Hesham A. Hefny

received a B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. all in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Cairo University in 1987, 1991, and 1998 respectively. He is currently a professor of Computer Science at the Faculty of Graduate Studies for Statistical Research (FGSSR), Cairo University. He is also the vice dean of graduate studies and researches of FGSSR.

Prof. Hefny has authored more than 160 papers in international conferences, journals, and book chapters. His major research interest includes computational intelligence (neural networks – Fuzzy systems-genetic algorithms – swarm intelligence), data mining, and uncertain decision-making. He is a member of the following professional societies: IEEE Computer, IEEE Computational Intelligence, and IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics.