Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, awarded in 2009. Thesis title: "Resource Management Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks".
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, awarded in 2004
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (with highest honor), King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, awarded in 2000
Director, Information Technology Center, KFUPM, 2013 - Present
Assistant Director, Information Technology Center, KFUPM, 2009 - 2013
Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering Departmenr, KFUPM, 2009 - Present
Research Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2006 - 2009
Teaching Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2005 - 2006
Graduate Assistant, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, 2000 - 2001
Summer Intern, Saudi Business Machines (SMB), Summer 1999
Awards and Honors
- Received the King Abdullah Scholar Award which recognizes excellence in academics and research by graduate students around the world from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) (April 2008).
- Received the highest plaque of honor for graduating with ﬁrst honor from the Rector of KFUPM (May 2000).
- Received an award of recognition from IEEE -Saudi Arabia for Outstanding Academic Achievement in the IEEE Technical Exchange Meeting (April, 2000).
- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)