Dr. Wagdy H. Mahmoud

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering
wmahmoud@udc.edu; Tel: 202.274.5239

Research Interests: Reconfigurable computing systems and applications, hardware/software co-design, digital signal processing systems, digital VLSI, Verilog and VHDL hardware description languages, digital Image Processing, medical image processing and analysis. My professional objectives are: a) conduct industrial and government agency funded research of national significance in the areas of computer engineering and adaptive computer architecture, and digital and image signal processing; b) to publish said research in nationally recognized journals and conference proceedings; c) to introduce, teach, and strengthen undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories in the computer engineering/architecture fields; d) to help the creation of nationally recognized electrical and computer engineering graduate programs; e) to support, mentor and direct the work of advanced undergraduate and graduate students whose interests are in the computer engineering field.

Selected Honors and Awards: Senior IEEE member

Career in Brief:

a) Education:
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, Doctor of Philosophy October 1997
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, 1991
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, Master of Science, Computer Science, 1989
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, 1975

b) Professional Experience:
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, University of the District of Columbia (UDC),. (Aug. 2004 – present).
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tennessee Technological University. (Aug. 1998 – Aug.2004).
Visiting Assistant Professor: EECS department, Vanderbilt University, Summer Internship Research Program (June 2003 – August 2003 & June 2004 – August 2004).
NASA Summer Faculty Fellow NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA. (June 2002 – Aug. 2002)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, the University of South Alabama. (Jan. 1998 – Jun. 1998).