Awards, Media, and Recognition

  • New Scientist, MIT technology review, and many others covers our interdisciplinary research on "CAN: Creative Adversarial Networks" for generating novel Art" with Prof. Elgammal and undergrad student Bingchen Liu.  

  • International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2016 - Doctorial  Consortium award. 
  • Best Research-Intern Award (silver), Vision and Learning Group, Center of Vision Technologies, SRI International, Summer 2014
  • International Conference on Learning  Representation  (ICLR) 2016 Travel award. Nominated by the department of Computer Science at Rutgers University for Google and Microsoft fellowships 2014.
  • Travel awards for my ICIP publications by Rutgers University 2013 and 2014, also for ICCV 2013 from PAMI-TC
  • 8 out of 14 of the projects, I mentored from 2007 to 2011, received awards from Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), Egypt. Research-MSc fellowship by the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Ain Shams university , 2007-2010. 
  • Ranked 3rd in  the Computer Systems Bachelor Program at Ain Shams University in Egypt and received the Honor degree, as indicated in my transcripts,  in 2006. 
  • Ranked 1st in my High School class, in 2002 and received an honor-shield for my rank.