Professional Activities and Awards


  • Member, IEEE Technical Committee on Nonlinear Circuits & Systems (TCNCAS) (2000-present) 
  • Senior member IEEE (since 2003) 
  • Associate member, Int. Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (2002-2012) 
  • Associate member, Multidisciplinary Institute for Complex Systems, Normandy, France 
  • Past Editor, Int. J. Circuit Theory & Applications, Wiley (2009-2013) 
  • Associate Editor, Int. J. Bifurcation & Chaos, World Scientific (2014-present)
  • Past Associate Editor J. Dynamics of Continuous & Discrete Impulsive Systems-Series B, American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) (2009-2014) 
  • Associate Editor, IEICE J. Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, IEICE, Japan (2011-present) 
  • Associate Editor, Int. J. Circuit Theory & Applications, Wiley (2013-present)
  • Associate Editor, Int. J. Electronics & Communications (AEU), Elsevier (2016-present)
  • Senior Editorial Board Member, IEEE J. Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits & Systems (2015-present)
  • Member UAE Society of Engineers Advisory Committee (2006-2012)
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'03, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003 
  • Review Committee Member, Int. Conf. on Communications, Circuits & Systems, ICCCAS'04, Chengdu, China, 2004 
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'04, Vancouver, Canada, 2004 
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'05, Kobe, Japan, 2005 
  • Scientific Committee Member, Eurpoean Conference on Circuits Theory & Design ECCTD'05, Cork, Ireland, 2005 
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'06, Kos, Greece, 2006 
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'07, Louisiana, USA, 2007 
  • Organizing Committee, International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, ISSPA'07, Sharjah, UAE, 2007 
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'08, Washington, USA, 2008 
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'09, Taiwan, 2009 
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'10, France, 2010
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'11, Brazil, 2011 
  • Review Committee Member, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'13, China, 2013 
  • Review Committee Member, European Conf. on Circuits Theory & Design ECCTD'09, Izmir, Turkey, 2009 
  • Track Chair, 4th IEEE GCC Conference, Bahrain, 2007 
  • Track Chair, 8th IEEE GCC Conference, Dubai, 2011  
      • Track Chair, IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronic Circuits and Systems ICECS'11, Beirut, Lebanon, 2011
      • Program Committee member Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) (2007-present) 
      • Guest Editor, Special issue on Advances in Oscillator Analysis and Design, J. Circuits Systems Computers, World Scientific, June 2010 
      • Lead Guest Editor, Special Issue on Fractional-Order Circuits and Systems, IEEE J. Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits & Systems, Sept. 2013
      • Guest Editor, H. Yu, A. S. Elwakil, L. Rayashko, Y. Wang, and G. Chen (Editors). Special Issue on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Hindawi, (DOI: /10.1155/2014/567281), 2014
      • Guest Editor, Special issue on Fractional-Order Circuits: Theory, Design, and Applications, J. Circuits Systems and Signal Processing, Springer, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 1807-1813, June 2016 
      • Guest Editor, Special issue on Recent Advances in the Design and Applications of Fractional-Order Circuits and Systems, Int. J. of Electronics & Communications, Elsevier, Oct. 2017.
      • Keynote Speaker, Sixth International Workshop on Chaos Fractals and Applications, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China, August 2013 
          • Keynote Speaker, Int. Conf. on Fractional Differentiation and Its Applications (ICFDA), Catania, Italy, June 2014 
          • Keynote Speaker, 39th Int. Conf. on Telecommunications & Signal Processing, Vienna, Austria, June 2016
          • Keynote speaker, COST/IEEE-CASS Seasonal Training School in Fractional-Order Systems (COST/IEEE-CASS FRACTAL) November 24-26, 2016, Brno, Czech Republic
          • Keynote Speaker, 28th Int. Conf. on Microelectronics ICM'16, Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2016
          • Chair, Special session on Fundamental Nonlinear Elements in Circuit Theory and Applications,  Int. Symposium on Nonlinear Theory & Applications NOLTA'15Hong Kong, Dec. 1-4, 2015
          • Chair, Special session on Nonlinear Circuits, 59th IEEE Int. Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, AbuDhabi, UAE, Oct. 2016
          • Program Committee Member, 12th Int. Conf. on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD 2016), 13-15 August 2016,  Changsha, China
          • Technical Committee, 28th Int. Conf. on Microelectronics ICM'16, Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2016
          • Program Committee Member, European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design ECCTD'17, Catania, Italy, Sept. 2017
          • Special Session Organizer, Progress on fractional-order devices and systems in interdisciplinary applications, European Conf. on Circuit Theory and Design ECCTD 2017, Catania, Italy, 2017.
          • Excellence in Research Award, University of Sharjah, 2006, 2009
          • Excellence in Teaching award, University of Sharjah, 2005, 2010
          • Egyptian Government first class medal for Achievements in Engineering Sciences, 2009 
          • Egyptian Government Excellence in Engineering Sciences Award, 2015
          • Book Reviewer: Wiley, Oxford University Press, IET and CRC press