Queen's School of Computing


Sameh Sourour received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Alexandria University in 2002 and 2006, respectively, and his PhD from University of Toronto in 2011. His PhD thesis was nominated for the Governor General’s Gold Medal Award. After his graduation, he held a MITACS industrial postdoctoral fellowship with Siradel Canada and University of Toronto. Prior to moving to Queen’s University in 2019, he held another postdoctoral fellowship at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), a Lecturer position at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), and an Assistant Professor position at University of Idaho. During his PhD and postdoctoral fellowships, he led several research projects with industrial partners and government agencies, such as LG Korea, the European Space Agency, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), and Siradel France. Dr. Sorour is currently a senior IEEE member and an Editor for IEEE Communications Letters. His research and educational interests lie in the broad areas of advanced computing, learning, and networking technologies for cyber-physical and autonomous systems.