Abdallah Tubaishat

Associate Professor
AUH Campus

  • Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, 1994, Computer Science

  • M.SE., Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 1988, Computer Engineering

  • B.S., Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1985, Computer Science

  • Software Engineering, IT Teaching Innovations, and Cyber Security

  • Zayed University

    2008- Present, Associate Professor

    2001-2008, Assistant Professor

  • Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Jordan

    2000-2001, Assistant Dean, School of Computer and Information Technology

    2000-2001, Chairman, Computer Science and Information Systems Dept

    2000-2001, PT Lecturer, New York Institute of Technology, Jordan branch

    1999-2000, Assistant Dean, Faculty of Science & Arts

    1998-2000, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Info. Systems Dept

    1996-1997, Assistant Director of Computer Center

    1995-1996, Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics Dept

  • Chicago State University, Chicago, USA

    1994-1995, Visiting Assistant Professor at Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Ray College of Design, Chicago, IL, USA

    1994-1995, Part time Lecturer

  • Bennett & Associates, Chicago, IL, USA

    1993-1994, Macintosh Computers Specialist & Programmer

  • Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

    1992-1994, Teaching Assistant and System Manager for IBM RS/6000

  • CRC Company, Amman, Jordan

    1989-1990, Programmer and Systems Analyst

  • Served on the program and organizing committees of several international conferences and workshops

  • Served as TPC for 61 international journals and conferences

  • Chaired 6 conferences sessions

  • Attended 8 professional workshops

  • Delivered 4 invited talks in local and international professional gathering

  • Served as judge for the UAE Think Science Competition for 4 years

  • Led a project with ZU Smart Square to develop a Content Management Strategy for Fujairah Municipality (Summer 2005), part of the e-Government project in UAE

  • Served on twenty-five University and College committees and task forces

  • Established and mentored the IT Mother Camp at ZU for 5 years

  • Participated in six workshops and summer camps to teach UAE nationals

  • Participation in the ZU Middle States Accreditation working groups in 2006 and 2012, the College ABET accreditation, and WAGL

  • Active role in several College conferences and competitions such as serving in the organizational committee urc Conference, and the IT Competition

  • Served as an advisor to the IT Student club in the Abu Dhabi campus for 19 years. Under my leadership the club was very successful in organizing several events, seminars, and field trips

  • Supervised the alumni advisor for IT graduates. The alumni chapter organized several activities and camps which included community involvement. The Office of Alumni considers CTI chapter as the most successful chapter among all colleges

  • Because of my valued contributions to ZU services, he received Thank You letters from the Provost, Vice President, and Students Service offices, Exemplary Faculty Award, Teaching

  • SEWORLD member, USA

  • ISWORLD member, USA

  • Arab Computing Society member, Arab League

  • Jordan Computer Society Member, Jordan

  • Member of Japanese-Jordanian friendship program, Jordan

  • Member of Science Society, Jordan

Journals (Last Ten)

  • Abu Hilal, A., Badra, M., Tubaishat, A. “Building Smart Contracts for COVID19 Pandemic Over the Blockchain Emerging Technologies”. Submitted to the 12th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks, Leuven, Belgium, November 1-4, 2021.

  • Zia, T., Ali, G., Al-Obeidat, F., Tubaishat, A., Ilyas, M., Rocha, A. “Counterfactual Explanation of Bayesian Model Uncertainty”, Neural Computing and Applications, Manuscript Number: NCAA-D-21-02226R1, 2021 (Q1).

  • Iqbal, M., Al-Obeidat, F., Fahad, M., Razzaq, S., Anwar, S., Tubaishat, A., Khan, M., Babar, S. “COVID-19 Patient Count Prediction using LSTM”, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TCSS.2021.3056769. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9359351, 2020 (Q1).

  • Maqbool, F., Khalid, M., Al-Obeidat, F., Tubaishat, A., Shah, B., Razzaq, S., Ilyas, M., “An Assortment of Evolutionary Computation Techniques (AECT) in Gaming”. J. of Neural Computing and Applications, Manuscript Number: NCAA-D-20-00655R3, DOI: 10.1007/s00521_020_05295_7, EID: 2_s2.0_85089783085, Article No: 14333058 2020. (Q1).

  • Madiha, T., Tubaishat, A., Al-Obeidat, F., Shah, B., Halim, Z., Waqas, M., “A Novel Binary Chaotic Genetic Algorithm for Feature Selection and Its Utility in Affective Computing and Healthcare”. J. of Neural Computing and Applications. DOI: 10.1007/s00521_020_05347_y, Article No:14333058 09410643 https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=85091185699&origin=inward, 2020 (Q1).

  • Khan, O., Al-Obeidat, F., Tubaishat, A., Shah, B., Halim, Z. Gene-Encoder: A Feature Selection Technique Through Unsupervised Deep Learning-Based Clustering for Large Gene Expression Data. J. of Neural Computing and Applications, Article No: 14333058, DOI:10.1007/s00521_020_05101_4, EID:2_s2.0_85086476667, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00521-020-05101-4 , 2020 (Q1).

  • Anwar, S., Al-Obeidat, F., Tubaishat, A., Din, S., Ahmad, A., Alam Khan, F., Geon, G., Loo, J. Countering Malicious URLs in Internet-of-Thing Using a Knowledge-based Approach and a Simulated Expert. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages4497-4504, print ISSN: 2327-4662, Online ISSN: 2327-4662, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/JIOT.2019.2954919. 2020 (Q1).

  • Altakrori, M. H., Iqbal, F., Fung, B. C. M., Ding, S. H. H., and Tubaishat, A. (2018) Arabic authorship attribution: an extensive study on Twitter posts. ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing, 18(1), art. no. 5.2018. (Q3).

  • Al-Obeidat, F., Tubaishat, A., Dillon, A., & Shah, B. Analyzing Students' Performance Using Multi-Criteria Classification. Cluster Computing, doi: 10.1007/s10586-017-0967-A, Springer. 2017. (Q2).

  • Tubaishat, A., Sumaidaa, S. (ZU student) Implementation guidelines for green data centres. Global Journal of Computer Sciences: Theory and Research, v. 7, n. 1, p. 17-23, Nov. 2017. ISSN 2301-2587. Available at http://sproc.org/ojs/index.php/gjcs/article/view/2693. 2017.

  • Al Zaabi, K. (ZU student), and Tubaishat, A., (2015) “ISAP: Addressing Common Security Concerns for Customers in Online Banking”, GSTF Journal on Computing, Vo. 4, No. 3, pp. 80-89, 2015.

  • Recipient Best IT Instructor, awarded by College students the “Best IT instructor” in the Abu Dhabi campus during all the years the survey was conducted in 2004, 2005, 2006 (shared with another instructor), 2007, and 2009

  • Recipient Award in Overall 2017

  • Recipient Exceptional rating in 2018 evaluation. Also nominated for Teaching Award among 34 faculty in 2018.

  • Nominated for Award in Service in 2019.

Sponsored Research

  • 2020-2022 RIF on A recommendation System for Apps Code Quality Improvement Using User Reviews, Code Quality Metrics and Code Smells. College of Information Technology, Zayed University, (PI, 228000 AED)

  • 2017-2020 Cluster on Social Media Analytics for Early Detection of Foodborne Disease (PI, AED 280600)

  • 2017-2020 Cluster on Social Media Analytics for Early Detection of Foodborne Disease (PI, AED 280600)

  • 2013-2014 RIF on Arabic Authorship Mining in Online Written Communication for Cybercrime Investigation and Detection, College of Information Technology, Zayed University, (PI, 96300 AED).

  • 2007-08 RIF on The Impact of Laptops on Students Learning in an Outcome-Based Learning Environment. College of Information Technology, Zayed University, (Member, 10000AED).

  • 2002-2004 RIF on Investigating KALAM: A bilingual Arabic and English Voice Conversational system. College of Information Systems, Zayed University. (Member, 104500 AED).

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