Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal#


Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal
Membership Number:5240
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:INFORMATICS
Elected:2020
ORCID:0000-0001-5451-4398
Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumi-helal-1550241/
Homepage: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/scc/about-us/people/sumi-helal



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2017 - Present Full Professor and Chair in Digital Health, Lancaster University, UK
  • 2004 - 2017 Full Professor, University of Florida, USA
  • 2011 - 2013 Finland Distinguished Professor (FiDiPro), Aalto University and EIT Digital, Finland
  • 1998 - 2004 Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA
  • 2000 - 2000 Academic Visitor, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
  • 1996 - 1998 Member of the Technical Staff, Microelectronics and Computer Corporation, USA
  • 1991 - 1995 Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Digital health
  • Internet of Things
  • Pervasive computing
  • Mobile computing
  • Edge computing
  • Distributed systems

Honours and Awards
  • 2020 Computer Society 2020 President-Elect nominee
  • 2019 AAAS Fellow (Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science)
  • 2018 EIT Fellow (Fellow of the British Institution of Engineering and Technologies)
  • 2018 IEEE Computer Society’s Golden Core recipient
  • 2017 Elected to the Board of Governor of the IEEE Computer Society
  • 2015 IEEE Fellow ( Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • 2013 ACM Outstanding Service Award
  • 2011 Finland Distinguished Professor (FiDiPro) Award
  • 2011 University of Florida Technology Innovator of the Year
  • 2007 Best of SensorExpo Silver Award to Pervasa Inc., a start-up founded by Dr. Helal

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