Research Interests

​• Data Mining over large datasets

• Distributed Systems

• Machine Learning

• Pattern Recognition


Selected Publications

  • Using Advanced Hidden Markov Models for online handwriting recognition.
    Ibrahim Hosny, Sherif Abdou, Aly Fahmy
    In Proceeding of Asian Conference of Pattern Recognition (ACPR), (2011)
  • Large Vocabulary Arabic Online Handwriting Recognition
    Ibrahim Hosny, Sherif Abdou, Aly Fahmy
    International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, (2014)
  • Artificial Tutor for Arabic Handwriting Training
    Sherif Abdou, Aly Fahmy, Ibrahim Hosny, Eman Mostafa
    In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Arabic Language Resourc..., (2009)

Education Profile

​• 2013 - Present: PhD student, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia

• 2009-2012: Master of Science, Faculty of Computers & Information, Cairo University, Egypt. 

        Thesis Title: Arabic Context-based Online Handwriting Recognition

• 2003 - 2007: Bachelor of Computer Science, Faculty of Computers & Information, Cairo University, Egypt​


Professional Profile

​• 2007 - 2013: Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Computers & Information, Cairo University

• 2008 - 2012: Senior R&D Engineer, TayaIT, Egypt.

• August 2010 – May 2011: R&D Engineer, Arabic Language Technologies Center (ALTEC)

• 2006: Summer internship, RDI, Egypt.


KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Extreme Computing Research Center(ECRC)