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Aaron R. Rababaah Aaron R. Rababaah, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science
   
Dr. Aaron Rasheed Rababaah is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the American University of Kuwait. Dr. Rababaah held three other positions at three universities in USA before joining AUK; Dr. Rababaah was an Instructor at Indiana University of South Bend, Instructor at Tennessee State University and Assistant Professor then Associate Professor at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Dr. Rababaah finished his B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from University of Jordan, Jordan, his M.Sc. in Applied Computer Science from University of Indiana, USA and his Ph.D. from Tennessee State University, USA. Dr. Rababaah has five years of experience in IE and seven years in teaching at the college level. Dr. Rababaah has research interest in Intelligent Systems especially in robotics and machine vision. He has more than fifty publications and presentations in several international journals and conferences. He was awarded several awards including Distinguished Research Award from a USA journal, Exceptional Leadership for ISO9000 accreditation, M.Sc. Scholarship/Academic Excellence Award, Ph.D. Scholarship, Thesis Showcase Award and Who's-Who recognition for number of times. Dr. Rababaah has supervised, advised and referred senior projects, master theses, doctoral dissertations and number of journals. Dr. Rababaah has been funded several times to conduct research in his areas of expertise including, USA Department of Defense, US Army, NASA, USA Science foundation and Maryland Department of Education.
Aaron R. Rababaah Aaron R. Rababaah, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science
 
 
 

Education:

  • Ph.D., Computer Information Systems Engineering, Tennessee State University, 2009
  • M.Sc., Applied Computer Science, Indiana University South Bend, 05.2005
  • B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, University of Jordan, 08.1995

Academic Experience:

  • American University of Kuwait, Associate Professor, 01.2016 - Present
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Associate Professor, 06.2014 - 01.2016
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Assistant Professor, 08.2010 - 06.2014
  • Tennessee State University, Post-Doctoral Researcher, 06.2009 - 08.2010
  • Indiana University South Bend, Adjunct Faculty, 01.2004 - 0.5.2005

Non-Academic Experience:

  • Century Standard Textile, Quality Assurance Manager (MRQ - ISO9002), 11.1997 - 01.2000, full time.
  • Century Standard Textile, Production Manager, 01.2000 - 06.2000, full time.
  • Al-Majd Engineering Industries, Machine Design Engineer, 09.1995 - 09.1997, full time.
  • Al-Majd Engineering Industries, Production Manager, 09.1995 - 09.1997, full time.

Certifications or Professional Registrations:

  • ISO 9000 Internal Auditor.

Current Membership in Professional Organizations:

  • Jordan Engineers Association.

Honors and Awards:
Scholarships

  • 04.2012: Distinguished Research/Best Paper Award of the 2014 Modern Technology and Management Institute.
  • 04.2012: Distinguished Research/Best Paper Award of the 2012 Allied Academies - information sciences journal.
  • 05.2005: Student Showcase Award for Thesis Presentation, Information Technology at IUSB South Bend, IN, USA.
  • 04.2005: Scholarship grant, Indiana University, South Bend, IN, USA.
  • 04.2005: John P. Russo Scholarship for academic Excellence in Computer and Information Sciences, Indiana University, South Bend, IN, USA.
  • 06.1999: Leadership recognition in leading the company to be ISO9000 certified, Century Standard Textile Amman, Jordan.

Service Activities (within and outside of the institution):

  • Chaired the business and technology session at the Annual Conference of MTMI, 09.12.2015
  • Member of the editorial board of Modern Technology and Management Institute (MTMI), 09.2014.
  • Chaired the computing session at the Annual Conference of MTMI, 09.21.2014
  • Program coordinator for the annual MTMI conference, Sep. 19-21, 2014.
  • Conducted a workshop on development of robotic control software interface using Matlab, faculty, staff and students of UMES at UMES, 08.2014.
  • Chaired the internet session at the Annual Conference of MTMI, 09.21.2013
  • Member of the editorial board of Modern Technology and Management Institute (MTMI), 09.2013 - Present.
  • Conducted a workshop on Matlab programing (4 days) for the faculty, staff and students of UMES at UMES, 06.2013.
  • Member of the Promotion and Tenure committee, UMES, 08.23,.2013 - present
  • Served as a Judge for two (Web-design and Poster sessions) student competition events in the 2013 Annual ARTSI - CS Olympiad.
  • Coach of the Robotics Team: University of Maryland ARTSI Team for Robotics (UMATR), 03.2013
  • Computer Science Programming Contest (committee member and supervisor), UMES, 02.2013
  • Member of the Technology Infrastructure Committee, UMES, 10.23.2012 - present.
  • Served as a senator in the UMES senate, 10.16.2012 - present. Chaired the session of Computer and Decision Sciences at the Annual Conference of MTMI, 10.12.2012
  • Member of the College of Business and Technology Curriculum Committee, UMES, 09.2012 - present
  • Member of the Faculty search committee, UMES, 08.23,.2012 - present
  • Conducted a workshop on Advanced Matlab (3 days) for the faculty, staff and students of UMES at UMES, 06.2012.
  • Conducted a workshop on Matlab Basics (2 days) for the faculty staff and students of UMES at UMES, 07.2012.
  • Attended the workshop on Simulation & Eportfolio (5 days) at UMES, 06.2012
  • Attended the annual ARTSI workshop for faculty, Philadelphia, PA, 06.2012 for 3 days.
  • Served as a Judge for two (Web-design and Poster sessions) student competition events in the 2012 Annual ARTSI - CS Olympiad.
  • Member of GPA Grading Policy Committee, Faculty Assembly, UMES, 03, 2012.
  • Computer Science Programming Contest (committee member and supervisor), UMES, 04.2012
  • Coach of the Robotics Team: University of Maryland ARTSI Team for Robotics (UMATR), 03.2012
  • Conducted a seminar on Mobile Robotics at Math & CS department, UMES. Motivations, Objectives, Recruitment and Retention. Henson Center, UMES, 11.08.2011.
  • Chaired the session of Technology and Decision Science at the Annual Conference of MTMI, 10.21.2011

Professional Development

  • Attended the Offshore Wind Power Workshop, USA, Boston, 24-25.02.2015.
  • Attended ABET Symposium/Workshops, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 04.2014
  • On-line Teaching Certificate using Blackboard, EPortfolio and Collaborate ELearning environments, Center for Instructional Technology, UMES, 02.14, 2014.
  • Effective Teaching Certificate, by external expert, UMES 01.15.2014.
  • Attended a workshop for Geographical Information Systems (GIS), UMES, 27-31, 05.2013
  • Attended a workshop for Simulink simulation software, UMES, 3-7, 06.2013
  • Attended workshop on Blackboard Collaborate, UMES, 01.13.2012.
  • Attended workshop on pedagogy and learning process, UMES, 01.19.2012.
  • Attended Education Opportunities in NASA STEM (EONS) Workshop, 01.2011
  • Attended ABET Symposium/Workshop, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 04.2011
Aaron R. Rababaah Aaron R. Rababaah, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science
 
 
 

Aaron R. Rababaah's Publications

  • Aaron R. Rababaah et al., "Intelligent Systems for Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Mechanical System", The Annual International Conference MTMI 2015, Virginia Beach, September, 2015.
  • Aaron R. Rababaah, Rakesh Joshi, Brian Miller, "A 3D Graphical Approach for Visualizing Data Structures and Algorithms", The Annual International Conference MTMI 2015, Virginia Beach, September, 2015.
  • Aaron R. Rababaah, "Design And Development Of Robotic Control Interface For Irobot Create Using Matlab", The Annual International Conference MTMI 2014, Virginia Beach, September, 2014.
  • Aaron R. Rababaah, Anggie Ramirez, Clifton White and Derik Robinson, "Design And Development Of Vision-Based American Sign Language Alphabets Auto Recognition System", The Annual International Conference MTMI 2013, Virginia Beach, September, 2013.
  • Aaron R. Rababaah and Yotan Demi-Ejegi, "Automatic Visual Inspection System for Stamped Sheet Metals". Computer Science and Automation Engineering, IEEE, China, 05.2012.
  • Aaron R. Rababaah, "Event Detection, Classification And Fusion For Non-Stationary Vehicular Acoustic Signals", International Journal of Science & Informatics, Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall, 2011, pp. 9-20.
  • Aaron Rababaah and Amir Shirhodaie, Twitter-based Situation Reporting Interface for Hybrid Agent Networks in Surveillance Systems [SPIE-2010].
  • Aaron Rababaah, Amir Shirkhodaie, Soft Adaptive Fusion of Sensor Energy for Large-Scale Sensor Networks (SAFE), Proc. SPIE-2009, Orlando, Florida (April 23-27, 2009).
 
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