Signals and Multimedia Processing
The aim of this research
group is to design a system that locates lost objects in both indoor
and outdoor environments. The target audience are average people with
smart, portable and handheld devices such as smartphones. The lost
objects are either people or things. To consider real and practical
scenarios of lost objects, no prior information about the environment
shall be known.
Big Data and Cloud Computing
Various applied research, applications and topics to be investigated and
to eventually establish long-term research projects in the following
Smart cities and IoT devices & applications.
Big data and machine learning based automatic speech recognition systems
for mobile applications.
Wireless network performance evaluation and enhancements using big data
and machine learning.
Arafat Awajan is a full professor at Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT). He received his PhD degree in computer science from the University of Franche-Comte, France in 1987. He held different academic positions at the Royal Scientific Society and Princess Sumaya University for Technology. He was appointed as the chair of the Computer Science Department (2000-2003) and the chair of the Computer Graphics and Animation Department (2005-2006) at PSUT. He had been the dean of the King Hussein School for Information Technology from 2004 to 2007, the Dean of Student Affairs from 2011- 2014 and the director of the Information Technology Center in the Royal Scientific Society from 2008-2010. He is currently the dean of the King Hussein School for computing Sciences.
Asma Al-znaimat is an instructor at accounting department, received her BSc and master degree in accounting from Mutah University in 2004, 2011 respectively. She is interested in auditing and fraud risk assessment.
· Devoted to the audit quality and its impact on financial statement fraud detection.
Dr. Abdel Razaq Al Farah is an associate professor of accounting. He received his PhD degree in Accounting and Finance from Newcastle University, Australia, in 2007. He received his MBA degree with concentration on accounting from The University of Jordan, in 2001, and BA degree in accounting from Yarmouk University, in 1997. He is an outstanding lecturer, scholar, trainer and consultant in the area of Accounting. He lived, worked and was educated in Australia. He has over 8 years of teaching, research, and over 8 years of business consultancy, and work experience. Previously, he taught in Jordan as a full-time instructor at Al-Balqa’ Applied University, and as a part-time instructor at the University of Jordan, the German- Jordanian University, the World Islamic Sciences and Education University, and Yarmouk University. He also taught in Saudi Arabia- Al Riyadh at Al Yamamah University, Dar Al-Uloom University, and the Arab Open University.Professionally, he worked at the Amman Stock Exchange for almost eight years at different departments such as internal auditing, research and international relations, financial department, and surveillance department. He is a member of the Editorial Board at Journal of Empirical Studies, and Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review.
Dr. Abeer Al-Khoury received her MSc. in Accounting and Finance from University of Manchester (UMIST) in UK in 1994, and her PHD in Accounting from Nottingham University in UK from 1999-2003. Got promoted in 2010 to associate professor. Currently, head of Accounting department, faculty of king Talal for business and technology at PSUT.
He received his PhD in Management (Major is Finance and Marketing as minor), 1992, Bogazici (Bosphores) University (BU), Istanbul – Turkey (With Honor). M.B.A (Managerial Accounting) 1982, University of Hartford CT. – U.S.A. / (With Honor). B.S in Accounting, 1975/1976, University of Garyoness - Benghazi – Libya. His work experience: Minster of State in charge of Investment and International Cooperation –Libya. Top executive and Chairman, general manager of Libyan Arab Investment company (1990-2004). Chairman, CEO, of Libyan Long Term Portfolio (managing about $10 billion internationally). Chairman / Board member of a lot of international banks and companies (1988-2012). Senior Advisor to some banks and Investment companies (2012 ). Teaching graduate level (MBA, PhD) Libyan Higher Academy (1995-2010).
Dr Najib Shrydeh is an assistant professor of Finance at the King Talal Faculty of Business and Technology. He received his BSc in Economics and Management and MBA – Finance in 2005 and 2007 respectively. In addition, he received his PhD in Empirical Finance in 2014 from the Bristol Business School (UK). He is a member of the Bristol Centre for Global Finance (BCGF) and is involved in various applied research initiatives including financial contagion, market efficiency, and corporate finance.
Radhi Al-Hamadeen is an Associate Professor of Accounting at King Talal Faculty of Business and Technology, PSUT. He received his BSc in Accounting from the University of Jordan in 1994, MA in Accounting from Al al-Bayt University in 2002, and a PhD in Accounting and Auditing form University of St Andrews, UK in 2007. Before joining academia, he worked in Ministry of Finance, Dept. of Income Tax as an Income Tax Assessor and Auditor. Radhi has been engaged in several Tempus & Erasmus+ projects as a contact person and representative of several higher educational institutions in cooperation with several universities from EU. Radhi is a member of the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA, UK), Center for Social & Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR, UK), and the European Accounting Association (EAA, Belgium).
Dr. Mohanned Al-arabiat holds a PhD in Computer and Information Sciences from DePaul University in Chicago, he also holds a Masters degree in Information Systems from the same school. Mohanned also holds a Master of Arts in Social Justice and Community development from Loyola University Chicago.