Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb

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Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb

Professor and Chair | College of Engineering | Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-3291


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Biography

Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb received his PhD in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1993. He joined the University of Miami inCurrently, he chairs the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he is also a professor. His research focuses on 3-D face and ear recognition, dental biometrics, visual tracking, human-activity recognition and medical image processing. Prior to joining the University, he was with Philips Research in Briarcliff Manor, New York, where he was a principal member of the research staff and a project leader. At Philips Research he led several projects in image processing and content-based multimedia retrieval. He also represented Philips in the standardization activity of ISO for MPEG-7, where some of his work was included in the standard. He holds 21 U.S. patents and more than 30 international patents. Abdel-Mottaleb coauthored the book Human Analysis from Video, with F. Niu, published in 2008. He has published more than 120 journal and conference papers in the areas of image processing, computer vision and content-based retrieval. He is an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellow and on the editorial board of the Pattern Recognition journal. As chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Abdel-Mottaleb, along with his colleagues, successfully hired several faculty who received the National Science Foundation Career Award. He works closely with colleagues both within the College and in other academic units to develop innovative coursework and curricula related to electrical and computer engineering.

Research Interests

Image processing, Computer Vision, Biometric Recognition, Image and Video databases

HIGHER EDUCATION

    • University of Maryland, Maryland, Ph.D. in Computer Science. (1993)
    • Alexandria University, Egypt, Other in Computer Science and Environmental Studies. (1987)
    • Alexandria University, Egypt, Other in Computer Engineering. (1983)

EXPERIENCE

    • University of Miami, Chair. ECE (2009 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Professor. ECE (2008 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Associate Professor. ECE (2001 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Interim Chair. ECE (2009)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Maity, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Asfour, S. S. (2017).Multimodal biometrics recognition from facial video via deep learning with missing modalities. ignal & Image Processing : An International Journal (SIPIJ), 8.
    • Lie, J., You, X., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2016).Automatic Ear Landmark Localization, Segmentation, and Pose Classification in Range Images. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 46, 165-176.
    • Haghighat, M., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2016).Fully Automatic Face Normalization and Single Sample Face Recognition in Unconstrained Environments,. Expert Systems With Applications, 47, 23-34.
    • Haghighat, M., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Alhalabi, W. (2016).Discriminant Correlation Analysis: Real-Time Feature Level Fusion for Multimodal Biometric Recognition. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 11, 1984-1996.
    • ZHANG, Y., ABDEL-MOTTALEB, M., HE, Z., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2016).Nonlinear Regression of Saliency Guided Proposals for Unsupervised Segmentation of Dynamic Scenes. IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, 467-474.
    • Zhang, Y., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., He, Z. (2015).Unsupervised Segmentation of Highly Dynamic Scenes through Global Optimization of Multiscale Cues Pattern Recognition. Pattern Recognition.
    • Liu, C., Dong, S., Lu, B., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2015).Multimedia event detection with l2-regularized logistic Gaussian mixture regression. Neural Computing and Applications, 26, 14-Jan.
    • Haghighat, M., Zonouz, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2015).CloudID: Trustworthy Cloud-based and Cross-Enterprise Biometric Identification. Expert Systems With Applications, 42, 7905-7916.
    • Maity, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2015).3D EAR SEGMENTATION AND CLASSIFICATION THROUGH INDEXING. IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, 10, 423-435.
    • Khorsandi, R., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2014).Ear Biometrics And Sparse Representation Based On Smoothed L0 Norm. International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence.
    • Matatyaho-Bullaro, D., Cogate, L., Cadavid, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Mason, Z. (2014).Type of Object Motion Facilitates Word Mapping in Preverbal Infants. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 118, 27-40.
    • Zhou, J., Cadavid, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2012).An Efficient 3D Ear Recognition System Employing Local and Holistic Features. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS).
    • Zhou, J., Cadavid, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2012).An Efficient 3-D Ear Recognition System Employing Local and Holistic Features. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 7, 978-991.
    • Cadavid, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Helal, A. (2011).Exploiting Visual Quasi-Periodicity for Real-time Chewing Event Detection using Active Appearance Models and Support Vector Machines. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal, Springer, 1-11.
    • Mahoor, M. H., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2009).Face Recognition Based on 3D Ridge Images Obtained from Range Data. Pattern Recognition, 42, 445-451.
    • Cadavid, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2008).3-D Ear Modeling and Recognition from Video Sequences Using Shape from Shading. IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, 3, 709-718.
    • Mahoor, M. H., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2008).Face Recognition Based on 3D Ridge Images Obtained from Range Data. Journal of Pattern Recognition.
    • Mahoor, M., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2008).A Multimodal Approach for 3D Face Modeling and Recognition. IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, 3, 431-440.
    • Nomir, O., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2008).Fusion of Matching Algorithms for Human Identification Using Dental X-Ray Radiographs. IEEE Trans.on Information Forensics and Security, 3, 223-233.
    • Ansari, A., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Mahoor, M. H. (2008).A Multimodal Approach for 3D Face Modeling and Recognition Using 3D Deformable Facial Mask. Machine Vision and Applications, online, 189-203.
    • Nomir, O., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2008).Hierarchical Contour Matching for Dental X-Ray Radiographs. Journal of Pattern Recognition,, 41, 130-138.
    • Niu, F., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2007).Continuous Human Activity Recognition Based on Shape and Motion Features. International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 22, 235-243.
    • Nomir, O., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2007).Human Identification from Dental X-Ray Images based on the Shape and Appearance of the Teeth. IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security, 2, 188-197.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Mahoor, M. H. (2007).Algorithms for Assessing the Quality of Facial Images. IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 2, 10-17.
    • Mahoor, M. H., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Ansari, A. (2006).Improved Active Shape Model for Facial Feature Extraction in Color Images. Journal of Multimedia (JMM), 1, 21-28.
    • Zhou, J., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2006).A System for Ear Biometrics from Face Profile Images. International Journal of Graphics Vision and Image Processing, 9-16.
    • Ansari, A., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2005).Automatic Facial Feature Extraction and 3D Face Modeling using Two Orthogonal Views with Application to 3D Face Recognition. Journal of Pattern Recognition, 38, 2549-2563.
    • Zhou, J., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2005).A Content-based System for Human Identification based on Bitewing Dental X-Ray Images. Journal of Pattern Recognition, 38, 2132-2142.
    • Fahmy, G., Nassar, D., Haj-Said, E., Chen, H., Nomir, O., Zhou, J., Howell, R., Ammar, H., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Jain, A. (2005).Towards an Automated Dental Identification System (ADIS). Journal of Electronic Imaging, 14.
    • Nomir, O., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2005).A system for Human Identification from X-Ray Dental Radiographs. Journal of Pattern Recognition, 38, 1295-1305.
    • Lerdsudwichai, C., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Ansari, A. (2005).Tracking Multiple People with Recovery from Partial and Total Occlusion. Pattern Recognition, 38, 1059-1070.
    • Mahoor, M. H., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2005).Classification and Numbering of Teeth in Bitewing Dental Images. Journal of Pattern Recognition, 38, 577-586.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Krishnamachari, S. (2004).Multimedia Descriptions based on MPEG-7: Extraction and Applications. IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, 6, 459-468.
    • Dagtas, S., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (2004).Generation of Video Highlights using Multimedia Features. ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, 9, 586-593.
    • Hsu, R., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Jain, A. K. (2002).Face Detection in Color Images. IEEE Trans. On Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 24, 696-706.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Wu, H., Dimitrova, N. (1996).Aspects of Multimedia Retrieval. Philips Journal of Research, 227-251.
    • Shneier, M., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (1996).Exploiting the JPEG Compression Scheme for Image Retrieval. IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 849-853.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Rosenfeld, A. (1992).Inexact Bayesian Estimation. Pattern Recognition, 25.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Rosenfeld, A. (1992).Qualitative Bayesian Estimation of Digital Signals and Images. Pattern Recognition, 1371-1380.
    • Elshishiny, H., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., ElRaey, M. (1989).A Multistage Algorithm for Fast Classification of Patterns. Pattern Recognition Letters, 211-215.
  • Refereed Books

    • Niiu, F., Abdel-Mottaleb, M. (Eds.) Human Activity Analysis from Video. Vdm Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. Kg. (Germany).

    Book Chapters

    • Cadavid, S., Mahoor, M. H., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., (2011). Multi-modal Ear and Face Modeling and Recognition. Multibiometrics for Human Identification (pp. ). Cambridge University Press.
    • Nomir, O., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., (2011). Automating Human Identification Using Dental X-ray Radiographs. Digital Forensics for the Health Sciences: Applications in Practice and Research -- Chapter: 12 (pp. 280-314). Springer.
    • Ansari, A., Mahoor, M. H., Abdel-Mottaleb, M., (2009). 3D Face Mesh Modeling for 3D Face Recognition. State of the Art in Face Recognition (pp. 131-150). IN-TECH.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Mahoor, M. H., (2006). Assessment of Blurring and Facial Expression Effects on Facial Image Recognition. (pp. 18-Dec). Proceeding of International Conference on Biometrics.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Zhou, J., (2006). Human Ear Recognition from Face Profile Images. (pp. 786-792). International Conference of Biometrics.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Chen, L., (2005). Content-based Photo Album Management Using Faces. Encyclopedia of Multimedia (pp. ). Springer.
    • Abdel-Mottaleb, M., Krishnamachari, S., Mankovich, N. J., Bowyer, K., Phillips, P. J. (1998). Performance Evaluation of Clustering Algorithms for Scalable Image Retrieval. Empirical Evaluation Techniques in Computer Vision (pp. ). IEEE Computer Society.

 

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