Abdelhameed Ibrahim was born in Mansoura city, Egypt, in 1979. He attended the Faculty of Engineering at Mansoura University in Mansoura city where he received Bachelor and Master Degrees in Engineering from the electronics (Computer Engineering and Systems) department in 2001 and 2005, respectively. He was with the Faculty of Engineering at Mansoura University from 2001 through 2007. In April 2007, he joined the Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science in the Faculty of Engineering at Chiba University in Japan as a doctor student. He received Ph.D. Degree in Computer Engineering in 2011. His research interests are in the fields of computer vision and pattern recognition with a special interest in material classification based on reflectance information.