Dr. Ahmed Awad

Senior Research/Academic Staff
J. Liivi 2, Tartu 50409, Estonia
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Dr. Ahmed Awad is a senior research fellow at the Data Systems Group. Ahmed got his PhD from Hasso-Plattner institute, Potsdam University, Germany on 2010. Before that, he got his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Cairo University on 2000 and 2003 respectively. Ahmed’s research interests are in big streams processing, complex event processing and applications thereof, especially in business process management. Dr. Awad has more than 40 publications in international journals, conferences and workshops.


Selected Publications
  • S. Sakr, Z. Maamer, A. Awad, B. Benatallah, W. Aalst (2018) “Business Process Analytics and Big Data Systems: A Roadmap to Bridge the Gap”. IEEE Access, [PDF].
  • Nehal Afifi, Ahmed Awad, and Hisham M. Abdelsalam. "RBPSim: A Resource-aware Extension of BPSim Using Workflow Resource Patterns." ZEUS 2018 (2018): 32. [PDF]
  • Marwa Hussein, Ahmed Awad, Osman Hegazy: Enabling Compliance Monitoring for Process Execution Engines. BPMDS 2017: 30-37 [PDF]
  • Ahmed Awad, Nesma M. Zaki, Chiara Di Francescomarino: Analyzing and repairing overlapping work items in process logs. Information & Software Technology 80: 110-123 (2016) [PDF]
  • Dina Bayomie, Ahmed Awad, Ehab Ezat: Correlating Unlabeled Events from Cyclic Business Processes Execution. CAiSE 2016: 274-289 [PDF]
  • Ahmed Barnawi, Ahmed Awad, Amal Elgammal, Radwa El Shawi, Abduallah Almalaise, Sherif Sakr: Runtime self-monitoring approach of business process compliance in cloud environments. Cluster Computing 18(4): 1503-1526 (2015) [PDF]
  • Ahmed Barnawi, Ahmed Awad, Amal Elgammal, Radwa El Shawi, Abduallah Almalaise, Sherif Sakr: BP-MaaS: A Runtime Compliance-Monitoring System for Business Processes. BPM (Demos) 2015: 25-29 [PDF]
  • Dina Bayomie, Iman M. A. Helal, Ahmed Awad, Ehab Ezat, Ali El Bastawissi: Deducing Case IDs for Unlabeled Event Logs. Business Process Management Workshops 2015: 242-254 [PDF]
  • Ahmed Awad, Ahmed Barnawi, Amal Elgammal, Radwa El Shawi, Abduallah Almalaise, Sherif Sakr: Runtime detection of business process compliance violations: an approach based on anti patterns. SAC 2015: 1203-1210 [PDF]
  • Ahmed Awad, Sherif Sakr: On efficient processing of BPMN-Q queries. Computers in Industry 63(9): 867-881 (2012) [PDF]
  • Ahmed Awad, Rajeev Goré, Zhe Hou, James Thomson, Matthias Weidlich: An iterative approach to synthesize business process templates from compliance rules. Inf. Syst. 37(8): 714-736 (2012) [PDF
  • Ahmed Awad, Matthias Weidlich, Mathias Weske: Visually specifying compliance rules and explaining their violations for business processes. J. Vis. Lang. Comput. 22(1): 30-55 (2011) [PDF
  • Ralf Laue, Ahmed Awad: Visual suggestions for improvements in business process diagrams. J. Vis. Lang. Comput. 22(5): 385-399 (2011) [PDF
  • Mohammed AbuJarour, Ahmed Awad: Discovering Linkage Patterns among Web Services Using Business Process Knowledge. IEEE SCC 2011: 314-321 [PDF
  • Sherif Sakr, Emilian Pascalau, Ahmed Awad, Mathias Weske: BPModelMasher: Manage Your Process Variants Effectively. BPM (Demos) 2011 [PDF
  • Cristina Cabanillas, Manuel Resinas, Antonio Ruiz Cortés, Ahmed Awad: Automatic Generation of a Data-Centered View of Business Processes. CAiSE 2011: 352-366 [PDF
  • Ahmed Awad, Rajeev Goré, James Thomson, Matthias Weidlich: An Iterative Approach for Business Process Template Synthesis from Compliance Rules. CAiSE 2011: 406-421 [PDF
  • Ahmed Awad, Sherif Sakr, Matthias Kunze, Mathias Weske: Design by Selection: A Reuse-Based Approach for Business Process Modeling. ER 2011: 332-345 [PDF
  • Ahmed Awad, Mohammed AbuJarour: Revealing Hidden Relations among Web Services Using Business Process Knowledge. ICSOC 2011: 235-249 [PDF
  • Sherif Sakr, Ahmed Awad: A framework for querying graph-based business process models. WWW 2010: 1297-1300 [PDF]