Dr. Osama Abu-Sharkh

Dr. Osama Abu-Sharkh

Dean of King Abdullah II School of Engineering
Associate professor

Dr. Osama M.F. Abu-Sharkh is the Dean of King Abdullah II School of Engineering and an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Princess Sumaya University for Technology. He received a B.Sc. degree from University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, in 1999, an M.Sc. degree from University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA, in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree from University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, USA, in 2006, all in Electrical Engineering. He joined Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), Amman, Jordan in September 2007. He served as the Vice Dean of King Abdullah II School of Engineering from 2021 to 2023. He also served as the Chair of the Communications Engineering Department from February 2012 to September 2014 and from September 2016 to September 2017. Dr. Abu-Sharkh has been the responsible and anchor person for ABET accreditation of the communications engineering program and led the department's effort to attain ABET accreditation in this field for the first time in Jordan. Dr. Abu-Sharkh is also a member of the Computer Engineering Department, networks and information security engineering program. Dr. Abu-Sharkh received many national and international awards and recognition including the international Region 8 IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor Award in 2012 and the Distinguished Researcher Award from PSUT in 2018. Dr. Abu-Sharkh is a member of the IEEE Communications, Computer, Vehicular Technology, Signal Processing, Intelligent Transportation Systems, and Computational Intelligence societies and a member of ACM. Dr. Abu-Sharkh participated in organizing and conducting many local and international conferences and events. His current research interests are in the broad area of wireless networking, including mobile communications, smart cities, Internet of Things, wireless networks security, signals & multimedia processing, and artificial intelligence in addition to e-learning and education.

Contact Details

Telephone: (06) 535 9949 Ext. 5502 / 5545

Email: [email protected]

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