Incoming Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Winter 2023

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

salma.emara@mail.utoronto.ca

Biography

Salma Emara is an incoming Teaching Stream Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. She received her B.Sc. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the American University in Cairo in 2018, and her Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto under the supervision of Professor Baochun Li in 2022.

     

Research Interests

Machine Learning
Reinforcement Learning
Continual/Online Learning
Communication Networks

News

2022

November 2022 She defended her Ph.D. thesis successfully and was announced Dr. Emara!

June 2022 Our work was accepted to IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering 2022.

May 2022 She happily signed "the" offer to join ECE faculty at the University of Toronto as an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Winter 2023.

May 2022 She was honored to receive the ECE Departmental Teaching Award for APS 105: Computer Fundamentals taught in Winter 2022 Term.

May 2022 She was honored to receive the ECE Departmental Teaching Assistant Award for ECE 244: Programming Fundamentals taught in Fall 2021 Term.

April 2022 Our work was accepted in IEEE/ACM IWQoS 2022.

January 2022 She got appointed as a Course Instructor for APS 105: Computer Fundamentals (in C) for Winter 2022 at the University of Toronto.

2021

December 2021 We filed a US Patent. It is Salma's first Patent Application.

March 2021 Our work was accepted in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia 2021.

2020

December 2020 She passed her qualifying exam at University of Toronto.

2019

December 2019 Our work was accepted in IEEE INFOCOM 2020.

September 2019 She transferred to the direct Ph.D. program at the University of Toronto.

July 2019 Our work was accepted in ACM Multimedia 2019.

2018

December 2018 She was awarded Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence   [UofT media].

June 2018 Our first undergrad research paper was accepted in IEEE 23rd International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA).

June 2018 She was awarded President’s Cup and the Mohamed EL Beleidy Academic Award from the American University in Cairo.

May 2018 She accepted the offer to join University of Toronto as an M.A.Sc. student.