Aly El Gamal

Aly El Gamal 

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University


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Research Group and Mentoring

  • Information Theory: Tolunay Seyfi (Ph.D.).

  • Machine Learning and Data Science: Diyu Yang (Ph.D.), Rajeev Sahay (Ph.D.), Rehana Mahfuz (M.S.), Sharan Ramjee (Undergraduate), Shengtai Ju (Undergraduate).


  • Information Theory: Manik Singhal (M.S.), Yasemin Karacora (Exchange with Ruhr-University Bochum).

  • Machine Learning and Data Science: Xiaoyu Liu (M.S., Thesis), Yu-Hsiang Tseng (M.S.), Dwarakanath Jampani (M.S.), Ana Maria Rodriguez (Exchange with Universidad Nacional de Colombia).



I am currently interested in doing research in the areas of machine learning (algorithms, systems, and statistical convergence results), data science (with emphasis on sports applications), and information theoretic ideas for next generation wireless networks.

Journal Reviews

  • 2 papers for American Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews

  • 1 paper for Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR)

  • 11 papers for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

  • 14 papers for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

  • 6 papers for IEEE Transactions on Communications

Other Professional Service

  • Proposal Reviewer for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Counsel of Canada (NSERC) and the Chilean National Science and Technology Commission (FONDECYT).

  • Reviewer for American Mathematical Society (AMS) Mathematical Reviews.

  • Technical Program Committee Member for IEEE WCNC 2017.

  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications - Signal Processing (JSAC), and several conferences including Allerton, IEEE ISIT, IEEE ICC, IEEE Globecom, IEEE CAMSAP, and IWCIT.

  • On-Site registration for 2010 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW) in Cairo.

  • Organizing Committee Member for 2012 University of Illinois Coordinated Science Lab (CSL) Student Conference.

  • Session Chair in IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT ’16), Barcelona, July 2016.