Prof. Dr. Fadi AL-TURJMAN
Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Prof. Dr. Fadi Al-Turjman received his Ph.D. in computer science from Queen’s University, Canada, in 2011. He is the “advisor to the chairman of the board of trustees on AI and informatics” at Near East University (NEU), Nicosia, and the “associate dean for research” at the faculty of engineering in the same university. Prof. Al-Turjman is the head of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Information Systems, and Software Engineering Departements, and the director for the AI and Robotics Institute and the International Research Center for AI and IoT at NEU. He has been awarded the lifetime golden-award of Dr. Suat Gunsel from Near East University for the year 2022, in addition to several other recognitions and best research awards at key international venues. Prof. Al-Turjman is a leading authority in the areas of smart/intelligent IoT systems, wireless, and mobile networks’ architectures, protocols, deployments, and performance evaluation in Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT). His publication history spans over 600 SCI/E publications, in addition to numerous keynotes and plenary talks at flagship venues. He has authored and edited more than 50 books about AI, cognition, security, and wireless sensor networks’ deployments in smart IoT environments, which have been published by well-reputed publishers such as IEEE, Taylor and Francis, Elsevier, IET, and Springer. Prof. Al-Turjman has led a number of international conferences and workshops in flagship AI and IoT societies. Currently, he serves as a book series editor and the lead guest/associate editor for several top tier journals, including the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (IF 23.9) and the Elsevier Sustainable Cities and Society (IF 10.8), in addition to organizing international conferences and symposiums on the most up to date research topics in AI and IoT.