Adel Elmaghraby

Chairperson & Professor


Adel S. Elmaghraby, an IEEE Life Senior Member, is professor and chairman of the Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Louisville. He has also held appointments at Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has advised over 60 master's graduates and 24 doctoral graduates. His research and publications span intelligent systems, neural networks, cyber-security, visualization and simulation. The IEEE-Computer Society has recognized his work with multiple awards including a Golden Core membership.


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1982
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1978
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Alexandria University, 1973


Cyber security challenges in Smart Cities: Safety, security and privacy”,- 2014

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