Salam Fraihat

Salam Fraihat

Associate Professor
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Dr Salam Fraihat earned his MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Science from Aix Marseille University, France in 2010. He earned a MSc in Information System and Science at the same university in 2004. During his graduate studies at the University of Aix Marseille, Dr. Salam worked as a teaching assistant for various courses from the freshman to graduate levels and had the opportunity to develop his skills as an educator. He is currently working as an Associate Professor at the College of Information Technology, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates. Prior, he was Head of the Computer Science Department, King Hussein School of Computing Sciences at Princess Sumaya University for Technology and Head of the Software Engineering department in Al-Ahliyya Amman University in Amman, Jordan. His main areas of research interests are in applied research solving challenging problems in Data Science and Deep Learning. Advanced theoretical knowledge and applied hands-on experience in Machine Learning (ML), Business Intelligence, Text/Image/speech, and Web Semantics.

Education
  • Ph.D. School of Computer Science, AIX-Marseille University, France, February 2007 until March 2010.
  • M.Sc. School of Computer Science, AIX-Marseille University, France, September 2004 until July 2005.
  • B.Sc. Computer Engineering, National High School of Informatics (ESI), Algiers, Algeria, September 1998 until July 2004.
Experience
  • Associate Professor, Information Technolog Department, Ajman University, UAE, 2021-
  • Head of the Computer Science Department, Princess Sumaya University for Technology PSUT, Amman, Jordan, 2019-2020
  • Assistant Professor in Computer Science/Data Science Departments, Princess Sumaya University for Technology PSUT, Amman, Jordan, 2018-2021
  • Head of Software Engineering Department, Al-Ahliyyah Amman University, Amman, Jordan, 2018-2019
  • Associate Professor in Computer Science, Al-Ahliyyah Amman University, Amman, Jordan, 2017-2019
  • Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Al-Ahliyyah Amman University, Amman, Jordan, 2012-2017
  • Faculty member in Information Technologies Faculty, UTEC (University of Technology Teaching consular), France, 2010-2012
  • Teaching and Research Assistant in Information Technologies Faculty, Aix-Marseille University and Toulon University, 2008-2010
  • Research Engineer, CNRS - The National Center for Scientific Research, France,2007-2008
Teaching Area
  • Data Science
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Business Intelligence
Research
  • Deep Learning
  • Text/Image/Speech processing
  • Big Data analytics
  • Data Science