Abdelwahab Hamam

Assistant Professor - 9
Abdelwahab Hamam

Phone 863-874-8769

Location Main Campus

Office IST-2082

Directory Computer Science

Dr. Abdelwahab Hamam came to Florida Poly in 2013 as an assistant professor of computer science. Before then, he was a teaching and research assistant at the University of Ottawa from 2005-13. He has more than 30 academic papers and pending patent applications as well as eight issued USPTO patents.



  • Best paper award, 2015 Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX) workshop
  • Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award, 2015 ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM)
  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Ottawa, 2013
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Ottawa, 2007
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering, University of Ottawa, 2004
  • Haptic applications and technology
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Quality of experience for multimedia applications
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Software engineering
  • Software engineering concentration advisor
  • Computer science search committee
  • Computer science concentration committee
  • University research award committee
  • Technical co-chair of the 2015 Haptic Audio-Visual Environments and Games (HAVE) Workshop
  • Co-organizer of the 2015 QoMEX Workshop special session on haptics quality of experience
  • “A Quality of Experience Model for Haptic Virtual Environments” (TOMM vol.10, Issue 3).