Contact Information

Email: amani DOT abusafia AT sydney DOT edu DOT au

Amani Abusafia

PhD Student


Amani Abusafia is a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Athman Bouguettaya at the University of Sydney. She received her B.Sc degree in 2009, and an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science, in 2013 from the University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. She is currently a recipient of the Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship by the Australian Government, (2022-2023). Amani was the recipient of the Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Internet of Things Service Management from the University of Sydney (2019-2022). She worked as a lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, University of Sharjah, UAE for 6 years. She also worked as a Research Assistant in the Data Mining and Multimedia Research Group at the University of Sharjah. Her research interests include wireless sensor networks, data mining, and distributed systems.

PhD Publications

– Conferences:
  1. Wireless IoT Energy Sharing Platform. Jessica Yao, Amani Abusafia, Abdallah Lakhdari, and Athman Bouguettaya. PERCOM  2022, Virtual.
  2. Occupancy Estimation from Thermal Images. Zishan Qin, Dipankar Chaki, Abdallah Lakhdari, Amani Abusafia, and Athman Bouguettaya. ICSOC 2021, Virtual.
  3. Crowdsharing Wireless Energy Services. Abdallah Lakhdari, Amani Abusafia, and Athman Bouguettaya. IEEE CIC 2020, USA.
  4. Reliability Model for Incentive-Driven IoT Energy Service. Amani Abusafia, and Athman Bouguettaya. EAI MobiQuitous 2020, Germany.
  5. Incentive-based selection and composition of iot energy services.  Amani Abusafia, Athman Bouguettaya, and Sajib Mistry. SCC 2020, Beijing, China.

PhD Awards

  • Selected among 100 young researchers in computer science to attend the Heidelberg Laureate Forum, 2022.
  • The Zonta International Women in Technology Scholarship, 2022.
  • Researh Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship by Australian Government, 2022.
  • IEEE Women In Services Computing (WISC) Premier Scholarship to deserving female students pursuing technical educations, 2021.
  • Grace Hopper Student Scholarship to attend the annual Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), 2021.

Research Project