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Hossam A. H. Fahmy earned his PhD from the Electrical Engineering
Department of Stanford University, USA in 2003. He received his BSc and
MSc degrees from the Electronics and Communications Engineering
Department of Cairo University, Egypt in 1995 and 1997 respectively.
Currently, he is a Professor with the same department where he leads
research on computer arithmetic, computer architecture, and computer
fonts. He has taught previously at the German University in Cairo, the
American University in Cairo, Nanyang Technological University in
Singapore, KAUST in Saudi Arabia, and Sultan Qaboos University in Oman.

Dr. Fahmy's previous research include collaborations with IMEC in
Belgium, IBM T.J. Watson research center in USA, and AMD in California,
USA.

He served as a member of the working group developing the IEEE standard
754-2008 on Floating Point Arithmetic and the working group
developing the IEEE standard P1788-2015 on Interval Arithmetic.

Dr. Fahmy co-founded SilMinds the world leader in providing hardware decimal floating point units.

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