Adnan Mustafa Ahmed Al-Bar

CV

OBJECTIVE


To be a professional IS and IT consultant, based on both academic research and industrial best practices and experiences supported by professional IT training and certification. To be an IT service management expert.

EDUCATION


  • 1999-2004:University of Sussex Brighton, UK
    DPhil. Mobile Computing and Adaptive Applications. Thesis title "Camel: A Mobile Adaptive Applications Framework"
  • 1995-1997: George Washington University D.C, USA
    Ms.c, Software Engineering, December 1997
  • 1987–1990: King AbdulAziz University JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
    Bs.C., Computer Science, graduated summer 1990.

WORK EXPERIENCE


  • July 2009 – Feb 2013: First General supervisor for e-Management, Vice President office, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • Vice chairman of the Automation committee for Finance and administrative departments at KAU.
  • Chairman of the e-services committee
  • Chairman of the technical evaluation committee for the ERP proposals
  • Project sponsor for the ERP-SAP implementation project at KAU
    • Prepared ERP readiness report.
    • Prepared ERP RFP document.
    • Managing scenario based demo with ERP vendors.
    • Vendors Proposal evaluation.
    • Sponsouring and supervising the project.
  • November 2007 – October 2009 First Vice Dean of Student Affairs for Development, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah.
  • September 2005 - October 2007 First Chairman of the Information System Department
  • September 2005 – Present , King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah.
    Assistant Professor, Information Systems Department, Faculty of Computing & IT.
  • September 2006 – present , King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah Saudi Arabia.
    Department trustee.
    Member of the consultant committee for the College. Member of the College council.
    Courses Taught
    • CS 201 “Introduction to Computer Science”
    • CPIS 220 “Introduction to Information Systems”
    • CPIS 352 “ Enterprise Architecture”
    • CS 453 “Management Information Systems”
    • CPIS 603 “ Enterprise Models”
    Reviewing IS curriculum plan according to International academic standards based on ABET and ACM.
    Interviewing and recruiting Academic and technical staff.
    Prepared IS computer labs specifications.
    March 2007, Supervisor of the Quality Program Unit (Academic and Administrative)
  • October 2006 – 2008, Arab Open University, Jeddah Saudi Arabia.
    Part-time Instructor, Information technology, Faculty of Computing
    Teaching Software Systems & their Development (M301).
    Courses taught in English.
    Using E-learning methods and technologies (Moodle).
  • 1993–1994 King AbdulAziz University JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
    Demonstrator
    • Teaching “Introduction to Computer Science”, “Data Structure”.
    • Awarded a scholarship for PhD degree.
  • 1990–1993 Jeddah Telecom College JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
    Trainer Manager
    Implemented training course for Windows family products.
    • Implemented training course for programming in Pascal.
    • Designed course material for Assistant Engineer program.
    • Designed the college LAN for 50 users using NOVELL 3.11.
    • Undertook extra curriculum activities of managing and teaching.

POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION


2012
  • Main supervisor, Master thesis titled “Building KAU Enterprise Architecture”, Computer Science Dept., Faculty of Computing and IT King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
2008
  • Master Thesis, “Using Mining Techniques to Enhance the e-Learning Process”, Computer Science Dept., Faculty of Computing & Information Technology, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
2007
  • Master Thesis, “Using Mining Techniques to Enhance the e-Learning Process”, Computer Science Dept., Faculty of Computing & Information Technology, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

CONSULTATION


  • December 2010 – Now Part-time consultant at the Saudi Geological authority for business solutions and e-services.
  • December 2008 – Now Founder & CEO of IT Expert House, registered under the Business alliance and innovation center, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2006 - Now GulfSabir, consultation firm in Business & Education Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
    • Senior IT consultant, providing professional advice for IT projects presented to the office.
    • Team member, defining IT procedures and policies for Jeddah Municipal IT center.
    • Team member, financial study for establishing private Computing College in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

FUNDED PROJECTS


  • Co-investigator, “Metrics for Early Risk Assessment of Emergent Software Properties: An Insight Into E-Government Systems and Processes”, funded by King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2013.
  • Principal investigator, “A Framework for talented curriculum for the Ministry of Education”, funded by Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, 2012.
  • Principal investigator, E-Government scientific chair, Institute of Research & Consultation, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2008.
  • Principal investigator, “Discovering Water Leakage in the public water pipeline using artificial intelligence techniques”, presented to King Abdul-Aziz city for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2007.
  • Principal investigator, “Best Practice service management for IT center”.
  • Principal investigator, “Business Rules work flow to support E-gov applications in Higher institutes”, presented to the King AbdulAziz city for Science and Technology in the National plan for science and technology for the year 2009.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING


  • "Certiefied Enterprise Governance in Information Technology-CEGIT", a four days course, By Prof George Attaih, SMME, 2-5/5/2011, Dubai, UAE.
  • "Effective Personal Leadership", a seven day course, LMI center, by Dr Ibrahim Albidiwi, Jeddah, December 2010.
  • "Effective Emotional Leadership", a seven days course, LMI, 1-7/10/2010, by Dr Omer Endejani, Jeddah Saudi Arabia.
  • "CoBiT4.1", a two day training course leading to certification, by SMME, 10/10/2010 ,Dubai UAE.
  • "Enterprise Archtecture TOGAF 9", a four days training course leading to certification, arranged by SMME and delivered by Mr Patric, 3-7/7/2010, Dubai, UAE.
  • "Effective Strategic Leadership", six days training course, LMI, Dr Mazen Balila, Jeddah 2009.
  • "Effective Personal Productivity", five days training course, LMI, Dr Mazen Balila, Jeddah, 2008.
  • "Effective Personal Management", one day seminar, Center of Educational development, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, 2007.
  • "Key Performance Indicator", one day seminar, Program of Total Quality, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, 2008.
  • "Strategic Planning", Two day seminar, Center of Education development, Dr Seraj Abid, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah.
  • "Academic assement program", one day seminar, November 2006 on, Academic Assement Unit, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah 2006
  • "Thinking-based-Learning", 4 days course, Professor Robert J. Swartz, Director of NCTT , USA. http://www.nctt.net/index.html King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah December 2006.
  • "Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)", 5 days course, foundation certificate, plus BCS examination, distinction mark.
  • "Redhat Linux System Administration course (RH133)", 4 days, Redhat Europe center, London July 2003.
  • "LANs", 5 day course, Jeddah Telecom College June 1992.
  • "A short course in Training methodologies", Jeddah Telecom College, December 1991.

LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS


  • Building your careers and professional training
  • IT and our Kids
  • Enterprise Architecture: Why and How?
  • IT Governance for Higher education institutes
  • ERP: from realization to implementation

PUBLICATIONS


  • Adnan Al- Bar, Muhammad Haleem, "Towards Cloud Computing at IS Department, King Abdulaziz University", Middle Eastern & African Journal of Educational Research, Issue 4, pp.4-11. [download]
  • Adnan Al- Bar, Victor Basili, W ajdi Al Jedaibi, Abdul Jawad Chaudhry, "An Experience-Based Evaluation Process for ERP Bids". [download]
  • Adnan Al- Bar, Victor Basili, Wajdi Al Jedaibi, Abdul Jawad Chaudhry, "An Analysis of the Contracting Process for an ERP system", SEAS-2013, Computer Science Conference Proceedings in Computer Science & Information Technology (CS & IT) series, Dubai, UAE, November 2-3, 2013. [download]
  • Adnan Al-Bar, "E-Supervision Systems in Education Environment", To be submitted for publication soon.
  • Shehab A. Gamalel-Din, Nahed Al-Owadi and Adnan Al-Bar, "Enhancing the E-learning Process by Mining its Data", Al-Azhar Engineering Eleventh International Conference, December 21-23 2010, Cairo, Eygpt.
  • Adnan Al-Bar and Fares Abu hashisha, "Using of Object Oriented Approach Design Models Learning in Information Software Engineering".
  • Adnan Al-Bar, Essam Mohammed, Mohd. Kursheed Akhtar and Faris Abu Hasisha, "A Preliminary review of implementing Enterprise Mobile Application in ERP environment", International Journal of Engineering & Technology IJET-IJENS Vol: 11 No: 04 2011.
  • Adnan Al-Bar and Wajde Aljedaibi, "Applying IT Infrastructure Library Processes to IT Services in Higher Educations", ACM 2008 SIGUCCS Management Symposium (SMS), Tucson, Arizona April 6-8
  • Adnan Al-bar, "Camel: a Mobile Adaptive Applications Framework", University of Sussex DPhil thesis 2003.
  • Adnan Al-bar and Ian Wakeman, "Camel: A Mobile Application Framework", proceeding of the International conference on computer networks and mobile computing ICCNMC, Shanghai China 20-23rd October 2003.
  • Adnan Al-Bar and Ian Wakeman, "A Survey of Adaptive Applications in Mobile Computing", IEEE International Workshop on Smart Appliances and Wearable Computing, Phoenix, AZ US, April 2001.

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOP


  • International conference on computer networks and mobile computing ICCNMC, Shanghai China 20-23rd October 2003.
  • IEEE International Workshop on Smart Appliances and Wearable Computing, Phoenix, AZ US, April 2001.
  • The first Saudi IT and national security conference, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP


  • ACM Professional member since 2006.
  • IEEE Professional member since 2006.
  • Saudi Computer Society since 1994.

INTERESTS


Running, reading, exploring new ideas, Cultural tourism, self-motivation strategies and training.


REFERENCES


  • Dr Abdulah Moherjy, Professor, Vice President, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Email: amohorjy@kau.edu.sa.
  • Dr Khaled A. Fakeeh, Professor, x-Dean, Faculty of Computing & IT, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Email:kfakeeh@kau.edu.sa.
  • Dr Khaled A. Fakeeh, Professor, x-Dean, Faculty of Computing & IT, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Email:kfakeeh@kau.edu.sa.
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