Essam Kosba , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biography
Education
Affiliation
Honours & Awards
Field Of Interest
Work Experience
Community Service
Publications
Funds and Projects
Teaching
Courses
Office hours

Biography

  • Dr. Essam Kosba received his BSc. in Computer Engineering from Alexandria University, Egypt in 1979 and his Master degree in Management Information System from Advanced Management Institute, Arab Academy for Science and Technology (AAST) in 1998, Egypt. He received his PhD degree from School of Computing, University of Leeds, UK in 2005. He has worked as an instructor in IT colleges in Jordan, as a programmer and systems analyst in AAST and in the Saudi Fund for Development, and as a senior training specialist in Saudi ARAMCO. He has worked also as the manager of AAST Information Centre, the Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies and International Relations and as a lecturer in the College of Computing and Information Technology - AAST. Currently, he is the Dean for Admission and Registration in AAST. His research interests lie in the areas of Web-based intelligent tutoring systems, adaptive learning, and fuzzy student modelling.

Courses Added

Courses Added
CourseAcademic yearTerm

IS 611 - INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS

20112012 Fall View All Content
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IS 612 - SYSTEM ANALYSIS & DESIGN

20112012 Fall View All Content
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IS391 - Systems Analysis & Design

20112012 Fall View All Content
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IS472 - E- Learning

20112012 Fall View All Content
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IS704 - Management Information Systems and E-Commerce

20112012 Fall View All Content
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TBA824 - Information Technology & Information Systems

20112012 Fall View All Content
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Funds and Projects

  • Not applicable
    Funded Project
Spring - 2012
DayFromTo
Sunday 10am 12am
Tuesday 8am 10am

Work Experience

  • Assistant Dean – Postgraduate studies and international programs, Jun 2008 - Jun 2012
    College of Computing and Information Technology
    Arab Academy for Science and Technology (AAST) - Egypt
  • Manager of Information and Documentation center, Mar 1998 - May 2008
    Information and Documentation Center
    Arab Academy for Science and Technology (AAST) - Egypt
  • Head of Communication and Computing Systems , Feb 1995 - Feb 1998
    Integrated Simulators Complex
    Arab Academy for Science and Technology (AAST) - Egypt
  • Training and Information Systems specialist, Jun 1992 - Jan 1995
    Riyadh Training Centre
    Saudi Oil Company (ARAMCO)
  • Information Systems Analyst, Dec 1989 - Mar 1992
    IT Department
    Saudi Fund for Development - Saudi Arabia
  • Analyst / programmer, Jul 1985 - Nov 1989
    Information and Documentation Center
    Arab Academy for Science and Technology (AAST) - Egypt
  • Lecturer, Sep 1982 - Jun 1985
    Computer Science
    Al-Khawarizmi College - Jordan
  • Lecturer, Oct 1981 - Aug 1982
    Computer Science
    Al-Biruni College - Jordan
  • Programmer, Jul 1979 - Sep 1981
    Scientific Computer Center
    Alexandria University - Egypt

Education

  • PHD in Computer Science, School of Computing - Leeds University - UK, Mar 2005
  • MBA in Management Information Systems, Graduate School of Business - Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Apr 1998
  • BSC in Computer Science and Automatic Control, Faculty of Engineering - Alexandria University, Jun 1979

List of Publications

    • Walid Abdelmoez, Essam Kosba, and Ali Falah Iesa, "Risk-based code smells detection tool" , Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing Technology and Information Management (ICCTIM2014), Dubai, UAE, 9-11 April, pp. 148–159. Published by The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC) Wilmington, New Castle, DE 19801, USA. ISBN 978-0-9891305-5-4. , 2014.
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    • Kosba, E., Sabry, P. & Badawy, O., "Mining Students' Attempts in Multiple Choices Exams to Understand Students' Learning" , In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 358-363). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. © 2014 AACE , 2014.
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    • Ammar M., Kosba E., and Mahar K., "Measuring Organizations' Readiness for Customer Relationship Management (CRM): A Comparative Study." , 24th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2014) Proceedings, Alexandria, Egypt, pp. 102-107. , 2014.
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    • Attia M., Badawy O., and Kosba E., "Multi-Agent Based University Advising System" , 24th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2014) Proceedings, Alexandria, Egypt, pp. 95-101. , 2014.
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    • Kosba E., Badawy O., and Sabri P., "Intelligent Examination System to Support Teacher’s Reflection Measurement of Students’ Guided Feedback" , (FOE’2013) Proceedings, ISBN: 978-88-6292-386-6 published by the Italian publisher Libreriauniversitaria.it Edizioni. 13-14 June, Florence, Italy. The 3rd International Conference The Future of Education , 2013.
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    • AbdelFatah A., Shaheen M., and Kosba E., "Software Testing Suite Prioritization Using Multi-Criteria Fitness Function" , 22nd International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2012) Proceedings, Alexandria, Egypt, pp. 160-166. , 2012.
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    • Ebada R., Mesbah S., Kosba E., and Mahar K., "A GIS-Based DSS for Evacuation Planning" , 22nd International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2012) Proceedings, Alexandria, Egypt, pp. 35-40. , 2012.
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    • Dr. saleh Mesbah Dr. nader Nada, "Validated Prototyping-Based RAD Model Using the Evolutionary Approach" , 2nd Annual International Conference on Software Engineering & Applications (SEA'2011), Singapore, 12-13 Dec 2011, pp. 96-101. , 2011.
           
           
    • Yakout E., Mesbah S., Kosba E., and Farouk M, "A Decision Support System for Advising Fresh University Students (Case Study: Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport)" , Maritime Scientific Research Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan 2011, ISSN 2298-2090, pp. 23-39. , 2011.
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    • Shawky A., Kosba E., and Mahar K., "Using Association Rule Mining to Detect Adverse Drug Events" , 20th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2010) Proceedings, Alexandria, Egypt. : pp. 176 - 183, 2010.
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    • Farag N., Kosba E., and Mahar K., "Agent Based Adaptive Testing System" , 20th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2010) Proceedings, Alexandria. : pp. 24 - 29, 2010.
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    • Kosba E., Hanafy Y., and Gaafer M., "SM-VIS: Visualizing Overlay Student Models in Intelligent Learning Systems" , 20th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2010) Proceedings, Alexandria, Egypt. : pp. 8 - 15, 2010.
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    • Yakout E., Mesbah S., and Kosba E., "College Students’ Performance According to their Gender: Case study on Engineering Graduates at Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport." , 19th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2009) Proceedings, Alexandria, Egypt. : pp. 97 - 108, 2009.
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    • Shawky A., Kosba E., and Mahar K., "Using Information Systems to Detect and Prevent Medications Errors and Adverse Drug Events: A Review Study" , 18th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2008) Proceedings,Alexandria, Egypt. : pp. 370 - 378, 2008.
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    • Kosba E., Dimitrova V., and Boyle R., "Adaptive feedback generation to support teachers in web-based distance education" , Journal of User Modeling and User Adapted Interaction, ISSN 0924-1868 (Print) 1573-1391 (online), vol.4, no.17 : pp. 379 - 413, 2007.
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    • Kosba, E., Dimitrova, V., and Boyle, R., "Using Student and Group Models to Support Teachers in Web-Based Distance Education" , L. Ardissono, P. Brna, and A. Mitrovic (Eds.), 10th International Conference on User modeling (UM’2005) Proceedings, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Springer. : pp. 124 - 133, 2005.
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    • Kosba, E., Dimitrova, V., and Boyle, R., "The Evaluation of an Intelligent Teacher Advisor for Web Distance Environments" , C. K. Looi, G. McCalla, B. Bredeweg and J. Breuker (Eds.), 11th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education Proceedings, Amsterdam, Netherlands, IOS Press. : pp. 370 - 377, 2005.
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    • Kosba, E., Dimitrova, V., & Boyle, R., "Using Fuzzy Techniques to Model Students in Web-Based Learning Environments" , International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools, Special Issue on AI Techniques in Web-Based Educational Systems, World Scientific Net., vol.2, no.13 : pp. 279 - 297, 2004.
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    • Kosba, E., Dimitrova, V. and Boyle, R., "Fuzzy Student Modeling to Advise Teachers in Web-Based Distance Courses" , Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, edited by U. Hoppe, F. Verdejo, and J. Kay, Sydney, Australia, IOS press. : pp. 458 - 460, 2003.
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    • Kosba, E., "Toward Effective Implementation of Distance Education Strategy" , Journal of Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Maritime Transport, vol.55, no.28 : pp. 35 - 45, 2003.
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    • Kosba, E., Dimitrova, V. and Boyle, R., "Using Fuzzy Techniques to Model Students in Web-Based Learning Environments" , Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems – Invited session of “AI Techniques in Web-Based Educational Systems”, edited by V. Palade, R. Howlett and L. Jain, University of Oxford, UK, Springer, Part II. : pp. 222 - 229, 2003.
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    • Kosba, E., "Web Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems: The Effective Way for Distance Education" , Proceedings of International Conference of Artificial Intelligence Applications, Cairo (ICAIA’2002). , 2002.
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    • Kosba, E., and El-Gamal, Y., "Student Modeling in Web Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Review of the Available Techniques" , Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA’2002), Alexandria. , 2002.
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    • Kosba, E., "Generating Computer-Based Advice in Web-Based Distance Education Environments" , Proceedings of 6th Human Centered Technology Postgraduate Workshop (Tools for Thought: Communication and Learning Through Digital Technology), ISSN 1350-3162, University of Sussex , 2002.
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    • Kosba, E. and Dawoud, A., "Applying Multiple Student Modeling Techniques in Intelligent Tutoring Systems" , Proceedings of 1999's American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Charlotte Convention Centre, Charlotte, NC. , 1999.
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    • Dawoud, A. and Kosba, E., "Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Components and Design Approaches" , The Sixth International conference on Artificial intelligence Applications (ICAIA’1998), Cairo, Egypt., vol.1, : pp. 99 - 126, 1998.
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Affiliation

  •  Member
    Egyptian General Syndicate of Engineers since 1979.
  • Member
    Egyptian General Syndicate of Engineers since 1979
  • Member of the Computer Scientific Society since 1983.
  • Member board of directors of the Computer Scientific Society since 1998.
  • Member of Egyptian General Syndicate of Engineers since 1979
  • Member of Egyptian General Syndicate of Engineers since 1979
  • Member of Informatics Research Group, School of Computing, University of Leeds – UK since 2004

Teaching

  • Management Information Systems
    Introduction to Information Systems
    Information Systems for Industry and Commerce I
    Information Systems for Industry and Commerce II
    Information Systems for Health Care Professionals
    Systems Analysis and Design
    Advanced Systems Analysis and Design Techniques
    Information Systems Project Management
    Introduction to Computer
    Artificial Intelligence
    E-learning Skills
    E-business

Fields of Interest

  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems
  • Intelligent Learning Management Systems
  • Web-Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Honours & Awards

  • Not applicable

Community Service

  • Board Member of Computer Sceintific Society

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