Karim Emara, M.Sc.

PhD Student
Technische Universität München 
Department of Informatics 
Chair of Applied Informatics and Cooperative Systems
I left TUM in Septemeber 2016. My updated webpage is https://secan-lab.uni.lu/karim-emara
Tel.: +49 89 289 18650
Fax: +49 89 289 18657
Email: emara[at] in.tum.de
TUM - Institut für Informatik
 Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Schlichter
 Boltzmannstr. 3 
 85748 Garching, Germany 
Research Interests:


  • Applications of Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Location Privacy in Mobile Networks
  • Mobile Networks: VANET, MANET, WSN
  • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy


 Short Biography:

 Karim Emara is a PhD student in the Department of Informatics - Technische Universität München (TUM). He is awarded a scholarship from Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) to pursue his PhD in Germany. He is an Assistant Lecturer of Computer Systems, Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences (FCIS), Ain Shams University, Egypt. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from Ain Shams University, in 2004 and 2010, respectively.  


Advised Theses:

Unfortunately, I cannot accept more thesis proposals in WS15/16. 

  • Habibur Rahman, Context-aware privacy scheme for vehicular networks using Veins simulator, WS15/16
  • Philip Wenger, Re-identification Vulnerability of Mobility Traces in Vehicular Networks, WS15/16
  • Moinul Al-Mamun, Real-time traffic monitoring using extended Floating Car Data (eFCD) and cloud computing, SS15

For previous theses in Ain Shams University, click here



Karim Emara, Wolfgang Woerndl, and Johann Schlichter, “POSTER: Context-Adaptive User-Centric Privacy Scheme for VANET,” 11th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm), Dallas, USA, October 2015. (PDF)

Karim Emara, W. Woerndl, and J. Schlichter, “CAPS: Context-Aware Privacy Scheme for VANET Safety Applications,” in ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec), New York, USA, June 2015. (Accepted, AR: 19%)

Karim Emara, W. Woerndl, and J. Schlichter, “On Evaluation of Location Privacy Preserving Schemes for VANET Safety Applications,” Computer Communications, 63, 11–23, June 2015. (IF: 1.352)

Karim Emara, W. Woerndl, and J. Schlichter, "Vehicle tracking using vehicular network beacons," in Fourth International Workshop on Data Security and PrivAcy in wireless Networks 2013 (D-SPAN 2013), IEEE WoWMoM, Madrid, Spain, Jun. 2013. 

Karim Emara, "Location privacy in vehicular networks," in 5th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks PhD forum 2013 (IEEE WoWMoM 2013 PhD forum), Madrid, Spain, Jun. 2013. 

Karim Emara, W. Woerndl, and J. Schlichter, "Beacon-based Vehicle Tracking in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks,", Technical Report in Technical University of Munich, Department of Informatics, April 2013. 

Karim Emara, "Integrating Wireless Sensor Networks with IP basedNetworks", M.Sc. Thesis, Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Ain Shams University. Egypt. 2010

Karim Emara, Mohammad Abdeen, Mohammad Hashem, “Generic Technique for Interconnection between WSN and IP Network”, International Journal of Intelligent Computing & Information Science (IJICIS), Vol. 10, No. 2, July 2010, Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt   

Karim Emara; Mohammad Abdeen; Mohammad Hashem, “A gateway-based framework for transparent interconnection between WSN and IP network”, EUROCON 2009, EUROCON ‘09. IEEE, Issue , 18-23 May 2009 Pages:1775 – 1780, Petersburg, Russia

Howida A. Shedeed, Karim Emara, E. K. Maklouf , M. G. Barakat, M. R. Elhoufy, “Developing E-learning Lectures using Interactive Whiteboard”, Interactive Computer-aided Learning Conference, Sept. 2009, Villach, Austria

Marwa Abdelmonem, Asmaa Ali, Habiba Abdel Hafez, Asmaa Gamal, Mohammad Hamdy, Karim Emara, Haythem El-Messiry, and Abdalbadeeh Salem, "Robustic Arabic Optical Braille Recognition System", 4th International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Information Systems (ICICIS), March 2009, Cairo, Egypt