Moustafa Alzantot (malzantot) [PhD Student]

Computer Science

Office: 1762 Boelter Hall
UCLA Main Campus

Lab: 1762 Boelter Hall
UCLA Main Campus

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


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  • 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.


  • 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:

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.


  • 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.