Ali Hamad Al-Badi
Assistant Professor, Head of Department-Information Systems, College of Economics & Political Science
Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Dr. Ali Al-Badi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Muscat, Oman. Ali has more than 19 years of practical and academic experience in Information Technology. After obtaining his B.Sc. in Computer Science from Reading University, UK in 1991, he worked in the Center for Information Systems, SQU. He has held different positions in the Center, where he gained most of his practical experience. Ali joined the academia in 1999 and completed his PhD in UK in 2005. From Sep, 2007 – March 2011 Ali held the CIS Director's position, sharing his time between managing the Center and performing his academic duties. Furthermore, Ali contributed to 15 different IT focused committees both at the University and national level.
Web Usability & Accessibility, Web Tools & Technologies, Internet & Network Security, Portal Development, IT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.