Adel Fadhl Ahmed

Computer Scientist

Guiding you through the age of analytics --- competing in the data-driven world

Adel was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He received the B.S. degree in Mathematics from King Saud University, in 1995, the M.S. degree in Computer Science from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia, in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Sydney, Australia, in 2008.

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • Chairman of the Information and Computer Science Department (KFUPM)

  • Dean, College of Computer Science & Engineering (KFUPM)

Conveying knowledge via visualizations using computing power has been his passion ever since he was introduced to computers in the 80's.

Curriculum Vitae

Adel - CV - FEB - 2021.pdf

My Mission

Conquer the data-driven world

Senior executive with verifiable year-after-year success on timely delivery of projects and enterprise growth objectives within rapid-change regulatory environments.

Built distinguished, 22+ years record of progressive achievement and advancement in:

  • Enterprise Transformation through data-driven decision making.

  • Quality Assurance and Accreditation

  • Active Professional Consultancy - helping clients making sense of their data

  • Driving enterprises to achieving strategic goals through the age of analytics


Qualification and Credentials

  • Bachelors in Mathematics

  • Masters in Computer Science

  • PhD in Computing


Work Experience

Career History

  • Academic leadership

  • Consultancy - Government and Industry

  • Teaching and Training



Dissemination of Knowledge

Sharing knowledge and expertise with the Industry. All my skills at its best serving clients and the community



Mentionable Achievements

  • Partnership with Industry

  • Academic leadership

  • Strategic planning and execution



Where the real fun stuff is

Engaging with the community. Helping the next generation in future planning and acquiring rescue skills to help those in need.



Pushing the boundary of knowledge

Reporting the results of my experience in academia, industry and government. Its all about data processing and visualization.



​Educator by profession. Programmer by passion

Vibrant skills spanning all levels. Starting from basic programming in the Java language, passing through app development framework using the Spring Framework all the way to using Industry-level software packages for predictive analytics.


Data Science

Tool of the age of Analytics

  • Guided Analytics by keeping experts in the loop

  • Automated AI and Machine Learning

  • Building, testing and optimizing hundreds of prediction models and produce measurable results.



Keeping up-to-date with Industry

Certification areas span Leadership, Policy Making, Cyber Security, e-Government, Organizational Development, Black Hat ... and many more.



Personal interests

My plan for retirement. Got my PADI license for scuba diving. It was love-at-first-dive. Ever since my first dive, I realized that diving will be my retirement activity.



My contribution to the digital content.

Video Content


Language Proficiency





I'm currently working as the Dean of College of Computer Science and Engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Mailing Address:

KFUPM Box 5064, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966-13-860-2140

Fax: +966-13-860-2366