Research scientist at Amazon and a CS PhD candidate at the University of Maryland College Park
Heba Aly is a research scientist at Amazon and a CS PhD candidate at the University of Maryland College Park. Her research interests include spatial systems, mobile/wireless computing, intelligent systems and crowdsourcing. Heba’s work has been published in multiple peer-reviewed conferences and journals. Additionally, her work has been recognized by multiple awards including the ACM SIGSPATIAL 2018 best paper runner-up, best poster from N2Women at ACM MobiCom 2016, first Prize in the 2014/2015 COMESA Innovation Awards, and best paper award at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2013. For her early achievements, Heba was recognized as a rising star in Networking and Communications by the N2Women in 2017, received a Women Techmakers scholarship from Google in 2017, received a Dean's fellowship from the University of Maryland in 2016 and 2015, and was awarded a certificate of appreciation from Umm Al-Qura University in 2014, among others.