Dr. Eman Fituri

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Director of Educational Initiatives
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I joined QCRI because I was impressed by the level of commitment to conducting world-class research, and the focus on addressing technological challenges that are relevant to the middle east region in general, and to Qatar in particular, and I wanted to be part of this vibrant community.

Research Focus at QCRI

At QCRI, Eman is the program manager for the research collaboration program between QCRI and MIT, and director for the Research Education Initiative.

Previous Experience

Before joining QCRI, Eman was a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar, conducting research on cross-layer protocols utilizing Software Defined Radios. Prior to that she worked at Nortel, Ottawa, Ontario, as a technical prime for WIMAX terminal development, and in a previous post, she worked as a wireless systems engineer at Wireless Technologies Lab. Eman has also worked as a research associate at the university of Ottawa, conducting research in the area of Wireless Sensors Networks, and at Carleton university, conducting research on interference management in wireless networks.

Professional Experience

  • Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Senior Research Analyst, 2010 - 2012
  • Nortel, Ottawa, Canada, Wimax feature SME (Subject Matter Expert), 2007 - 2009
  • Carleton University, Research Associate, 2005 - 2006
  • University of Ottawa, Research Associate, 2004 - 2005
  • Nortel Networks, Wireless Systems Engineer, 2000 - 2003
  • Queen’s University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kingston, Ontario, Graduate Research Assistant / Teaching Assistant, 1992 - 1998
  • Ministry Of Scientific Research, Department of Computer Engineering, Tripoli, Libya, Computer Engineer, 1991 - 1992
  • National Oil Corporation, Joint Ventures Department, Tripoli, Libya, Computer Engineer, 1988 - 1991

Professional Associations and Awards

Patents

Education

  • Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 2000
  • Master of Science in Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, 1994
  • Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Al-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya, 1988

Selected Research

  • Eman A. Fituri and H. T. Mouftah, “The IBSN Switch: A New High-Performance ATM Switch”, Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, September 26-29, 1994, Halifax, Canada.
  • Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz , Halim Yanikomeroglu, Eman Fituri, and Shalini Periyalwar, "Analytical modeling of interference in cellular fixed relay networks", IEEE Canadian Conf. on Electrical & Computer Engineering (CCECE 2006), 7-10 May 2006, Ottawa, Canada
  • Eman A. Fituri and H. T. Mouftah, “Multi-Class Adaptive Connection Admission Control for Future Mobile Wireless Networks”, Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Broadband Research, Ottawa, June 1998, pp. 12-19.
  • Eman A. Fituri and H. T. Mouftah, “Adaptive Connection Admission Control for Future Mobile Networks”, IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Waterloo, May 1998, pp. 898-901.
  • Eman A. Fituri and H. T. Mouftah, “Mobility-Based Call Admission for Wireless Networks”, Proc. CORS/INFORMS, Motreal, April 1998.
  • Eman A. Fituri and H. T. Mouftah, “Resource Estimation and Connection Admission Control for Wireless ATM Networks”, Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Broadband Research, Ottawa, April 1997, pp. 119-124.
  • Eman A. Fituri and H. T. Mouftah, “ Modified Bridged Shuffle Exchange Network with Deflection Routing”, Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, Ontario, May 30-June 1 1994, pp. 319-322.

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