Prof. Zaher AL Aghbari
Professor and Chair
Department of Computer Science, University of Sharjah,
Zaher Al Aghbari is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science at University of Sharjah, UAE. He received his B.Sc degree from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, USA, in 1987, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, in 1998 and 2001, respectively. He worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Intelligent Systems, Kyushu University, Japan, from 2001 to 2003. Since 2003 he has been with the Department of Computer Science, University of Sharjah, UAE. Currently, he is the Head of the Department of Computer Science and a Professor of databases and data mining. He has published more than 100 refereed research publications in international journals and conferences such as JDPD, ESWA, DKE, IJDAR, JIIS, IJPEDS, VCIR, IDA, IJIS, IEEE TCC, IEEE Sensors. His research interests include data mining, multidimensional indexing, multimedia databases, distributed indexing, and Arabic handwritten text retrieval. Recently, Prof. Zaher has been working on data streams management, social networks analysis, wireless sensor network data mining. He has been a member of the editorial board of several international journal and a member of the technical program committee of several international conferences.
Prof. Zaher Al Aghbari research interest includes Database, Data Mining, Big Data, Social Networks, Wireless Sensor Network and IoT.