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Ibrahim Sabek

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Education

  • 2020, Doctoral Degree, Computer Science, University of Minnesota
  • 2018, Master's Degree, Computer Science, University of Minnesota
  • 2014, Master's Degree, Computer and Systems Engineering, Alexandria University
  • 2010, Bachelor's Degree, Computer and Systems Engineering, Alexandria University

Biography


Ibrahim is an Assistant Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science at University of Southern California. Before that, he was a Postdoctoral Associate at the MIT CSAIL Data Systems Group and an NSF/CRA Computing Innovation Fellow from 2020 to 2023. He completed his PhD in Computer Science from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in January 2020. His PhD work received the University-wide Best Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award.



Research Summary


‚Äč‚ÄčIbrahim is interested in building the next generation of machine learning-empowered data management, processing, and analysis systems. His research focuses on deeply understanding both machine learning and systems techniques, resulting in entirely new designs, algorithms, and data structures for data-intensive systems and applications. He also broadly researches data management for machine learning systems, scalable knowledge base construction, big spatial data management and analysis, video analytics, and causal analysis.

Awards


  • 2021 University of Minnesota Best Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award
  • 2020 NSF/CRA Computing Innovation Fellowship
  • 2019 University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • 2019 ACM SIGSPATIAL First Place (Gold Medal) in ACM SIGSPATIAL Student Research Competition
  • 2018 ACM SIGSPATIAL Best Paper Runner-Up
  • 2016 University of Minnesota CS Academic Excellence Fellowship
  • 2010 Alexandria University Best CS Bachelor’s Thesis
Appointments
  • Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

Office
  • PHE 420
  • Charles Lee Powell Hall
  • 3737 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Contact Information
  • (213) 821-2292
  • sabek@usc.edu

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