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Ibrahim F Imam

Department of Engineering & Technology
Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport


Dr. Imam received his B.Sc. in Mathematics and Statistics in 1986 and a graduate diploma in Computer Science and Information in 1989 from Cairo University. He received his M.Sc. in Computer Science in 1992 and his Ph.D. in Information Technology and Engineering in 1995 from George Mason University. Dr. Imam edited three international books and several international journals. He chaired three international conferences and workshops. He authored co-authored over 60 papers in refereed journals, conference proceedings, and workshop proceedings. His research focused in the fields of artificial intelligence, data mining, text mining (Arabic & English), pattern recognition, and machine learning. Dr. Imam is a steering committee member of the international journal of artificial intelligence and machine learning. He served as program committee member for many international conferences. In 1986, Dr. Imam worked as knowledge engineer in UNDP and FAO project. He developed an expert system for diagnosing crop diseases for green house farmers. In 1996, he won a one year grant from the NASDAQ for developing a fraud detection system for the US stock market. In 1997, he worked at Thinking Machines Crop., USA as senior scientist where he developed the Darwin system for data mining. In 2000, Thinking Machines were ranked number one in the world in data mining and was bought by Oracle Corporation, USA. Dr. Imam joined Oracle as Principle Scientist where he started the data mining tool box which exists till now. Dr. Imam returned back to Egypt in 2002 where he joined the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport. He became a full professor in 2007 and departments chair in 2008. 

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Engineering and Technology, Civil, Environmental engineering, Architecture  

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