Wael Aboulsaadat


Research


Current Research Interests

Systems for Enhancing Classroom and Learning Expriences

Using Augumented Reality in Undergraduate Labs

Interfaces and Systems Supporting Islamic Rituals and Practices

Enhancing Concentration via EEG

Interaction Design


Supervised M.Sc. Students

Abdrabou, Yasmeen (2016). Ubitiquios Computing for the Classroom. M.Sc. Thesis. German University in Cairo.

Eisa, Rana. (2015). Enhancing Touch Based Menus for Mobile Platforms. M.Sc. Thesis. German University in Cairo.

Wahib, Remone. (2015). Lessening Sports Injuries using Kinect. M.Sc. Thesis. German University in Cairo.

Saleh, Mennat-Allah. (2014). Human Computer Interaction from a Cross-Cultural and a Cross-Personal Perspective. M.Sc. Thesis. German University in Cairo (Co-supervised with Dr. Christian Sturm.)


Current M.Sc. Students

Amir, Karim Input System for Large Displays.


Thesis Work

Aboulsaadat, Wael (2012). Electronic Prayer Rug: Design and Evaluation. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Toronto: Canada.

Aboulsaadat, Wael (2004). Evaluation of a Transparent Two-layer Display. M.Sc. Thesis. University of Toronto: Canada.


Patents Issued/In-Progress

US Patent 12/23893 System and Method for Enhancing Prayer and Healing Rituals
US Patent 14/135781 System and Method for Enhancing Prayer and Healing Rituals
US Application 11/420009 Multilingual compiler system and method
US Application 13/868893 Electronic Watch and Payment System and Method


Community Service

Session Chair, ICET 2014
Paper Reviewer, Ubicomp 2008
Work-in-Progress Papers Reviewer, CHI 2007
Student Volunteer, UIST 2003

Selected Publications


Ashry, M., Abdennadher, S., Hamdi, N., Abouelazm, A., Abouelsaadat, W. PathoGenius: A serious Game for Medical Courses. Submitted to SEGAH 2017




Ismail., S., Abdennadher, S., Abouelsaadat, W. (2016). Rules on Wheels: A Serious Game for Teaching Traffic Signs. Proceedings of VS-Games 2016. p. 316-323.




Mowafi, O., Khamis, M., Aboulsaadat, W. (2015). AirDisplay: Experimenting with Air Flow as a Communication Medium. Proceedings of Interact 2015. p. 316-323.




Aboelsaadat, W., Balakrishnan,R. (2004). An Empirical Comparison of Transparency on One and Two Layer Displays.Proceedings of British HCI 2004. p. 53-67.




Hegazi,A., Degady, L., Aboelsaadat, W., Elkadi, A., Elkassas, S. (1997). Visual Craft: A Visual Integrated Development Environment Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC '97), p. 210-214.