Ammar Rayes, Ph.D.

Distinguished Engineer / CTO, Best Seller Author, Founding President, Editor-in-chief, Distinguished Speaker

Recent Activities:

Editorial Bord
Author
Cisco Chair Award
Self Driving Car
Self Driving Car - SJSU
Bestseller Book

Cisco Patents


Dr. Ammar Rayes is a Distinguished Engineer / vCTO at Cisco's CX Technology Office focusing on AI/ML for network and service management. He has authored 4 books, 100+ publications in refereed journals and conferences and over 35 US and international patents. He is the Founding President and board member of the International Society of Service Innovation Professionals www.issip.org, Editor-in-Chief of “Advances of IoT” Journal and Editorial Board Member of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Blockchain Technical Brief, Blockchain in Healthcare Today journal, the European Alliance for Innovation, and IEEE Industry Communities Board.

He has served a Guest Editor of over two dozens IEEE journals and magazine issues, Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Internet Technology Journal, Associate Editor of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Journal, International Journal of Communication Systems , General co-chair of the Frontiers in Service Conference and appeared as Keynote speaker at several IEEE and industry Conferences.

At Cisco, Ammar is the founding chair of Cisco Services Research and Cisco Services Patent Council. He received Cisco Chairman’s Choice Award for IoT Excellent Innovation & Execution.

He received his BS and MS Degrees in EE from the University of Illinois at Urbana and his Ph.D. degree in EE from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Telecommunications.

PROFESSIONAL WRITING & PUBLICATIONS:

I. Books & Book Chapters:

1. Book: “Internet of Things From Hype to Reality – The Road to Digitization,” 2nd Edition, A. Rayes & S. Salam, Springer, https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319995151 , October 2018: 2018 BEST SELLER (applied sciences category) in 2018 with over 30,000 views on SpringerLink.2. Book: “The Future of Work: How Artificial Intelligence Can Augment Human Capabilities”, Expected May 1, 2019, Business Expert Press. b. Book: “Internet of Things From Hype to Reality – The Road to Digitization,” A. Rayes & S. Salam, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-44860-2, December 2016, http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319448589#aboutBook 4. Book: "Network Modeling and Simulation: A Practical Perspective", M. Guizani, A. Rayes, B.Khan, and A. Al-Fuqaha, John Wiley & Sons, 2010, http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470035870.html 5. Book: “Designing ATM Switching Networks”, M. Guizani & A. Rayes, ,” McGraw Hill, ISBN 0-07-025217-3, 2008, http://www.allbookstores.com/author/Ammar_Rayes.html 6. Book Chapter: “IP-Based Smart Services”, A. Rayes, Network Embedded Management and Applications, Springer, 2012, http://www.springer.com/engineering/signals/book/978-1-4419-6768-8, 7. Book Chapter: "Service Provisioning and Survivability in Multi-Domain Optical Networks”, N. Ghani, M. Peng and A. Rayes, http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-1093-5_13 , Springer, 2011.

II. Refereed Journal Papers:

1. A. Rayes “A Blockchain-Based IoT Networks-on-Demand Protocol for Responsive Smart City Applications", accepted for presentation at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2019, December 9 – 13.2. B. Hamdaoui, N. Zorba, A. Rayes, Participatory IoT Networks-on-Demand for Safe, Reliable and Responsive Urban Cities, IEEE Blockchain Technical Briefs, February 2019, https://blockchain.ieee.org/technicalbriefs 3. H. Sinky, B. Hamdaoui, and A. Rayes, Responsive Content-Centric Delivery in Large Urban Communication Networks: A Link NYC Use-Case, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, December 2017. 4. M. Dabbagh, A. Rayes, B. Hamdaoui and M. Guizani, Peak Shaving Through Optimal Energy Storage Control for Data Centers. In Proc. of IEEE Int'l Conference on Communications, June 2016 (PDF) 5. A. Gharaibeh, A. Khreishah, M. Mohammadi, A. Al-Fuqaha, I. Khalil, and A. Rayes, Online Auction of Cloud Resources in Support of the Internet of Things, IEEE IoT Journal, VOL. 4, NO. 5, OCTOBER 2017. 6. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Energy-efficient resource allocation and provisioning framework for cloud data centers, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Sept. 2015 (PDF) 7. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Exploiting task elasticity and price heterogeneity for maximizing cloud computing profits. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, Aug 2015 (PDF) 8. T. Alshammari, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Malicious-proof and fair credit-based resource allocation techniques for DSA systems. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Feb. 2015 (PDF) 9. S. Abdelwahab, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Enabling smart cloud services through remote sensing: an Internet of Everything enabler. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, June 2014 (PDF) 10. J. Li, N. Zaman, A. Rayes, E. Custodio, Semantic-enhanced Online Intellectual Capital Mining Service for Enterprise Customer Centers, IEEE Transaction on Service Computing, Sep 2015, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7230298 11. A. Irfan, C. King. D. Grages, S. Ewen. S. Khan, S. Madani, J. Koloziej, L. Wang, D. Chen, A. Rayes, N. Tziritas, C. Xu, A. Zomaya, A. Alzhrani, H. Li, “A Survey on Text Mining in Social Networks”, Cambridge Journal, Vol. 30 Issue 02, March 2015. http://jnls.cup.org/abstract.do?componentId=9616952&jid=KER 12. Demirkan, H., Bess, C., Spohrer, J., Rayes, A., Allen, D. and Moghaddam, Y. “Innovations with Smart Service Systems: Analytics, Big Data, Cognitive Assistance and Internet of Everything,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems Journal, http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol37/iss1/35/ 13. A. Al-Fuqaha, M. Elbes, A. Rayes “An Intelligent Data Fusion Technique Based on the Particle Filter to Perform Precise Outdoor Localization,” International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications (IJPCC), Vol. 9, Issue 2, PP. 163-183, 2013. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/IJPCC-022013-0001 14. H. J. Abed, A. Al-Fuqaha, B. Khan, A. Rayes, “Efficient Failure Prediction in Autonomic Networks Based on Trend and Frequency Analysis of Anomalous Patterns,” International Journal of Network Management, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 186-213, 2013. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/nem.1825/abstract?deniedAccessCustomisedMessage=&userIsAuthen ticated=false 15. O. Awwad, A. Al-Fuqaha, G. Ben Brahim, B. Khan, A. Rayes, “Distributed Topology Control in Large-Scale Hybrid RF/FSO Networks: SIMT GPU-Based Particle Swarm Optimization Approach,” International Journal of Communication Systems, Vol. 26, Issue 7, PP. 888–911, July 2013. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/dac.1376/abstract 16. H. Hussain, S. U. R. Malik, A. Hameed, S. U. Khan, G. Bickler, N. Min-Allah, M. B. Qureshi, L. Zhang, W. Yongji, N. Ghani, J. Kolodziej, A. Y. Zomaya, C.-Z. Xu, P. Balaji, A. Vishnu, F. Pinel, J. E. Pecero, D. Kliazovich, P. Bouvry, H. Li, L. Wang, D. Chen, and A. Rayes, "A Survey on Resource Allocation in High Performance Distributed Computing Systems," Parallel Computing, Vol. 39, No. 11, PP. 709-736, 2013. 17 D. Lake, A. Rayes, and M. Morrow, “Internet of Things”, The Internet Protocol Journal, Cisco, Vol 15, No. 3, http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac123/ac147/archived_issues/ipj_15-3/153_internet.html 18. F. Xu, M. Peng, M. Esmaelli, N. Chani, A. Rayes, “Multi-Domain Restoration with Crankback in IP/MPLS Networks”, Optical Switching and Networking Journal, Vol 8, Issue 1, PP. 68-78, January 2011. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1573427710000366 19. A. Al-Fuqaha, B. Khan, M. Guizani, A. Rayes, O. Awwad, G. Ben Brahim, “Opportunistic Channel Selection Strategy for Better QoS in Cooperative Networks with Cognitive Radio Capabilities,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vo. 26, No. 1, January 2008. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=4413148 20. A. Rayes, “Advanced Security Management in Metro Ethernet Networks," The International Journal of Network Management, January 2010, Volume 2. Number 1, pp. 65-80. http://airccse.org/journal/nsa/1010s6.pdf. 21. H. Alazemi, A. M. Mutawa, A. Rayes, "A novel steady-state genetic algorithm approach to the reliability optimization design problem of computer networks,"International Journal of Network Management, Volume 19 , Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 39-55, http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1498629. 22. O. Awwad, A. Al-Fuqaha, W. Alanqar, A. Rayes, “Traffic Grooming, Routing, and Wavelength Assignment in WDM Transport Networks with Sparse Grooming Resources”, Computer Communications Journal, March 2007, http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1323813 22. A. Al-Fuqaha, O. Al-Ibrahim, A. Rayes, “Geo-Encryption Protocol for Mobile Networks,” Computer Communications, Vol. 30, No. 11-12, pp. 2510-2517, Sep. 2007. https://cs.wmich.edu/~alfuqaha/journal.htm 23. A. Rayes, "FCAPS and Traffic Modeling of IP Broadband Access Networks," Computer Communications Journal, Vol. 26, Issue 7, Pages 679-690, May 2003. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140366402002001 24. A. Rayes, “Operations Support Systems: Solutions and Strategies for the Emerging Network,” International Engineering Consortium Journal, October 2003, PP. 211-226, ISBN: 1-931695-19-9. https://books.google.com/books?id=pFTnwFj-02wC&pg=PR2&lpg=PR2&dq=ISBN:+1-931695-19-9&source=bl&ots=1_SzgnThZG&sig=vSl9kWXw5fRoCOGsOFLq29_bVM0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=TLYXVeP_E4u4oQTal4GQDw&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=ISBN%3A%201-931695-19-9&f=false 25. M. Guizani, A. Rayes, A. I. Alfuqaha, “Link Sizing for Multi-Media Traffic Transported over IP,” The Journal of Networks, software Tools and Applications, Special Issue of the Baltzer Science Journal on Cluster Computing, Special Issue on Advances in Distributed and Mobile Systems and Communications, Vol. 4, No. 4, PP. 335-342, October 2001. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FA%3A1011868712368 26. M. Guizani, A. Rayes, A. Al-Fuqaha, G. Chaudhry, “Modeling of Multimedia Traffic in High-Speed Networks,” International Journal of Parallel and Distributed Systems and Networks, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2000. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/298000744_Modelling_of_multimedia_traffic_in_highspeed_networks 27. A. Rayes and P. Min, "Application of Shadow Price in Capacity Expansion of State- Dependent Routing," Journal of Network and Systems Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, March 1996. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF02139048 28. M. Hegde, P. Min, A. Rayes, "Estimation of Exogenous Traffic Based on Link Measurements," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 2381-2390, August 1995. 29. A. Rayes, A. Mandure and P. Min. “Analysis of Routing Policies in Broadband Networks," IEEE Journal on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 125-136, August, 1995. 30. M. Hegde, P. Min, A. Rayes, “State-Dependent Routing: Traffic Dynamics and Performance Benefits," Journal of Network and Systems Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 125-149, June 1994. 31. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Software-defined networking security: pros and cons. IEEE Communications Magazine, June 2015 (PDF) 32. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. “Towards energy-efficient cloud computing: prediction, consolidation, and over commitment”, IEEE Network Magazine, March-April 2015 (PDF) 33. E. Ahmed, M. Imran, M. Guizani, A. Rayes, J. Lloret, G. Han, W. Guibene, Enabling Mobile and Wireless Technologies for Smart Cites, IEEE Communications Magazine, December 2016 34. G. Han, M. Guizani, J. Lloret, S. Chan, and A. Rayes, Guest Editorial - IEEE Communications Magazine, Special Topic: Recent Advanced in Green Industrial Networking”, October 2016, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7588223 35. A.Al-Fuqaha, A. Khreishah, A. Rayes, “Towards Better Horizontal Integration Among IoT Services”, IEEE Communications Magazine, August 2015, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281896658_Toward_better_horizontal_integration_among_IoT_services 36. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani and A. Rayes, “Software-Defined Networking Security: Pros and Cons” Accepted to IEEE Networks Magazine, June 2014, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/274315299_Software-Defined_Networking_Security_Pros_and_Cons 37. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani and A. Rayes, "Towards Energy-Efficient Cloud Computing: Prediction, Consolidation and Over-commitment", IEEE Networks Magazine, April 2015. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/search/searchresult.jsp?newsearch=true&queryText=ammar+rayes 38. A. Rayes and K. Sage, “Integrated Management of IP Based Networks,” IEEE Communications, April 2000, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 48-53. 39. A. Rayes, M. Guizani and M. Atiquzzaman.“Advances in Internet Telephony,” Guest Editorial in the Special Issue of the IEEE Communication, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 44-46, April 2000.

III. Refereed Conference Papers:

1. A. Rayes, M. Bajpai, S. Kedari , A. Ilapakurti and C. Vuppalapati, Adaptive Edge Analytics - a framework to improve performance and prognostics capabilities for IoT Devices, Submitted to the International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA), October 2017. 2. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Online assignment and placement of cloud task requests with heterogeneous requirements. In Proc. of IEEE Int'l Global Communications Conference, Dec 2015 (PDF) 3. T. Alshammari, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Overcoming user selfishness in DSA systems through credit-based resource allocation. In Proc. of IEEE Int'l Conference on Communications, June 2014 (PDF) 4. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Energy-efficient cloud resource management. In Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Mobile Cloud Computing, April 2014 (PDF) 5. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes. Release-time aware VM placement. In Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Cloud Computing Systems, Networks, and Applications, Dec. 2014 (PDF) 6. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, A. Rayes, “Efficient Datacenter Resource Utilization Through Cloud Resource Over-commitment”, In Proc. of IEEE Infocom Workshop on Mobile Cloud and Virtualization, 2015, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ammar_Rayes 7. T. Alshammari, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, A. Rayes. Overcoming user selfishness in DSA systems through credit-based resource allocation. In Proc. of IEEE Int'l Conference on Communications, June 2014. http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/r/Rayes:Ammar 8. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, A. Rayes. Energy-efficient cloud resource management. In Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Mobile Cloud Computing, April 2014. http://dblp.unitrier.de/pers/hd/r/Rayes:Ammar 9. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, M. Guizani, A. Rayes. Release-time aware VM placement. In Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Cloud Computing Systems, Networks and Applications, December 2014. http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/r/Rayes:Ammar 10. S. Alshammari, B. Hamdaoui M. Guizani, A. Rayes, “Overcoming user selfishness in DSA systems through credit-based resource allocation. In Proc. of IEEE Int'l Conference on Communications, June 2014. http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/r/Rayes:Ammar 11. H. Demirkan, C. Bess, J. Spohrer, A. Rayes, D. Allen, Y. Moghaddam, “Innovations with Smart Service Systems: Analytics, Big Data, Cognitive Assistance and IoT” Panel, Center for Service Leadership Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, Nov 4, 2014. https://wpcarey.asu.edu/research/services-leadership/symposium-overview 12. K.Liang, M. Peng, S. Khan, A. Rayes, and N. Ghani, "Lightpath Optimization in Multi-Domain Optical Networks," in IEEE Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), Anaheim, CA, USA, March 2013. 13. F. Gu, M. Peng, S. Khan, A. Rayes, and N. Ghani, "Virtual Network Reconfiguration in Optical Substrate Networks," in IEEE Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), Anaheim, CA, USA, March 2013. 14. M. Dabbagh, B. Hamdaoui, A. Rayes, and M. Guizani. “Energy-efficient cloud resource management”. Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Mobile Cloud Computing, April 2014. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6849263&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fx pls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D6849263 15. A. Rayes, M. Marrow and D. Lake, “Impact of Internet of Things on ICN”, International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS), May 2012, Denver, CO. 16. G. Nasir, X. Feng, P. Min, A. Rayes, and G.Ashwin, “Multi-Failure Post-Fault Restoration in Multi-domain DWDM Networks”, National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC), March 6-10, 2011, Los Angeles, CA. 17. Z. Qian, Z. M. Mao, A. Rayes, and D. Jaffe. Designing Scalable and Effective Decision Support for Mitigating Attacks in Large Enterprise Network [PDF], In Proceedings of SecureComm 2011, London, UK. 18. M. Esmaeili, K. Kazi, S. Khan, A. Rayes, and N. Ghani, "Provisioning for Probabilistic Failures in MultiDomain DWDM Networks," in 7th IEEE International Symposium on High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies (HONET), Cairo, Egypt, December 2010. 19. A. Al-Fuqaha, A. Rayes, D. Kountanis."Failure Prediction Based on Multi-Scale Frequent Anomalous Behavior Identification in Support of Autonomic Networks," IEEE 2010 Globecom, Miami, FL. http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/r/Rayes:Ammar 20. A. Al-Fuqaha, A. Rayes, D. Kountanis D., Abed H. J., Kamel A., and Salih R., “Prediction of Performance Degradation in Telecommunication Networks Using Joint Clustering and Association Analysis Techniques,” IEEE Globecom 2010, Miami, FL. 21. Al-Fuqaha, D. Kountanis, A. Rayes, H. Abed, A. Kamel, and R. Salih, "Prediction of Performance Degradation in Telecommunication Networks Using Joint," IEEE 2010 International Workshop on Management of Emerging Networks and Services. 22. A. Al-Fuqaha, M. Guizani, A. Rayes, D. Kountanis, “Intelligent Service Monitoring and Support”, IEEE ICC June, 2009. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=5199087 23. O. Awwad, A. Al-Fuqaha, and A. Rayes, “Performance of WDM Mesh Networks with Limited Traffic Grooming Resources,” IEEE WOCN 2007, Singapore, July 2-4, 2007, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/RecentCon.jsp?punumber=4284119 24. G. Brahim, B. Khan, M. Guizani, and A. Rayes, “Using Energy-Efficient Overlays to Reduce Packet Error Rates in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks,” IEEE ICC, Istanbul, Turkey, June 10-15, 2006. http://dblp.unitrier.de/pers/hd/r/Rayes:Ammar 25. A. Rayes, “Autonomous systems and self management - hype or reality?” The First International Conference on Digital Telecommunications, July 6, 2006 - Silicon Valley, CA. 26. A. Rayes and M. Cheung, “Link Sizing using Joint Consideration of User Behavior and Traffic Characteristics,” Proceedings of the 4th Generation Mobile Forum, July 2005, San Diego, CA. 27. M. Cheung, A. Clemm, G. Lin, and A. Rayes, "Applying a service-on-demand policy management framework to an ETTx environment," IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium 2004, pp. 101-114. http://dblp.uni-trier.de/search/author?author=ammar+rayes 28. A. Rayes and M. Cheung, “Security Management in IP Metro Ethernet / ETTx Networks,” Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Security and Management, vol. 1, pp. 183-189, June 2004, Las Vegas, NV. 29. A. Rayes and M. Cheung, “Capacity Expansion using Joint Consideration of User Behavior and Traffic Characteristics,” Proceedings of the 6th World Wireless Congress, May 2005, Palo Alto, CA. 30. A. Rayes and M. Cheung, “Intrusion Detection and Prevention in IP Metro Ethernet / ETTx Networks,” Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Security and Management, pp. 75-79, June 2003, Las Vegas, NV. 31. A. Rayes, “Managing Ethernet-to-the-Home Networks,” Global OSS, Orlando, Florida, March 2002. 32. A. Rayes, “Common Management Architecture for Third Generation IP-based Wireless Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Chicago, Illinois, September 2000, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=904774 33. A. Rayes, “Operations and Management of GPRS Wireless Data Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCN-2000), Chicago, Illinois, September 2000. 34. A. Rayes, “Integrated Management of IP Based Networks" Proceedings of the Service Provider Solutions of NetWorld & Interop 99, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1999. 35. A. Rayes, A. Maunder and P. Min., “Performance of Rate Control Multipoint Routing Algorithm in Broadband Networks," Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference on Information Science and Systems, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, March 1998. 36. A. Rayes and A. Mandure, "Analysis of Rate Controlling Link - Leaky Bucket with Finite Server," proceedings of the Annual Conference on Information Science and Systems, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 33-38, March 1997. 37. A. Rayes, with J. Gorden and K. Murti, "Analysis and Modeling of Internet Traffic on the Public Switched Telephone Networks," Proceedings of The International Teletraffic Congress, ITC-15, Washington DC, pp. 643652, June 1997, 38. A. Rayes and P. Min, "Capacity Expansion of Least Busy Alternate Routing With Shadow Price," proceedings of the IEEE 1995 GLOBECOM Conference, Singapore, pp. 1369-1373, November 1995. 39. A. Rayes, "Integrated Methodology for Supporting ATM network Performance Management and Planning," proceedings of the Twenty-nine Annual Conference on Information Science and Systems, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 460, March 1995. 40. A. Rayes, "Routing and Bandwidth Management in ATMNetworks," IEEE Symposium on Planning and Design of Broadband Networks, Montebello, Quebec, Canada, November 1994. 41. A. Rayes, P. Min, M. Hegde, "Real-Time Traffic Estimation in Circuit-Switched Networks," Proceedings of The International Teletraffic Congress, ITC-14, Antibes Juan-Pins, France, pp. 1175-1184, June 1994. 42. A. Rayes and P. Min, "Capacity Expansion under State-Dependent Routing Schemes," Proceedings of the Twenty-eight Annual Conference on Information Science and Systems, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, pp. 237-241, March 1994. 43. A. Rayes, M. Hegde and P. Min, "Performance Analysis of State-Dependent Routing," Proceedings of the Twenty-seventh Annual Conference on Information Science and Systems, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 695-700, March 1993. 44. P. Min, M. Hegde, and A. Rayes "Model Based Estimation of Exogenous Traffic," Proceedings of the Twentyseventh Annual Conference on Information Science and Systems, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 126-131, March 1993.

IV. Patents:

1. “Managing big data for services”, A. Rayes, H. Trevino, C. Pignataro, US Patent Number9,922,116, March 20, 2018.2. “Systems and methods for network inventory management utilizing mobile technology II”, A. Rayes, S. Ukhalkar, A. Vasireddy, D. Hinnant, U.S. Patent No. 9,123,017, Sep 1, 2015.3. “Method and apparatus for entitled data transfer over the public internet”, A. Rayes, S. Dasgupta, T. Deckers, V. Sivasankaran, U.S. Patent No. 8,612,751 , issued on Dec 17, 2013.4. “Systems and methods for network inventory management utilizing mobile technology I”, A. Rayes, S. Ukhalkar, A. Vasireddy, D. Hinnant, U.S. Patent No. 8,584,942, issued on Nov 19, 2013.5. “Routing and Analyzing Business-to-Business Service Requests,” F. Palmans, A. Rayes, J. Mcdonnell, V. Andotra, U.S. Patent Application No. 9,106,516, August 11, 2015. 6. System and method for providing a script-based collection for devices in a network environment I”, R. Banerjee, S. Lin, A. Rayes, G. Thompson, S. Dasgupta, V. Malaviya, J. Mcdonnell, U.S. Patent No. 8,589,544, Nov 19, 2013.7. “System and method for providing a script-based collection for devices in a “Topology-aware attack mitigation”, A. Rayes, Z. Qian, U.S. Patent No. 8,261,355issued on Sep 4, 2012.8. “System and method for providing a script-based collection for devices in a network environment II”, R. Banerjee, S. Lin, A. Rayes, G. Thompson, S. Dasgupta, V. Malaviya, J. Mcdonnell, U.S. Patent No. 8,332,511, issued on Dec 11, 2012. 9. "Method and Apparatus for Measuring the Availability of a Network Element or Service,” C. Dini, P. Dini, J. Shyu, A. Rayes, U.S. Patent No. 7,620,714, Issued on Nov 17, 2009.10. “Data Privacy for Smart Services”, A. Rayes, S. Dasgupta, G. Garg, M. Whitteker, U.S. Patent Application No. 8,910,296 , Issued on Dec 9, 2014. 11. “Isolation Approach for Network Users Associated with Elevated “Isolation Approach for Network Users Associated with Elevated Risk,” A. Rayes, M. Cheung, R. Droms, P. Dini, U.S. Patent No. 7,607,021, Issued on October 20, 2009, http://patft.uspto.gov/ 12. “Approach for determining the real time availability of a group of network elements,” C. Dini, P. Dini, M. Popescu, A. Rayes, U.S. Patent No. 7,974,216, Issued on July 3, 2011, http://patft.uspto.gov/ 13. “Link Sizing using Joint Consideration of User Behavior and Traffic Characteristics,” M. Cheung & A. Rayes, U.S. Patent No. US 7,492,711, Issued on February 17, 2009.14. “Policy-Based Security Management Controller,” A. Rayes & M. Cheung, U.S. Patent No7,237,267, Issued on June 26, 2007. 15. “Method and Apparatus for Preventing Spoofing of Network Addresses,” A. Rayes & M. Cheung, U.S. Patent No. 7,234,163, Issued on June 19, 2007.16. “Method and system for Re-establishing Communication Link in a Network by Using Viral Communication”, A. Rayes & M. Cheung, U.S. Patent 7,151,884, Issued on December 19, 2006, http://patft.uspto.gov/ 17. “Method of Estimating Call Level Traffic Intensity Based on Channel Link Measurements,” U.S. Patent No. 6,560,204, Issued on May 6, 2003, http://patft.uspto.gov/ 18. “Network Designer for Communication Networks,” U.S. Patent No. 5,787,161, 19 claims, Issued on July 28, 1998, http://patft.uspto.gov/ 19. “IPTV Subscriber and Security Management”, M. Cheung & A. Rayes, U.S. Patent Application US20080060026 A1, Filed on August 29, 2006. 20. “Automatic creation and management of a "community of things", for IoT App Enablement”, C. Pignataro, A. Rayes, H. Dahir, U.S. Patent Application No. CPOL 992628/0370.1768C, filed on July 14, 2014. 21. “Mapping Occupancy/Utilization of Physical Resources Based on Energy Data”, C. Pignataro, J.D. Stanley, R. Vargheese, A. Rayes, CPOL 997068, Filed on Sep 10, 2015. 22. “Enhanced Cloud Demand Prediction for Smart Data Centers”, A. Rayes & M. Dabbagh., Issued Sep 25, 2018, US Patent No. 10,084,658. 23. “Auto Generation of Intellectual Capital Using Advanced Enterprise Ontology”, A. Rayes, N. Zaman, CPOL 999902, Published on August 27, 2015: https://priorart.ip.com/IPCOM/000242898 24. “Smart Energy Management in Data Centers”, A. Rayes & M. Dabbagh, CPOL 1001065, Published on January 30, 2016: https://priorart.ip.com/IPCOM/000246061 25. “Automatic Creation and Management of a Community of IoT Applications”, A. Rayes, C. Pignataro, A. Rayes, H. Dahir, Filed on Oct 13, 2014. 26. “Time and Motion Data Fusion For High Fidelity Data Sets”, Carlos Pignataro, J.d. Stanley, Rajesh Vargheese, Ammar Rayes,, David Prantl , Hazim Dahir, Gonzalo Salgueiro, Filed Sep 4, 2015. 27. “System and Method to Estimate Network Disruption Index”, A. Rayes and E. Brown Filed Sep 20, 2018. 28. “Identification and Logging of Conversation Using Machine Learning”, Hazim Dahir, Ibrahim Darwish, Ammar Rayes, Filed March 9, 2018. 29. “Systems, Devices and Techniques for Managing Data Sessions in Wireless Network using Native Blockchain Platform”, Prakash Suthar, Aeneas Dodd-Noble, Ammar Rayes, Ian Campbell, Mike Geller, Filed Sep. 21, 2018.30. “Provisioning Network Resources in a Wireless Network Using a Native Blockchain”, Prakash Suthar, Ammar Rayes, Mike Geller,, Ian Campbell, , Aeneas Dodd-Noble, Filed Oct 15, 2018. 31. “Native Blockchain Platform for Improving Workload Mobility in Telecommunication Networks”, Prakash Suthar, Ammar Rayes, Mike Geller,, Ian Campbell, , Aeneas Dodd-Noble, Filed Nov 29, 2018. 32. “Securing Communications for Roaming User Equipment Using a Native Blockchain Platform”, Prakash Suthar, Ammar Rayes, Mike Geller,, Ian Campbell, , Aeneas Dodd-Noble, Filed Oct 25, 2018. 33. “Blockchain-based NB-IoT Devices”, Prakash Suthar, Ammar Rayes, Mike Geller, Ian Campbell, Aeneas Dodd-Noble, Filed Nov 5, 2018.

EDIOTRAL ACTIVITIES:

1. Founding President & Board Member: The International Society of Service Innovation Professional, (2013 – Present), http://www.issip.org/ 2. Editor-in-Chief: Advances of Internet of Things Journal (2013 – Present), http://www.scirp.org/journal/ait/ 3. IEEE Industry Communities Board Member: http://icb.boards.comsoc.org/special-interest-groups/iot-sig/ 3. Editorial Board Member: Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems ((2015 – Present), http://eai.eu/transaction/industrial-networks-and-intelligent-systems 4. Editorial Board Member: IEEE Blockchain Newsletter (2/2018 – Present), https://blockchain.ieee.org/newsletter 5. Guest Editor - International Journal of Communication Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, special Issue on Special Issue on “Solutions for Adopting Software Defined Network in Practice”, Publication date 11/2018.6. Editorial Board Member - Journal of Electronic Research and Application (1/2018 - Present): http://www.bbwpublisher.com/ 7. Guest Editor: IEEE Network Magazine, Special Issue on “On Licensed and Unlicensed Spectrum for Future 5G/B5G Wireless Systems,” Publication Date 7/2019, https://www.comsoc.org/netmag/cfp/licensed-and-unlicensed-spectrum-future-5gb5g-wireless-systems 8. Guest Editor: IEEE communication Magazine Special Issue on “Enabling Communication and Networking Technologies for Fog Computing”, Publication Date 8/2018, https://www.comsoc.org/commag/cfp/enabling-communication-and-networking-technologies-edge-computing. 9. Technical Committee Chair, 13th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2017), Advances in 5G Communications Workshop, http://iwcmc.org/2017/committees/ 10. Associate Editor: ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (2011-2014), http://toit.acm.org/ 11. Editorial Board Member: Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (2010-2013), http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1530-8677/issues 12. Guest Editorial - IEEE Communications Magazine, Special Topic: Recent Advanced in Green Industrial Networking”, October 2016, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7588223 13. Guest Editor – IEEE Communication Magazine, special Topic: Enabling Mobile and Wireless Technologies for Smart Cites, Accepted, Expected Publication Date: January 2017, http://www.comsoc.org/commag/cfp/enablingmobile-and-wireless-technologies-smart-cities 14. Guest Editorial - IEEE Communications Magazine, Special Topic: Recent Advanced in Green Industrial Networking”, October 2016, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7588223 15. Guest Editorial - IEEE Communications Magazine, Special Topic: Sustainable Incentive Mechanisms for Mobile Crowd-sensing, Scheduled for March 2017, http://www.comsoc.org/commag/cfp/sustainable-incentivemechanisms-mobile-crowdsensing 16. Guest Editorial - IEEE Communications Magazine, Special Topic: Software Defined Vehicular Networks: Architectures, Algorithms and Applications, Scheduled for July 2017, http://www.comsoc.org/commag/cfp/software-defined-vehicular-networks-architectures-algorithms-andapplications 17. Guest Editor – Sensor and Transistor Sensor Journal, Special Issue on IoT Trends, to be issued on October 2015: http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/Editorial_Calendar.htm 18. Conference General Chair: 24th Annual Frontiers in Service Conference, July 2015 (with IBM). Frontier is the world's leading annual conference on service research and management. 19. Track Chair: CTS (International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems) 2011 and 2012 - Internet of Things, Machine to Machine and Smart Services Applications Workshops, http://cts2016.cisedu.info/ . 20. Advisory Board Member: IEEE Communications Society, The Advisory Board oversees ComSoc industry-related activities, conferences including industry workshops and panels in IEEE Globecom and ICC.

HONORS, AWARDS & KEYNOTES:

1. Cisco Chairman’s Choice Award for Internet of Things Excellent Innovation & Execution: Presented by Cisco’s CEO John Chamber, Dec 2013. 2. IoT Evolution Asset Tracking Award: In recognition of innovation of Smartnet Total Care & Partner Support Services utilizing IoT to optimize asset management, June 2015, http://www.iotevolutionworld.com/newsroom/articles/405688-winners-the-2015-iot-evolution-asset-trackingaward.htm 3. Keynote Speaker: 2016 Smart Manufacturing Connect Future Forum, Hosed by the Industrial Development Bureau of Taiwan Government, Taiwan, Dec 16, 2016. 4. Keynote Speaker: Digital Transformation of Services, Center for Services Leadership - Compete Through Service Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, October 26-28, 2016. 5. Keynote Speaker: 4th IEEE International Workshop on Cloud Computing Systems, Networks, and Applications (CCSNA 2015) in conjunction with the IEEE Globecom, San Diego, CA, USA, Dec 10, 2015. 6. Keynote Speaker: Intelligent Maintenance Systems Conference, Boeing, St. Louis, MO, Mach 9, 2016. 7. Keynote Speaker: 2nd IEEE Workshop on Software Defined Systems, Tempe, Arizona, Mach 9, 2015. 8. International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP) Award, Outstanding Founding President from June 2012 to December 2013, www.issip.org 9. IEEE Senior Member: An honor bestowed only to those who have made significant contributions to the profession, February 2015. 10. Worldwide Who’s Who Award for Excellence in Machine-to-Machine Technology, 2013, http://www.worldwidewhoswhoreleases.com/press-release/ammar-rayes-inducted-into-worldwide-whos-who-forexcellence-in-machine-to-machi 11. Cisco Services Customer Solution Architecture Award, Office of CTO Services, June 2014. 12. Machine-to-Machine Product of the Year Award, In recognition of outstanding contribution to the M2M Industry, by TMC 2012, http://www.m2mevolution.com/topics/newsfeed/articles/345758-announcing-winnersthe-2012-m2m-evolution-product-the.htm 13. Machine-to-Machine Product of the Year Award, In recognition of outstanding contribution to the M2M Industry, by TMC 2011, http://www.m2mevolution.com/topics/m2mevolution/articles/299219-2011-m2mevolution-product-the-year-awards-winners.htm 14. Outstanding Achievement Award, Telcorida Technologies: Given for the Traffic Engineering and Capacity Planning Algorithms/Proposals for AT&T and Verizon, 1999. 15. Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Telecommunications, Washington University in St. Louis, 1994. 16. Standards: Member of IEEE Rapid Reaction on 5G - New MAC Design for WiFi Standard Committee.