Faculty of
Information Technology

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Faculty Members

1. Raed Abu Zitar, Professor | Dean of Faculty of Information Technology

 EDUCATION:

  • B.S. ,University of Jordan, Jordan, 1988
  • MS. ,North Carolina A&T State University, U.S.A, 1989
  • Ph.D., Wayne State University, USA, 1993

Prof. Abu Zitar has more than 25 years of teaching, research, and administration experience, starting as an Instructor at the United Arab Emirates University back in 1993 until this minute, as founding Dean and Professor at the Faculty of Information Technology, the American University of Madaba (AUM), Jordan.  He has been in the position of chairperson and Dean at several Universities. He worked as Dean of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies, Dean for Faculties of IT, Dean for Distant Learning and co-founder for Avicenna Project part in Jordan, Acting Dean and founder for Faculty of Art and Design (AUM).  He has taught wide spectrum of computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering courses; undergraduate and graduate. Dr. Abu Zitar has supervised many Ph.D. and Master Students. He has been a reviewer for many promotion applications.  He has published more than 70 Journal and conference papers. Edited books and published several chapters in books. Dr. Abu Zitar has won Hisham Hijjawi award on IT and communication sector for the year 2008. He also has won King Hussien Fund award for excellence in Computer science with Philadelphia University in 2003, in addition to several research grants while at NYiTand  mutual grant with the Saudi University ; Northern borders.  He has participated in organizing many international conferences, participated in Ministry of higher education accreditation committees, peer reviewed many international journals, editorial board member in several international journals. He was an Invited speaker in Microsoft days event in Tunis, 2007. He is experienced in local accreditation, NEASC American accreditation, and ABET accreditation. He has have conducted several workshops in KSA for University faculty members on how to write international peer reviewed papers. He is a member of several associations and societies.  He was the AUM liaison officer for TEMPUS project in the alliance of Universities with Enterprises in Jordan. 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence in Software Engineering, Robotics, Computer Networks modeling , Corpuses development, Languages Dictionaries,  Emotions Modeling, Pattern   Recognition, Emotional Agents,   Genetic Algorithms, Neural Networks, Intelligent Control, Scheduling Methods, Speech Recognition, Evolutionary Based Applications, Fuzzy Logic.


2. Dr. Ahmad Al Daraiseh | Associate Professor

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering/Software Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2006.
  • M.S., Computer Engineering/Software Engineering, University of Central Florida ,2001.
  • B.S., Electronics Engineering, Yarmouk University, 1998.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

  • Artificial Intelligence, information security.
  • Computer Networks.

3. Dr. Mohammad Daoud | Assistant Professor

EDUCATION:

  • Ph,D., Computer Science, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble , France, 2010
  • M.S., Computer Science, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France, 2007.
  • B.S., Computer Science, University of Jordan, Jordan, 2006.

RESEARCH INTEREST:

  • Data Mining
  • Knowledge Extraction
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Arabic multiword term extraction
  • Sentiment analysis
  • Information Retrieval

 4. Dr. Ahmad BaniMustafa | Assistant Professor

EDUCATION:

  • PhD Computer Science University of Wales,Aberystwyth  (Aberystwyth University),2012
  • MSc Software Engineering,  UWE, Bristol University,2003
  • BSc Computer Science Al al-Bayt University,1999

RESEARCH INTEREST:

  • Software Engineering
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Computational Biology (Metabolomics)
  • Bioinformatics and Data Analysis

5. Muhammad Al Muhammad | Assistant Professor

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D., Computer Science Department, Brigham Young University , USA, July 2007.
  • M.S., Computer Science Department, Brigham Young University, USA, August 2004.
  • B.S., Computer Science Department, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria, December 1993.

RESEARCH INTEREST:

  • Agent-oriented software engineering.
  • Constraint recognition from free-form, natural-language service requests.
  • Resolutions for over-constrained and under-constrained systems of constraints.
  • Ontology-based web services.
  • Computer Security

 

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