Portrait of Riham Mansour

Riham Mansour

Senior Applied Researcher


Riham Hassan Mansour is an applied researcher at Microsoft Research Advanced Technology Lab in Cairo, Egypt (ATL-Cairo).

Prior to joining Microsoft, Riham was an assistant professor at the College of Computing and Information Technology, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime (AASTMT). Riham was also an adjunct professor at the Computer Science Department, Virigina Polytechnique Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Riham was involved in multiple research projects both in the U.S. and in Egypt. In the U.S., she collaborated with the Pacific Northwest National Lab, Oak-Ridge National Lab and the Digital Libraries Lab in Virginia Tech.

Riham earned her Ph.D in Computer Science from Virginia Tech in 2009 in the area of security engineering and trustworthy computing. She collaborated with the Lero Software Engineering Lab in Ireland where she gained good experience in applied formal methods for safety-critical systems. Riham received her MSc. and BSc. from the American University in Cairo (AUC) in 2002 and 2000 consecutively.

After receiving her BSc., she started her professional career in Holosofx that was acquired by IBM in 2002. Riham then joined the Cairo Technology Development Center of IBM-Egypt, where she was a key developer and designer in the IBM-Websphere Business Monitor and Modeler products. The two products are strategic part of the IBM-Websphere middle-ware family that focuses on business process modeling, re-engineering, automation and monitoring.