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Amin Ibrahim
PhD

Program Director - Management Science and Quantitative Methods

Associate Teaching Professor

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building - Room 2014
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5355

amin.ibrahim@uoit.ca


Research topics

  • evolutionary computation
  • multi- and many-objective optimization
  • high-dimensional visualization
  • machine learning
  • applied optimization

Background

Dr. Amin Ibrahim is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Faculty of Business and Information Technology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. He received his PhD and MASc in Computer Engineering at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and BASc in Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. His research interest include multi- and many-objective evolutionary algorithms and their applications (especially application of evolutionary computation for big data), high-dimensional visualization, and machine learning. He is the winner of two Teaching Excellence Awards at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (2008 and 2018).

Education

  • PhD in Computer Engineering University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Ontario, Canada
  • MASc in Computer Engineering University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Ontario, Canada
  • BASc in Computer Engineering University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Courses taught

  • Cryptography and Secure Communications
  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introductory Calculus
  • Information Technology
  • Linear Algebra and Physics for Games ­
  • Math Foundation for Business
  • Business Math II
  • Business Computer Applications

Involvement

  • Peer-reviewed journals

    A. Ibrahim, S. Rahnamayan, M. Vargas Martin, and K. Deb, 3D-RadVis Antenna: Visualization and Performance Metric for Many-objective Optimization, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, 2017.

    A. Ibrahim, S. Rahnamayan, M. Vargas Martin, and B. Yilbas, Multi-objective Thermal Analysis of Thermoelectric Device: Influence of Geometric Features on Device Characteristics. The International Journal of Energy, 2014, pp. 305-317.

    A. Ibrahim, F. Bourennani, and S. Rahnamayan, Optimal Photovoltaic Farm Design Using Multi-objective Optimization. International Journal of Applied Metaheuristic Computing (IJAMC), 2013, pp. 63-89.

  • Book chapter

    A. Ibrahim, Child Pornography and IT. Technology for Facilitating Humanity and Combating Social Deviation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, pp. 20-32, Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2011.

  • Peer-reviewed conference papers

    Z. Hills, D. Arppe, A. Ibrahim, and K. El-Khatib , Compound Password System for Mobile, International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Service, Scotland, UK, 2018 [Accepted].

    A. Ibrahim, S. Rahnamayan, M. Vargas Martin, and K. Deb, Fusion-based Hybrid Many-objective Optimization Algorithm, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation Competition, 2017, pp. 2372-2381.

    A. Ibrahim, S. Rahnamayan, M. Vargas Martin, and K. Deb, Fusion of Many-Objective Non-dominated Solutions Using Reference Points. International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization. Springer, Cham, 2017, pp. 314-328.

    A. Ibrahim, S. Rahnamayan, M. Vargas Martin, and K. Deb, EliteNSGA-III: An Improved Evolutionary Many-Objective Optimization Algorithm, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, 2016, pp. 973-982.

    A. Ibrahim, S. Rahnamayan., M. Vargas Martin and K. Deb, 3D-RadVis: Visualization of Pareto Front in Many-Objective Optimization, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, 2016, pp. 736-745.

    A. Ibrahim, S. Rahnamayan and M. Vargas Martin, MDE: Differential Evolution with Merit-based Mutation Strategy. 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature, PPSN 2014, pp. 1-8.

    A. Ibrahim, S. Rahnamayan and M. Vargas Martin, Simulated Raindrop Algorithm for Global Optimization. Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2014), Toronto, Canada, pp. 1-8.

    A. Ibrahim, M. Vargas Martin. Addressing Privacy Constraints for Efficient Monitoring of Network Traffic for Illicit Images. IEEE Toronto International Conference Science and Technology for Humanity (TIC-STH 2009), Sep 2009 26 - Sep 27, 2009. Toronto, Canada, pp. 302-308.

    M. A. Garcia-Ruiz, A. Ibrahim, A. Edwards, R. Aquino-Santos, M. Vargas Martin. Combating Child Exploitation in Second Life. IEEE Toronto International Conference Science and Technology for Humanity (TIC-STH 2009), Sep 26, 2009 - Sep 27, 2009. Toronto, Canada, pp. 761-766.

    A. Ibrahim, M. Vargas Martin. Detecting and Preventing the Electronic Transmission of Illicit Images and its Network Performance. International Conference on Digital Forensics & Cyber Crime (ICDF2C) September 30 to October 2, 2009 Albany, NY, USA, pp. 139-150.

  • Workshops
    • Session Chair, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, British Columbia, July 2016.
    • Teaching Certificate Workshop, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, November 3, 2009; Using Technology in Tutorials.
    • Policing Cyberspace International Conference (The Society for the Policing of Cyberspace), Vancouver, British Columbia, September 28 to 29, 2008; Preventing Child Exploitation at the Network Level.
    • IBM Centers for Advanced Studies: CASCON 2008, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, November 2 to 5, 2008; Research and Use Cases in Internet Applications Security and Privacy.
  • Work in progress
    • Enhanced Correlation Matrix Based Visualization for Multi- and Many-objective Optimization.
    • Improving the Performance of NSGA-III Through Enhanced Reference-based Approach for Solving Bi-objective Problems.
    • Toward Handling Sparsity Problem of Pareto-front in Many-objective Optimization.
    • Band Plot: A Simple Visualization of Non-dominated Solution Distribution in Many-Objective Optimization.
  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2018
  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2008
  • Graduate Continuing Scholarship, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2008
  • Graduate Entrance Scholarship, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2007
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