Dakota State University, USA
Dr. Houssain Kettani received the Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus in 1998, and Master’s and Doctorate degrees both in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2000 and 2002, respectively. Dr. Kettani served as faculty member at the University of South Alabama (2002-2003), Jackson State University (2003-2007), Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (2007-2012), Fort Hays State University (2012-2016), Florida Polytechnic University (2016-2018) and Dakota State University since 2018. Dr. Kettani has served as Staff Research Assistant at Los Alamos National Laboratory in summer of 2000, Visiting Research Professor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in summers of 2005 to 2011, Visiting Research Professor at the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center at the University of Alaska in summer of 2008 and Visiting Professor at the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in summer of 2010. Dr. Kettani’s research interests include computational science and engineering, high performance computing algorithms, information retrieval, network traffic characterization, number theory, robust control and optimization, and Muslim population studies. He presented his research in over sixty refereed conference and journal publications and his work received over four hundred citations by researchers all over the world. He chaired over hundred international conferences throughout the world and successfully secured external funding in millions of dollars for research and education from US federal agencies such as NSF, DOE, DOD, and NRC.
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Western Michigan University, USA
Ala Al-Fuqaha (S’00-M’04-SM’09) received Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering and Networking from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA, in 2004. Currently, he is a Professor at the Information and Computing Technology (ICT) division, College of Science and Engineering (CSE) of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). His research interests include the use of machine learning in general and deep learning in particular in support of the data-driven and self-driven management of large-scale deployments of IoT and smart city infrastructure and services, Wireless Vehicular Networks (VANETs), cooperation and spectrum access etiquette in cognitive radio networks, and management and planning of software defined networks (SDN). He is a senior member of the IEEE and an ABET Program Evaluator (PEV). He serves on editorial boards and technical program committees of multiple international journals and conferences.
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University of Gloucestershire, UK
Dr Salah Al-Majeed,
highly experienced academic manager with successful
accomplishments records of brand technology, product innovations
and corporate communication. A proficient academic Professor
with extensive international profile and high quality of
delivering academic teaching and research. Prof Al-Majeed is the
Academic Subject Leader (Head) of Engineering and Technology at
School of Business and Technology, University of
Gloucestershire. Prior to his current position, Dr Salah was
Head of Systems Engineering School at the Military Technological
College -MTC Oman (partner with University of Portsmouth, UK).
In addition to his role as academic and manager, Salah has an extensive portfolio of Industrial, Academia and R&D works, leading the innovation of implementing technologies. Conduct research into issues and challenges in data exploration through Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Environment (including Smart City and Biomedical and Health informatics) from a multitude of perspectives, which is driving breakthroughs and innovation in a range of areas, such as Sensor, E-Health, Telemedicine and Mobile Telemedicine, Wireless Networks (4G and 5G) for different layers and applications. Where that can be seen through his role as a lead consultant at North Caspian Operating Company - NCOC – Kazakhstan for Sensabot project and collaborating closely with Huawei, Shell and Carnegie Mellon University – CMU, USA. In addition, his research projects were supported and funded by UK, EU and International organizations and companies.
Prof Al-Majeed is an Editor-in-Chief of Computer Science Engineering: An International Journal, and Editorial Member, International Journal of Computer Science, Engineering and Applications. In addition to his recognition as a Senior Member of IEEE, he is a reviewer for many well-known journals including IEEE transections and an invited keynote speaker for many of international conferences and events. Recently, he was the Technical Activities Officer of IEEE Oman Section.
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Mohammed V University, Morocco
Mohamed SBIHI, received PhD in automation and information processing from the Faculty of Sciences, University Ibn Tofail in Kénitra, Morocco, in 2006. His research interests include the Real-Time Image Processing, Data analysis, Embedded Systems and Robotics and E- Learning. He is Professor of Higher Education since 1996. Actually, he is Professor at the International Professions of Morocco Departement in the Superior School of Technology of Sale (ESTS), Mohammed V University In Rabat, Morroco and professor at the Abulcasis International University of Health Sciences, Rabat, Morocco. He is a Member of Laboratory of the Analysis Systems, Information Processing and Industrial Management at ESTS. He is Director of several doctoral Thesis, Author of an International Book and Multiple Journal/Conference Papers. He is a member of the Scientific Committee and Program Chair of Multiple National and International Conferences.
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