Department Faculty
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  • Dr. Saqib Ali

  • Title: Associate Professor and Head of the Department
  • Office No. 2010
  • Ext. 1858
  • Email: saqib@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Information Systems Security - Cyber Security for Cyber Physical Systems - Industrial Informatics - Business Processes and Automation
  • Education: 
    • Ph.D. Computer Science (La Trobe, Melbourne, Australia)
    • M.Sc. Information Systems (La Trobe, Melbourne, Australia)
    • B. Engineering (Computer Software) (SYICT Shenyang, P.R. China)
 
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  • Dr. Rafi Ashrafi

  • Title: Associate Professor, Chair of Accreditation Team
  • Office No. 2010
  • Ext. 1835
  • Email: rafi@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Strategic value of Information Technology in organizations - Electronic Business Adoption in Oman and GCC countries - Information Communication Technology adoption in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Oman - Information Technology Disaster and Recovery - Information Systems/Information Technology Auditing and Control - Information Systems Security Management - Information Systems Management
  • Education: 
    • M.Sc. Computer Science (University of Bradford, UK)
    • Ph.D. IT Project Management (University of Bradford, UK)
    • M.Sc. Applied Mathematics (University of Sind, Pakistan)
 
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  • Dr. Kamla Ali Al Busaidi

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office No. 2013
  • Ext. 2931
  • Email: kamlaa@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Knowledge Management Systems - Knowledge Economy - ICT investments- Electronic Learning - Information Systems Acceptance - Information Systems deployment in the Middle East
  • Education: 
    • Ph.D. Management of Information Systems (Claremont Graduate University, USA)
    • M.Sc. Information Systems Management (Duquesne University, USA)
    • B.Sc. Information Systems (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
 
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  • Dr. Hafedh Ibrahim Al-Shihi

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office No. 2006
  • Ext. 2974
  • Email: hafedh@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Electronic Government & Electronic Commerce - Mobile Government and Mobile Commerce - Research Process in Information Systems - Technology/Innovation Adoption and Dissemination - Communication Skills
  • Education: 
    • Ph.D. E-Government (Victoria University, Australia)
    • M.Sc. Computer and Information Systems (University of Detroit, USA)
    • B.Sc. Information Systems (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
 
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  • Dr. Taisira Hazeem Al-Balushi

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office No. 2008
  • Ext. 1849
  • Email: taisira@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Software Engineering - Requirements Engineering - Software Quality - Ontologies - Quality Metrics - Business Process Modelling
  • Education: 
    • B.Sc. Information Systems (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
    • M.Sc. Computer and Information Systems (University of Detroit, USA)
    • Ph.D. Software Quality (University of Manchester, UK)
 
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  • Dr. Yousef Salim Al-Hinai

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 2014
  • Ext. 6711
  • Email: yalhinai@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Social Media & Social Networking - Cultural Issues in Information Systems - Mobile Commerce/Mobile Business - Technology Adoption and Diffusion
  • Education: 
    • B.Sc. Information Systems (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
    • M.Sc. Information Technology (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)
    • Ph.D. Information Systems (University of Melbourne, Australia)
 
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  • Dr. Zahran Salim Al Salti

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 2012
  • Ext. 1976
  • Email: alsalti@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Information Systems Outsourcing/ Offshoring - Social Media for Business - Knowledge Management - Strategic Information Systems - Electronic Government - Information Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Education: 
    • B.Sc. Computer Science (Oklahoma State University, USA)
    • M.Sc. Business Information Technology (Strathclyde University, UK)
    • Ph.D. Information Systems (Brunel University, UK)
 
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  • Dr. Mohammed Ali Al-Fairuz

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 2016-B
  • Ext. 2965
  • Email: alfairuz@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Online Security - Web Application Usability, Acceptability and Scalability - Web authentication mechanisms - Technology Acceptance
  • Education: 
    • B.Sc. Information Systems (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
    • M.Sc. Information Technology (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
    • Ph.D. Computing Science (University of Glasgow, UK)
 
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  • Dr. Jamil Darwish Al-Shaqsi

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 2015
  • Ext. 2848
  • Email: alshaqsi@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Machine Learning - Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. - Clustering Techniques and Algorithms. - Clustering Ensembles. - Mining DNA micro-array data for clustering cancers
  • Education: 
    • B.Sc. Information Systems (SQU, Oman)
    • M.Sc. Applied Information Technology (Monash University, Australia)
    • Ph.D. Computing Sciences (University of East Anglia, UK)
 
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  • Dr. Ali Tarhini

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 2018
  • Ext. 2911
  • Email: alitarhini@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Big Data, Cloud Computing, IoT, Knowledge Management, Cross-Cultural Issues in Information Systems, Consumer Behavior, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled Customers Service, Digital Education, E-business and Technology Adoption.
  • Education: 
    • Ph.D. Information Systems (Brunel University London, UK)
    • M.Sc. E-Commerce (University of Essex, UK)
    • B.Sc. Computer Science (American University of Culture & Education, Lebanon)
 
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  • Dr. Abdul Khalique Shaikh

  • Title: Assistant Professor & Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • Office No. 2011
  • Ext. 2928
  • Email: shaikh@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Social Network Analytics, Big Data Analytics, Data Science, Data Governance, Data Security and Data Risk Management, Knowledge Management, E-Participation, Semantic Network, Relational Analysis, Blockchain Technology, Grid/Cloud Computing.
  • Education: 
    • Ph.D. Information Technology (Monash University Australia)
    • M.Sc. Computer & Information Systems (University of Detroit Mercy USA)
    • B.Sc. Engineering (Electronics) (NED University of Engg. & Tech. Karachi)
 
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  • Dr. Waqas Aman

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 103-A
  • Ext. 6703
  • Email: waqas@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Security in IoT-based Smart Critical Infrastructure, Security Architecture and Design, Security and Privacy Concerns in Big Data, Runtime Ontologies, Software Security Testing and Assurance, Information Security Education and Awareness, Adaptive Security and Risk Management.
  • Education: 
    • Ph.D. Information Security – Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
    • M.S. Information Security – National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan
    • B.S. Computer Science – University of Peshawar, Pakistan
 
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  • Dr. Aqdas Malik

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. B103
  • Ext. 6704
  • Email: a.malik@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), User Interface Design and Evaluation, Social Media Analytics, Social Informatics, Computer Mediated Communication
  • Education: 
    • Ph.D. Human-Computer Interaction (Aalto University, Finland)
    • M.Sc. Advanced Information Systems (Hanken School of Economics, Finland)
 
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  • Sumaiya Mohammed Al-Siyabi

  • Title: Coordinator
  • Office No. 2009
  • Ext. 1867
  • Email: sumaiyas@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: 
  • Education: 
 
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  • Nasser Saif Al-Yarobi

  • Title: Technician & Webmaster
  • Office No. 2016 - C
  • Ext. 1970
  • Email: n.alyarabi1@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: 
  • Education: 
    • B.Sc. Information Systems (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)