Dr. Riyad Al Shammari

Dr. Alshammari is an Associate Professor in Computer Science and Joint-Associate Professor in Health Informatics at the Department of Health Informatics at the College of Public Health and Health Informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Alshammari studied at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Canada and graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science in 2005, Master of Computer Science in 2008 and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science in 2012. Dr. Alshammari is specialized in Network security, Network analysis and forensic, and machine learning.

Dr. Alshammari research interest includes but not limited to the areas of Data mining, Machine Learning, Classification, Clinical Informatics, e-Health, Computer Network and Homeland Security. He has published his research in leading peer-reviewed journals and international conferences, and has attended many conferences and workshops in the area of artificial intelligent and network security. Dr. Alshammari is a member of many IEEE societies and review committees of several IEEE international conferences and journals.

Dr. Alshammari is the Chairman of Department of Health Informatics and Director of Center of Excellence in Health Informatics, College of Public Health and Health Informatics, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University For Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In June 2016, Dr. Alshammari has been elected as the President of Saudi Association for Health Informatics (SAHI). Dr. Alshammari is also an adjunct Faculty at the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Canada.

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