Dr. Reem Atassi is a visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Computer Information Technology at the American University in the Emirates.
She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering “Antonio Ruberti”, at Sapienza University of Rome.
Her research interests include Data Mining, Machine Learning, Recommendation Systems, Social Network Analysis, Big Data Analytics and Natural Language Processing.
Prior to starting her PhD in 2012, Dr. Atassi had worked as a senior lecturer at Al Baath University for more than ten years. During that time, she had the opportunity to engage in different international projects in the higher Education sector. She served as the coordinator of Al Baath University in the following projects:
- Creative Ideas & Tools for Smart Entrepreneurs in collaboration with European BIC Network (EBN)
- Developing University administration by using Informatics Tools and Networking in collaboration with Pierre & Marie CURIE University, funded by European Commission TEMPUS
- Establishing good practice for electronic libraries in Higher Education in collaboration with The Robert Gordon University, funded by European Commission TEMPUS