Ahmed M. Abdelmoniem is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London, UK. He holds positions of Research Scientist at KAUST, Saudi Arabia, Senior Researcher with Huawei’s Future Networks Lab (FNTL), Hong Kong, and Assistant Processor, Assiut University, Egypt. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong in 2017 and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt, in 2007 and 2012 respectively. He was awarded the prestigious Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship from the Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2013 to pursue his PhD at HKUST and a Competitive Research Grant at KAUST in 2021. He has published numerous papers in top venues and journals in the areas of distributed systems, computer networking, and machine learning. His current research interests are in the areas of optimizing systems supporting distributed machine learning, federated learning, and cloud/data-center networking with an emphasis on performance, practicality, and scalability. He is a member of ACM, IEEE, USENIX.