Eltoweissy, Mohamed–Official Home page


The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University



Advanced Research Institute
4300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 750
Arlington, VA 22203

Tel: (703) 387-6029

Fax: (703) 528-5543
Email: toweissy AT vt DOT edu



Mission Critical Networking

Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks

Network Security and Trust

Network Cognomics and Autonomics



Principal Investigator, “Autonomous netWorked sEnsoR Systems, (ANSWER),” (S. Olariu and M. Younis, Co-PIs), National Science Foundation, NeTS, 2007-2010.


Co-Principal Investigator, “Reputation Management for Web Services,” (Athman Bougeuttaya, PI), National Science Foundation, Cyber Trust, 2006–2009.



A. Rezgui and M. Eltoweissy, “µRACER: Reliable Adaptive service-driven Efficient Routing protocol suite for service-oriented sensor-actuator networks,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2008, in press.


M. Eltoweissy, S. Jajodia, and R. Mukkamala, “Secure Multicast for Mobile Commerce Application: Issues and Challenges,” in Electronic Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, Annie Becker (Editor), IGI Global Information Science Reference, (selected as an authoritative comprehensive reference in the field), Volume 4, Chapter 12,  pp 930-951, 2008.


A. Rezgui and M. Eltoweissy, “Service-Oriented Sensor-Actuator Networks,” IEEE Communications, Vol. 45, No. 12, pp 92-100, December 2007.


J.H. Cho, I.R. Chen, and M. Eltoweissy, “On Optimal Batch Rekeying for Secure Group Communications in Wireless Networks,” Journal Wireless Networks (WiNet), Springer, Vol 13, No 6, pp 799-816, December 2007.


M. Chorzempa, JM. Park, and M. Eltoweissy, ”Key Management for Long-lived Sensor Networks in Hostile Environments,”  Journal of Computer Communications, Elsevier, Vol. 30. No. 9, pp. 1964-1979, September 2007.


M. Younis, K. Ghumman, and M. Eltoweissy, “Location-Aware Combinatorial key Management Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 865-882, August 2006.


M. Eltoweissy, M. Moharram, and R. Mukkamala, “Dynamic Key Management in Sensor Networks,” IEEE Communications, Vol 44, No. 4, pp. 122-130, April 2006.


M. Younis, W. Youssef, and M. Eltoweissy, S. Olariu, “Safety- and QoS-Aware Management of Heterogeneous Sensor Networks,” Journal of Interconnection Networks, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 179-193, 2006.


D. Gracanin. M. Eltoweissy, A. Wadaa, and L. DaSilva,  Service-Centric Model for Wireless Sensor Networks: Formalism and Visualization,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 23, pp. 115901165, June 2005.


A. Rezgui, A. Bouguettaya and M. Eltoweissy, “Privacy on the Web: Facts, Challenges, and Solutions,” IEEE Security and Privacy: Special Issue on Understanding Privacy, Vol 1, No. 6, November 2003.




Senior Member, IEEE

Senior Member, ACM

Director, Center for Cyber Assurance and Trust (CyCare)

Member, Wireless@Virginia Tech

Member, Advanced Research Institute, Virginia Tech

Associate Professor (Courtesy Appointment), Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech.


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Last Updated: May 20, 2008.