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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department

 

Associate Professor of Applied Signal Processing

Assistant Dean, Entrepreneurship Institute

Dr. Wail A. Mousa

 

Continues Education & Self Development

The following shows a list of my self development skills related to various categories such as scientific and technical, academic leadership, and others.
 

Scientific & technical

·        5-7 Jan. 2011: Attended two workshops on Advanced MATLAB programming, the 6th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, Sedona, Arizona, USA

·        13-14 March 2010: Attended two tutorials: "Biomedical Image Processing & Analysis Techniques" & “Sparse Signal Recovery: Theory, Applications & Algorithms", the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) , Dallas, TX, USA

·        November 2007: Attended the SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course 2007 titled: Concepts and Applications in 3D Seismic Imaging, Dhahran Geosciences Society, Bahrain

·        11 September 2005: Attended a tutorial on: “Algorithms for Biometric Recognition”, the 12th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2005), Genoa, Italy

·        4 September 2005: Attended a tutorial on: “Color Image processing”, the 13th EURASIP European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO’05), Antalya, Turkey

·        Fall of 2002: Attended two tutorials: "Medical Image Compression" & “Principles of Digital Watermarking", the 9th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2002), Rochester NY, USA

·        November 1999: Attended four sessions (Fast Calculations, Solving Equations, The Design of Statistical Experiments & Error Correcting Codes) in a workshop on Algebra & Applications, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

 

Academic leadership

·        14-15 November 2011: Attended the ALC MOHE workshop titled: "Rectors Workshop: Excellence in Undergraduate Education", Taif, Saudi Arabia

·        4 April 2011: Attended the discussion forum titled: "Trends in Higher Eductaion", organized by the office of planning and quality, KFUPM, Dhahran, Sauid Arabia

·        2-3 November 2010: Attended the ALC MOHE workshop titled: "Rectors Workshop: From A World Class University to A World Class University System", Yanbou, Saudi Arabia

·        3-4 April 2010: Attended the ALC MOHE workshop titled: "Vice-Rectors Workshop", Madianh, Saudi Arabia

·        Jan. 2010: Attended the ALC MOHE workshop titled: "Deans Workshop", Makkah, Saudi Arabia

·        3-4 Nov. 09: Attended the ALC MOHE workshop titled: "Rectors Workshop", Jubail, Saudi Arabia

·        June 2009: Attended & participated in the workshop titled “Faculty Search”, Deanship of Academic Development, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

·        June 2009: Attended & participated in the workshop titled “Emerging Leaders”, Deanship of Academic Development, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

 

Miscellaneous

·        Nov. 2009: Participated in MAWHIBA's training workshop titled "Judges Outreach Strand", King Abdul-Aziz & his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity, Al-Khobar Holiday Inn Hotel, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

·        July 2006-March 2009: I have taken various Schlumberger based training in different countries. Some of which are technical and others are job related such as Loss Prevention and Safety. Other courses were taken on-line

·        29 September 2005: Attended workshop on “The insiders Guide to Getting Published in Research Journals”, Graduate Training & Support Center, Staff & Departmental Development Unit (SDDU), Leeds University, Leeds, UK

·        28 September 2005: Attended workshop on “Communicating your Research to Non Specialists”, Graduate Training & Support Center, SDDU, Leeds University, Leeds, UK

·        29 November 2004: Attended workshop on “Using Power Point to Produce Posters”, Graduate Training & Support Center, SDDU, Leeds University, Leeds, UK

·        24 November 2004: Attended workshop on “Giving Presentations”, Graduate Training & Support Center, SDDU, Leeds University, Leeds, UK

·        9 November 2004: Attended workshop on “Writing for Research Students in the Sciences”, Graduate Training & Support Center, SDDU, Leeds University, Leeds, UK

·        20 October 2004: Attended workshop on ”Starting your Research Degree”, Graduate Training & Support Center, SDDU, Leeds University, Leeds, UK

·        Fall of 1999: Attended a short Course on “Learning Advanced MATLAB Programming”, with a certificate, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

·        1995-1996: Intensive English Language Program, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

 

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