CV

Bio: 
Dr. Hatim A. Aboalsamh received the Ph.D. degree in computer engineering and science from the University of Miami, USA, in 1987. He is currently a Professor and the Chairman with the Department of Computer Science, King Saud University (KSA), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was the Vice Rector for Development and Quality, KSA, from 2006 to 2009, and the Dean of the College of Computer and Information Sciences. His research interests include pattern recognition, biometrics, probability modeling, and machine learning. He is a Fellow Member of the British Computer Society, and a Senior Member of the Association of Computing Machinery, USA, and the International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology. He was the Vice President of the Saudi Computer Society. He was the Editorin-Chief of the KSU-Journal of Computer Sciences. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Saudi Computer Society Journal.

Professional Memberships 

  1. Fellow Member- British Computer Society (BCS) Charted IT institute
  2. Fellow member -Association of Computer, Electrical & Electronic Engineers (ACEEE)
  3. Fellow member  Engineers Network Association (ENW)
  4. Senior Member -Association of Computing Machinery, USA (ACM)
  5. Senior Member International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT). Singapore.
  6. Senior Member- Institute for Electrical & Electronic Engineers, USA (IEEE)
  7. Saudi Computer Society (SCS), KSA.

Publications 

  1. Patents = 02
  2. Total number of Journal Publications = 44
  3. Total number of Conference Publications = 67
  4. Proceedings Editor for Springer Publishing House = 02
  5. Book Chapters = 01

Appointments at Saudi Computer Society 

  1. Editor-in-chief - Saudi Computer society Journal (2013 to date)
  2. Vice President (1994-1997)
  3. Associate Editor-in-chief - Saudi Computer society Journal (1995-1997)
  4. Member of Board of Directors (1992-1997)

Other Interests and Posts 

  1. Vice President –Saudi Federation for Automotive Sports (2007 to date)
  2. Assistant Director – Officer- Harley Davidson owners Group – Riyadh Chapter (2007-2009)
  3. Safety Officer – Harley Davidson owners Group – Riyadh Chapter (2005-2007)
  4. Regional Referee – Saudi Taekwondo Federation (4th Dan – Black belt)

Consulting Experience 

  1. Head of Consulting team to the Ministry of Transportation (2002 to date)
  2. Member of Equalization Committee (Ministry of Higher Education) (1997-2007)
  3. Consultant to Ministry Transportation (2004-2005)
  4. Consultant to Ministry of Higher Education (1998-1999)
  5. Strategic planning committee- Prince Salman Center for Handicapped research - Information Center (1995).
  6. Chairman of Organizing Committee: 2nd. Computer arabization Symposium, King Saud University (27 March 1994).
  7. Consultation to Ministry of Health (1993).
  8. Consultation to Riyadh Bank (1993).
  9. Consultation to Ministry of Defence (1992).
  10. Promotion Examination Committee-National Computer Center- Ministry of Interior (1991-1992)
  11. Member of Organizing Committee for 13th, 14th National Computer Conferences, Saudi Computer society. 
  12. Referee to many professional national & international Journals, Conferences, and symposiums.

 

Qualifications

University: 
University of Miami, USA
To Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 1987
Specialization: 
Computer Engineering & Science
Degree: 
PhD
About Qualification: 
Thesis Title: “Architectural Approaches to the Design of RISC Oriented LISP Machines”
University: 
University Of Miami, USA
To Date: 
Sunday, August 1, 1982
Specialization: 
Computer Science
Degree: 
Masters (MS)
About Qualification: 
University: 
University Of Miami, USA
To Date: 
Friday, August 1, 1980
Specialization: 
Civil & Structural Engineering
Degree: 
Bachelor (BS)
About Qualification: 

Experiences

Affiliation: 
CCIS, King Saud University
From Date: 
To Date: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Position Title: 
Chairman (Dept. of Computer Science)
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
King Saud University
From Date: 
Sunday, July 30, 2006
To Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2009
Position Title: 
Vice Rector for Development and Quality
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
CCIS, King Saud University
From Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2009
To Date: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Position Title: 
Professor
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
Editor-in-chief (King Saud University)
From Date: 
Sunday, July 31, 2005
To Date: 
Friday, August 1, 2008
Position Title: 
KSU-Journal of Computer Sciences
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
King Saud University
From Date: 
Thursday, July 31, 1997
To Date: 
Sunday, August 1, 2004
Position Title: 
Dean (College of Computer & Information Sciences)
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
Saudi Computer society Journal
From Date: 
Monday, July 31, 1995
To Date: 
Friday, August 1, 1997
Position Title: 
Associate Editor-in-chief
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
Saudi Computer Society
From Date: 
Sunday, July 31, 1994
To Date: 
Friday, August 1, 1997
Position Title: 
Vice President
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
CCIS, King Saud University
From Date: 
Sunday, July 31, 2005
To Date: 
Friday, August 1, 2008
Position Title: 
Team leader
About Experience: 
PhD program development and implementation
Affiliation: 
King Saud University
From Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 1991
To Date: 
Friday, August 1, 1997
Position Title: 
Vice Dean (College of Computer & Information Sciences)
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
CCIS, King Saud University
From Date: 
Sunday, July 31, 1994
To Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2009
Position Title: 
Associate Professor (Computer Science Department)
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
CCIS, King Saud University
From Date: 
Sunday, July 31, 1994
To Date: 
Friday, August 1, 1997
Position Title: 
Chairman (Computer Technology Department)
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
CCIS, King Saud University
From Date: 
Monday, July 31, 1989
To Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 1992
Position Title: 
Assistant Professor (Computer Engineering Department)
About Experience: 
Affiliation: 
CCIS, King Saud University
From Date: 
Monday, July 31, 1989
To Date: 
Friday, August 1, 1997
Position Title: 
Supervisor (Practical Training Program)
About Experience: 

Awards

Title: 
King Saud University Golden Medal for Distinguished Service
Title: 
Marquis Who’s Who in Science & Engineering 1996.
Title: 
Marquis Who’s Who in the World 12th ed. 1995.
Title: 
Marquis Who’s Who in the World 13th ed. 1996.
Title: 
Saudi Computer Society Decree of Honor, 1992.
Title: 
First in Graduating Class (Civil engineering), University Of Miami, 1980.
Title: 
Eastman Kodak award for Physics, University Of Miami, 1979.
Title: 
Phi Capa Phi Honour Society, USA.
Title: 
Golden Key Honour Society, USA.
Title: 
Tau Beta Bi Honour Society, USA.

Languages

Language: 
Arabic
Level: 
Excellent
Language: 
English
Level: 
Excellent
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