Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Software Development, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2013.
MSc in Software Engineering, University of York, UK, 2007.


Mohammad Amin Kuhail received a Ph.D. in software development from the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and an M.Sc. degree in software engineering from the University of York, UK. He served as an Assistant Teaching Professor with the University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC), USA, for six years. In 2019, he joined Zayed University, serving as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Kuhail won the teaching award at UMKC in 2018 and received several research grants. Moreover, Dr. Kuhail is currently a reviewer at several journals and conferences, including ITICSE, IEEE Access, and MDPI Informatics. Dr. Kuhail is the founder and developer of a personal-financing system named “Organic Budget”. Dr. Kuhail is a Computer Scientist and a Software Engineer with a diverse skill set that spans web development, object-oriented programming, algorithms, and usability. His research interests include human-computer interaction, educational technology, IT education, and smart city.


Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City, MF3-1-029


+971 2 599 3536

Teaching Areas

Human-Computer Interaction
Educational Technology
IT Education
Smart City

Research and Professional Activities

Kuhail, M.A., Thomas, J., et al. Interacting with a Chatbot-Based Advising System: Understanding the Effect of Chatbot Personality and User Gender on Behavior. Informatics, 2022, MDPI (Accepted)

Kuhail, M.A., ElSayary, A., et al. A. Exploring Immersive Learning Experiences: A Survey. Informatics, 2022, 9, 75. DOI:

Kuhail, M.A., Al Katheeri, H., et al. Engaging Students With a Chatbot-Based Academic Advising System, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 2022. DOI: 

 Kuhail, M.A., Alturki, N., et al. Interacting with educational chatbots: A systematic review, Education and Information Technologies, 2022. DOI: 

Kuhail, M.A., Lauesen S. Uvis: A Formula-Based End-User Tool for Data Visualization, IEEE Access, 2020. vol. 8, pp. 110264-110278, 2020, DOI: