Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science


The Department of Computer Science (CS) is part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Khalifa University of Science and Technology. It encompasses a vibrant community of scholars who actively engage in cutting-edge research in Computer Science as well as interdisciplinary research with colleagues from other rapidly emerging scientific fields.

Our core mission is to provide solid CS education and to conduct cutting-edge CS and inter-disciplinary research to provide concrete benefits to the UAE and the international community.

The Department has a strong research focus, with more than 40 researchers actively undertaking research, much of it in collaboration with international collaborators and local industry. We regularly attract significant levels of national and international research funding, and produce significant scientific impact through knowledge transfer and highly cited publications in top-rated international journals and conferences.

In regards to studying, we currently offer the M.Sc. in Computing and Information Science program, while under development are the B.Sc. in Computer Science and the Ph.D in Science (Computer Science) programs. Our degree programs are leading edge, our graduates are well prepared for the challenges of the dynamic and fast growing software/IT/AI industry and are very well received by industrial employers.

Our student and faculty alumni continue their work at prestigious world-class research institutions, including MIT, Purdue University, University of Waterloo, etc.

Academic Faculty

Panos Liatsis

Interim Chair Computer Science

Davor Svetinovic

Associate Professor

Khaled Elbassioni


Zeyar Aung

Associate Professor

Aamena Alshamsi

Associate Professor

Andreas Henschel

Associate Professor

Majid Khonji

Associate Professor

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