Moustafa Alzantot (malzantot) [PhD Student]
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Computer Science

Office: 1762 Boelter Hall
UCLA Main Campus

Lab: 1762 Boelter Hall
UCLA Main Campus

Mail:
UCLA
EE Department
420 Westwood Plaza
MC# 951594
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1594
ATTN: 56-125KK, EEIV
C/O: Fe Asuncion

Email:
malzantot@ucla.edu

Tel [mobile]:
310-948-6252

Fax [work]:
310-825-7928

Web Page

Experience:

  • Oct. 2014-Present: Gradaute Student Researcher, UCLA.
  • June 2015 - Sep. 2015 Research Intern, Qualcomm Research Center
  • March 2014-Sep 2014: Software Consultant, Thirdwayv Inc.
  • May 2013 - Sep 2013: Research Intern, Alcatel Lucent Bell-Labs.
  • August 2011- Nov 2011: Software Engineer Intern, Google.
  • Sep. 2010 - Nov. 2013: Research Assistant, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology.
  • March 2009-Sep. 2010: Teaching Assistant, Tanta University.

Service:

  • Reviewer: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications - 2014 Special Issue on Location- Awareness for Radios and Networks.
  • Reviewer: The Fifth International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications and Services (MobiCASE 2013).
  • Reviewer: IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, 2013.
  • Reviewer: IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine Special Issue on Cloud Computing.

Research Interests: Mobile Sensing, Ubiquitous Computing, Internet of Things, mHealth, Privacy

Recent Publications:

  • Deep Learning for Situational Understanding
    Supriyo Chakraborty, Alun Preece, Moustafa Alzantot, Tianwei Xing, Dave Braines, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    20th International Conference on Information Fusion, June 2017. [ Details ]
  • RSTensorFlow : GPU Accelerated TensorFlow for DeepLearning on Commodity Android Devices
    Moustafa Alzantot, Yingnan Wang, Zhengshuang Ren, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    May 2017. [ Details ]
  • Deep Learning for Situational Understanding
    Supriyo Chakraborty, Alun Preece, Moustafa Alzantot, Dave Braines, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    May 2017. [ Details ]
  • Distributed Opportunistic Sensing and Fusion for Traffic Congestion Detection
    Alistair Nottle, Santiago Quintana-Amate, Daniel Harborne, Moustafa Alzantot, Dave Braines, Lance Kaplan, Mani B. Srivastava, Supriyo Chakraborty, and Alun Preece.
    May 2017. [ Details ]
  • Interpretability of Deep Learning Models: A Survey of Results
    Supriyo Chakraborty, Daniel Harborne, Moustafa Alzantot, Ramya Raghavendra, Mani B. Srivastava, Federico Cerutti, Dave Braines, Troy Kelley, Dave Braines, Alun Preece, Murat Sensoy, and Prudhvi Gurram.
    May 2017. [ Details ]
  • SeleCon: Scalable IoT Device Selection and Control Using Hand Gestures
    Amr Alanwar, Moustafa Alzantot, Bo-Jhang Ho, Paul D. Martin, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    Second International Conference on Internet-of-Things Design and Implementation, April 2017. [ Details ]
  • SenseGen: A Deep Learning Architecture for Synthetic Sensor Data Generation
    Moustafa Alzantot, Supriyo Chakraborty, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    March 2017. [ Details ]
  • CryptoImg: Privacy preserving processing over encrypted images
    M. Tarek Ibn Ziad, Amr Alanwar, Moustafa Alzantot, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    2016 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS) , October 2016. [ Details ]

Other Publications:

  • CrowdInside: Automatic Construction of Indoor Floorplans. Moustafa Alzantot , Moustafa Youssef, ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2012 ( Acceptance Rate 15.4% ).
  • No Need to War-Drive: Unsupervised Indoor Localization. H. Wang, S. Sen, Ahmed Elgohary, Moustafa Farid, Moustafa Youssef, Romit R. Choudhury ACM MobiSys 2012 ( Acceptance Rate 17% ).
  • UPTIME: Ubiquitous Pedestrian Tracking using Mobile Phones. Moustafa Alzantot , Moustafa Youssef, IEEE WCNC 2012.

Patents: Unsupervised Indoor Localization and Heading Direction Estimation. R. R. Choudhury, H. Wang, N. Roy, S. Sen, Moustafa Youssef, A. Elgohary, and Moustafa Farid . Patent Application No: 2013/ 069178, USA.

Awards:

  • Listed in the Marquis Who's Who in the World (32nd Edition), 2015.
  • UCLA Graduate Division Award, Fall 2014.
  • Common Marked of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) 2013 innovation award.
  • Microsoft Research (Project Hawaii) best mobile computing project award in E-JUST, Spring 2011
  • Distinction award with the degree of honor for graduation from the department of Computer Engineering, Tanta University, July 2008.
  • Bronze medal in the nation-wide programming contest held as part of annual week of Egyptian universities, March 2007.