Dr. Mohammad AlAkhras

Associate professor (Adjunct)

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Bradford, Bradford, U.K, 1998

MSc in Electrical Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1988

BSc in Electrical Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 1986

Dr. Mohammad AlAkhras is an associate professor (Adjunct) in the College of Technological Innovation at Zayed University, UAE. He has more than 30 Years of experience in teaching, industry and research. Prior to joining ZU, he was an Associate Professor/ Chair/Acting Dean, School of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology, Canadian University Dubai, UAE, Associate Professor, College of Aeronautical Engineering, Emirates Aviation University, UAE, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, AlGhurair University, UAE, Assistant/Associate Professor, College of Information Technology, Dubai University, UAE, Teaching/Research assistant, University of Bradford, Bradford, U.K, Lecturer, Electrical Engineering Department, King Saud University Saudi Arabia, Lecturer, Electrical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He has a long industry experience, he was a project director, Gemalto, France/UAE, Program Manager / Project Manager, Nokia Siemens Networks / du, UAE. Engineering Manager, FLAG Telecom, UK/UAE, Systems engineering Manager, Lucent Technologies, USA/Saudi Arabia. He has many professional certificates, such as, PMP, Gemalto SIM card Security certificate, CCNA, Nokia Siemens Network Security certificate, OTAP


Dubai Academic City, E-L1-020


04402 1310

Teaching Areas

  • Networking
  • Network security
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Control systems
  • Telecommunication
  • Electronics

Research and Professional Activities

Workshops and training:

  • “Emerging trends in Network Security “
  • “Network Synchronization Engineering guidelines
  • “Smart Cards technology”
  • “Next Generation Mobile networks”

Awards and Honors

  • Teaching excellence Award (many times)
  • Best Committee performance Award
  • Best project delivery Award

Current Research Interests:

  • Wireless sensor networks, network security, IoT, smart cities, artificial intelligence, and machine learning


  • Alakhras, M. A., “Effect of power saving techniques on the quality of VoIP”, The International Conference on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICLIE’16), April 20th – 22nd, 2016, Dubai - (Refereed)

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