Alaa Sheta received his B.E. and M.S. degrees in electronics and communication engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, in 1988 and 1994, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Computer Science Department, School of Information Technology and Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA, in 1997. He published over 100 papers and book chapters. He also published two books in the area of landmine detection and classification and image reconstruction of a manufacturing process by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. He is the coeditor of the book entitled “Business Intelligence and Performance Management - Theory, Systems and Industrial Applications” by Springer Verlag, UK, published in March 2013. He received the Best Poster Award from the SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, UK, in December 2011, for his publication on quality management of manufacturing processes. He was the Program Chair of the Science and Information Conference 2013 sponsored by the SAI Organization and cosponsored by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, London, UK, in October 2013. He has been an invited speaker in number of national and international conferences. He worked as a Consultant for the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Egypt, in the years 20022004. He held a number of management positions during the years 20062009. He was the Vice Dean of Prince Abdullah Bin Ghazi Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Al-Balqa Applied University (BAU), As Salt, Jordan (Fall 2008Spring 2009), and the Dean Assistant for planning and development in BAU, Jordan (Fall 2006Summer 2008). His scientific research interests include evolutionary computation, software reliability modeling, software cost estimation, modeling and simulation of dynamical nonlinear systems, image processing, biotechnology, business intelligence, robotics, swarm intelligence, automatic control, fuzzy logic, and neural networks.
Biography Updated on 21 September 2014