Professional

Education:

Ph.D.: Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, 1998.
M.S.E.: Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, 1995.
B.Sc.: Electrical Engineering, University of Jordan, 1985.

Affiliations:

bullet Computer Engineering Department (CPE), 1999 – now
bullet Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET), 1992 – now
bullet University of Jordan, 1992 – now
bullet Parallel Performance Project (PPP), University of Michigan, 1993 – 1998
bullet Hewlett-Packard Labs, 1996
bullet Systems and Electronic Development FZCO, 1985-2006
bullet IEEE, 1993 and Senior Member since 2007.
bullet IEEE Computer Society, 1993 – now
bullet Jordan Engineers Association, 1985 – now
bullet Princess Sumaya University for Technology, 2010 – 2011

Activities:

bullet Chair of IEEE – Jordan Section, 2011.
bullet General Chair of 2011 IEEE Jordan Conference on Applied Electrical Engineering and Computing Technologies (AEECT), Dec 6-8, 2011.
bullet Secretary of Joint Computational Intelligence/Computer Chapter in IEEE – Jordan Section, 2010 – now.
bullet Presentation titled “Electronic Voting: For Secure and Efficient Elections in Jordan” organized by IEEE – Jordan Section in PSUT, Nov 2, 2011.
bullet Chair of the Computer Engineering Department in the University of Jordan, July 2006 – June 2010.
bullet Presentation titled “Web Search Engines: How They Work and How to Exploit Their Benefits” organized by Jordan Computer Society in cooperation with IEEE Jordan Section in METS 09, Nov 2009.
bullet Member, ICT Sector committee, HCST‘s project “Setting Research Priorities in Jordan for the Coming 10 Years”, 2009-2010.
bullet Member, board of trustees of the university of the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, 2009.
bullet Chair and member of 9 committees formed by the Higher Education Accreditation Commission for setting accreditation guidelines and for computer engineering programs accreditation, 2005-2011.
bullet Interview with Engineering Sense magazine, Spring 2009 (Arabic script).
bullet Presentation titled “Modern Multicore Processors and their Programming” organized by Jordan Computer Society in cooperation with IEEE Jordan Section in METS 08, Dec 2008.
bullet Chair of the Technical Judging Committee for Jordan’s First Lego League Championship, Dec 2008.
bullet Chair of the organizing committee of the National Technology Parade 2008.
bullet Main organizer of a series of lectures in computer, electrical, and mechatronics engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, 2006 – present.
bullet Member of the organizing committee of the First Graduate Studies Research Conference, The University of Jordan, May 2008.
bullet Presentation titled “Modern and Future Processors” organized by the Faculty of Engineering and Technology in the University of Jordan, Feb 2007.
bullet Member of the Certificates Equaling Committee in the Ministry of Higher Education, 2004 – 2009.
bullet First Prize for a graduation project in the Electrical Engineering category, Jordan Engineers Association, Project Title: Superscalar MIPS Instruction Set Implementation with High-Level Language Compiler Simulation and Benchmarking, Students: Faris Mismar, Hani Hejazi, and Haytham Shaddad, 2004.
bullet Third Prize for a graduation project in the Electrical Engineering category, Jordan Engineers Association, Project Title: Analyzing Features of Hand-Written Single Arabic Characters, Students: Rola Al-Sa’feen and Maha Nasser, 2004.
bullet Consultant for Systems and Electronic Development FZCO 2000 – 2006.
bullet Member of the organizing committee of the 5th Jordanian International Electrical and Electronics Engineering Conference.
bullet Presentation titled “Higher Performance in Modern Intel Processors” organized by IEEE Jordan Section, August 2002.
bullet General Secretary of IEEE Jordan Section,  2000 – 2001.
bullet Gave a short course titled “How to Test Hardware and Software for Year 2000 Readiness”, April 1999, The University of Jordan.
bullet Presentation titled “High Performance through Parallel Processing” organized by the Computer and Internet Club in the University of Jordan, Oct 1998.