Nidal Mahmoud Al Said

Dr. Nidal Al Said obtained his Ph.D from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Prior to his tenure at Ajman University, he held various academic positions at different institutions. Notably, he served as the Chairperson of the Electrical and Computer Engineering department and acted as the coordinator for the Graphic Design major in the Mass Communication College. Currently, Dr. Al Said serves as the Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator for the Mass Communication College and is the Head of the Academic Accreditation Committee. He has an impressive publication record that spans several areas, including AI/ML, Web and Smart Application Design and HCI, Data Mining, and IT in Education and Learning.

  • Ph.D. in Information Technology , National Technical University of Athens, Athens-Greece. 2004
  • M. Sc. in Informatics/Signal Processing & Computing Systems National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens – Greece. 1999
  • B. Sc. in Computer Science, University of Crete, Crete – Greece. 1993
  • 9/2011- To Date: Assistant Professor, College of Mass Communication, Ajman-UAE.
  • 9/2008- 8/2011: Assistant Professor/Chairperson, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Dhofar University, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman.
  • 9/2007- 8/2008: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Zarqa Private University, Zarqa- Jordan.
  • 9/2005- 8/2007: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information Technology, Ajman University of Science & Technology, Ajman-UAE.
  • 9/2004- 8/2005: Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems, Faculty of Information Technology, Al-Ahlyyia Amman University, Amman-Jordan.
  • 9/2000 – 8/2004: Teaching Assistant, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens-Greece.
  • 2002-2004: Instructor, Athens Institute of Vocational Training, Athens- Greece
  • 10/2000 – 10/2001: Researcher/Programmer, National Technical University of Athens, Athens-Greece.
  • 3/1999 – 1/2001: IT Consultant, TEMAGON Technology & Management Consultancy services S.A, Athens-Greece.
  • 4/1994 – 6/1996: Programmer, Department of Medicine, School of Health Sciences – University of Crete, Crete – Greece.
Teaching Area
  • Web and Smart Application Design
  • Multimedia Design
  • Game Design
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Mining
  • IT in Education and Learning
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Data/Web Mining
Conference Presentation
  • Nidal Al Said, Ezz Hattab and Razan Matarneh, “Enriching Audit Curriculum with Data Analytics Techniques ", 16th International Conference on Excellence, Gifted Education, Innovation, & Creativity in Basic-Higher Education & Psychology (Paris – France: July 3-6, 2018).
  • • Sari R. ElDadah, Nidal Al-Said, A Process-based Framework for Automatic Categorization of Web Documents. In: Proceedings Of the 13th Workshop for PhD Students in Object-Oriented Systems, in conjunction with the 17th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP), Damstadt, Germany. July 2003
  • • Tassos Argyros, Charis Ermopoulos, Vassiliki Pavlaki, and Nidal Al-Said, Extracting Cyber Communities through Patterns. In: Proceedings SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, San Francisco, CA, USA. May 2003.
  • • E.Hattab , A.Papantoniou, N.Alsaid and R. Curwen, A Knowledge-based System for Best Practices Reusability. In: Proceedings 4th Workshop on Information & Computer Science (WICS 2002), K. Faisal and M. Sarfraz (eds.), IEEE Computer Society Chapter ISBN 9960-07-187-1, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, March 2002, pp.115-123.
  • • Ezz Hattab, A.Papantoniou, N.Alsaid and R. Curwen, DLCM:A Digital Library for Change Management Best Practices, International Workshop on the Design and Implementation of Digital Libraries, DELOS International Cooperation report series by the ERCIM Office. Ifrane, Morocco, November 2001.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Member of the Greek Computer scientist Association
  • Member of the Jordan Computer Society
  • “Certificate of Recognition” as one of the most active reviewers of the International Arab Journal of Information Technology (IAJIT)for the years 2009 ,2010 and 2012
  • - PENED’99: The General Secretariat of Research & Technology, Ministry of Development, Greece.2003