جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Gadah Al-Dabbagh


  
 

Ghadah Abdullah Aldabbagh
 Associate Professor
Department of  Computer Sciences
Faculty of Computing and Information Technology
King Abdulaziz University
Phone: 6400000
Email: galdabbagh@kau.edu.sa

 
   
  
 

Profile:

Dr. Aldabbagh received her BSc in 1991 in Computer Science, from the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, Illinois, United States; she received her MSc in the Data Communication Networks and Distributed System (DCNDS) from the Computer Science Department at the University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom (UK); received her PhD in 2010 from the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at UCL, UK.

She holds an Associate Professor position at the Computer Science Department at the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology at King Abdul Aziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Aldabbagh .  Current research interests: Internet of Everything (IoE), providing connectivity of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors for Smart Cities, Self-Driving Cars, Location Awareness, Ad-Hoc Networks, Wireless Sensor Network, Cooperative Communications. Developed technical skills in Optimization, Deep Learning (Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning) and Data Science. During Dr. Aldabbagh’s PhD study at UCL she worked on several European Union (EU) projects in Grid Computing. In 2013, she was awarded KAU HiCi funded research project to work as a principle investigator (PI) with the highly cited Professor John Cioffi from Stanford University. In 2014, she was awarded two research grants from the National Science, Technology and Innovation Plan at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) for which, she was the PI. As part of research work conducted on the two KACST projects, Dr. Aldabbagh, worked with the highly cited Professor Andreas Polydoros from the University of Athens and his research team to assist in training and research activities related to the KACST projects.

During the summers of 2013 and 2014, Dr. Aldabbagh joined Professor John M. Cioffi’s Dynamic Spectrum Management (DSM) Research Group as a visiting professor at Stanford University. In March 2016, Dr. Aldabbagh joined the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a postdoctoral associate to work on the topic of location-aware ad hoc sensor networks to work with the highly cited Professor Moe Win. In collaboration with Professor Win’s research group, her current focus is to develop scalable, distributed, and energy efficient techniques for scheduling and routing in ad hoc sensor networks with localization-awareness.

Professional profile could also be found at:

Personal Webpage at MIT's Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems -LIDS

IBK Ibn Khaldun Fellowship Program for Saudi Arabian Women

Professional Profile on Academia

Professional Profile on LinkedIn

Research Profile on Google Scholar Citations

Research Profile on ResearchGate

 

 


 
   
  
 

Education:
  • 1990 : Bachelor degree from Department of Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Illinois Champaign Urbana, Champaign Urbana, امــريــكـا
  • 2000 : Master degree from Department of Computer Science , Faculty of Engineering, University College London, London, بريطانيا
  • 2011 : Doctorate degree from Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University College London, London, بريطانيا

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    Employment:
  • 1992 - 2011 : Teaching Assistant, King Abdulaziz University, جدة, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2011 - 2016 : Honorary Visiting Lecturer, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom, بريطانيا
  • 2011 - 2016 : Head of the Assessment Unit , Faculty of Computing & Information Technology at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2011 - 2016 : Assistant Professor, King Abdulaziz University , جدة, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2012 - 2016 : Head of the Computer Skills Unit , Faculty of Computing & Information Technology at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2013 - 2013 : Visiting Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, United States, امــريــكـا
  • 2013 - 2015 : Principle Investigator - PI, Deanship of Development, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2014 - 2014 : Visiting Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, United States, امــريــكـا
  • 2014 - 2016 : Member at Academic Accreditation Committee, Deanship of Development, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2014 - حاليا : Principle Investigator -PI, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST): National Science, Technology and Innovation Plan, Jeddah, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2014 - حاليا : Principle Investigator - PI, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST): National Science, Technology and Innovation Plan, Jeddah, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2015 - 2015 : Consultant at Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2016 - حاليا : Associate Professor, King Abdulaziz University, جدة, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2016 - حاليا : Postdoctoral Associate, (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States, امــريــكـا

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    Research Interests:

    Connectivity of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors for Smart Cities

    Wireless Sensor Networks

     Location Awareness

    Cooperative Communications

    Ad-Hoc Networks

    Optimization

    Computational Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence

    Machine Learning

    Data Communication Networks

    Wireless Communications

    Heterogeneous Networks

    Mobility Management in Heterogeneous Networks

    4G Small Cell Deployments

    Self-Organizing Networks

    LTE

    Performance Evaluation

    Quality of Service


     
       
      
     

    Teaching Interests:
    Managing Diverse Teams 
    Conflict Management Foundations 
    Strategy and Innovation
    Meeting Management
    Effective Feedback 
    Management and Leadership
    Solving Complex Business Problems
    Design: Innovation Process and Culture
    Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations
    Higher Education Teaching
    Proposal Development for Government and Non-government Grants Sponsors
    Performance Development
    Networking
    Corrective Action
    Exceptional Service
    Scientific & Research Project Management

     
       
      
     

    Courses:
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    CPCS 203 : Programming 2
    CPCS 202 : Programming 1
    CPIS 498 : Graduation Project 1
    CPCS 499 : 2 Senior Project
    CPCS 498 : Senior Project 1
    CPIS 498 : Senior Project 2
    CS 681 : Selected Topics

     
       
      
     

    Contact Info:
    • Office Phone: 6400000
    • Email : galdabbagh@kau.edu.sa
    • Email2 : ghadah@mit.edu
    • Email3 : galdabbagh@yahoo.com
    • P.O.Box : 12808
    • URL : http://GALDABAG.kau.edu.sa
    • Mobile : 0505610315