Dr. Aziz BarbarDean of the Faculty of Arts & SciencesAmerican University of Science & Technology
Dr. Aziz M. Barbar is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at the American University of Science & Technology (AUST), Beirut-Lebanon. Prior to holding this position, Dr. Barbar was the Chairperson of the Department of Computer Science at AUST. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (France). His research interests include Data Mining, Database Reverse Engineering, Educational Technology, and Natural Language Processing. Dr. Barbar is an evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) – Baltimore - USA, the Vice-President of the Lebanese Information Technology Association (LITA), Co-Director of the Cyber Crime Centre (CCC) at AUST, and a board member of the Syndicate of Computer Sciences in Lebanon. Dr. Barbar was the Coordinator for the IEEE Computer Society in Region 8 (that includes Middle East, Africa, and Europe), and Chair of the IEEE Computer Chapter - Lebanon.