Moez Adel AbdelAziz AbdelGawad
(Moez A. AbdelGawad)

Assistant Professor
Informatics Research Institute (IRI)
SRTA-City, New Borg ElArab, Egypt
      Adjunct Assistant Professor
Computer and Systems Eng. Dept. (CSED)
Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria Univ., Egypt
Remote Visiting Scholar (2020-2021 & 2021-2022) and Ph.D. (2011)
Computer Science, Rice University, Houston TX, USA

Research Interests

  • Quantum programming, quantum algorithms, and quantum computing.
  • Categorical quantum theory, and quantum information theory.
  • Programming languages theory (PLT).
  • Object-oriented programming (OOP) type systems.
  • Cryptography and computer security.*
  • Current research and teaching goals.

Select Publications



  • Fall 2021: Basics of Quantum Computing and Quantum Algorithms   (invited whiteboard lectures. no slides).
  • July 2020: Online Quantum Computing Summer Course Announcement   (w/ PyraNova. 45-min. slides. announcement poster).
    • Course postponed due to Covid-19.
  • May/June 2020: Towards an Order and Category Theoretic Model of Java Generics   (extended version. preprint).
  • May 2020: Using Quantum Computers and Supercomputers to Address COVID-19 in Egypt   (research proposal [QuanCovEg]. 10-min. slides).

Contact Info



* In case of wondering how OOP programming languages, quantum computing, and computer security are related, the math used in modeling OOP generics, in modeling quantum processes, and the math behind cryptographic algorithms have much in common (hover over text to see more).
1 ACT’19 is the Applied Category Theory conference organized in July 2019 by the Quantum Group of the CS Dept. at Oxford University, UK.
2 FTfJP’17 is the Formal Techniques for Java-like Programs workshop of the European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP) conference held in Barcelona, Spain in June 2017.
3 Nominally-typed object-oriented programming languages include mainstream OOP languages such as Java, C#, C++, Scala, and Kotlin.