The IEEE Computer Society Oman Chapter


The IEEE CS Oman Chapter serves as a platform to bring together members of the IEEE CS. This allows members to cooperate, share ideas, engage in professional activities, and most importantly to work for the betterment of the Sultanate of Oman.
Additionally, the Chapter aims to:

  • Raise the awareness about IEEE and the Chapter
  • Involve more members in the professional activities
  • Increase the number of Computer Society members


By joining the IEEE Computer Society, you automatically become a member of the Oman Chapter, with no extra charge!
The following are some of the benefits of joining the Computer Society and Oman Chapter:

  • Receive a monthly issued Computer Magazine. The magazine includes many articles on cutting-edge technologies related to Computer Science and Engineering and Information Systems.
  • Become a part of a community that is growing constantly over the past few years.
  • Become visible professionally and expand your network in your field.
  • Participate in the community service activities that aim to contribute to the betterment of Oman.
  • Invitations to attend technical events such as seminars and workshops in the field.

How to become a member?

To become a member in the Chapter, join the IEEE Computer Society by clicking here ( and choose your preferred package. Students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) will get a discount on the membership.

How to participate?

To engage in the activities of the Chapter, simply contact any of the officers (see below) and let us know of your interest. We will be glad to offer you many ways that you can contribute with to the community.

Calendar of Activities

DateEvent Title
8 May 2017Seminar: Big Data Science as a Service, presented by IEEE Distinguished Speaker Prof. Sherif Sakr.
7 May 2017Seminar: Big Data 2.0 Processing Engines, presented by IEEE Distinguished Speaker Prof. Sherif Sakr.
17 Apr 2017Workshop: Using OpenCV for Computer Vision
10 Apr 2017Seminar: Some Aspects of Reliability of FOG Computing
29 Mar 2017Seminar: Some Approaches in Software Faults Identification & Debugging
15 Feb 2017Seminar: Scaling Agile Methods to Regulated Environments
14 Feb 2017Seminar: Open Source Tech Talk, Presented by Mr. Chris DiBona, Director of Open Source, Google
1 Dec 2016Seminar: Security Issues in IPv4-to-IPv6,Tunnel Transition Mechanisms
14 Nov 2016Workshop: Introduction to Hardware Description Language (Verilog)
07 Nov 2016Seminar: Upgrade: Transform your FYP into a company of your own!!!
18 Oct 2016Seminar: DynThings: The Open Source IoT Platform

Contact Us

CS Chapter Chair

Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri holds an MSc in Information Systems and a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University.

CS Chapter Vice Chair

Holder of a master degree in Business Administration from University of Bedfordshire and a bachelor of engineering from Sultan Qaboos University in Computer Systems and Network.

CS Chapter Secretary

Dr. Dawood Al-Abri is an assistant professor at Sultan Qaboos University. His research interests include social networks, computer networks, network security, and digital testing.

CS Chapter Treasurer

Prof. Mani Joseph is the Associate Dean for Quality Assurance at Modern College of Business and Science (MCBS), Oman. Prior to joining MCBS in 2004, he served as the Dean of Faculty of Computer Science & Engineering at Sharjah College, UAE.