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Recent Conferences, Symposia, Workshops, Panels and Sessions Duties

  1. Member, Advisory Board, International Society of Agile Manufacturing (ISAM) Conference, Orlando, Florida, September 2014.
  2. Member, Technical Program Committee, International conference on Robotics and Automation (RA 2014), Suzhou, China, August 2014.
  3. Member, Technical Committee, Workshop on Active Security through Multi-Agent Systems (WASMAS'14), Salamanca, Spain, June 2014.
  4. Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS 2014), Orlando, Florida, May 2014.
  5. General Chair, American Society for Engineering Education Zone 1 Conference (ASEE), Bridgeport, Connecticut, April 2014.
  6. Member, Advisory Committee, International Conference on innovations in Computer, Communication and Control technologies, Tamil Nadu, India, April 2014.
  7. Member, Technical Committee, Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation conference (REV 2014), Porto, Portugal, February 2014.
  8. General Chair, 9th International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2013), December 2013.
  9. Member, Technical Program Committee, the 3rd International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks (CECNet 2013), Xianning, China, November 2013.
  10. Member, Program Committee, IEEE International conference on System , Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2013), Manchester, England, October 2013.
  11. Member, Program Committee, 3rd IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Science (IFAC ICONS), Chengdu, China, September 2013.
  12. Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS 2013), Karkaw, Poland, August 2013.
  13. Member, Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (CA 2013), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2013.
  14. Member, Program Committee, 2013 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS 13), Atlanta, Georgia, May 2013.
  15. Member, Technical Committee, Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference (REV 2013), Sydney, Australia, February 2013.
  16. Panelist, 2013 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Competition, Washington, D.C., January 2013.
  17. General Chair, 8th International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2012), December 2012.
  18. Member, Program Committee, 7th international Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning (IMCL 2012), Amman, Jordan, November 2012.
  19. Member, Program Committee, Ninth International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV 2012), Bilbao, Spain, July 2012.
  20. Member, Program Committee, 2012 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS 2012), Philadephia, June 2012.
  21. Member, International Program Committee (IPC). IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (CA 2012), Crete, Greece, June 2012.
  22. Member, Program Committee, IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON 2012), Marrakesh, Morocco, April 2012.
  23. General Chair, 7th International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2011), December 2011.
  24. Member, International Program Committee (IPC). IASTED International Conference on Robotics (Robo 2011), Pittsburgh, November 2011.
  25. Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2011), Anchorage, Alaska, October 2011.
  26. Member, International Program Committee, International Conference on Industrial Applications of Soft Computing Techniques (IIASCT 2011), Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, August 2011.
  27. Member, International Program Committee (IPC). IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications (RA 2011), Vancouver, Canada, June 2011.
  28. Member, International Program Committee (IPC). IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (CA 2011), Vancouver, Canada, June 2011.
  29. Member, International Program Committee (IPC). IASTED International Conference on Computer Vision (CV 2011), Vancouver, Canada, June 2011.
  30. Member, Program Committee, IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON 2011), Amman, Jordan, April 2011.
  31. General Chair, Sixth International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2010), December 2010.
  32. General Chair, IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications (RA 2010), Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 2010.
  33. Member, International Program Committee (IPC), International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conferences. IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Control (AsiaRC 2010), Bangkok, Thailand, November 2010.
  34. Member, International Program Committee (IPC), International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conferences. IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications (RA 2010), Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 2010.
  35. Member, International Program Committee, IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, October 2010.
  36. Organizer / Host, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) regional conference, Bridgeport, Connecticut, August 2010.
  37. Member, International Advisory Committee, 5th International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning (IMCL 2010), Sousse, Tunisia, July 2010.
  38. Member, International Program Committee (IPC), International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conferences. IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (CA 2010), Banff, Canada, July, 2010.
  39. North American Liaison, Seventh International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV 2010), Stockholm, Sweden, June 2010.
  40. International Program Committee Member, International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conference, International Conference on ACIT Control, Diagnostics and Automation, (ACIT-CDA 2009), Novosibirsk, Russia,  June 2010.
  41. General Chair, International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2009), December 2009.
  42. International Program Committee Member, International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conference, International Conference on Robotics and Applications, (RA 2009), Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November, 2009.
  43. International Program Committee Member, International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conference, International Conference on Robotics, Telematics and Applications, (RTA 2009), Beijing, China, October, 2009.
  44. Member, Technical Committee, Workshop on the Future of Engineering Education in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, October 2009.
  45. International Program Committee Member, International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conference, International Conference on Identification, Control and Applications, (ICA2009), Honolulu, Hawaii, August, 2009.
  46. International Program Committee Member, International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conference, International Conference on Control and Applications, (CA2009), Cambridge, United Kingdom, July 2009.
  47. Chair, International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, (REV2009), University of Bridgeport, CT, June, 2009.
  48. Program Committee Member, International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR2009), Munich, Germany, June 2009.
  49. Chair, American Society for Engineering Education, (ASEE2009), Northeast Section Conference, University of Bridgeport, CT, April 2009.
  50. Technical Program Committee Member, Robocomm 2009, International Conference on Robot Communication and Coordination, Odense, Denmark, March 2009.
  51. Technical Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Computer, Control and Communication (IEEE-IC4, 2009), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and The Genesis of Pakistan Marine Engineering College (PNET), Karachi, Pakistan, February, 2009.
  52. Technical Committee member, Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation 2008 (REV2008) International Symposium, University of Applied Sciences, Dusseldorf, Germany, 2008.
  53. Member, International Program Committee (IPC), International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conference. IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (CA 2008), Quebec, Canada, 2008.
  54. General Chair, International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2008), December 2008.
  55. Technical Committee Member, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC2008), Singapore, October 2008.
  56. International Program Committee Member, eLearning and eResearch Conference, 5th Congress of Scientific Research Outlook in the Arab World: Scientific Innovation and Sustained Development, Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF), Fez, Morocco, October 2008.
  57. Technical Program Committee Member, 10th IBIMA Conference, Innovation and Knowledge Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 2008.
  58. International Advisory Board Member, Third International Conference on “Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning (IMCL 2008), Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Amman, Jordan, April 2008.
  59. Member, Conference Organizing Committee, ASEE Zone 1 Meeting, West Point, NY, March 2008.
  60. Chair, Session on Robotics and Automation, ASEE Zone 1 Meeting, West Point, NY, March 2008.
  61. Member, Student Paper Competition Committee, ASEE Zone 1 Meeting, West Point, NY, March 2008.
  62. Judge, Student Poster Committee, ASEE Zone 1 Meeting, West Point, NY, March 2008.
  63. Technical Committee Member, International Business Information Management Association, (IBIMA), 9th Annual Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, January 2008.
  64. General Chair, Third International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2007), December 2007.
  65. Technical Committee Member, The First International Conference on Computer, Control & Communication, Karachi, Pakistan, November, 2007
  66. International Advisory Committee Member, The First International Conference on Computer, Control & Communication, Karachi, Pakistan, November, 2007
  67. International Program Committee Member, IEEE International conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SME 2007), Montreal, Canada, October 2007.
  68. International Program Committee Member, Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems (IDAACS 2007), Dortmund, Germany, September 2007.
  69. International Program Committee Member, International Conference on Robotics and Applications, (RA 2007), Wuerzburg, Germany, August 2007.
  70. International Program Committee Member, European Control Conference (ECC), Kos, Greece, July 2007.
  71. International Program Committee Member, International REV (Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation) Conference, North American Liaison, Portugal, June 2007.
  72. Technical Committee Member, ASEE Regional Conference, URI, 2007.
  73. Member, Conference Organizing Committee, ASEE New England Annual Conference, University of Rhone Island, 2007.
  74. Judge, Student Poster Committee, ASEE New England Annual Conference, University of Rhone Island, 2007.
  75. Chair, Session on Robotics and Automation, ASEE New England Annual Conference, University of Rhone Island, 2007.
  76. Member, Student Paper Competition Committee, ASEE New England Annual Conference, University of Rhone Island, 2007.
  77. Session Chair, International Conference on Interactive Computer-Aided Blended Learning, Florianopolis, Brazil, May, 2007.
  78. Moderator, panel discussion, International Conference on Interactive Computer-Aided Blended Learning, “Social Web and E-Learning”, Florianopolis, Brazil, May, 2007.
  79. Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Interactive Computer-Aided Blended Learning, Florianopolis, Brazil, May, 2007.
  80. International Program Committee Member, International Conference on Control and Applications, (CA 2007), Montreal, Canada, May 2007.
  81. International Program Committee Member, International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning, Amman, Jordan, April 2007.
  82. North American Liaison, International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, (REV2007), Porto, Portugal.
  83. International Advisory Board Member, International Conference on “Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning (IMCL 2007), Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Amman, Jordan, 2007.
  84. General Chair, Second International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2006), December 2006 (http://www.cisse2006.org).
  85. International Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2006), Taiwan, October 2006.
  86. International Program Committee Member, IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications (RA 2006), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2006.
  87. Technical Program Committee Member, Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (2006 REV) International Symposium, Slovenia, June 2006.
  88. Moderator, Panel on Bologna Process: “Changes in Education - Remote Engineering”, Slovenia, June 2006.
  89. Technical Committee Member, ASEE Regional Conference, WPI, 2006.
  90. Session Chair, The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) New England Section Conference, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, chaired the session on “Automation”, March 2006.
  91. Judge for Student Poster presentations, The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) New England Section Conference, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, March 2006.
  92. General Chair, International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2005), December 2005.
  93. Technical Program Committee Member, The International Association of Science and Technology for Development  (IASTED) Robotics and Applications RA2005, Cambridge, MA, November 2005.
  94. International Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2005), Hawaii, 2005.
  95. Panel participant, University of Bridgeport International College, panel on “Israel and Palestine – Looking Ahead 25 Years”, October 2005.
  96. Session Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, session on “Autonomous Mobile Robots”, Croatia, June 2005.
  97. Session Chair, The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) International Conference on Controls and Applications,  Robotics Session, CA 2005, Cancun, Mexico, May 2005.
  98. Technical Committee Member, ASEE Regional Conference, Fairfield, CT, 2005.
  99. Session Chair, ASEE 2006 Regional Conference, “Industrial Automation and Manufacturing” Session, Fairfield, CT, March 2005.
  100. Presented workshop on “Electronic Assessment”, Assessment Conference Fall Forum, The New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN) and  New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Fall Forum, Bentley College, November 2004.
  101. Technical program committee, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2004), New Orleans, LA, May 2004.
  102. Member, Technical Committee, Second International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS 2003), Foros, Crimea , Ukraine, July 2003.
  103. Technical program committee, 2003 World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI), Orlando, Florida, July 2003.
  104. Program committee, The 7th International Conference on Automation Technology (Automation 2003), Taipei, Taiwan, May 2003.
  105. Technical program committee, 2002 World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI), Orlando, Florida, July 2002.
  106. Invited session organizer, for the 2002 World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 2002.
  107. Co-Chair, 9th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications, ISORA 2002, Orlando, Florida, June 2002.
  108. Invited session chair, the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation session on Inspection, Washington, D.C., May 2002.
  109. Technical program committee, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2002), Washington, D.C., May 2002.
  110. International Technical Committee, International Congress on Autonomous Intelligent Systems (ICAIS), Melbourne, Australia, March 2002.
  111. General Chair and Chair of the International Organizing Committee, International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation (IETA 2001), Cairo, Egypt, December 2001.
  112. Plenary Session Chair, the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation (IETA 2001), Cairo, Egypt, December 2001.
  113. Session Chair, Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2001), Session on Web Classroom Technology, Reno, Nevada, October 2001.
  114. Technical program committee, AMSE International Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Dearborn, Michigan, October 2001.
  115. Organizing committee member, AMSE International Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Dearborn, Michigan, October 2001.
  116. International Program Committee, World Manufacturing Congress (WMC 2001), Rochester, New York, September 2001.
  117. International Program Committee, WSES (World Scientific Engineering Society) International Conference on: Robotics, Distance Learning and Intelligent Communication Systems 2001, Malta, September 2001.
  118. Member, Technical Committee, First International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS 2001), Foros, Crimea , Ukraine, July 2001.
  119. Technical program committee, 2001 World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI), Orlando, Florida, July 2001.
  120. Technical program committee, European Workshop on Service and Humanoid Robots (SERVICEROB-2001), Santorini, Greece, June 2001.
  121. Technical program committee, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2001), Seoul, Korea, April 2001.
  122. Technical program committee, International Conference on Intelligent Automated Manufacturing (IAM 2001), American University in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 2001.
  123. Technical program committee, International Conference on Engineering of Natural and Artificial Intelligent Systems (ENAIS 2001), American University in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 2001.
  124. Invited session/workshop organizer, for the International Congress on Information Science Innovations (ISI 2001), American University in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 2001.
  125. Invited paper submission for the 2nd International Conference on Earth Observation and Environmental Information (EOEI 2000), Cairo, Egypt, November 2000.
  126. Invited session organizer (Robotics, Automation and Prototyping) for the AMSE International Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., October 2000.
  127. Invited paper submission for the 2002 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC 2002), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October, 2000.
  128. Invited Panel member on graduate education and opportunities for graduate students; AMSE International Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., October 2000.
  129. Technical program committee, AMSE International Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., October 2000.
  130. Organizing committee member, AMSE International Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., October 2000.
  131. Invited session organizer, for the 2000 World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 2000.
  132. Session Chair, the 8th International Symposium on Robotics and Automation (ISORA 2000), session on Techniques and Applications in Service Robotics, Maui, Hawaii, May 2000.
  133. Invited Symposium Chair and Organizer, “New Trends in Prototyping Design and Automation,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, California, April 2000.
  134. Technical program committee, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2000), San Francisco, California, April 2000.
  135. Program Committee, 23rd International Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2000).
  136. Technical program committee, AMSE International Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., October 1999.
  137. Session Chair, the 1999 AMSE International Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., Session on Mechanical Engineering, October, 1999.
  138. International Program Committee, International Symposium on Manufacturing Systems (ISMS 99), Sunderland and Newcastle-upon Tyne, U.K., September 1999.
  139. International Program Committee, International Symposium on Manufacturing Technology (ISMT 99), Sunderland and Newcastle-upon Tyne, U.K., September 1999.
  140. Invited paper submission for the 1999 European Control Conference (ECC), Karlsruhe, Germany, September 1999.
  141. Technical program committee, Fifth Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis Conference (ISAS 99), Orlando, Florida, July 1999.
  142. Session Chair, the Third International Conference on Industrial Automation session on Robotics, Montreal, Canada, June 1999.
  143. Session Chair, the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation session on Calibration and Tolerances, Detroit, Michigan, May 1999.
  144. Session Chair, the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation session on Flexible Manipulators II, Detroit, Michigan, May 1999.
  145. Session Chair, the 1999 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechatronics (ICRAM 99), Istanbul, Turkey. Session on Analysis of Mechatronic Systems, May, 1999.
  146. Technical program committee, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 1999), Detroit, Michigan, May 1999.
  147. Invited paper submission for the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 99), Detroit, Michigan, May 1999.
  148. Invited General Chair, 7th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 98), October 1998.
  149. Invited session organizer, for the 1998 World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 1998.
  150. Technical program committee, International Symposium on Manufacturing with Applications (ISOMA 98), Anchorage, Alaska, May 1998.
  151. Invited session organizer for the International Symposium on Manufacturing with Applications (ISOMA 98), Anchorage, Alaska, May 1998.
  152. Invited session organizer for the Seventh International Symposium on Robotics and Applications (ISORA 98), Anchorage, Alaska, May 1998.
  153. Invited session developer for the 1998 World Automation Congress (WAC 98), Alaska, May 1998.
  154. Invited Workshop organizer the 1998 World Automation Congress (WAC 98), Alaska, May 1998.
  155. Session Chair, the 1998 World Automation Congress. Session on Sensing and Recognition, Anchorage, Alaska, May 1998.
  156. International Program Committee, World Manufacturing Congress (WMC 97), Auckland, New Zealand, November 1997.
  157. Invited Plenary talk on “Robotics and Automation,” 6th International Computer Systems Symposium, Ixtapa, Mexico, October 1997.
  158. Invited session organizer for the 6th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 97), Tucson, Arizona, October 1997.
  159. Track Chair - Discrete-Event/Hybrid Systems and Control Track at the 6th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 97), UCLA, CA, October, 1997.
  160. Chair, Session on Mobile Robots, IFAC Fifth Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO '97), Nantes, France, September 1997.
  161. Invited session organizer, for the 1997 World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Caracas, Venezuela, July 1997.
  162. Invited Workshop Chair and Organizer, “Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 1997.
  163. Technical Committee, the 1997 Measurement Science Conference, Pasadena, California, January 1997.
  164. Session Chair, the 1997 Measurement Science Conference, session on Measuring Sense Data for Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, California, January 1997.
  165. Invited Panel member on Collaborative Power Engineering for the 1997 IEEE PICA Conference, Columbus, Ohio, 1997.
  166. Track Chair - Discrete-Event/Hybrid Systems and Control Track at the 5th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 96), Kauai, Hawaii, November 1996.
  167. Program Committee, 22nd International Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 96).
  168. Invited Panel member on “Innovative Tools and Techniques for Intelligent Control.” 10th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC 95), Monterey, California, August 1995.
  169. Session Chair, the 1995 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation session on Inspection, May 1995.
  170. Technical program committee, 1995 IEEE 10th International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC 95).
  171. Session Chair, the 1994 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation session on Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, May 1994.
  172. Chair, Session on Object Recognition, 1994 IEEE 2nd CAD-Based Vision Workshop, Pittsburgh, February 1994.
  173. Technical program committee, 1994 IEEE 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC 94).