Alexandria University


AU Courses for Spring 09

Course # Title Instructor Format
Digital Communications Said M. Elnoubi Face to Face
Advanced Computer Architecture Mohamed Rizk Face to Face
Theory of Algorithms Ayman Khalafalah Face to Face
Software Engineering Walid Rabie Face to Face

VT Courses for Spring 09

Course # Title Instructor Format
ECE 5565
Network Architecture & Protocols Eltoweissy VTEL from NoVA to MENA
ECE 5605
Stochastic Signals & Systems Besieris Besieris Travel to MENA
ECE 5664
Cellular Radio and Personal Communications Tranter & Reed VTEL to MENA
Trustworthy Wireless Networks Eltoweissy VTEL from NoVA to MENA
ECE-5944 ECE Graduate Seminar Brown VTEL to MENA
  1.  All courses are taught according to the VT class schedule for the current semester.  VT no-class holidays will be observed as well as local Egyptian holidays.  Lectures to replace those missed during Egyptian holidays will be made up during other days as needed.
  2. "Travel to MENA" courses taught by the VT traveling (visiting) faculty will operate on a condensed semester schedule as set by the traveling faculty.
  3. All VT Video Conference (VTEL) Courses will be video streamed for registered VT-MENA students to watch later at convenient times.
  4. Week day abbreviations used are:
    M=Mon, T=Tue, W=Wed, R=Thur, F=Fri, Sa=Sat, Su=Sun, ARR=To be Arranged
  5. All VT "VTEL" course times are local VT times.  The times for the "MENA" and "Travel to MENA" courses are local Egyptian times. 
  6. VT is located in the eastern time zone in the US, GMT-5,  which is 7 hours behind Egypt, GMT-2, except during the daylight savings, DST, transition periods as both counties operate different DST timings. 
  7. The daylight savings for the Eastern US zone starts at 2 a.m. on the Second Sunday in March (forward Clock one hour) and ends at 2 a.m. on the First Sunday of November (Backward Clock one hour).
  8. Typically, Egypt operates Daylight-Saving Time between the last Friday in April and the last Thursday in September when the clocks are 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3).  Some years, Egypt enforces DST times during the month of Ramadan.

Spring 2009 Condensed Schedule (Tentative):
Feb 11, 2009 to Mar 3, 2009
Mar 16, 2009 to Apr 7, 2009