Omar Abuzaghleh

Associate Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2021

Omar Abuzaghleh, College of Engineering and Design faculty member

Contact Info

Email
omar.abuzaghleh@jwu.edu
Phone
401-598-2500
Campus
Providence

About Omar

Omar Abuzaghleh is currently an associate professor of Computer Science in the College of Engineering & Design at JWU’s Providence Campus.

Prior to joining JWU, he was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and the Founding Director of the Computer Engineering Technology Program at the School of Engineering, University of Bridgeport. He is a member of several professional organizations and specialty labs, including ACM, IEEE, the International Honor Society for The Computing and Information Disciplines (UPE), and a senior member of the Digital/Biomedical Embedded Systems & Technology (D-BEST) Lab.

Abuzaghleh has published many well-cited papers in scholarly journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include Signal and Image Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Network Security, Blockchain Technology, and Reinforcement Learning.

Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Bridgeport (2014)
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Bridgeport (2007)
  • B.S., Computer Science and Applications, Hashemite University (2004)

Courses

  • CSIS 1000 - Problem Solving and Programming Concepts
  • CSIS 2045 - Introduction to Operating Systems
  • PRMG 2010 - Introduction to Project Management & Project Membership
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Professional Affiliations

Member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (The National Honor Society for the Computing Sciences, Connecticut, USA Delta Chapter.)
Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Member of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)

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Publications

  • Muhammad Wasimuddin, Khaled Elleithy, Abdelshakour Abuzneid, Miad Faezipour, and Omar Abuzaghleh. “Multiclass ECG Signal Analysis Using Global Average-Based 2-D Convolutional Neural Network Modeling”, Electronics 10.2 (2021): 170.
  • Muhammad Wasimuddin, Khaled Elleithy, Abdelshakour Abuzneid, Miad Faezipour, and Omar Abuzaghleh. “Stages-Based ECG Signal Analysis from Traditional Signal Processing to Machine Learning Approaches: A Survey” IEEE Access, ISSN: 2169-3536, September 2020
  • Muhammad Wasimuddin, Khaled Elleithy, Abdelshakour Abuzneid, Miad Faezipour, and Omar Abuzaghleh. “ECG Signal Analysis Using 2-D Image Classification with Convolutional Neural Network” International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, Symposium on Health Informatics and Medical Systems (CSCI-ISHI), Nevada, December 2019.
  • A. Solayappan, A. Patel, V. Peterson, C. King, V. Nerusu, M. Mandalapu, Omar Abuzaghleh “Theoretical Approach in Reducing Total Network Power Consumption by Utilizing 5G Technologies” The American Society for Engineering Education Northeast Section (ASEE-NE), New York, April. 2019.
  • Abuzaghleh, Omar, Buket D. Barkana and Miad Faezipour. "Noninvasive Real-Time Automated Skin Lesion Analysis System for Melanoma Early Detection and Prevention." IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (IEEE J-TEHM), Vol. 3, No. 4300212, pp. 1-12, Apr. 2015. o Ranked Top 3 Accessed Articles in ((IEEE J-TEHM) March 2017. o Received the 3rd Place Prize in the 2019 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Prize Paper Award
  • Abuzaghleh, Omar, Miad Faezipour, and Buket D. Barkana. "SKINcure: An Innovative Smart Phone Based Application to Assist in Melanoma Early Detection and Prevention." Signal & Image Processing: An International Journal (SIPIJ), 2014.
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Honors And Awards

  • Received the 3rd Place Prize in the 2019 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Prize Paper Award. "Noninvasive Real-Time Automated Skin Lesion Analysis System for Melanoma Early Detection and Prevention."
  • • Best Faculty Research Poster Award in the Faculty research Day (FRD 2016), “A Portable Real-Time Noninvasive Skin Lesion Analysis System to Assist in the Melanoma Prevention and Early Detection”. University of Bridgeport, CT USA, April 2016
  • Best Paper Award in the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), “Implementing an Affordable High-Performance Computing Platform for Teaching-Oriented Computer Science Curriculum” Proc. of the 2011 National ASEE Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 2011.
  • • Received Full Graduate scholarship Award from Computer Science department at the University of Bridgeport
  • ASEE Award, Campus Representative, (2007)