, November 18-20, 2009
    • The 4th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems (HAIS 2009), Salamanca, Spain, June 10-12, 2009.
    • The 5th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems (HAIS 2010), Sebastiaen, Spain, June, 2010.
    • The 2010 International Conference on Multimedia Information Networking and Security, Nov. 2010, Nanjing, China.
    • The 13th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT), Korea, Feb. 2011.
    • The11th IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications (ScalCom), Cyprus, 2011.
    • The 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2012), Liverpool, England.
    • The 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT), Korea, Jan. 2014.
    • The 2015 World Congress on Information Technology Applications and Services, Korea.
    • The 15th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC), Spain, 2016.
    • 17th IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer and Information Technology (IEEE CIT-2017).
    • 20th IEEE Int. Conf. on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2018).
    • The 21st IEEE Int. IEEE Conf. on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT), Korea, Jan. 2019.
    • The 21st IEEE Int. Conf. on High Performance Computing and Communications,(HPCC-2019), China, August 2019.
    • The 6th Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Systems and Informatics, AISI-20, Egypt 2020
    • The 14th IEEE MCSoC 2020, Special Session on Intelligent Systems and Learning Technologies: Models, Methods, and Applications, Singapore, 2020

  • Academic Committees
    Samples of Committee services in higher education are as follows:
    • Member of University Scientific Council (USC) (2018). Recommended by the King Faisal Uiversity (KFU) council and approved by the minister of education. The USC supervises the scientific affairs, research, and publishing of academic staff of the university. Services: Evaluating academic staff file for promotion, drafting research encouraging rules, proposing scientific research centers establishment and managing connections with research centers outside the University.
    • Executive Supervisor of postgraduate Programs (Equivalent to College Vice-Dean), College of Computer Science and IT, KFU, Saudi Arabia (2014-2018) Services: Establishing programs, managing all postgraduate activities such as admissions process, distribution of courses to the instructors and supervising the examinations and results of Master students.
    • Member, Strategic Plan and Quality Assurance for Postgraduate Programs, KFU(2017-2018). Services: Assure the quality of the offered postgraduate programs, design, develop and evaluate the university strategic plans for the postgraduate programs.
    • Chair, Computer Science Program Curriculum Committee, Computer sciences dept., KFU, Saudi Arabia (2009-2013) Services: Coordinating the curriculum minor/major revision processes according to ACM guidance.
    • Member, Quality and Accreditation Committee, College of Computer Science and IT, KFU, Saudi Arabia (2012-2015). Services: Preparing the required documents for self-study and processing of accreditation of computer science program within the college namely - computer science and computer information systems programs, for ABET, and preparing the required documents for self-study for accreditation from NCAAA. Engaged in the computer science program major revision/development process.
    • Chair, academic affair committee, College of Computer Sciences and IT, KFU, Saudi Arabia, (2007-2010) Services: Coordinating the academic affair activates with the deanship of academic affairs at the university level, such as students admissions, schedule, exam monitoring, etc.
    • Chair, Local Programming Contest Committee, College of Computer Science and IT, KFU, Saudi Arabia (2008-2012). Services: Monitoring the whole contest activities such as venue preparation (lab), questions preparation (ACM standards), chair judging committee, and release results. Guide and encourage students to compete in regional programing contests.