Dr. Khawaja holds a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. from Purdue University in Computer and Electrical Engineering. His consulting and research activity is in the area of software development and enterprise systems architecture and technologies.
Before joining RIT-Dubai, Dr. Khawaja was the Associate Dean of the School of Engineering at the American University in Dubai. In his eight years tenure at AUD, he spearheaded the CIT program's ABET-CAC accreditation and Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs (MOE-HEA) reaccreditations. He also led the creation and accreditation of a new Computer Science program and the creation and accreditation of an IT graduate program. His effort has focused on creating a premier education environment recognizing various human dimensions and utilizing state-of-the-art assessment processes that use Java technologies to assess learning outcomes accomplishment at various levels. This is then used to drive improvement efforts. He is also a senior architecture and systems consultant at Harf Information Technology, a leading provider of training and e-learning solutions in Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Khawaja is the co-founder and inventor of www.myfacecut.com
systems as well as LinksSaver and TrafficAbacus Android applications. His experience also includes his time as VP of Product Development at Digilore, Solutions architect and project manager at InfiniteTiers Advanced Software Technologies, Senior Integration Engineer at EDS-PLM Integration Services, Senior Software Engineer for SDRC, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati in the Information Technology Department. Dr. Khawaja delivered many projects to fortune 500 companies. He also delivered over 50 professional training courses.
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