Education

Doctorate of Philosophy - 2002
Computer Science
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Master of Science - 2000
Computer Science
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Bachelor of Science - 1995
Computer Science
Mutah University
Al-Karak, Jordan

Processional Certifications

Project Management Professional
Project Management Institute
Pennsylvania, USA
Certificate on Principals and Practice of University Teaching and Learning
University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia
Certificate of Software Engineering
Computer Science Department
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama, USA

Employment

Associate Professor Oct. 2011-present
Assistant Professor 2003- Oct. 2011
Information & Computer Science Department
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Senior Research Associate 2000-2003
Information Technology & Systems Center Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Part-time Instructor 2002-2003
Computer Science Department
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Research Assistant 1998-2000
Computer Science Department
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama, USA

Awards

 
  • Distinction award: "Excellence in Research", KFUPM, 2019
  • Distinction award: "15 years of distinguished service", KFUPM, 2019
  • Recognition of a Scientific Patent, KFUPM, 2019
  • Distinction award: "Excellence in Teaching", KFUPM, 2018
  • Recognition of Two Scientific Patents, KFUPM, 2018
  • Distinction award: "Instructional Technology", KFUPM, 2017
  • Distinguished University Professor in the Field of Teaching within Arab World, Khalifa Award, 2016
  • Recognition of a Scientific Patent, KFUPM, 2016
  • Distinction award: "Excellence in Research", KFUPM, 2014
  • Distinction award: "Instructional Technology", KFUPM, 2012
  • Distinction award: "Best of Advising", KFUPM, 2009
  • Supervising the 1st place team in Microsoft Imagine cup of Saudi Arabia in 2009, Microsoft, 2009
  • Distinction award: "Excellence in Teaching", KFUPM, 2008
  • Achievement award: Supervising the best Software Engineering senior project, KFUPM, 2008
  • Valuable faculty connection partner, Microsoft, 2008
  • Achievement award: Supervising the 1st place team in Microsoft Imagine cup of Saudi Arabia, Microsoft, 2007
  • Achievement award: Supervising the 2nd place team in Microsoft Imagine cup of Saudi Arabia, Microsoft, 2007
  • Award of Merit: Distinguished services in the Software Engineering Curriculum, KFUPM, 2006
  • Award of Merit: Supervising the best Software Engineering senior project, KFUPM, 2006

Appreciation Certificates

 
  • Positive Impact on their employees, Elm Company, 2018
  • Judging Google knol contest, Google, 2010
  • Technical Presentation: Extreme Programming Development Activities, Aramco, 2010
  • Judging Microsoft Imagine Cup projects 2008, KFUPM, 2008
  • Judging Microsoft Imagine Cup projects 2007, Microsoft, 2007
  • Distinguished performance in supervising the winning project in Microsoft Imagine cup of Saudi Arabia of 2007, KFUPM, 2007
  • Distinguished services in the Information and Computer Science Department, KFUPM, 2007
  • Coordinating practical Software Engineering short course, KFUPM, 2006
  • Distinguished performance in supervising the winning project in Microsoft Imagine cup of Saudi Arabia of 2006, KFUPM, 2006

Last updated (March 22, 2019)