(At Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore) 

Heba Aly

PhD Student
Department of Computer Science,
University of Maryland, College Park.


I am Heba Aly, a PhD student at the Department of Computer Science in the University of Maryland, College Park. I am also working as a teaching assistant there

My main research interests include mobile computing, ubiquitous computing, location determination systems, and applied machine learning. 

Latest News:
Selected as one of ten "Rising Stars in Networking and Communications" by N2Women.
Won 2017 Google Grace Hopper Travel Grant.
I won the Google's Women Techmakers Scholarship.

Our journal paper has been accepted for publication in ACM TSAS. "Accurate and Energy Efficient GPS-Less Outdoor Localization"; Heba Aly, Anas Basalamah and Moustafa Youssef.

Our journal paper has been accepted for publication in GeoInformatica. "Humaine: A Ubiquitous Smartphone-based User Heading Estimation for Mobile Computing Systems"; Nesma Mohssen, Rana Momtaz, Heba Aly and Moustafa Youssef.

Our journal paper has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. "Automatic Rich Map Semantics Identification through Smartphone-based Crowd-sensing"; Heba Aly, Anas Basalamah and Moustafa Youssef.
My poster got awarded the best poster award in the N^2Women Workshop at MobiCom'16.
My poster got accepted in the N^2Women Workshop at ACM MobiCom'16.
Our journal paper has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Accurate Real-time Map Matching for Challenging Environments”Reham Mohamed, Heba Aly and Moustafa Youssef. 
I was awarded the N^2 Women travel grant to attend N^2 Women Workshop at MobiCom'16.
Our demo paper has been accepted in IEEE INFOCOM 2016. Zephyr Demo: Ubiquitous Accurate multi-Sensor Fusion-based Respiratory Rate Estimation Using Smartphones”; Heba Aly and Moustafa Youssef . 
I got selected for the IEEE INFOCOM 2016 Travel grant.