Kuwait University
College of Life Sciences

Information Science Department

News

Academic Year (2017-2018)

  • May 8, 2018: Capstone Project Exhibition.
  • Apr 30, 2018: ClickIT Club and ISC Seminar by Eng. Ali AlEnizi (Title: IoT)
  • Apr 25, 2018: ClickIT Club (Trivia by Dr. Zainab AlMeraj)
  • Apr 23, 2018: Seminar by Ms. Athari Al-Faraj, Section Manager at the Ministry of Justice(Title: Electronic Crimes)
  • Apr 18, 2018: ClickIT Club with WTM (Machine Learning with TensorFlow by Dr. Abdullah Almutairi )
  • Apr 16, 2018: Seminar by Mr. Humoud Al Jalahma, Head of the Health Informatics Unit at the Dasman Diabetes Institute (Title: Steps in the Right Direction: Dasman's Health Informatics Journey)
  • Apr 4, 2018: ClickIT Club (Introduction to Academic Research Methods by Dr. Dari Alhuwail)
  • Apr 2, 2018: The department is organizing the "ISC Open Day" meeting for department faculty members, alumni, and students.
  • Mar 28, 2018: ClickIT Club with WTM (Google cloud study jam)
  • Mar 26, 2018: Seminar by Prof. Kassem A. Saleh (Title: Risk Management for Successful Software Development Projects)
  • Mar 19, 2018: ClickIT Club (Computer Organization Workshop by Prof. Mostafa Abd-El-Barr)
  • Mar 8, 2018: ClickIT Club with WTM (International Women's Day Convention and Hackathon, iOS application development-IWD by Media Phone Plus and WTM, Web Development – IWD by Media Phone Plus and WTM)
  • Mar 5, 2018: Seminar by Ms. Shorouq AlHjab (Title: GIS in Kuwait: Applications and Career Opportunities)
  • Feb 21, 2018:ClickIT Club participate in Kuwait University’s celebration of National and Liberation Day.
  • Feb 19, 2018: Prof. Joseph Turner from Clemson University, SC, USA. Gave a seminar on ABET Changes for Computing Programs.
  • Feb 18, 2018:ClickIT Club participate in College of Petroleum and Engineering’s celebration of National and Liberation Day.
  • Feb 15-17, 2018: ClickIT Club with WTM (Workshop Title: Study Jam Google Mobile Site Certification)
  • Feb 14, 2018: Seminar by Prof. Paul Manuel (Title: Graph Theory General Position Problem with applications)
  • Feb 12, 2018: Seminar by Prof. Muhammad Sarfraz (Title: Shadows, Imaging & Real Life)
  • Feb 12, 2018: Dr. Dari Alhuwail participated in the fourth annual conference of the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization Current Advances in Residency Education (KIMS-CARE). Dr. Alhuwail facilitated a workshop titled "Health Informatics Trends: Essential Knowledge for Clinicians in 21st Century Medicine."During the workshop, the importance of informatics and its role in improving health services in hospitals and healthcare facilities was discussed. Participants were involved with hands-on exercises by designing a healthcare-related "App".
  • Jan 18 - Feb 2, 2018: ClickIT Club with WTM (Workshop Title: Android Development for Beginners)
  • Dec 18, 2017: Seminar by Dr. Shaikha Alduaij (Title: Data Mining Approach to Compare Privacy Policies)
  • Dec 6, 2017: ClickIT Club (Trivia by Dr. Zainab AlMeraj)
  • Nov 25 - Dec 13, 2017: ClickIT Club with WTM (Workshop Title: Website Development Training - Speakers: Ms. Sundus AlFaresi, Eng. Saqiba Sulaiman and Dr. Maryam AlHilal)
  • Nov 23, 2017: The students of ISC210 visited KNPC as a part of semester field trip. The students were accompanied by the course instructor Prof Paul Manuel. The students were received by senior employees of KNPC IT department. Ms Lulwa Al-Abdullah who is Sr System Engineer guided the students around KNPC. Mr Husain Al-Bustan who is a Team Leader, IT Planning at KNPC briefed the students about various operations of IT department. The students spent more than one hour in the server room of the IT department. The IT experts of KNPC explained the functions of DELL servers and SUN Oracle servers. They also explained the process of maintenance of the sensitive storage units.
  • Nov 20, 2017: Seminar by Prof. Kassem A. Saleh (Title: Protecting Human Research Participants Three basic ethical principles)
  • Nov 15, 2017: ClickIT Club with WTM (Title: Gameathon Booths with games and competitions)
  • Nov 15, 2017: The Information Science Department at the College of Computing Sciences and Engineering - Kuwait University, organized a field trip to participate in the activities of GIS Day. The event was organized by the Kuwait GIS User Group (KGUG) in aims of spreading awareness about the benefits and applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students from the department participated and won various prizes in the various activities and competition as part of the event. Prof. Jehad Al Dallal, the Department Chairperson, emphasized the importance of such field trips to expose the students to potential work opportunities as well as prospective employers.
  • Nov 8, 2017: Students Advising Day.
  • Oct 29, 2017: Students Field Trip to Ministry of Electricity and Water.
  • Oct 23, 2017: Seminar by Prof. Muhammad Sarfraz (Title: Kuwait University & Funding Research)
  • Oct 4, 2017: ClickIT Club with WTM (Title: Website Security - Speaker: Mr. Mohammad AlDoob)
  • Sep 24,2017: ClickIT Club (Intro to ClickIT and welcoming new students)