Professor Khaled Shaalan

Contact details

Email: [email protected]

Short Bio

Khaled is an accomplished full professor of Computer Science with over thirty years of experience in ‎academia. ‎He has a strong background in teaching, mentoring, academic training, community ‎development, and academic ‎administration. Khaled has received numerous honors and awards for ‎academic excellence and outstanding ‎achievements. As the Head of the Computer Science Department, he ‎successfully built the department from ‎scratch and oversaw the development of the academic programs’ ‎curricula. He has mentored academic staff, ‎established a team of researchers, and increased program ‎enrolment. Khaled has collaborated with international ‎institutions, organizations, and corporations and ‎has published extensively in high-quality international journals, ‎book chapters, and conference ‎proceedings. His expertise is widely recognized, and he is frequently invited to ‎evaluate research ‎proposals, academic programs, PhD theses, and academic promotions. Khaled has also taught ‎Computer ‎Science courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and served as chair of numerous international ‎‎conferences and on the editorial boards of various international journals.‎

Degrees/Professional Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science ‎(October 1995): Software Development environment Based ‎on Object-Oriented and Logic Programming Paradigms, Cairo University. Joint Supervision ‎under channel supervision system with Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS). ‎Supervisors: Prof. Seif Haridi, Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS), Sweden, Prof. ‎Ahmed Rafea, American University in Cairo, Egypt, and Prof. Salwa ElGamal, Cairo University, ‎‎
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science (August 1989): A Knowledge Base System for Understanding ‎an Inflected Arabic Word, Cairo University. Supervisors: Prof. Ibrahim Farag, Cairo University, ‎Egypt. & Prof. Ahmed Rafea, American University in Cairo, Egypt.‎
  • Postgraduate diploma in Computer Science and Information Science (May 1985): Cairo ‎‎
  • B.Com. (May 1982): Awarding college: Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University
Professional Qualifications
  • Head of academic departments and programs.‎
  • Prinicipal Investigator of international and national funded research projects.
  • Plenary Invited Speaker
  • Member of Journal’s editorial ‎board and special issues, conference proceedings, book chapters and lecture notes.
  • External reviewer for research councils and other research funding bodies
  • External Evaluator for Academic Promotion to Associate and Full professor for international universities.
  • External Examiner for PhD’s candidates from international Universities
  • External Examiner for Academic Degree
  • External Evaluator for Academic Programme Proposals
  • Conferences Founder and Organization
  • Curriculum design and development.
  • Training design, development and training delivery

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Email: [email protected]