Ahmed Younes, PhD
Computer Science

Curriculum Vitae

 

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Research Group: 
Alexandria Quantum Computing Group(AleQCG)

Scopus ID: 7102505871
ORCID:
0000-0002-1594-1589
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O-6505-2017
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Professor of Quantum Computing

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science,
Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Egypt

Honorary Research Fellow,
School of Computer Science,
University of Birmingham,
Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom

Editor-in-Chief
Quantum Information Review 







ayounes2-at-yahoo.com
ayounes-at-alexu.edu.eg

Tel : 002-0100- 136 8289
Date of Birth: 29/11/1977
Marital Status: Married with 3 children

 

Education  

§  B.Sc. in Computer Science  – Faculty of Science, Alexandria University [May 1999].

§  M.Sc. qualifications in Computer Science – Faculty of Science, Alexandria University [2001].

§  Ph.D. in Computer Science – School of Computer Science, the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom [August 2004].

Work Experience 

 §  Teaching Assistance - Faculty of Science, Mathematics Dept. (CS division) [2000-2002].

§  Research Student and Teaching Assistance – School of Computer Science, the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom [2002-2004].

§  Computer Science Assistant Professor - Faculty of Science, CS & Math. Dept. Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.[2004-2013]

§  Computer Science Associate Professor - Faculty of Science, CS & Math. Dept. Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.[2013- 2018 ]

§   Professor of Quantum Computing - Faculty of Science, CS & Math. Dept. Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.[2018 – to present ]

 

Research Interests 

I am generally interested in Non standard computation such as Quantum Computation and DNA computation. I am also interested in algorithms analysis and design, computation complexity, circuits optimizations. My special interests are Quantum Algorithms, Boolean Quantum Circuits.


Teaching 


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Discrete Structures
-     Structured Programming using C. 
-     Object Oriented Programming using C++
-     Data Structures using C++
-     Algorithm Analysis and Design
-     Computational Complexity
-     Computer Architecture
-     Operating Systems Concepts and Design
-     Compiler Design and Construction
-     Theory of Computation
-     Database Management Systems
-     Multimedia Systems
-     Quantum Computation and Information(postgrad)
-     Biologically Inspired Computation(postgrad)





Research and Publications

 

Ph.D. Thesis 

Ahmed Younes, Practical Search Algorithms and Boolean Circuits for Quantum Computers. Ph.D. Thesis, the University of Birmingham , United Kingdom (July 2004).

Journal Papers 

1.      Montaser, R.; Younes, A; and Abdel-Aty, M. New Design of Reversible Full Adder/Subtractor Using R gate. International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 2018 (DOI:10.1007/s10773-018-3921-1)

2.      Ahmed, T. ; Younes, A. Elsayed, A. Improving the quantum cost of reversible Boolean functions using reorder algorithm. Quantum Information Processing 17, 104:119, 2018 (DOI: (10.1007/s11128-018-1874-1)

3.     Zidan, M.;Abdel-Aty,AH; Younes, A.;Zanaty, EA; El-khayat, I. and  Abdel-Aty,M.A Novel Algorithm based on Entanglement Measurement for Improving Speed of Quantum AlgorithmsApplied Mathematics & Information Sciences 12 (1), 265-269, 2018

4.     Abubakar, M.Y. ; Jung, L.T.;  Zakaria, N.;  Younes, A. and  Abdel-Aty, A.H. Reversible circuit synthesis by genetic programming using dynamic gate libraries. Quantum Information Processing 16 (6), 160, 2017 (DOI:10.1007/s11128-017-1609-8)

5.     Younes, A. Reading a Single Qubit System Using Weak Measurement with Variable Strength. Annals of Physics,380, 93-105, 2017 (DOI: 10.1016/j.aop.2017.03.008)

6.     Montaser, R.; Younes, A; and Abdel-Aty, M. New Designs of Universal Reversible Gate Library. Quantum Matter 6 (1), 89-96, 2017

7.     Moustafa, A., Younes, A., and  Hassan, Y.F., A customizable quantum-dot cellular automata building block for the synthesis of classical and reversible circuits. The Scientific World Journal, Vol. 2015, Article ID 705056, 9 pages, 2015. DOI: 10.1155/2015/705056

8.     Younes, A. A bounded-error quantum polynomial-time algorithm for two graph bisection problems. Quantum Information Processing. 14(9): 3161–3177, 2015 (DOI: 10.1007/s11128-015-1069-y)

9.     Younes, A. A fast quantum algorithm for the affine Boolean function identification. The European Physical Journal Plus 130 (2), 1-9, 2015.

10. Younes, A. On the Universality of n-bit Reversible Gate Libraries. Appl. Math Inf. Sci. 9 (5), 2579-2588, 2015.

11. Montaser, R., Younes, A. and Abdel-Aty, M. Improving the quantum cost of NCT-based reversible circuit. Quantum Information Processing 14 (4), 1249-1263, 2015.

12. Younes, A. and Abdel-Aty, M., Collapsing a Perfect Superposition to a Chosen Quantum State without Measurement, PLOS ONE (9) 8: e103612, 2014.

13. Younes, A. Tight Bounds on the Synthesis of 3-bit Reversible Circuits: NFFr Library. Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers. Vol. 23, No. 3, 1450040 (22 pages), 2014.

14. Osman, M., Younes, A., Fahmy, M.H.,  Integration of Irreversible Gates in Reversible Circuits Using NCT Library. IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering. Vol. 14, Iss 6  PP 69-79, 2013.

 

15. Hassan, Y., Younes, A. and Elsayed, N. Artificial Immune System and Soft Computing. International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology & Security Vol. 3, No.3, June 2013

16. Younes, A. and Abdel-Aty, M., Amplitudes Distribution Over Two Copies of Small Quantum Subsystems.Quantum Information Processing, Vol. 12:2977–2991, 2013.

17. Younes, A., Database Manipulation Operations on Quantum Systems. Quantum Information Review, No. 1, 9-17, 2013.

18. Younes, A., Towards More Reliable Fixed Phase Quantum Search Algorithm. Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences. Vol 7, No. 1, 93-98, 2013.

19. Younes,A.,  Detection and Elimination of Non-Trivial Reversible Identities. International Journal of Computer Science, Engineering and Applications (IJCSEA) Vol.2, No.4, August 2012.

20. Younes, A., Enhancing the Security of Quantum Communication by Hiding the Message in A Superposition.  Information Sciences. 181  329–334 (2011)

21. Younes,A., Reducing Quantum Cost of Reversible Circuits for Homogeneous Boolean Functions. Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Vol. 19, No. 7  1423_1434 (2010)

22. Younes, A., Tradeoff in Quantum Amplitude Amplification Techniques. International Journal of Computer Research. Volume 16, Issue 1, pp. 67-108 (2008)

23. Younes, A., Rowe, J. and Miller, J., Enhanced Quantum Searching via Entanglement and Partial Diffusion. Physica D. Vol. 237(8) pp. 1074-1078 (2007).

24. Younes, A., Miller, J., Representation of Boolean Quantum Circuits as Reed-Muller Expansions. International Journal of Electronics. Vol.(No.7)pp. 431-444 (2004).


Conference Papers 

1. Younes, A. , Reading a Single Qubit System Using Weak Measurement with Variable Strength. The 6th International Conference on Mathematics & Information Science (ICMIS 2017), Zewail City of Science and Technology, 9-11 Feb. 2017.

2. Younes, A. and Rowe, J. E. , A Polynomial Time Bounded-error Quantum Algorithm for Boolean Satisfiability. One day conference of Quantum Computer and Quantum Information Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Egypt July 26th, 2016.

3. Younes, A., On the Universality of n-bit Reversible Gate Libraries. The 4th International Conference on Mathematics & Information Science (ICMIS 2015), Zewail City of Science and Technology, 5-7 Feb. 2015.

4. Younes, A., Rowe, J. and Miller, J., Quantum Searching via Entanglement and Partial Diffusion. Accepted in Einstein Symposium 2005, Bibliotheca Alexandrina. quant-ph/ 0406207, 2005.

5. Younes, A., Rowe, J. and Miller, J., A Hybrid Quantum Search Engine: A Fast Quantum Algorithm for Multiple Matches. In Proceeding of ICENCO2006. quant-ph/0311171, 2006.

6. Younes, A., Miller, J., Automated Method for Building CNOT Based Quantum Circuits for Boolean Functions. In Proceeding of ICENCO2004 pp. 562- 565 (2004). quant-ph/0304099, 2004.

7. Younes, A., Rowe, J. and Miller, J., Quantum Search Algorithm with more Reliable Behaviour using Partial Diffusion. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing, pp. 171 – 174, Glasgow, UK, 25-29 Jul 2004.

Chapters in Books 

1.  Ahmed Younes, Using Reed-Muller Expansions in the Synthesis and Optimization of Boolean Quantum Circuits, Chapter in “Inspired by Nature”, 113-141, Springer (2018).

2.  Ahmed Younes, Tradeoff in Quantum Amplitude Amplification Techniques, Chapter in “Trends in Quantum Computing Research”. Nova Publisher (2006).

arXiv Papers 

  1. Ahmed Younes, Jonathan E. Rowe. A Polynomial Time Bounded-error Quantum Algorithm for Boolean Satisfiability.arXiv:1507.05061 [cs.CC]
  2. Ahmed Younes. A Bounded-error Quantum Polynomial Time Algorithm for Two Graph Bisection Problems. arXiv:1505.06284 [quant-ph]
  3. Ahmed Younes. A Fast Quantum Algorithm for the Affine Boolean Function Identification.  arXiv:1407.6402
  4. Ahmed Younes. A Single Universal n-bit Gate for Reversible Circuit Synthesis. arXiv:1306.1254
  5. Ahmed Younes. Tight Bounds on the Synthesis of 3-bit Reversible Circuits: NFT Library. arXiv:1304.5804
  6. Ahmed Younes. Detection and Elimination of Non-Trivial Reversible Identities. arXiv:1101.4384
  7. Ahmed Younes. Strength and Weakness in Grover's Quantum Search Algorithm. arXiv:0811.4481
  8.  Ahmed Younes. Constant-Time Quantum Algorithm For The Unstructured Search Problem. arXiv:0811.4247
  9. Ahmed Younes. Hiding Quantum States in a Superposition. arXiv:0807.4732
  10. Ahmed Younes. Synthesis and Optimization of Reversible Circuits for Homogeneous Boolean Functions. arXiv:0710.0664
  11. Ahmed Younes. Database Manipulation on Quantum Computers. arXiv:0705.4303
  12. Ahmed Younes. Fixed Phase Quantum Search Algorithm. arXiv:0704.1585Ahmed YounesJon RoweJulian Miller.Quantum Searching via Entanglement and Partial Diffusion. arXiv:quant-ph/0406207
  13. Ahmed YounesJon RoweJulian Miller. Quantum Search Algorithm with more Reliable Behaviour using Partial Diffusion. arXiv:quant-ph/0312022
  14. Ahmed YounesJon RoweJulian Miller. A Hybrid Quantum Search Engine: A Fast Quantum Algorithm for Multiple Matches. arXiv:quant-ph/0311171
  15. Ahmed YounesJulian Miller. A Constant Complexity Algorithm for Solving the Boolean Satisfiability Problem on Quantum Computers. arXiv:quant-ph/0309077
  16. Ahmed YounesJulian Miller. Representation of Boolean Quantum Circuits as Reed-Muller Expansions. arXiv:quant-ph/0305134
  17. Ahmed Younes, Julian Miller. Automated Method for Building CNOT Based Quantum Circuits for Boolean Functions. arXiv:quant-ph/0304099

Former Ph.D. Students 

Title: Synthesis and Optimization of Reversible and Quantum Circuits using Group Theory

By: Rasha M. Montasr

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. A.M.A El-Sayed, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Abdel-Aty and Dr Ahmed Younes.

Alexandria University, 2017

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Title: HIGH PERFORMANCE GENERATION OF MULTI QUBITS REVERSIBLE LOGIC CIRCUITS BY GENETIC PROGRAMMING

By: MUSTAPHA YUSUF ABUBAKAR

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Low Tang Jung, Dr. Mohamed Nordin bin Zakaria and Dr. Ahmed Younes.

UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI PETRONAS, 2017
 

Former M.Sc. Students 

 

1-     Title: Quantum Inspired Soft Computing Model to Predict Toxicity Degree for Chemical Compounds. By: Tamer Ahmed Shendi .Supervisors: Prof. Saad Mohamed Saad Darwish  and Dr. Ahmed Younes. Alexandria University, 2018

 

2-     Title: Synthesis and Optimization of Quantum Circuits for Cryptographic Boolean Functions. By: Taghreed Ahmed Hussein Abdel Gawad .Supervisors: Dr. Ahmed Younes and Dr. Ashraf Said. Alexandria University, 2018

 

3-     Title: Object Extraction from 3D Medical Images. By: Eman Goda.Supervisors: Dr. Ahmed Younes and Dr. Ashraf Said. Alexandria University, 2017

 

4-     Title: Object Extraction from 3D Medical Images. By: Eman Goda.Supervisors: Dr. Ahmed Younes and Dr. Ashraf Said. Alexandria University, 2017

 

5-     Title: Association Rule Mining in Distributed Databases. By: Maha Mohamed Abdelhamid Gamal Eldein. Supervisors: Dr. Ahmed Younes and Dr Ashraf Said. Alexandria University, 2017

 

6-     Title: Automatic Synthesis of 3-bit Reversible Circuits as Quantum Dot Cellular Automata. By: Ahmed Mostafa Abdel-kader. Supervisors: Dr. Yasser Fouad and Dr. Ahmed Younes. Alexandria University, 2015

 

7-     Title: On Finding the upper bound for the length of multi-wires quantum logic circuits. By: Mohamed AbdelMoniem Mohamed Osman. Supervisors: Prof .Dr. Mostafa Fahmy and Dr. Ahmed Younes. Alexandria University, 2014.

 

8-     Title: Combinational Model of Artificial Immune System and Cellular Automata. By:  Nelly Saad Zaghloul.  Supervisors: Dr. Yasser Fouad and Dr. Ahmed Younes. Alexandria University, 2014.

 

9-     Title: On Enhancing the Time Efficiency of Clustering Algorithms. By: Rasha Mohamed Shehata Montaser. Supervisors: Prof .Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed El-Sayed and Dr. Ahmed Younes. Alexandria University, 2011

 

10-Title: Relevance of IT-Professional Certifications on Local Markets. By: Jamil Mohamad Salim Alayli. Supervisors: Dr. Akram Tannir and Dr. Ahmed Younes. Beirut Arab University, 2010.

 

11-Title: A Study of Spatial Databases. By: Issam Asaad Kheireddine. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed El-Sayed, Dr. Amr Elmasry and Dr. Ahmed Younes. Beirut Arab University, 2009.

 

 

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