Distinguished Visitors Program: Europe, Middle East, and Africa

The IEEE Computer Society is pleased to present the Region 8 (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) Distinguished Vistors [Speakers] Program. Region 8 chapters interested in the speakers below should refer to the general guidelines for the DVP.




Carlos Jimenez

Carlos E. Jimenez (2014-2016)

Smart Cities, Open Innovation and Open Government: Towards “Public-Private-People Partnership” (PPPP) Models?
The city as Open Innovation Laboratory
Management in e-Government Projects

Smart Cities, Innovación Abierta y Open Government: ¿Hacia modelos de “Public-Private-People Partnership” (PPPP)?
De “Open Government” a “Smart Governance”: Una perspectiva estratégica desde el Back Office / From “Open Government” to “Smart Governance”: a Strategic view of the Back Office
La ciudad como laboratorio de innovación abierta
La Gestión en los proyectos de e-Government


Hossam M.A. Fahmy

Hossam M.A. Fahmy (2013-2015)

Computer Networks
Fault Tolerance
Software and Web Engineering


Dhiraj K. Pradhan


Dhiraj K. Pradhan (2012-2014)

Galois Field Switching Theory and Applications
Introduction to Fault Tolerant Computer Design
From Vacuum Tubes to Nano Tubes
Fault-Tolerant Computer System Design


Khalid Saeed  (2014-2016)

Toeplitz Matrices in Biometric Recognition Systems
When Biometric Systems Fail to be Reliable in Security Systems.
Voice-Print and its Toeplitz-based Identifying Algorithms.
Toeplitz-Matrix Applications in Image Processing


Stefano Spaccapietra

Stefano Spaccapietra (2012-2014)

Mobility Data: Modeling, Management, and Understanding
Mitigated Determination of non-Significance
Conceptual Models Versus Ontologies