Dr. Emad Al-Shawakfa is an
Associate Professor in Arabic Language Computing at the Computer Information Systems Department, Faculty of
IT, Yarmouk University.
Dr. Al-Shawakfa holds a PhD
degree in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) – Chicago,
USA in the year 2000, a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Middle East
Technical University – Ankara, Turkey in the year 1989, and a B.Sc. in Computer
Science from Yarmouk University – Jordan in the year 1986.
Dr. Al-Shawakfa research
interests are in Computer Networks, Data Mining, and Natural Language
Processing and has 20+ published research articles in respected journals covering these areas. His PhD research was about creating natural language interfaces to
Network Operating Systems using the concept of case frames; the first to apply
the concept to the Arabic natural language processing. His research was based
on work experience in networking at IIT. He has many publications in both
fields and currently working on others.