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Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
Research success story in the making
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Research success story in the making

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The slides were presented as part of a research program initiated by IEEE AlexSB and presents my experience with research so far.

The slides were presented as part of a research program initiated by IEEE AlexSB and presents my experience with research so far.

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  • 1. Research Success Story in the Making Ahmed Saeed Egypt-Japan University for Science and Technology www.ahmad-saeed.co.cc/
  • 2. Background
    • Computer and Systems Engineering Graduate, Class 2010
    • 3. Research Assistant at Egypt-Japan University for Science and Technology (2010 - Now)
    • 4. Research Intern at Nile University (2009)
    • 5. Sun Campus Ambassador at Sun Microsystems (2008 - 2009)
    • 6. Junior Software Developer at eSpace technologies (2008 - 2009)
  • 7. Background (Cont'd)
    • Author of 2 journal papers
    • 8. Author 2 conference papers one accepted at PerCom'12 (Acceptance Ratio 11% )
    • 9. Third Place award winner at Graduate Student Research Competition at MobiCom'11
    • 10. Second Place award winner at Undergraduate Student Research Competition at MobiCom'09
  • 11. Agenda
    • What I do
    • 12. How it all began
    • 13. Why I am doing it
    • 14. How you can do it too
    • 15. The life of a Research Assistant (RA)
  • 16. Research
  • 17. Research
    • Solving (new/old) problems using (old/new) methods
      • Playing with unsolved riddles
      • 18. Identifying new riddles to work on
    • Contributing to the body of human knowledge
      • Advancing our local community
      • 19. Pushing the boundaries of the known
  • 20. My Work
    • Cognitive Radio Networks (2012 – Now)
    • 21. Device Free Passive Localization (2010 – Now)
    • 22. Weather Forecasting Implementation Acceleration (2009 – 2010)
    • 23. Bandwidth Aggregation (2009)
    • 24. Surveying Chaotic Systems and Nonlinear Systems (2008)
    • 25. Surveying Computational Theory (2007)
  • 26. How it all started Creative Commons Photo Credit by zachklein
  • 27. How it all started
    • Frustration with the System
      • No Innovation Support
      • 28. Bad Evaluation System
    • Frustration with the Curriculum
      • Is what we are taught enough ?
    • Passion for learning
      • How can we be better Engineers ?
  • 29. Why Research Creative Commons Photo Credit by photojonny
  • 30. Why Research ?
    • Mentality
      • Challenge everything
      • 31. Support System (failure is not the end)
    • Freedom
      • You set your own base
      • 32. You control your environment
    • Sense of Achievement
      • Contribution to our community and humanity
  • 33. Be a Researcher Creative Commons Photo Credit by gmacorig
  • 34. Be a Researcher
    • Read -> With critical thinking
    • 35. Think -> And write everything down
    • 36. Work Hard with Perseverance
    • 37. Learn from your Advisor
    • 38. Have fun and don't forget the big picture
  • 39. The Life of a Research Assistant
    • Keeping up to date with the field
    • 40. Working on the research point
    • 41. Writing Papers
    • 42. Helping other RAs
    • 43. Having fun (if you can manage your time)
  • 44. References
    • Matt Might's Blog http://matt.might.net/articles/
    • 45. (re)made Blog http://jackalopekid.com/

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