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Hany Ammar

Hany Ammar



Professor Hany Ammar’s contributions to the field of Computer Science and Engineering are extensive and impressive. Currently holding the position of Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Galala University in Egypt, he also serves as a Professor Emeritus in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University, USA.

With a focus on software engineering, Professor Ammar has made significant research contributions, as evidenced by his publication record. He has authored more than 200 articles in prestigious international journals and conference proceedings, reflecting the depth and breadth of his expertise in the field.

Professor Ammar’s teaching career spans over three decades, with a dedicated focus on software engineering since 1985. His extensive experience in both research and teaching positions him as a leading authority in the field, providing valuable insights and mentorship to students and colleagues alike.

As a Professor Emeritus, Professor Ammar continues to contribute to the academic community through his research, teaching, and mentorship activities. His dedication to advancing the field of software engineering has earned him recognition and respect within the academic and professional spheres.

Overall, Professor Hany Ammar’s illustrious career is characterized by his unwavering commitment to excellence in research and education. His contributions have had a profound impact on the field of Computer Science and Engineering, inspiring future generations of scholars and practitioners in software engineering.


  • Ph.D.UniversityofNotreDame,USA
  • M.S.E.E. University of T exas at El Paso, USA
  • B.Sc. in Physics, CairoUniversity, Egypt
  • B.S.E.E. Cairo University, Egypt



Area Of Research

  • Software Engineering
  • Identification Technology
  • Information Security


  • Architectural Level SoftwareMetrics.
  • Design Requirements: Capability Driven Software Requirements Engineering.
  • The International Center of Excellence using AI in Software Engineering.
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Methodology for Securing Sensitive Information in Big Data.
  • Cryptosystem Based on Latin Square and Artificial Intelligence for Co vert Communications.

Awards/Honorable Mentions

  • Fulbright Specialist Scholar awardin informationtechnology fundedby theU.S. State Department – Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, 2010.
  • Best JournalPaperAwardat the2002NASAOSMASoftwareAssuranceWorkshop.
  • Best Paper Award, 2nd. Malaysian Software Engineering Conference (MySEC’06).
  • Best Paper Award, 5th World Multi-Conference on Systems, Cybernetics and Informatics, 2001.

Academic Positions

  • October 2022–Present,Professor,Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering,Galala University,Egypt.
  • May 2020 – Present, Professor Emeritus, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering West Virginia University.
  • USA 2001-May2020,ProfessorwithTenure,ComputerScienceandElectricalEngineering West Virginia University.
  • USA 1995-2001,AssociateProfessorwithTenure,ComputerScienceandElectricalEngineering West Virginia University, USA.
  • 1990-1995 Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering West Virginia University, USA.
  • 1985-90 Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Clarkson University, USA.


Currently teaching and conducting research in software engineering and Information security using AI.