Mohamed Sarwat is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and the director of the Data Systems (DataSys) lab at Arizona State University. Before joining ASU in August 2014, Mohamed obtained his MSc and PhD degrees in computer science from University of Minnesota in 2011 and 2014, respectively. His research interest lies in the broad area of data management systems. Mohamed is a recipient of the University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. His research work has been recognized by the “Best Research Paper Award” in the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2015), the “Best Research Paper Award” in the International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2011), and a “Best of Conference” citation in the IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2012).
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Minnesota, 2014
M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Minnesota, 2011
B.Sc., Computer Engineering, Cairo University, 2011
Database systems, spatial/temporal data management, large-scale data management and analytics, recommender systems
Honors and awards
- Best Research Paper Award in the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management MDM 2015.
- Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota 2013.
- Best Research Paper Award in the 12th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases SSTD 2011.
- Best of Conference Citation in the 28th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering ICDE 2012.
- Registration Chair for ACM SIGMOD 2016
- General Co-Chair for ACM SIGSPATIAL PhD Symposium 2014, 2015
- PC member for ACM SIGMOD 2016 (Demonstration Track), IEEE ICDE 2015, ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2015, IEEE MDM 2015 (industrial track), ACM CIKM 2015
- Reviewer for ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), Transactions on Information Systems and Technology (TIST), ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS), and GeoInformatica Journal