Personnel

Dr. Said Selim Elnaffar

Position Associate Professor
Titles Coordinator for BSC in Software Design
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology
Email said.elnaffar@cud.ac.ae
Telephone/Ext +971(4)7096821
Location C3-10
Name Dr. Said Selim Elnaffar
Position Associate Professor
Email said.elnaffar@cud.ac.ae
Telephone/Ext +971(4)7096821
Location C3-10
Titles Coordinator for BSC in Software Design
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology

Biography

Dr. Elnaffar received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Queen’s University (ON, Canada). He won IBM PhD Fellowship Award and worked as a Research Associate at the Centre of Advanced Studies (CAS) of IBM Canada. He worked at UAE University, American University in Ras al Khaimah, and American University in the Emirates. Presently, he is a Program Coordinator (Software Design) and an Associate Professor the Canadian University Dubai. He is the winner of the Best Teaching Award and Best Research paper in computing education.

Dr. Elnaffar’s research has been funded by numerous governmental agencies, and industrial firms. His work is published in reputable international journals and IEEE/ACM Conferences. He organized and served on many program committees of pronounced conferences and workshops.

Dr. Elnaffar is also an entrepreneur and helped many firms with his industrial consultation and professional training. He has several industrial certifications from IT giants such as Google and IBM in contemporary fields such as machine learning, data science, and software engineering and development.

Research Interests Keywords

Applied Machine Learning , Cloud Computing , Internet of Things , Computing Education

Academic Publications

Publications

  • Zakaria Maamar, Noura Faci, Said Elnaffar, Fadwa Yahya, Khouloud Boukadi, Djamal Benslimane, “Semantic Thingsourcing in the Internet-of-Things,” in Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2021.
  • X. Zhao, S. S. Band, S. Elnaffar, M. Sookhak, A. Mosavi and E. Salwana, "The Implementation of Border Gateway Protocol Using Software-Defined Networks: A Systematic Literature Review," in IEEE Access, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3103241.
  • Tahseen Al-Doori, Ahmed N. Al-Masri and Said Elnaffar. (2021) Security Threats Intercepted by the Integrated IDs/ IPs in the Cisco Unified Wireless Network: Observations and Reflections during COVID-19 Period. The 2nd International Conference on Distributed Sensing and Intelligent Systems (ICDSIS2021), China, July 30-31, 2021 (Online).
  • Hamza Salem, Manuel Mazzara, and Said Elnaffar. (2021) Automatically Injecting Sematic Annotations into Online Articles. The 14-th International Symposium on Mining and Web (MAW-2021), with AINA-2021: The 35-th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2021), Springer Series "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing": http://www.springer.com/series/11156.
  • Zakaria Maamar, Khouloud Boukadi, Bamory Kone, Djamal Benslimane, and Said Elnaffar. (2020) “Thingsourcing to Enable IoT Collaboration”, 29th IEEE International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE 2020), Future Internet Services and Applications (FISA 2020), Bayonne, France (Virtual), Sept. 25-27, 2020 [SCOPUS, to appear]
  • Said Elnaffar, Zakaria Maamar, Vanilson Buregio, Mohamed Sellami, and Noura Faci. (2020) “Augmenting Enterprise Systems with Social Networking Capabilities via Design Patterns”, Proceedings of 3rd American University in the Emirates International Research Conference 2020, Dubai, UAE (Virtual), Aug. 8, 2020. [Springer, to appear].
  • Zakaria Maamar, Mohamed Sellami, Thar Baker, Said Elnaffar, Maj Alshibly. (2020) “Atomicity in the Internet of Transactional Things (Io2T)”. In: Barolli L., Amato F., Moscato F., Enokido T., Takizawa M. (eds) Web, Artificial Intelligence and Network Applications. WAINA 2020 (Workshops of AINA 2020). Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1150. Springer, Cham., March 31, 2020. http://doi-org-443.webvpn.fjmu.edu.cn/10.1007/978-3-030-44038-1_5 [ SCOPUS]
  • Said Elnaffar, “The Visual Advisor: Academic Advising Streamlined”, Assessment in MENA(AIM), AD, UAE, April 7-8, 2019.
  • Said Elnaffar and Aisha El Allam, “An App Approach to Correcting the Posture of Smartphone Users”, 2018 IEEE Advances in Science and Engineering Technology (ASET 2018) - Engineering Innovations in Healthcare International Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2018, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1109/ICASET.2018.8376910 [SCOPUS].