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Wasan Shaker Awad

Associate Professor / Dean
Information Technology
Ahlia University


Wasan Shakir is an Associate Professor and Dean of Information Technology College. She is holding BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees in Computer Science.  Dr. Wasan joined the University of Bahrain in September 2002 as Assistant Professor of Computer Science and in 2012 she was promoted to Associative Professor of Computer Science. She joined Ahlia University in September 2014 as Associative Professor of Computer Science. Dr. Wasan has 17 years undergraduates teaching experience in computer science and information systems and seven years post graduate teaching and supervision experience with more than 20 postgraduate student supervision. She has very good experience in problem solving and algorithm design, computer programming, information systems development and software engineering, most computer applications, research and development in computational intelligence, coding theory, and information security. Furthermore, she has good experience in preparing academic programmes, scientific and project planning and administration, and experience in the academic programs QA and accreditation. Dr. Wasan has published papers in different fields of computer science and IT in a number of international journals and conferences. She also serves as a member of the editorial boards in a number of international journals and conferences

Research Interest

Information Technology


  • Wasan Shaker Awad, and Hanin Mohammed Abdullah, “Improving the Security of Storage Systems Using Cloud Computing”, Journal of Information Technology, to be published, 2017.

  • Hussain Mirza and Wasan Shaker Awad , “Multi-Matching Algorithm for Symmetric Travelling Salesman Problem”, SIAM Journal on Computing, to be published, 2017.

  • Wasan Shaker Awad, “LBC design with specified minimum weight: traditional and intelligent approaches”, to be published 2017.

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