Associate Professor
PhD - Intelligent Control Systems & Robotics
University of Waterloo - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
MSc - Microprocessor Control Systems 
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
BSc - Electrical Engineering 
Distinction with Honor(95.87%),Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Recognized Teacher – Information Systems, Computing
(Post Graduate Level). The University of Hull, UK          

Dr. Hussein Fakhry is currently an Associate Professor in the College of Technological Innovation at Zayed University, Dubai Campus. He received PhD in Intelligent
Control Systems & Roboticsfrom the University of Waterloo, Canada. Since then, he assumed different academic and administrative positions at University of Windsor,
Cairo University and University of Dubai. Dr. Fakhry has extensive professional experience and capacity in teaching and training in the areas of Project Planning &
Management, Computer Networks Planning & Management, Systems Analysis & Design, Database Design, Data warehousing Analysis & Design, Expert Systems,
Decision Support Systems, IS Strategy Planning, Business and IT alignment, Strategic Management Modeling using System Dynamics, Modeling and Simulation of the
Supply Chains, and Operations Research Models. Moreover, Dr. Fakhry developed extensive proficiency and expertise in academic programs planning and design,
and accreditation standards and documentation following the international ABET standards (USA). Furthermore, Dr. Fakhry’s research interests are in Information
Systems Research using System Dynamics- Information Systems Security- E-Commerce and E-Business- Decision Support Systems- Applications of Artificial Intelligence-
and Assessment of Academic Programs.  His research has appeared in international journals and conferences such as Review of Business Information Systems,
Communications of the International Information Management Association CIIMA, An International Journal of Information & Security, The Journal of Mathematical
and Computer Modeling, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies, and the IADIS International Conference
on Information Systems.


Dubai Academic City, E-L1-022


04 402 1738

Teaching Areas

  • Structured Systems Analysis & Design 
  • Object Oriented Analysis & Design 
  • Information Systems Security
  • Database Management Systems 
  • Data Warehousing & Mining 
  • Software Project Management
  • Program Design using VB.Net
  • Operations Research 
  • Multimedia Technologies
  • Graduation Project (Capstone) 
  • Computer Systems and Applications
  • Computer Networks (CCNA)
  • Internet Applications
  • Web Design and Development
  • Modeling and Simulation of the Supply Chains

Research and Professional Activities

  • Academic Member, The Association for Information Systems – USA
  • Educator Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) – USA
  • Professional Member, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – USA, Member in the following societies:
    • Computer Society,
    • Control Systems Society
Recent Publications:


Mathew Nicho and Hussein Fakhry, “Using COBIT 5 for Data Breach Prevention”, ISACA Journal, Volume 5, 2013.


Hussein Fakhry, “Investigating The Dynamic Behavior Of Introducing Outcomes Assessments In Information Systems Programs For Accreditation Compliance”, Review of Business Information Systems (RBIS), Third Quarter 2012, Volume 16, Number 3.


Mathew Nicho and Hussein Fakhry, “An Integrated security governance framework for effective PCI DSS implementation”, the International Journal of Information Security and Privacy, 5(3), 50-67, July-September 2011.


Hussein Fakhry, “A Fuzzy Logic based Decision support System for Business situation assessment and e-business models selection”, the Communications of the International Information Management Association (CIIMA), Vol.10, No. 4, ISSN: 1543-5970.


Faouzi Kamoun and Hussein Fakhry, “Improving the Nexus Between Teaching and Research in Undergraduate IS Education”, Review of Business Information Systems (RBIS), Volume 15, Number 2, 2011, ISSN: 2157-9547.


Hussein Fakhry, “A Decision Support System for e-Business Models Assessment and Selection,” Proceedings of the IADIS International Information Systems Conference IS 2011, March 11-13, 2011, Avila, Spain.


Hussein Fakhry, “The Dynamic Behavior of Information Systems Programs with Learning Outcomes Assessment feedback,” Proceedings of the IADIS Information Systems Conference IS 2010, March 18-20, 2010, Porto, Portugal.


Naoufel Werghi and Hussein Fakhry, “Program Outcomes Assessment: A Network-Fuzzy System Approach,” Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Information Systems, 25 -27 February, 2009, Barcelona, Spain, ISBN 978-972-8924-79-9.

Current Research Interests:
Information Systems, System Dynamics, Smart City Technologies and Modeling, Decision Support Systems, Business Intelligence, Security, E-Commerce and E-Business, and Project Management