Keynote Address

“Quran and ALLAH’s Creation: Big Data(base) for Research”

Prof. Dr. Imad Fakhri

Head of Research and Innovation, Kulliyyah of ICT, IIUM

Prof. Dr. Imad Fakhri Taha is an IEEE senior member, obtained his BSc (Hon) in Mathematics, MSc in Computer Science from Iraq, and PhD degree from Pune University, India, 2000. In 2003 he was appointed as the head of Department of Computer Information Systems at Alrafidain University College until 2005. Then he joined Gulf University-Bahrain January 2006 and appointed as the founding Dean of the College of Computer Engineering and Sciences, during this period he introduced the CCNA certificate to be part of the curriculum which had a strong impact on the students career.
In November 2010 he joined IIUM at the Dept. of Computer Science/ Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology. He received the best teacher award in 2011. He is the editor in chief of JACSTR (International Journal on Advanced Computer Science and Technology Research) since 2011 till now and IJPCC international journal since 2015, and the general chair of the international conference on Advanced Computer Science Applications and IIUM Council of Professors Profile Technologies) since 2012 till now.
He obtained a US patent for his work with his PhD student on smart traffic light with accident detection system on 2nd Dec 2014. Prof. Imad has published more than 200 articles, conference papers, and book chapters in addition to three books. In addition, he secured more than 10 research grants.
Presently Prof. Dr Imad is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Head of Research at the Kulliyyah of Information and Communications Technology, the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) since 1st November 2013.