Shoukry, Yasser

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2347 AV Williams Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Research Interests 
Security, privacy, and dependability of autonomous systems, resilient human-robot interactions, cyber-physical systems
Background Info 
Yasser Shoukry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Maryland, College Park. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2015 where he was affiliated with both the Cyber-Physical Systems Lab as well as the Networked and Embedded Systems Lab. Before Joining UMD, Yasser spent two years as a joint post-doctoral associate at UC Berkeley, UCLA, and UPenn. Before pursuing his Ph.D. at UCLA, he spent four years as an R&D engineer in the industry of automotive embedded systems. Yasser's research interests include the design and implementation of resilient Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and Internet-of-Things (IoT) by drawing on tools from embedded systems, formal methods, control theory, and machine learning.
Prof. Shoukry is the recipient of the Best Demo Award from the ACM/IEEE IPSN conference in 2017, the Best Paper Award from the ACM/IEEE ICCPS in 2016, the Distinguished Dissertation Award from UCLA EE department in 2016 and the UCLA Chancellor’s prize in 2011/2012. In 2015, he led the UCLA/Caltech/CMU team to win the NSF Early Career Investigators (NSF-ECI) research challenge. His team represented the NSF-ECI in the NIST Global Cities Technology Challenge, an initiative designed to advance the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies within a smart city.