Dr. Ahmed Makki , PhD University of Pittsburgh, USA

Associate Professor / Chair

Department: School of Graduate Studies

Office location: C3-18A

Direct line: +971 4 7096215

Extension: 215

Dr. Makki holds a PhD in Computer Science Education from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an MSc in Mathematics Computer Applications from the University of Texas, USA.

He has taught extensively at Universities throughout the region for over 20 years and serves as Acting Dean of the College of Information Technology at the American University of the Emirates.

Dr. Makki has served as Director of Training for the National Computer Center for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Iraq, and as the General Director of the Iraqi Commission for Computers and Informatics.

Dr. Makki has supervised over 35 postgraduate theses and remains actively involved in research activities. His research interests are in computer applications, system design and statistical analysis, and his publications include:

  • ‘Reliability and consistency of Pascal computer programming language’, The Computer Journal.
  • ‘Artificial intelligence: The design of medical diagnosis package’, The Computer Journal.
  • ‘A proposed authentication method for computer data transfer security’, The Computer Journal.
  • ‘The effect of using computer package to learn projection geometry on student achievement’ The Education Journal of the Collage of Education, University of Baghdad.

Dr. Makki is a member of the Computer Science Society, Iraq, and the Physics & Mathematics Society, Iraq.