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Mohamed Younis

Mohamed Younis

Associate Professor, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Mohamed Younis is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, teaching courses including Computer Architecture, Wireless Sensor Networks, and Principles of Digital Design. He directs UMBC’s Embedded Systems and Networks Lab (ESNET), which does research on embedded and networked computer systems, with a major emphasis on the design and management of wireless sensors networks.

Before joining UMBC, he was with the Advanced Systems Technology Group, an Aerospace Electronic Systems R&D organization of Honeywell International Inc. While at Honeywell he led multiple projects for building integrated fault tolerant avionics and dependable computing infrastructure. He also participated in the development of the Redundancy Management System, which is a key component of the Vehicle and Mission Computer for NASA’s X-33 space launch vehicle.

Dr. Younis’ technical interest includes network architectures and protocols, wireless sensor networks, embedded systems, fault tolerant computing, secure communication and distributed real-time systems. His research has been supported by NSF, NSA, NASA, and Industry.  He has published over 175 technical papers in refereed media. Dr. Younis has five granted and two pending patents. In addition, he serves/served on the editorial board of multiple journals and the organizing and technical program committees of numerous conferences. Dr. Younis is a senior member of the IEEE. He holds a Ph.D. from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Research Projects
  • Efficient and Scalable Multicast Authentication in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks
  • Support of Multi-Level Security in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks
  • AutoNomouS netWorked sEnsoR systems (ANSWER)
  • Lightweight Multi-Granularity Key Management for Secure Wireless Sensor Networks

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