(At Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore) 

Heba Aly

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

1stname[AT]cs[dot]umd[dot]edu


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, pervasive computing, machine learning, pattern recognition, location determination systems, and ambient assisted living systems. 

Latest News:

Mar.'17
:
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.

Dec.'16
:
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.
Oct.'16:
My poster got awarded the best poster award in the N^2Women Workshop at MobiCom'16.
Sept.'16:
My poster got accepted in the N^2Women Workshop at ACM MobiCom'16.
August'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. 
August'16:
I was awarded the N^2 Women travel grant to attend N^2 Women Workshop at MobiCom'16.
February'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 . 
February'16:
I got selected for the IEEE INFOCOM 2016 Travel grant.
December'15:
I got selected for N^2 Women Fellowship to organize an N^2 Women event at Infocom2016

November'15:
Our paper has been accepted in IEEE INFOCOM 2016. Zephyr: Ubiquitous Accurate multi-Sensor Fusion-based Respiratory Rate Estimation Using Smartphones”; Heba Aly and Moustafa Youssef .
October'15:
Our journal paper has been accepted for publication in a special issue of Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC). Robust and Ubiquitous Smartphone-based Lane Detection”; Heba Aly, Anas Basalamah and Moustafa Youssef .
October'15:
         I got selected for the NSF travel award to attend ACM Sigspatial'15.
September'15:
Our paper has been accepted in ACM SIGSPATIAL 2015. semMatch: Road Semantics-based Accurate Map Matching for Challenging Positioning Data”; Heba Aly and Moustafa Youssef .
August'15:   Started my PhD study at the University of Maryland, College Park. 
August'15:
Defended My Master's thesis in Computer and Systems Engineering at Alexandria University.
March'15:
Our Dejavu system has been awarded the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) 2014 innovation award.
March'15:
I got selected for the IEEE travel grant award to attend IEEE PerCom 2015.