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Mohamed F. Mokbel

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
4-192 KHKH Building
200 Union Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55455

Office: 4-207 EE/CS Building
Phone: (612) 626-3025
Email: mokbel@cs.umn.edu
Homepage: http://www.cs.umn.edu/~mokbel


Awarded the highly prestigious VLDB "10-Years Award" for VLDB 2016 (Announcement)

Chair of ACM SIGSPATIAL: 2014 -

Editorial Board: ACM Books, ACM TODS, ACM TSAS, VLDB Journal, GeoInformatica, DAPD,

Recent PC Member: VLDB 2017, SIGMOD 2017, EDBT 2017, VLDB 2016, SIGMOD 2016, ICDE 2016,
                                SIGSPATIAL 2016, VLDB 2015, ICDE 2015 SIGSPATIAL 2015, ....(more services)

PC Co-Chair: SIGMOD 2018, WISE 2016, MDM 2014, MDM 2011, SIGSPATIAL 2010 SIGSPATIAL 2009,,
                     SIGSPAITAL 2008

Best Paper Awards: MDM 2015, MobiGIS 2012, SSTD 2011, MDM 2009, MASS 2008,....... (more awards)

PhD Alumni: A. Eldawy (2015, Assist. Prof., UC Riverside), A. Hendawi (2015, PostDoc, U. Virginia),
                    M. Sarwat (2014, Assist. Prof., Arizona State U.), J. Bao (2014, Microsoft Research Asia),
                    J. Levandoski (2011, Microsoft Research), M. Khalefa (2011, Assist. Prof., Alexandria U.),
                    C. Chow (2010, Assist. Prof., City U. Hong Kong)

NSF Awards as PI: IIS-1525953 (Sep 2015), CNS-1512877 (Jul 2015), IIS-1218168 (Sep 2012), IIS-0952977
                              (Mar 2010, CAREER), IIS-0811998 (Sep 2008), IIS-0811935 (Sep 2008),....... (more funding)

Recent News

July 2016: Awarded the highly prestigious VLDB "10-Years Award" for VLDB 2016. This award is established for the author(s), whose paper appeared in the VLDB conference 10 years ago, that has the most impact on database research since then. ....(Awards)  (Announcement)

Jun 2016: Congratulations to Ahmed Eldawy for successfully defending his PhD. Ahmed will join University of California Riverside as tenure-track Assistant Professor this summer ....(Students)

May 2016: Delivered two tutorials & three papers at ICDE 2016, Helsinki, Finland ....(publications)  (tutorials)

May 2016: Delivered an Invited Talk at U. of Iowa ....(talks)

Apr 2016: Appointed PC Co-Chair for ACM SIGMOD 2018 ....(service)

Mar 2016: A Tutorial is accepted at ACM SIGMOD 2016 ....(tutorials)

Dec 2015: Three papers & Two tutorials are accepted at IEEE ICDE 2016 ....(publications)  (tutorials)

Nov 2015: Runner-Up for Best Vision Paper Award at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2015, Seattle, WA....(awards)

Nov 2015: Poster paper & Vision paper are presented at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2015, Seattle, WA....(publications)

Nov 2015: Journal paper accepted at IEEE TKDE....(publications)

Oct 2015: Tutorial about Big Spatial Data is presented at IEEE Big Data 2015, San Jose, CA....(tutorials)

Oct 2015: Invited Talk, Emory University, Atlanta, GA........(talks)

Sep 2015: NSF Award: III: Small: Indexing, Querying, and Visualizing Big Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data.
                 PI: Mohamed Mokbel. $499,769 ........(funding)

Aug 2015: Paper and Demo are presented at VLDB 2015, Kohala Coast, HI....(publications)  (demos)

Aug 2015: Keynote Speaker at iDB Workshop, Nara, Japan....(keynotes)

Jul 2015: NSF Award: II-NEW: Research Infrastructure for Big Spatial and Temporal Data.. PI: Mohamed Mokbel,
                Co-PI: Brent Hecht, Ravi Janardan, Shashi Shekhar. $391,512........(funding)

Jun 2015: Best Paper Award and Best Demo Award at IEEE MDM 2015, Pittsburgh, PA....(awards)

Jun 2015: Tutorial about Big Spatial Data is presented at IEEE MDM 2015, Pittsburgh, PA....(tutorials)

Jun 2015: Three papers and Demo are presented at IEEE MDM 2015, Pittsburgh, PA....(publications)  (demos)

May 2015: Keynote Speaker at SaudiGIS Symposium, Dammam, KSA....(keynotes)

Apr 2015: Runner-Up for Best Poster Award at IEEE ICDE 2015, Seoul, South Korea....(awards)

Apr 2015: Three papers & two demos presented at IEEE ICDE 2015, Seoul, South Korea.(publications)(demos)

Mar 2015: SpatialHadoop is licensed to Eclipse Foundation, and renamed to be GeoJinni, .. University Article

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