Event Location: 
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, Kuwait
Event Date: 
10-11 December 2019
Event Location: 
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, Kuwait
Event Date: 
10-11 December 2019
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Dr. Amir Zeid

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Dr. Amir Zeid
Founding Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) at the American University of Kuwait (AUK)
Speaker 2019

Biography

Dr. Amir Zeid is the founding dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) at the American University of Kuwait (AUK). He received his Ph.D. in 2000 in Computer Science from Carleton University, Canada.  He has over 20 years of experience and distinct competencies drawn from providing strategic and technical leadership within the industrial, academic, and research domains. In 2014, Dr. Zeid founded the Center for Research in Informatics Sciences and Engineering (RISE), AUK’s first scientific center for research and outreach. Dr. Zeid is a renowned keynote speaker and interdisciplinary researcher. His research interests include global software engineering, cloud computing, STEM education gender gap, and adaptive learning systems.