Amir Zeid

Dean and Associate Professor of Computer Science

Dr. Amir Zeid is the Dean of College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Associate Professor of Computer Science at the American University of Kuwait (AUK). He has over 75 publications in international conferences and journals. Dr. Zeid’s research interests include: global software engineering, cloud computing, gender issues in computing and using technology to promote environmental sustainability. In addition, Dr. Zeid is interested in research about creative methods in computer education. He received numerous research funding grants and international awards. Throughout his career at AUK, Dr. Zeid has been working on encouraging student innovation. He led three teams of AUK students to win the prestigious Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition for the Gulf region in two different categories. He is a member of ACM and IEEE.