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Hi, I am Dr. M.E. Fayad


My reputation has grown by my achievements in the industry—he has been an IEEE distinguished speaker, an associate editor, editorial advisor, a columnist for The Communications of the ACM (his column is Thinking Objectively), a columnist for Al-Ahram Egyptians Newspaper (2 million subscribers), an editor-in-chief for IEEE Computer Society Press—Computer Science and Engineering Practice Press (1995–1997), a general chair of IEEE/Arab Computer Society International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA 2001), Beirut, Lebanon, June 26–29, 2001, and the founder and president of Arab Computer Society (ACS) from April 2004 to April 2007.


Honors and Awards

  Egyptian National Scholarship for Academic Excellency (1969-72)
  IEEE Computer Society Press - EiC - Computer Science & Eng. Practice Board (1995-97)
  Communications of the ACM - Associate Editor (1995-2004)
  Communications of the ACM - Editorial Advisor (1997-2008)
  Communications of the ACM - Contribution Columnist (1995-2004)

Research interests

Revive Knowledge, Systems, Software Engineering

Software Stability & Stable Analysis / Design / Architecture Patterns

Real-Time, Embedded Systems, Mobile Computing Applications

Internet of Things and Web Applications

Software Economics

Bioinformatics Applications

Knowledge Maps (KMs)

Unified Software Engines (USEs)

Unified Software Engineering Reuse (USER)

Applications & Enterprise Frameworks and Unified Business Rules

The Art of Abstraction in all field of Knowledge
 

Autonomous Robots and Intelligent Systems
 

Business Intelligence and Strategic Thinking

Education

Computer Science & Engineering, University of Minnesota, PhD

http://www.cs.umn.edu/
Ph.D. Thesis: Object-Oriented Software Engineering: Problems & Perspectives

Dates June 1994

Computer Science & Engineering, University of Minnesota, M.S.

http://www.cs.umn.edu/
M.S. Thesis: Object-Oriented Experiences (a case study on based on a real project)

Dates June 1993

Agr. Science & Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, B.S.

http://www.cu.edu.eg/english/

Dates June 1972

Experience

Full Professor, Computer Engineering Dept., San José State University, CA http://www.sjsu.edu/

Dates 8 / 2002 – Present

8/2002: J.D. Edwards Professor, Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering Dept., University of Nebraska, Lincoln http://cse.unl.edu/

Dates 8 / 1999 – 7/2002

Adjunct Professor, Information and Computer Science college, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt

Dates 8 / 1999 – Present

Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada http://cse.unl.edu/

Dates 8 / 1995 – 8/1999

V.P. of Research and New Business Development & Founder, Object Technologies, Inc. (OTI), St. Louis, Missouri

Dates 1/ 1993 – 7 / 1995

Principal Specialist – Engineering, McDonnell Douglas Corp. (MDC), St. Louis, Missouri

Dates 6/ 1989- 12 / 1992

Computer Programmer for several consulting firms, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dates 1 / 1981 – 4 / 1985

Research Assistant, Computer Science Department, U of M, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Research Consultant: U. S. West, NCR Comten

Dates 2 / 1988 – 6 / 1989

Lead Software Engineer, Apache Control Systems, St. Paul, Minnesota

Dates 5 / 1987 – 2 / 1988

Lead Software Engineer, Aquatrol Corp., Arden Hills, Minnesota

Dates 5 / 1985 – 3 / 1987

High School Science Teacher, Bagdad, Iraq.

Dates 8 / 1977 – 6/ 1979

Agricultural Engineer – Egyptian Government.

Dates 8 / 1974 – 6 / 1977

Marketing Engineer – Shobra Al-Khama, Cairo

Dates 6 / 1972 – 6 / 1974

Architect and PI at Philips Research Laboratory $384,586

Dates 8-1998 – 12/2001

Expert Witness in Trade Secret Case between Cisco and Alcatel – Representing Alcatel leading 8 member’s team – $475,000 team support and consulting fees. Outcome: Broke the Case open
 
 

Dates 8 / 2000 – 8 / 2001

Executive Advisory Board Member for several companies

Dates 5/2017 to Present

Chair of Red Team Review on The Quantitative Risk Assessment System (QRAS), with M.V. Frank, R.J. Mulvihill, and M.L. Shooman, NASA, Washington D.C., May 1999 (Chair) -- Red Team Review – My Share was $217,000 Student Support and Consulting Fees

Dates 5/1999 – 8/2000

Dedications

9
Books (Published)
32
Journal Articles (Published)
12
Newspapers and Trade Magazines’ Columns
15
Online Publications

Contact Me

Address

Phone:

+1 (408) 924-7364

Home Address:

3023 Wetmore Drive, San Jose,

CA, 95148