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Osama Abu Rahmeh

Osama Abu Rahmeh

Professor, School of Applied Computing

Osama Abu Rahmeh is a professor in Sheridan’s Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology. He offers a combination of teaching, research and industrial experience. Before coming to Sheridan, he held professorial positions at Sohar University, Liverpool JM University, Seneca College, Toronto College of Technology, and Advanced Technology Systems.

Osama has several years of experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level. His teaching interests include computer systems, system analysis and design, C/C++ programming, operating systems (Linux and Windows), cisco networks, wireless networks, voice over IP (VOIP), security and advanced data network technologies.

Moreover, he served on Sohar University faculty committees responsible for curriculum development and revision, degree requirements, and examinations policies and procedures.

Osama’s primary research interests are load distribution in large-scale networks, security architectures, energy-efficient randomized algorithms for data routing protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks, and e-environment modelling.

He was the principle investigator (PI) for a research project on e-environment modelling that was funded by The Omani Research Council Open Research Grant Program. The research project title was “Smart System for Industrial Air Pollution Monitoring, Prediction and Management Framework.” He took complete responsibility of this project, from the research proposal to the design and implementation of the final product.

He presented his research findings in national and international conferences to professional engineers from both industry and academia. Furthermore, he is the author of several research papers, published in refereed journals and conferences proceedings.

Osama received his bachelor of computer engineering from Yarmouk University, a master’s in electrical and computer engineering form Jordan University of Science and Technology, and his PhD in engineering from Liverpool JM University, U.K.