Abdelwahab Hamam, Jihad Alja’am, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, “A Quality of Experience Model for Haptic Virtual Environments”,ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, Vol. 10(3) – TOMM Best Paper Award
Our paper titled: “User Force Profile of Repetitive Haptic Tasks Inducing Fatigue” received Best Paper Award at the 7th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX 2015) sponsored by Youtube Google, 26-29 May 2015, Costa Navarino, Messinia, Greece
Prof. El Saddik received a honorary professorship from Harbin Engineering University, China during a ceremony on April 16, 2015 from Prof. Liu Zhi Gang (president of Harbin Eng. Univ.)
Professor El Saddik is named Distinguished University Professor in 2014.
Senior scholars of the University may receive the title of Distinguished University Professor in recognition of unusual scholarly achievement at the University, pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge and a solid teaching record. The number of such distinctions should be no more than 15 regular tenured faculty.