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Dr Hind Zantout

PhD in Computing

Role
Associate Professor
Section
School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
Email
Address
S3-12
Hind Zantout

About

MSc Data Science Programme Director, Deputy Academic Head, Associate Dean of the University (Science & Engineering), Director of External Relations

Biography

Dr Zantout has experience in teaching both in the UAE and the UK and is a member of the British Computer Society. She is fluent in English, Arabic and German.

Her academic and research interests include teaching and learning, and interdisciplinary topics that link computing and informatics with business and society. Under this umbrella, big data, semantic technologies, machine learning and knowledge management are employed to support work on business analytics, smart communities and the knowledge economy. She teaches Logic and Proof, Foundations 2, Rigorous Methods and Big Data Management.

Research

Information security, computer science education, data science

Publications

Zantout, H.; Seyff, N. “Green ICT for Sustainable Development” Book chapter in “Sustainable Project Management” ISBN: 9781911396857 (2018).

Salih, I.; Ragab, H.; Zantout, H. “Open Challenges in Security of Cloud Computing” in Proceedings of International conference on Big Data, Advanced Wireless and Communication (2016).

Jehoshaphat, I.K; Taylor, N; Zantout, H. “An Analysis of Currency of Computer Science Student Dissertation Topics in Higher Education”, Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology, Singapore. October 2015. Global Science and Technology Forum, 148-153, 2015.

Kumar, S.; Shaikh, T.; Zantout, H. “Criteria for Evaluating Online Programming Courses: A Background Review”, Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology, Singapore. October 2015. Global Science and Technology Forum, 154-157, 2015.

Diab, S., Kanyaru, J., Zantout, H. “Disruptive Innovation: A Framework for a Forecasting Model” 9th International KES Conference on Agents and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications, Sorrento, Italy, June 2015.H2