
Ali Ansari Professor of Applied Mathematics, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
PhD in Numerical Analysis & Computational Science 2001 (University of Limerick, Ireland) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Groups: Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Data Science & Statistical Modeling, and Scientific Computing
Research Interests:
1. Numerical analysis
2. Computational fluid dynamics
3. Perturbation methods for solving differential equations
4. Modeling the dynamics the oceans through thermocline equations

5. Fluid flow problems with boundary layers
6. Bioengineering of arterial bypass grafts for limb extremities
7. Optimal control of infectious diseases
8. Mathematical models for role of cytokines in aborted pregnancies



Ali Roumani Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Adjunct Professor at Bindley Bioscience Center  Purdue University
PhD in Computer Science, 2007 (Queen’s University, Canada) Department: Computer Science, GUST. Research Groups: Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Data Science & Statistical Modeling and Scientific Computing.
Research Interests:
1. Information retrieval, largedata analysis, knowledge discovery, and data mining
2. Bioinformatics
3. Design and application of computational algorithms and techniques for expanding the use of biological, medical, behavioral, or health data
4. Automating data analysis using efficient dataprocessing pipelines, and database systems functionality to support biological applications.


Bashar Ibrahim Professor of Systems Biology, CAMB Chair
PhD in Bioinformatics, 2008 (Jena University, Germany) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Groups: Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Chemoinformatics and Molecular Modelling.
Research Interests:
1. Multiscale and unconventional modeling, simulation, and analysis of complex systems
2. Mitotic Transition Control Mechanisms
3. Application of formal sciences in biology, chemistry, physics, and medicine


Bassam Alameddine Professor of Chemistry
PhD in Organic Chemistry, 2004 (University of Fribourg, Switzerland) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Chemoinformatics and Molecular Modelling.
Research Interests:
1. Synthesis of polycondensed aromatic hydrocarbons and graphene materials for optoelectronic applications and gas separation membranes
2. Structure/properties relationship in large aromatics and their supramolecular selfassembly through weak noncovalent interactions.


Danish Ahmed Assistant Professor of Mathematics
PhD in Mathematics 2015 (University of Leicester, United Kingdom) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Systems Biology.
Research Interests:
Mathematical and Theoretical Ecology with focus on models of animal movement.


Fadi Deeb Assistant Professor of Computer Science
PhD in Computer Science, 2018 (University of Kent, UK) Department: Computer Science, GUST. Research Group: Data Science & Statistical Modeling, Scientific Computing.
Research Interests:
1. Information Visualization/Graph Drawing and Layout methods and techniques
2. Searchbased Techniques
3. Data Mining

4. Spatial Data, such as Discovering Spatial Colocation Patterns using Spatial Access methods 5.Data classifications and association rules
6.Graph Theory



Fawaz Y. Azizieh Associate Professor of Biology
PhD in Biological Sciences, 2003 (University of Warwick, United Kingdom) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Systems Biology and Bioinformatics.
Research Interests:
1. Immunology with special focus on the role of cytokines in health and disease (investigation of the roles of cytokines in different pregnancy complications, such as: Recurrent Spontaneous Miscarriage, Preeclampsia, Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Preterm delivery
2. Immunological studies of multiple sclerosis, dengue haemorrhagic fever, rheumatoid arthritis, hemoglobinopathies, and cytomegalovirus infections.


Harun Aydilek Head of Mathematics & Natural Sciences Department
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
PhD in Applied Mathematics, 2008 (University of Southern California, USA) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Groups: Computational Finance and Economics, Data Science & Statistical Modeling.
Research Interests:
1. Applied Mathematics and Modeling in Economics, Finance and Industrial Engineering
2. Optimal decisions under recursive utility preferences, welfare loss and compensation under recursive settings, housing and investment in the presence of deep habits, and effects of leisure on savings and investments
3. Heuristics for job scheduling to minimize objectives


Harun Kurkcu Assistant Professor of Mathematics
PhD in Industrial & Applied Mathematics, 2008 (Univ. of Minnesota Minneapolis, USA) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Groups: Scientific Computing.
Research Interests: Numerical analysis and partial differential equations, with particular emphasis on models arising in applications of electromagnetic and acoustics.


Helmi Temimi Associate Professor of Mathematics
PhD in Mathematics, 2008 (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Scientific Computing.
Research Interests:
1. Numerical analysis
2. Scientific computing
3. Ordinary and partial differential equations
4. Applied and computational mathematics

5. Error estimation and adaptivity
6. Discontinuous Galerkin Methods
7. Earthquake engineering & structural dynamics



Israa Omran Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Chair of IEEE section at Gulf University for Science & Technology
PhD in Computer Science, 2013 (University of Sunderland, United Kingdom) Department: Computer Science, GUST. Research Groups: Applied & Computational Mathematics; Computational Intelligence & Data mining.
Research Interests:
Getting better Data access, management by using new web technologies and semantics


Kamaludin Dingle Assistant Professor of Mathematics
PhD in Mathematical Biology, 2014 (Oxford University, UK) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Systems Biology and Bioinformatics.
Research Interests:
1. Algorithmic information theory
2. Biological evolution


Mahmoud Elish Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD in Computer Science, 2005 (George Mason University, USA) Department: Computer Science, GUST. Research Group: Data Science & Statistical Modeling.
Research Interests:
1. Software metrics and measurement
2. Objectoriented analysis and design
3. Software maintenance and evolution

4. Empirical software engineering
5. Computational intelligence in software engineering



Maya Mitkova Assistant Professor of Physics & Mathematics
Coordinator of Algebra
PhD in Physics and Mathematics 1991 (Moscow State University, Russia) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Groups: Applied and Computational Mathematics, Natural and Experimental Sciences.
Research Interests:
1. Solid State Physics
2. Hydrogenation of Metals
3. Structure states of hydrogenated metal alloys, and filters for nuclear reactors


Mohamed BenRomdhane Assistant Professor of Mathematics
PhD in Mathematics, 2011 (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Scientific Computing.
Research Interests:
1. Computational mathematics
2. Numerical analysis
3. Scientific computing
4. Numerical solutions for nonlinear ordinary differential equations
and partial differential equations

5. PDEbased methods for contour detection
6. Finite element method
7. Finite difference method
8. Immersed finite element method for interface problems
9. Computational fracture mechanics of functionally graded
materials



Mohamed Musa Assistant Professor of Physics
PhD in Physics, 2006 (University of British Columbia, Canada) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Natural and Experimental Sciences.
Research Interests:
1. Atomic, molecular and optical physics
2. Experimental and theoretical physics
3. Computational aspects of interaction of light with systems with small number of degrees of freedom, such as:
Atoms in nearresonant optical cavities, Optomechanical systems


Mohamed Omran Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD in Computer Science, 2005 (University of Pretoria, South Africa) Department: Computer Science, GUST. Research Groups: Scientific Computing, Computational Intelligence & Data mining.
Research Interests:
1. Optimization methods
2. Machine learning
3. Soft computing
4. Computational intelligence

5. Operational research
6. Data clustering
7. Unsupervised image classification
8. Color image quantization



Mudassar Imran Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Coordinator of Calculus and Statistics
PhD in Mathematical Biology, 2006 (Arizona State University, USA) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Systems Biology.
Research Interests:
1. Applied mathematics
2. Mathematical biology
3. Differential equations
4. Dynamical systems

5. Mathematical modeling
6. Data clustering
7. Unsupervised image classification
8. Color image quantization



Naveed Ahmed Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Coordinator of Calculus and Statistics
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from OVGU Magdeburg, Germany. Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Scientific Computing.
Research Interests:
1. Numerical Analysis
2. Stabilized methods for convection dominated problems
3. Numerical simulations of turbulent flows
4. Higher order time stepping schemes


Taher M. Ali Head of Computer Science Department
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
PhD in Computer Science (University of Malaya, Malaysia) Department: Computer Science, GUST. Research Groups: Computational Intelligence & Data mining.
Research Interests:
1. AI for programming
2. Programming languages design and features
3. Tabulation for logic programming

4. Truth maintenance systems
5. Web programming
6. Scheduling algorithms



Wassim Daher Associate Professor of Mathematics
Foundation Program Unit Mathematics Coordinator
PhD in Applied Mathematics, 2005 (University of Paris I Sorbonne, France) Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, GUST. Research Group: Computational Finance and Economics, Data Science & Statistical Modelings.
Research Interests:
1. Financial and Applied Mathematics
2. Mathematical Modelling
3. Data analysis and Statistics
