Wireless Sensor Networks Protocol
Kemal Akkaya received his BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in 1997 and Ortadogu Technical University (ODTU), Ankara, Turkey in 1999 respectively. He worked as a software developer at an automation project of Siemens and World Bank in Ankara, Turkey in 2000. In the same year, he joined to University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) in Baltimore, MD as a research assistant. He is currently a PhD candidate and research assistant in Computer Science Department at UMBC. His research interests include energy aware routing, security and quality of service issues in ad hoc wireless and sensor networks.
Mohamed Younis received B.S. degree in Computer Science and M.S. in Engineering Mathematics from Alexandria University in Egypt in 1987 and 1992, respectively. In 1996, he received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). Before joining UMBC, he was with the Advanced Systems Technology Group, an Aerospace Electronic Systems R&D organization of Honeywell International Inc. While at Honeywell he led multiple projects for building integrated fault tolerant avionics, in which a novel architecture and an operating system were developed. This new technology has been incorporated by Honeywell in multiple products and has received worldwide recognition by both the research and the engineering communities. He also participated in the development the Redundancy Management System, which is a key component of the Vehicle and Mission Computer for NASA's X-33 space launch vehicle. His technical interest includes network architectures and protocols, embedded systems, fault tolerant computing and distributed real-time systems. He has four granted and three pending patents. He served on multiple technical committees and published over 40 technical papers in refereed conferences and journals.