Dr. Riyadh holds a PhD degree in computer Science in the area of artificial intelligence and pattern recognition and an MSc degree in Software Engineering both from Liverpool University. He has an extensive academic, industrial as well as administrative experience. He was the dean of the College of Information Technology and the chairperson of the Computer Science Department before that at Ajman University. Currently, he is chairperson of Department of the Information Technology. His research interests are in the area of soft computing paradigms: Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, and Genetic Algorithms and their applications in software engineering, pattern recognition, and in providing solutions to other business and information technology problems. On the teaching side, he has taught many courses at the undergraduate as well as postgraduate level in the computing field. Supervised students’ theses at the MSc as well as PhD levels. I also have industrial experience working as a system analyst. He also has an extensive experience in the assessment and accreditation processes of academic programs as well as the development of curricula for undergraduate as well as postgraduate degree programs. Currently, he is an ABET program evaluator with the Computing Accreditation Commission for accrediting computing programs.