العربية

Dr. Ahmad Ahdab

Marital Status

Single

Date & Place of Birth

August 2, 1978. Tripoli - Lebanon.

Education

2005-2010 PhD* Computer Science, Paul Cézanne University, Marseille III, France.
1999-2001 MS Computer Engineering, University of Balamand, Lebanon.
1996-1999 BS Computer Engineering, University of Balamand, Lebanon.
1981-1996 Lebanese Baccalaureate, Tripoli Evangelical School, Lebanon.

* Awarded as one of the first scientists in the world by the time of my research to produce significant and applicable results in my PhD domain - Bayesian Networks.

Languages

Arabic, English.

Computer Languages

C, C++, C#, .Net Framework, Borland C++ Builder, Objective C, Cocoa Framework, iOS, Java, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, Javascript, CSS, Windows CE, DirectX, OpenGL.

Current Position

2006-present Administrative Director, Lebanese International University (LIU), Tripoli Campus, Lebanon.

Teaching Experience

2003-2011
  • Taught different courses at LIU University: Introduction to Computers, C++, Java, Object Orients Programming, System and Network Security, Computer Graphics (programming), Graphics Software (Adobe), Theory of Computation.
  • Supervised 2 BS projects.
2002-2004
  • Taught different courses at CUT University: C Language, Multimedia.
  • Supervised 3 BS projects.
2001-2005
  • Taught different courses at various centers in Tripoli: C++, Macromedia Flash, Video Editing, Sound Editing, Corel Draw, C++ Builder.

Work Experience

2002-2003
  • Did training for the Lebanese Internal Security Forces in Azm & Saade Association*. The training was for 120 officers and soldiers, and lasted for 6 months.
  • Established IT Department in Azm & Saade Association.
  • IT Department Manager in Azm & Saade Association.

* Azm & Saade Association: The official association of former Prime Minister Mr. Najib Mikati.

Professional Development

6-Feb-2014 Launched Katia Salem on the Apple Store, the official iPhone App for the Lebanese freelancer model Katia Salem. Designed for iPhones.
10-Jun-2013 Launched Maestro FM on the Apple Store, the official iPhone App for the Lebanese radio station Maestro FM. Designed for iPhones.
23-Oct-2012 Launched eLIU on the Apple Store, the official iPhone App for the Lebanese International University. Designed for iPhones and works on iPads.
1-Oct-2012 Launched Juan Martín on the Apple Store, the official iPhone App for the international flamenco guitarist Juan Martín (nominated top 3 in the world). Designed for iPhones and works on iPads.
14-Jul-2011 Launched Intelligent SMS on the Apple Store, an iPhone App that encrypts SMS (Text) messages. Designed for iPhones and iPads.

Music Compositions

21-Sep-2020 The Saudi Ardha Symphony
Size: Full Orchestra. Type: Cinematic. Duration: 1:44. Composed & Orchestrated by Dr. Ahmad Ahdab. YouTube Link.
19-Feb-2020 The Sailor
Size: Full Orchestra. Type: Cinematic. Duration: 5:05. Composed & Orchestrated by Dr. Ahmad Ahdab. YouTube Link.
20-Sep-2019 KSA National Day 89
Size: Full Orchestra. Type: Trailer Epic. Duration: 0:37. Composed & Orchestrated by Dr. Ahmad Ahdab. YouTube Link.
20-Mar-2019 Nsour Al Sahab
Size: Full Orchestra. Type: Cinematic Epic. Duration: 3:18. Composed & Orchestrated by Dr. Ahmad Ahdab.

Websites

31-Jul-2020 Launched my Educational website www.tutorialzip.com which is dedicated for online education.
1-Jul-2018 Launched my Official website www.ahmadahdab.com.
14-Nov-2014 Launched my Artistic website www.antf.net that contains my professional tutoring work in the fields of: Photography, Software, Programming, Guitar, and Cooking.

Skills

2013-present Became a professional Chef with professional plating.
2011-present Became an Apple Developer.
2008-present Good experience in Autodesk Maya.
2005-present Professional in Adobe Photoshop.
1999-present Professional in Photography (Still Life, Portraits, Nature, Landscapes, Themes).
1998-present Publishing experience (brochures, covers, booklets...), and Network Installation and Management.
1996-present Professional in Image Processing, Printing, and Photograph Recycling.
1994-present Computer Maintenance, Hardware and Software.
1993-present High experience in graphics and Corel DRAW use.

Books

2012 Learning Bayesian Networks From Timed Data: An application of the Timed Observations Theory. By Marc Le Goc and Ahmad Ahdab. 104 pages, Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN-10: 3848410222, ISBN-13: 978-3848410224.

Publications

2010
  • Ahdab Ahmad and Le Goc Marc. Efficient Learning of Dynamic Bayesian Networks from Timed Data. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS2010), Funchal, Madeira - Portugal, July 8–12, 2010.
  • Ahdab Ahmad and Le Goc Marc. Learning Dynamic Bayesian Networks with the TOM4L Process. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies (ICSOFT2010), Athens, Greece, July 22-24. 2010.
2008
  • Ahdab Ahmad and Le Goc Marc. Learning Dynamic Bayesian Network with the Stochastic Approach. Proceedings of the 19th International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis (DX'08), Blue Mountains, Australia, September 22–24, 2008.
  • Ahmad Ahdab, Marc Le Goc and Nabil Benayadi. Using the Stochastic Approach Framework for Learning Dynamic Bayesian Network. 6ième Manifestation des Jeunes Chercheurs en Sciences et Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication (MajecStic'08), Marseille, France, October 29-31, 2008.

Conferences and Seminars

2018
  • Did training for 250 person in Photography and Video Editing for 4 weeks in Rabita Sakafia, Tripoli, Lebanon, Jul 23 - Aug 17, 2018.
2010
  • Gave a lecture titled "Bad Usage of Technology" with the collaboration of Mashta El Hassan Municipality, Akkar, Lebanon, April 21, 2010.
2009
  • Attended Tripoli One-Combined Living Conference in Quality Inn, Tripoli, Lebanon, 27, 28 March 2009.
  • Attended the Second Wasatia Conference in Quality Inn, Tripoli, Lebanon, 20, 21, February 2009.
2008
  • Gave a lecture in E-Tech Fair in the Chamber of Commerce, Tripoli, 19 April 2008.
  • Attended the First Wasatia Conference in Quality Inn, Tripoli, 11-13 April 2008.
2003
  • Attended Nikon seminar for professionals held at Bou Khalil Tripoli, during the IT Forum.
2002
  • Participated in the Formation Training “Organizational Development & Capacity Building” by The Queen Zein Al Sharaf Institute for Development held at Azm & Saade Association, Tripoli – Lebanon, 16-20 December, 2002.
2001
  • Attended Canon Seminar for Dealers, held at Bou Khalil Tripoli.
1999
  • Gave a presentation in the 13th Scientific Meeting held at The Lebanese American University, Beirut entitled: Characterization of Arabic Musical Instruments: The Oud, 2-4 November, 1999.
  • Attended the first conference on Telecommunications and Information Technology, held at Karami International Fair-Tripoli, 29-30 January, 1999.

Achievements Before Graduation

2001
  • Photography for the University of Balamand Engineering Booklet (to be used in Lebanon and Arabian Gulf).
2000
  • Realization of Lebanese Internal Security Forces sports suit for Motorcycle Riders (used in special events).
  • Multimedia CD for Lebanese University, Agriculture Faculty.
  • Did University of Balamand Multimedia CD for Gulf usage.
  • Designed and photographed Balamand University Calendar.
  • Installed a Network Cafe at Palma Beach – Tripoli.
  • Did a Digital Photography Exhibition in UOB.
1999
  • Designed UOB Yearbook cover.
  • Did a Multimedia CD for UOB Graduates.
  • Did a Multimedia CD for Rotary El Mina used in USA Trip.
  • Installed and maintained two Network Café: IO Tech Net – 200 Network (both in Tripoli).
1998
  • Wrote many programs like DES Encryption Simulator, Network Chat, Power Management Solution...

Awards Received

2009 One of the first scientists in the world to produce significant and applicable results in the domain of Bayesian network learning from data, Marseille – France, November 9, 2009.
2000 Best Design and Creativity 2000 from University of Balamand, in the Balamand Ceremony Award, June 19, 2000.

Hobbies

Photography, Composing Orchestras, Flamenco Guitar Playing, Classical Music Listening, Programming, Cooking, Traveling, Reading, Tutoring, Learning new things.