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Academic Services - Read and Examined Theses
  • Read and examined several Ph.D. theses, including:
    • A biomechanical approach for real-time tracking of lung tumors during External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT), PhD thesis by Ms. Elham Karami Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, August 10, 2017, (supervisor Abbas M. Samani),
    • Document Clustering based on Semantic Notions, PhD thesis by Muhammad Rafi, Department Of Computer Science, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan March 31, 2017 (supervisor: M. Shahid Shaikh)
    • Textural Difference Enhancement based on Image Component Analysis, PhD thesis by Jianning Chi, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, December 12, 2016 (supervisor: Mark Eramian)
    • A Unified Probabilistic Computational Framework for Cross-Domain Compensated Medical Imaging, PhD thesis by Ameneh Boroomand, Systems Design Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, December 7, 2016 (supervisor: Alex Wong)
    • A Framework for Ensemble Predictive Modeling, PhD thesis by Tarek Abdunabi, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, May 3, 2016 (supervisor: Otman Basir)
    • Security Protocol Suite for Preventing Cloud-based Denial-of-Service Attacks, PhD thesis by Mr. Marwan M. Darwish, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, December 14, 2015 (supervisor: Professor Abdelkader Ouda)
    • Surace Reconstruction from Noisy and Sparce Data, PhD thesis by Mark Brophy, Department Of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, December 7, 2015 (supervisor: John Barron)
    • Multi-resolution Active Models for Image Segmentation, PhD thesis by Ahmed Gawish, Systems Design Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, September 8, 2015 (supervisor: Paul Fieguth)
    • Adaptive Approaches for Medical Imaging Security, PhD thesis by Ahmed Mahmood, Engineering Systems and Computing program, University of Guelph, July 6, 2015 (supervisor: Robert Dony)
    • An Evolutionary Approach to Unsupervised Color Image Segmentation, PhD thesis by Ahmed Khan, Department Of Computer Science, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan January 26, 2015 (supervisor: Arfan Jaffar)
    • Machine Learning Approaches for Transcriptomics Data Analysis, PhD thesis by Iman Rezaeian, School of Computer Science, University of Windsor, May 15, 2014 (supervisor: Luis Rueda)
    • Optical-WiMAX Hybrid Networks, PhD thesis by Abdou Ramadan Ahmed, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, April 14, 2011 (supervisor: Abdallah Shami)
    • Spherical Navigator Echo Techniques for Real-time Six-Degree-of-Freedom Bulk Motion Determination During MR Imaging, PhD thesis by Junmin Liu, Medical Biophysics Department, University of Western Ontario, August 20, 2010 (supervisor: Professor Maria Drangova)
    • Algorithms & implementation of Advanced Video Coding Standards, PhD thesis by Jianjun Li, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, April 23, 2010 (supervisor: Esam Abdel-Raheem)
    • Deinterlacing of Video Sequences using Motion Data, PhD thesis by Elham Shahinfard, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, July 16, 2009 (supervisor: Maher Sid-Ahmed)
    • A Fine-Grained Intelligent Security Framework for Service-Oriented Architecture, PhD thesis by Hany El-Yamany, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, May 12, 2009 (supervisor: Miriam Capretz)
    • Job Co-Allocation Strategies in Multiple HPC Clusters, PhD thesis by Jinhui Qin, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 8, 2008 (supervisor: Professor Mike Bauer)
    • Smooth Congestion Control Algorithms, PhD thesis by Elvis Vieira, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, March 12, 2007 (supervisor: Professor Michael Bauer)
    • Closed Loop Feedback Control for Data Centers that Support Differentiated Services, PhD thesis by Wael Fouad Ali, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, August 28, 2006 (supervisor: Professor Hanan Lutfiyya)
    • Design, Analysis and Implementation of Fault-Tolerant Control Systems With Application to Electric Machines, Ph.D. thesis by Mr. Yonghui Xu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, November 2003, (supervisor: Professor Jin Jiang)
    • Novel OFDM-CPM Signal for Wireless Communications: Properties, Receivers and Performance, Ph.D. thesis by Mr. Imran Ali Tasadduq, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, August 2002 (supervisor: Professor Raveendra Rao and Professor Kaz Adamiak)
    • Quality of Service Resource Management, Ph.D. thesis by Mr. Michael Katchabaw, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, July 2002 (supervisor: Professor Michael Bauer and Professor Hanan Lutfiyya)
    • High Order Context Modeling Entropy Coding of Multimedia Data, Ph.D. thesis by Mr. Tong Qiu, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, January 2002 (supervisor: Professor Xiaolin Wu)
    • A Fast Template Matching Algorithm, Ph.D. proposal by Mr. Sayed Ramin Farshad, Systems Design Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, August 2001 (supervisor: Professor Mohamed Kamel)

  • Read and examined several M.Sc. theses, including:
    • Data Science Solution for User Authentication, MSc thesis by Danfeng Chen Department Of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, July 17, 2017 (supervisor: Abdelkader Ouda)
    • Interactive Brain Tumor Segmentation with Inclusion Constraints, MSc thesis by Danfeng Chen Department Of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, April 19, 2016 (supervisor: Olga Veksler)
    • Symmetry Shape Prior for Object Segmentation, MSc thesis by Xinze Liu, Department Of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, December 11, 2015 (supervisor: Olga Veksler)
    • Optical Flow at Occlusion Boundaries, MSc thesis by Hua Meng, Department Of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, December 8, 2015 (supervisor: John Barron)
    • An Approach To Artificial Society Generation For Video Gamess, M.Sc. thesis by Bryan Sarlo, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 28, 2015 (supervisor: Professor Mike Katchabaw)
    • Geological Object Recognition in Extraterrestrial Environments, M.Sc. thesis by Gregory M. Elfers, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 16, 2015 (supervisor: Professor Olga Veksler)
    • Geography Aware Virtual Machine Migrations and Replications for Distributed Cloud Data Centers, M.Sc. thesis by Sakif Shahriar Pritom, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, January 19, 2015 (supervisor: Professor Hanan Lutfiyya)
    • Three-dimensional Photoacoustic Tomography System Design Analysis and Optimization, M.Sc. thesis by Philip Wong, Medical Biophysics Department, University of Western Ontario, September 19, 2014 (supervisor: Professor Jeffrey J.L. Carson)
    • Development of an Emergent Narrative Generation Architecture for Videogames, M.Sc. thesis by Nicholas A. Schudlo, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, September 12, 2014 (supervisor: Professor Mike Katchabaw)
    • Issue of Rendering Arabic Mathematical Notation in Computer Software, M.Sc. project by Mona Alshehri, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, June 10, 2014 (supervisor: Professor Stephen watt)
    • A Vector-Based Approach to Virtual Machine Arrangement, M.Sc. thesis by Nicholas Cerilli, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, March 5, 2014 (supervisor: Professor Hanan Lutfiyya)
    • Brain Tumor Segmentation with Minimal User Assistance, M.Sc. thesis by Liqun Liu, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, January 21, 2014 (supervisor: Professor Olga Veksler)
    • Web-based Simulation and Training Environment for Laparoscopic Camera Calibration, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Kartik Thakore, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, October 24, 2013 (supervisor: Professor Hanif Ladak and Professor Terry M. Peters)
    • Advances in Manipulation and Recognition of Digital Ink, Ph.D. thesis by Vadim Mazalov, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, May 21, 2013 (supervisor: Professor Stephen watt)
    • A Quantitative Method for Measuring and Visualizing Species' Relatedness in a Two-dimensional Euclidean Space, M.Sc. thesis by Abu Sadat Sayem, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 23, 2013 (supervisor: Professor Lila Kari)
    • A Framework for Measuring the Usability Issues and Criteria of Mobile Learning Applications, M.E.Sc. thesis by Mr. Abdalha A. Ali, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, April 12, 2013 (supervisor: Professors Abdelkader Ouda and Luiz Fernando Capretz)
    • Image Reconstruction Using PDE, Variational and Regularization Methods, Ph.D. thesis by Mr. Jidesh P., Mathematical and Computational Science, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore, India, March 25, 2013 (supervisor: Professor Santhosh George)
    • Personal Smart Assistant for Digital Media and Advertisement, M.E.Sc. thesis by Ali Hussain, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, February 15, 2013 (supervisor: Professor Hamada Ghenniwa)
    • Automatic Classification of Epilepsy Lesions, M.Sc. thesis by Junwei Sun, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 14, 2012 (supervisor: Professor Olga Veksler)
    • Interactive Augmented Reality as a Support Tool For Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation Programs, M.Sc. thesis by Andres Ayala Garcia, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, September 12, 2012 (supervisor: Professor Mike Katchabaw)
    • Metrics for evaluating surgical microscope usage during myringotomy, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Arefin Mohammed Shamsil, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, August 28, 2012 (supervisor: Professor Hanif Ladak)
    • Automation of the Registration of Range Plant Images, M.Sc. thesis by Quazi Mah-Zereen Akter, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 24, 2012 (supervisor: Professor John Barron)
    • Remote Sensing Region-based Image Fusion Using the Contourlet Transform, Ph.D. thesis by Soad Ibrahim, Computing and Information Science, university of Guelph, January 19, 2012 (supervisor: Professor Michael Wirth and Professor Medhat Moussa)
    • Algorithms for 2D and 3D Optical Flow at Occlusion: quantitative and qualitative results, M.Sc. thesis by Jieyu Zhang, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 16, 2011 (supervisor: Professor John Barron)
    • State Complexity of Combined Operations on Finite Languages, M.Sc. thesis by Jahedur Chowdhury, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 15, 2011 (supervisor: Professor Sheng Yu)
    • A Fast Implementation for Correcting Errors in High Throughput Sequencing Data, M.Sc. thesis by Lankesh Shivanna, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 2, 2011 (supervisor: Professor Lucian Ilie)
    • A Quantitative and Qualitative Comparison of Brox et al. and Wedel et al. Optical Flow, M.Sc. thesis by Ali Aljohani, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, August 8, 2011 (supervisor: Professor John Barron)
    • On the Compression of Digital Holograms, M.Sc. thesis by Andrew Chan, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, June 13, 2011 (supervisor: Professor Stephen Watt)
    • Agent Oriented Intelligent Multimedia, M.E.Sc. thesis by Mohamed Elsakhawy, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, January 28, 2011 (supervisor: Professor Hamada Ghenniwa)
    • Multiple Spaced Seeds for Oligonucleotide Design, M.Sc. thesis by Shima Koshraftar, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 10, 2010 (supervisor: Professor Lucian Ilie)
    • Geometric Techniques for Digital Ink, M.Sc. thesis by Vadim Mazalov, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, July 30, 2010 (supervisor: Professor Stephen Watt)
    • Portable Implementation of Digital Ink: Collaboration and Calligraphy, M.Sc. thesis by Rui Hu, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 14, 2009 (supervisor: Professor Stephen Watt)
    • Virtual reality simulation for myringotomy training with haptic feedback, M.E.Sc. thesis by Govind Singh Rehal, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, October 30, 2009 (supervisor: Professor Hanif Ladak)
    • High Accuracy Optical Flow Method Based on a Theory for Warping: 3D Extension, M.Sc. thesis by Weixin Chen, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, August 18, 2009 (supervisor: Professor John Barron)
    • 3D Plant Growth Measurement Using the ShaperGrabber Laser Scanner, M.Sc. thesis by Chen Zhao, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 22, 2009 (supervisor: Professor John Barron)
    • High Performance Code Generation for Polynomials and Power Series, M.Sc. thesis by Ling Ding, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 20, 2009 (supervisor: Professor Eric Schost)
    • Supporting Multimodal Collaboration with Digital Ink and Audio, M.Sc. thesis by Amit Regmi, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, January 30, 2009 (supervisor: Professor Stephen Watt)
    • 2D Ultrasound Image Segmentation Using Graph Cut and Local Image Feature, M.E.Sc. thesis by Mehrnaz Zouqi, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, December 1, 2008 (supervisor: Professor Jagath Samarabandu)
    • Techniques for Transformation and Exchange of Standardized Digital Ink, M.Sc. thesis by Birendra Keshari, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 15, 2008 (supervisor: Professor Stephen Watt)
    • Analysis and Estimation of High Speed Network Traffic, M.E.Sc. thesis by Shuo Yang, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, July 30, 2007, (supervisor: Professor Abdallah Shami)
    • Fault Detection Schemes for High Performance VLSI Implementation of the Advanced Encryption Standard, M.Sc. thesis by Mehran Kermani, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, April 17, 2007 (supervisor: Professor Arash Reyhani Masoleh)
    • An Agent-Based Generic Monitoring System for Self-Management Systems, M.Sc. thesis by Zhaohua Rao, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, August 24, 2006 (supervisor: Professor Hamada Ghenniwa and Abdallah Shami)
    • Resource Matching in a P2P Computational Framework, M.Sc. thesis by Daniel Santoni, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, July 14, 2006 (supervisor: Professor Michael Katchabaw)
    • Simulating RFID systems in Encoding Environments, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Vaughn Hazell, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, February 23, 2006 (supervisor: Professor Michael Bauer)
    • Gene Assembly Algorithms in Ciliates, M.Sc. thesis by Ms. Cerasela Toba, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 8, 2005 (supervisor: Professor Lucian Ilie)
    • An Agent-Oriented Trust Management Model for Security, M.E.Sc. thesis by Mr. Zhen Shi, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, August 22, 2005 (supervisor: Professor Hamada Ghenniwa)
    • Design of Low Power and High Speed Parallel Multipliers, M.E.Sc. thesis by Mr. Rizwan Mudassir, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, August 18, 2005 (supervisor: Professor Zine-Eddine Abid)
    • An Average Heart Model based on MRI Data, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. John Moore, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, June 22, 2005 (supervisor: Professor John Barron)
    • An Agent-Oriented Approach for Dynamic Scheduling in Partially Overlapping Systems, M.E.Sc. thesis by Mr. Raafat Aburukba, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, April 28, 2005 (supervisor: Professor Hamada Ghenniwa)
    • Integrated Web Prefetching System' M.Sc. project by Ms. Xuan Feng, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 16, 2004 (supervisor: Professor Roberto Solis-Oba)
    • Measuring the Performance of Enterprise Systems, M.Sc. thesis by Ms. Qing Li, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, September 20, 2004 (supervisor: Professor Michael Bauer)
    • Predicting Session Initiation Protocol Call Setup Using Network Simulator, M.E.Sc. thesis by Mr. Abdullah Kadri, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, December 15, 2003 (supervisor: Professor Anindya Das)
    • Design of a Quality of Service Management Framework Capable of Automated Adj. of Service Level Agreements Based on Appl. Level Feedback, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Brad Simmons, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, September 23, 2003 (supervisor: Professor Hanan Lutfiyya)
    • Intelligent Assistance in Collaborative Design Environments, M.E.Sc. thesis by Ms. Shumin Wu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, July 21, 2003 (supervisor: Professor Hamada Ghenniwa)
    • Data Compression With Antidictionaries: Epsilon-free compression, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Mike Davidson, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, June 5, 2003 (supervisor: Professor Lucian Ilie)
    • Brokering Services in Cooperative Distributed Systems: Privacy and Capability Based Model, M.E.Sc. thesis by Mr. Abdulmutalib Masoud Wahaishi, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, January 2003 (supervisor: Professor Hamada Ghenniwa)
    • Near-Infrared Optical Flow for Plant Growth, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Amr Aboelela, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, January 2003 (supervisor: Professor John Barron and Professor Steven Beauchemin)
    • On Parametric Polymorphism in Java: A NextGen Compiler Based on GJ, M.Sc. thesis by Ms. Huanling Lu, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 2002 (supervisor: Professor Stephen Watt)
    • Finite Automata with Bounded Counters, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Denby Wong, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 2002 (supervisor: Professor Lucian Ilie)
    • Lossless Audio Compression with Lattice Filter, M.Sc. project by Ms. Huaqing Shen, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, February 2002 (supervisor: Professor Xiaolin Wu)
    • 3D Doppler Storm Tracking, M.Sc. thesis by Ms. Wei Qiu, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 2001 (supervisor: Professor John Barron)
    • SITA: Protecting Internet Trade Agent From Malicious Hosts, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Qin Zhang, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, April 2001 (supervisor: Professor Mark Perry)
    • A Mechanism to implement Differentiated Services in IP-based Network, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Hadee Akhand, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, January 2001 (supervisor: Professor Michael Bauer)
    • Dynamic Policy Binding (DPB): A New Approach to Application Layer Protocol Design, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. William Kulju, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, September 2000 (supervisor: Professor Hanan Lutfiyya)
    • Steam-Boiler Control System -- Simulation and Testing Using Log-File Analysis, M.Sc. project by Mr. Xun An, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, August 2000 (supervisor: Professor Jamie Andrews)
    • Traffic Performances of Assured Forwarding Service in Differentiated Services, M.Sc. thesis by Mr. Tingzhou Yang, Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, December 1999 (supervisor: Professor Abdel Hakim Hafid)