Prof. Banafa's book is ranked as one of the Best AI Models Books of All Time

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 4:14pm

Professor Ahmed Banafa's book titled "Secure and Smart IoT using Blockchain and AI" released in November 2018, has been recognized as one of the "13 Best AI Models Books of All Time As featured on CNN, Forbes and Inc – BookAuthority identifies and rates the best books in the world, based on public mentions, recommendations, ratings and sentiment." Professor Banafa is an aurthority in the areas of blockchain and AI. "Professor Banafa is an incredible asset to the undergrduate and graduate students at Northwestern Polytechnic University", stated President Peter Hsieh upon hearing the news. "He continues to expand his knowledge and skills while at the same time passing along this knowledge through his excellence in teaching and student development. We are very proud that he is a member of the NPU faculty".


He is called upon by local and international media to provide his insights into technology trends in IoT, blockchain, AI and their impact on our everyday lives. Congratulations Professor Banafa!


Northwestern Polytechnic University NPU Ahmed Banafa


Professor Banafa is an accomplished faculty member and tech professional.


• Selected as one of Technology Fortune Tellers and a LinkedIn Influencer of 2018
• Named No. 1 Top Voice To Follow in Tech by LinkedIn in 2016 (550+ Million members)
• Author : "Secure and Smart Internet of Things using Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence" book
• Media Expert in new tech with appearances on ABC, NBC , CBS, FOX TV and Radio
• Researches published by Forbes, MIT Technology Review, ComputerWorld, Techonomy
• Contributor to IEEE-IoT, LinkedIn, IBMCloud, IBM Big Data Analytics Hub, HPE Insights
• Articles translated to French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Korean
• Published over 100 articles about IoT, Blockchain, AI, Cloud Computing, Big Data
• Research papers used in many patents, numerous thesis and conferences
• Guest speaker at international technology conferences
• Superior skills in explaining and simplifying complex technical concepts
• Strong background in research and analysis of technical topics
• Subject Matter Expert (SME) in IoT & Blockchain Applications and Implementation
• Five-time winner of Instructor of the year award
• Certificate of Honor recipient from the City and County of San Francisco