Amman, Jordan (September 2012): Samsung Electronics Levant has concluded the “Samsung Challenge” activities that were held in the University of Jordan. Students from King Abdullah II School for Information Technology (KASIT) teamed up to participate in this challenge, which was organized by Samsung Electronics Levant, Sfonge company (Finland), and IdRC company (Jordan).
The challenge aimed at encouraging KASIT students to familiarize with the environment used for developing applications for Samsung smart phones and tablet computers. The challenge which launched in March 5th 2012 required the competing teams to design applications for Samsung smart phones and/or tablet computers using HTML5.
The students who won the challenge prize, which is an internship at Samsung Electronics Levant headquarters in King Hussein Business Park, were Mahdi AlKhatib (Computer Science department), Mahmoud Shtayyat (Computer Science department), Mahmoud Alqam (Computer Information Systems department), and Ehab Anan (Computer Information Systems department). The challenge jury consisted of: Mr. Yasin Hamed (Sfonge co-founder), Mr. Hadi Jadallah (R&D manager at Samsung Electronics Levant), Mr. Rami Al-Nabulsi (Systems Engineer at IdRC), and Dr. Sherenaz Al-Haj Baddar (KASIT/ University of Jordan).
This challenge is part of the MoU signed earlier this year between Samsung Electronics Levant, Sfonge, IdRC, and the University of Jordan. According to this MoU, Samsung Electronics Levant will also sponsor a Samsung-branded lab at KASIT in the University of Jordan.
Dr. Mohammad Qatawneh
Dr. Basel Ali Mahafzah
Dr. Iman Musa Al-Momani
Dr. Mousa Tawfiq AL-Akhras
Have been received the UJ's Award for Distinguished Researchers 2011
Congratulations to Reema Soub and Iman Annanbeh from KASIT on achieving the 5th place in Microsoft Innovation Center competition. Their achievement was due to the continues support and supervision of both their doctors , Dr Loai Nemer and Dr.Salsabeel AL Rabee'
IEEE Computer Society team of KASIT, and in coordination with the students affairs deanship, has participated in "Capture the Flag" contest for information security and hacking, that was held in April, 22. the contest went from 9:00AM till 7:00PM, with 20 teams particiating from various local universities.
the particiapating team: Mohammad Melhes, Mohammad Adu-Diab, Shaher Al-Saraira, and Qais Abu-AlHaija, won the second place and the silver medal, under the supervision of Dr.Heba Saadeh and Dr.Jaafar Al-Qatawneh
Business Information Technology Program was Accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) to make all the programs that offered by King Abdulla II School for Information Technology Accredited by ABET
the school has held a welcome reception for newly admitted students on Sunday, November 3rd. this reception included a motivation speach from the dean, followed by some entertainment cluses by school's students, and meetings with some of the students.
Stanford University has recently released a list that
represents the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists in various
disciplines. Three of the school’s academic were in this list, and they
are: Prof. Hossam Faris, Dr.Ibraheem Al-Jarrah, and Prof. Basel Mahafza.
A training program security and digital leadership was held, at the Centre for Innovation and Development of the Directorate of Public Security, the activities of the training program ′′ Security and Digital Leadership ′′ organized in partnership with the Center for Innovation and Leadership at the University of Jordan, in the presence of the Assistant Director General of General Security for Administration and Logistics Support, Dr. Moatasim Abu Shtal, Dr. Kafah Al-Jamaani, Vice President of the University of Jordan for the affairs of colleges and scientific centers. Dean Moatasim Abu Shtal emphasized that the Directorate of Public Security is working with an advanced strategic approach based on digital transformation to implement high royal insights in improving security services and applying best practices efficiently and effectively, adding that this program is complementing the directives of the Director. General Security, Major General Hussein Al-Huwatima, in the necessity of providing qualitative training for public security personnel on the skills of security leadership and digital transformation, with a view to improving the efficiency of the cadres working in the Department of Security in various departments and units. The partnership with the University of Jordan to implement this program added a highly competent scientific and training dimension, the Jordanian scientific edifice recognized as a home to experience, science and knowledge, added, noting that this training program is the beginning of cooperation to build A bilateral training partnership ensures global updates in this framework, to ensure the development of security services provided to the local community. For her part, Dr. Kafah Al-Jamani indicated the University of Jordan's efforts to open partnerships and cooperate with the Directorate of Public Security, which contributes to enhancing capacities and building specialized knowledge training for public security affiliates, noting that the integration of experiences between security leaders and digital transformation With his practical privacy, he will reverse these experiences from the program within the policeman and security procedures. ′′ Jordanian ′′ will remain a race in bilateral partnerships in training, academic skills and practical experiences with the best knowledge and knowledge owners from different sectors, as it strives to implement the National Human Resources Development Strategy. Finally, the trainers, specialists and program participants were honored with discretionary certificates, and shields were exchanged between the Directorate and the University of Jordan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
Participants from King Abdulla II school for Information Technology were: Dr.Bashar Al-Shboul, Dr.Dana Al-Qudah, and Dr.Reem Al-Fayez.
Three researchers from King Abdulla II School of Information Technology have been ranked according to (Research.com) as the best scientists in the fields of computer science, which depend on (h-index) of more than 40 as a condition for entering the list.