Dr. George Kastanian
Department of Information Systems
University of Nizwa
Personal Information: Full Name & Title: Dr. George Kastanian Date and Place of Birth:15. 01. 1959 Aleppo, Syria Address: P.O. Box4249, Aleppo, Syria EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS: 1984-1989 Martin Luther University Ph D in the field of System Halle, Germany Analysis Department of Informatics (Using Adaptive RK-Method and numerical Mathematics for solving stiff problem …..) 1978-1983 University of Aleppo, Syria B.Sc. in Mathematics Current Employment: (Assistant Professor-System Analysis) Academic staff in ISD , University of Nizwa. Languages Skills: 1.English (V. Good) 2.German (V. Good) 3.Czech (Basic) 4.Arabic (Mother Tongue) 5.French (Basic/up to some extend) Place of Employment: • Aleppo University (1983 – 2002): Interrupted by a two years Sabbatical (1993 – 1995) to teach the preparatory year medicine Students at Carl university in the Czech Republic (The course was delivered in English) • Ministry of Higher Education in Oman (2002 – 2006) Teaching in the Education Colleges affiliated to the Ministry of Higher Education in Oman. • Sur University College (2006-2009) • University of Kalamoon, Syria (2009-2012) • University of Nizwa, Oman (2012-till present) Position occupied and administrative assignments: - A member of the workshop unit of the Department of Mathematics and informatics section, 1997-2002 academic year. - Head of the National center of computer training – branch 1 at Aleppo University, Faculty of Science, 2001 – 2002 academic year. - A member of the Syrian computer Society from 1985 – till present. - Head of the Computer unit at the Education College in SUR 2003-2004. - Chairman of Mathematics and Computer Department at the Education College in SUR 2004 – 2006 . - Representative of the IST - Department at the Sur University College in SUR 2006 – 2008. - Chairman of IST Dept. at Sur University College in SUR 2008 – till 2009 - Chairman of CS Dept. at University of KALAMOON syria 2009 – 2011 - Chairman of MIS Dept. at University of KALAMOON Syria 2011–2012 - Academic staff in ISD at University of Nizwa.