Ahmed Jamil Kattan
Computer Science and Information Systems
Phone: Postal address: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.ahmedkattan.com
A challenging position which effectively utilizes my experience, programming, teaching and research skills.
PhD Degree: University of Essex (United Kingdom) Dep. Computer Science. Evolutionary Computations and Machine Learning. 2006- 2010 Supervisor: Prof. Riccardo Poli
Master Degree: University of Essex (United Kingdom) Dep. Computer Science. Software Engineer. 2005 - 2006
Bachelor Degree: Jordan University of Science and Technology (Kingdom of Jordan) Dep. Computer Science and Information Systems.
Assistant Professor Um Al Qura University –Computer Science Department April 2011 – Pending.
Arabia 2011 – 2013: I was appointed as Head of the Computer Science Department. My primary responsibility as HoD is to establish a shared strategic vision for the department with the University, ensuring that its programmes, research and academic structures are following the University standards, and are able to leverage advantage to both the department and the University as a whole. My role has overall responsibility for leading and managing the department supported by relevant academic and administrative management teams. In addition, I was leading the department to get the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). In 2013, the department was accredited for full six-years. Furthermore, I am leading several research projects and external collaborations with other research institutes. 2013 – Pending: As a faculty member in the Computer Science Department. I am teaching several courses that are related to my research area. In addition, I am a member in various committees in the department. Furthermore, I am leading several research projects and external collaborations with other research institutes.
Consultant Ministry of Labour – Jobs Nationalisation project - Traffic lights - June 2011 – Pending. Riyadh- Saudi Arabia Providing objective advice with the aim of improving the jobs nationalisation process. To this end, I am designing algorithms based on Evolutionary Computation to optimise multiple parameters from the Saudi labour market and recommend the best plan of actions.
Research Associate Loughborough University – Department of Computer Science December 2010 – February 2012.