Associate Professor, Chair Information Systems and Technology Department
Ph.D.  Information Technology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
EMBA George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
M.Sc.  Computer Science and Applied Math, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
B.Sc.   Computer Science and Statistics, Kuwait University, Kuwait.

Dr. Munir Majdalawieh is the chair for the Information Systems and Technology Management Department (ISTM) in the College of Technological Innovation at Zayed University (ZU). Prior to joining ZU in 2012, he worked at the American University of Sharjah for 6 years and at Booz Allen Hamilton, Hewlett-Packard  HP, Compaq, and Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in the USA for more than 22 years. He has been teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs. He has published several peer-reviewed papers in international journals and conference proceedings and received several research funds to carry out research in several topics related to IS/IT and IS management.


Dubai Academic City, (D-L1-043)


+9714 402 1393

Teaching Areas

Undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of Enterprise Information Systems, Enterprise Computing, logistics and SCM, Green Computing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Urbanization of Information systems, Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure, Systems Analysis and Design, Database Management, Information Security and Privacy, IT Audit and Control, MIS, e-commerce, Risk Management, Project Management, and Telecommunications and Internet Technologies.

Research and Professional Activities

Research Area(s)

Digital Transformation, Information Systems, Project Management, Business Process Modeling, IT Strategy Audit & control

  • El-Temtamy, O.; Majdalawieh, M.; Pumphrey, L. (2016). “Assessing IT Disaster Recovery Plans: The Case of Publicly Listed Firms  on Abu Dhabi/UAE Security Exchange”. Information and Computer Security, 24      (5), 514-533. (Q2 SJR 2019 0.29)
  • Majdalawieh, M.; Antero, M.; Bataineh, E.; and      Tubaishat, A. (2016). “A New Innovative Undergraduate Degree Program in  Enterprise Computing at Zayed University: Successes, Challenges, and      Future Directions”. Amity Journal of Training and Development, Volume I,      Issue 1, 2016. (Scopus)
  • Majdalawieh, Munir and John Gammack (2015), “Risk      Management Practices In A Rapidly Developing Economy: The Case Of The  UAE”, Internal Auditing, (March/April 2015): 24-35 (Professional)
  • Majdalawieh, Munir and John Gammack (2015) “10 Issues  for Risk Management Practice in Rapidly Developing Economies”, Internal   Auditing, (Jan/Feb 2015): 26-32 (Professional)
  • Majdalawieh, Munir (2014) “An Integrated Approach to  Enterprise Risk:  Building a Collaborative Risk Strategy Within the      Business Processes of the Enterprise”, ISACA Journal, Vol 1,  2014. (Q4 SJR 2019 0.13)
  • Majdalawieh, Munir (2013) “Building a Privacy Model in  the Business Processes of the Enterprise: An Information Systems Design      Science Research”, Eurasian Journal of Business and Management,      1(1), 2013, 15-31.
  • Majdalawieh, Munir and Alkafaji, Yass (2012)  “Outsourcing / Co-sourcing the Internal Audit Function:  Empirical      Study of the Practices and Trends in the UAE”, Internal Auditing,      (November/December 2012): 25-36. (Professional)
  • Alkafajy, Yass and Majdalawieh, Munir (2012) “Corporate  Governance and Internal Audit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)”, Internal      Auditing, (May/June 2012): 30-38  (Professional)
  • Majdalawieh, Munir; Sahraoui, Sofiane; Barkhi, Reza      (2012) "Intra/inter process continuous auditing (IIPCA), integrating  CA within an enterprise system environment", Business Process      Management Journal, Vol. 18 Iss: 2, pp.304 – 327. (Q1      SJR 2019 0.73)
  • Khallaf, Ashraf and Majdalawieh, Munir (2012):      Investigating the Impact of CIO Competencies on IT Security Performance of the U.S. Federal Government Agencies, Information Systems Management,      Vol. 29 Issue: 1, 2012, pp. 55-78. (Q1 SJR 2019 0.65)
  • Majdalawieh, Munir (2010) “The Integrated Privacy      Model: Building a Privacy Model in the Business Processes of the Enterprise”. The International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP). Vol. 4, Issue: 3,      2010, pp. 1-21.
  • Sahraoui, Sofiane; Majdalawieh, Munir; and Barkhi, Reza  (2010) "Enterprise systems requirement analysis for process-centric continuous monitoring”, a special issue for International Journal of      Value Chain Management: ICT adoption and Social-Technical Aspects  of ICT. Vol. 4, Nos. 1/2, 2010, pp.86-99.
  • Majdalawieh, Munir and Zaghloul, Issam (2009), “A   Paradigm Shift in Information Systems Auditing", Managerial  Auditing Journal (MAJ); Vol. 24 No. 4, 2009, pp.352-367.
  • Bateman, Robert and Majdalawieh, Munir (2009)  “Megaprojects and risk management: Emaar Properties”, International  Journal of Teaching and Case Studies (IJTCS), Vol. 2, No. 1, 2009,      ISSN (Online): 1749-916X - ISSN (Print): 1749-9151, pp. 56–75.
  • Majdalawieh, Munir and Bateman, Robert (2008), “Tejari      and E-Procurement: Moving to Paperless Business Processes”; Journal  of IT Case and Application Research (JITCAR); Vol. 10, No. 1,      2008, pp.52–69.

Papers in refereed conference proceedings

  • M Ala'raj, M Majdalawieh (2020). “A Hybrid Approach for Counting Templates in Images”, Proceedings of the 2020 2nd International Conference      on Image, Video and Signal Processing, pages 75-80, 2020/3/20 (Scopus)
  • A Bani-Hani, M Majdalweieh, A AlShamsi (2019). “Online Authentication Methods      Used in Banks and Attacks Against These Methods”. Procedia Computer Science (Scopus) 151,      1052-1059

Research and Professional Activities (last 5 years)


Refereed journal papers

  • Munir Majdalawieh; Nishara Nizamuddin; Maher Al Araj; Shafaq Khan; Anoud Bani-Hani (2021). “Blockchain-based solution for Secure and Transparent Food Supply Chain Network”. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (Q2, , SJR 2020 0.52).
  • M Ala’raj, MF Abbod, M Majdalawieh (2021). “Modelling customers credit card  behaviour using bidirectional LSTM neural networks”, Journal of Big Data (Q1, SJR 2020 1.01) 8      (1), 1-27
  • Feras Al-Obeidat; Anoud Bani-Hani; Munir Majdalawieh; Oluwasegun Adedugbe; Elhadj benkhelifa. (2021). "A Microservices Persistence Technique for Cloud-Based Social Data Analysis". Cluster Computing (Q2, SJR 2019 0.41).
  • Ala'raj  M., Majdalawieh M. & Nizamuddin N., Modeling and forecasting of COVID-19 using a hybrid dynamic model based on SEIRD with ARIMA  corrections, Infectious Disease Modelling (2021), doi: (Q1 SJR 2019 0.88)
  • Issam Tlemsani, Farhi Marir, Munir Majdalawieh (2020). “Screening of Murabaha business      process through Quran and hadith: a text mining analysis” Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research), Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020/7/14. (Q2 SJR 2019 0.37)
  • M  Ala’raj, M Majdalawieh, MF Abbod (2020). “Improving binary classification  using filtering based on k-NN proximity graphs” Journal of Big Data 7 (1), 1-18. (Q1 SJR 2019 0.93)
  • M  Majdalawieh, A Marks, S Weidner (2019). “Enterprise Computing      Curriculum: A Reference Framework”. The Journal of Social Sciences Research (Q3) 5 (12), 1671-1680
  • A   Marks, M Majdalawieh, M Al Ali (2018). “PROJECTIFICATION: USING PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGY      TO MANAGE THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM REVIEW”. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Educational and Pedagogical Sciences Vol:12, No:8, 2018. (Scopus)
  • M Majdalawieh, A Marks (2018). “A Holistic Conceptual Measurement Framework  for Assessing the Effectiveness and Viability of an Academic Program” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal      of Educational and Pedagogical Sciences Vol:12, No:8, 2018. (Scopus)
  • Adam Marks, Maytha Al-Ali, Munir Majdalawieh, Anoud Bani-Hani (2017). “Using End of Course Evaluation Technology to Advance Academic Assessment, Teaching and Learning, and Academic Administration Decision Making.” International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (2017/6). (Q2 SJR 2019 0.33)
  • Munir Majdalawieh, John Gammack (2017). “An Integrated      Approach to Enterprise Risk: Building a Multidimensional Risk Management Strategy for the Enterprise.” International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology (IJSRIT), vol 4, iss 2 pp 95-114, IJSRIT, ISSN: 2313-3759, Feb 2017.
  • F Al-Obeidat, AB Hani, E Benkhelifa, O Adedugbe, M Majdalawieh (2019). “A Sentiment Analysis Approach  of Data Volatility for Consumer Satisfaction in the Fashion Industry”. Sixth International Conference on Social Networks Analysis, Management (Scopus)
  • SN Khan, M Shael, M Majdalawieh (2019). “Blockchain Technology as a Support Infrastructure in E-Government Evolution at Dubai Economic Department”. Proceedings of the 2019 International Electronics Communication Conference (Scopus)
  • F Marir, I Tlemsani, M Majdalwieh (2019). “A Recursive Co-occurrence Text Mining of the Quran to Build Corpora for Islamic Banking Business Processes”, International Conference on      Intelligent Human Systems Integration, 306-312 (Scopus)
  • M Majdalawieh, A Marks (2017). “A Reference Framework for Enterprise Computing CurriculumWorld Conference on Information Systems and Technologies”, 872-886 (Scopus)