Dr. Ismail received his B.S. with an honor degree at the Department of Electronics and Communication, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, in 2001. He received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in 2009 and 2013 from the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences (NILES), Cairo University, Egypt. In 2013, he was an assistant professor at NILES, Cairo University, Egypt. Currently, he is an associate professor in the ECE program and the director of wireless intelligent networks research center (WINC) at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nile University, Egypt.
In 2015, Dr. Ismail had postdoctoral research in optical and wireless communications at the technical institute of microwave and photonic engineering, University of Graz, Austria. In 2018, he joined the optical wireless communication research group at the department of engineering and sciences, University of Oxford, UK to work in research of quantum communication in free space. His research interests are interdisciplinary which span including optical/wireless communications, mmWave, mobile edge computing, quantum security, blockchain, healthcare, ...etc. He has H-index 6 as reported by Scopus with total citations of 117, with more than 51 publications distributed between high impact journals, conferences, and book chapters.