Prof. Magdy Bayoumi





Dr. Bayoumi has been a faculty member in CACS since 1985. He received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt; M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Washington University, St. Louis; and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Windsor, Canada. Dr. Bayoumi is the recipient of the 2009 IEEE Circuits and Systems Meritorious Service Award. Dr. Bayoumi is the recipient of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society 2003 Education Award, and he is an IEEE Fellow. He was on the governor’s commission for developing a comprehensive energy policy for the State of Louisiana. He represented the CAS Society on the IEEE National Committee on Engineering R&D policy, IEEE National Committee on Communication and Information Policy, and IEEE National Committee on Energy Policy. He is also active in the “Renewable & Green Energy” and “Globalization: Technology, Economic and Culture” fields. He was a free lance columnist for Lafayette’s newspaper.

Dr. Bayoumi has graduated more than 44 Ph.D. and about 175 Master’s students. He has published over 300 papers in related journals and conferences. He edited, co-edited and co-authored 5 books in his research interests. He was and has been Guest Editor (or Co-Guest Editor) of eight special issues in VLSI Signal Processing, Learning on Silicon, Multimedia Architecture, Digital and Computational Video, Perception on a Chip, and Systems on a Chip. He has given numerous invited lectures and talks nationally and internationally, and has consulted in industry.

Dr. Bayoumi is the Vice President for Conferences of the IEEE Circuits and Systems (CAS) Society, where he has served in many editorial, administrative, and leadership capacities, including Vice President for Technical Activities. He was Chair and Founder of “Circuits and Systems for Communication” Technical Committee. He was Chair of VLSI Systems and Applications (VSA) Technical Committee (TC). He was General Chair of the Workshop on Computer Architecture for Machine Perception, 1993, New Orleans. He was General Chair of the IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS 1994) (Lafayette), and Co-General Chair of MWSCAS 2003 (Cairo). Dr. Bayoumi served as General Chair of the Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLS 1998), Lafayette, LA; General Chair of the VLSI Signal Processing Systems Workshop (SiPS 2000), Lafayette, LA; General Chair of the International Workshop of Digital and Computational Video (DCV 2002), Clearwater Beach, FL; General Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI 2004), Lafayette, LA, Chair of the IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS 2003); General Chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ( ISCAS 2007); and General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing ( ICIP 2009).

He was Associate Editor of the Circuits and Devices Magazine, Transaction on VLSI Systems, Transaction on Neural Networks, and Transaction on Circuits and Systems II. Dr. Bayoumi is Associate Editor of INTEGRATION, VLSI Journal and Journal of VLSI Signal Processing Systems. He was Associate Editor of the Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers. He is Regional Editor for the VLSI Design Journal and on the Advisory Board of the Journal on Microelectronics Systems Integration. Dr. Bayoumi served on the Distinguished Visitors Program for IEEE Computer Society, 1991-1994, and Circuits and Systems Distinguished Program, 1999-2001. Dr. Bayoumi was Chair of the ASSP Technical Committee on Signal Processing Systems Design and Implementation. He is Faculty Advisor for the IEEE Computer Student Chapter at UL Lafayette, the winner of the 2002 Outstanding Chapter Award. He won UL Lafayette 1988 Researcher of the Year award and 1993 Distinguished Professor award at UL Lafayette.

Dr. Bayoumi served on the technology panel and advisory board of the U.S. Department of Education project, “Special Education Beyond Year 2010,” 1990-1993. He was Vice President of Acadiana Technology Council. He was on the organizing committee for Acadiana’s 3rd Internet Workshop, 1999. He gave the keynote speech in “Acadiana Y2K Workshop,” 1999, Lafayette. He is a member of Lafayette Chamber of Commerce where he was a member of the Economic Development, Education, and Tourism Committees. Dr. Bayoumi was a technology columnist and writer of the Lafayette newspaper, “The Daily Advertiser”. It won’t be a bigger problem to find one video game lover in your neighbor. Since the introduction of Virtual Game, it has been achieving great heights so far as its popularity and technological advancement are concerned. The history of video game is as interesting as a fairy tale.


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