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  • Samer Al- Imamy, Ph.D.

  • Job Title :

    Assistant Professor

  • College :

    College of Business Administration

  • Department :

    Management Information Systems

Gained PhD degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science from University of Reading, United Kingdom, 1988.
Worked as Information Systems & Business Department Chair at Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) (UAE), Faculty and MIS Department Head at University of Sharjah (UAE), Faculty and Computer Science & MIS Department head at Mazoon College (Oman), Senior Analyst/Programmer at Datamail Ltd. (New Zealand), Senior Lecturer at Massy University (New Zealand) and Assistant Professor at Sana University (Yemen).
Image Processing, pattern recognition, use of technology in teaching, blended learning.

  • PhD. From Reading University, UK
  • MSc. Mosul & BSc. Al-Mustansriyya


Note: All the papers published in Journals or Conference proceedings were blind-reviewed.

  1. Diffusion of Augmented Reality in Saudi Arabia, in progress
  2. Computer Programming Course for Non-MIS Business Students: Curriculum, Perception and Enrichment, submitted in January 2016.
  3. "الارشاد التربوي والنفسي في المؤسسات التعليمية" – كتاب  صادر من دار المسيرة – الطبعة الاولى 2011
  4. Educational and Psychological Guidance in Educational Institutions – Book in Arabic 2011.
  5. “A Framework for a Form-Based User-Driven Requirements Gathering System” in International Journal of Excellence in e-Solutions for Management, Vol. 2, Issue 1, December 2008.
  6. “Investigation of Information Technology Use by Non-English Speaking Academics” in University of Sharjah Journal of Pure & Applied Sciences, Vol. 4, No.2, PP. 25-45, June 2007.
  7.  “An Empirical Investigation of Student Perceptions of the Effect of a Blended Learning Environment on the Learning Outcomes” in International Journal of Excellence in e-Solutions for Management, vol. 1, issue 2, PP.28-39, Dec. 2007.
  8.  “On the Development of a Programming Teaching Tool: The Effect of Teaching by Templates on the Learning Process” in Journal of Information Technology Education, Vol. 5, PP. 271-283, Oct. 2006.
  9. "The MIS Expectation Gap in UAE: Industry Expectations Versus Academic Preparation", The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, vol. 7, no. 2, 2005.
  10. E-Government in Sharjah Municipality, EMBA thesis (supervision) 2002.
  11. Many research reports and technical notes – kept as Datamail assets. 1997 – 2000.
  12. Ph.D. research in Neural Nets and Pattern Recognition – co-supervised 1995.
  13. "Typewritten and Handwritten Arabic Character Recognition", 2nd Computer Conference, Basrah, 1993.
  14. "Handwritten Arabic Character Recognition", IEEE PAMI, July 1990, 704 – 710.
  15. "Off-line Arabic Character Recognition" IEEE Computer, July 1992, 71 – 74.


Image Processing, pattern recognition use technology in teaching, blended learning