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Received the B.Eng. degree with 1st class honours in 2005 from the department of Computer Engineering at Umm al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia. He received his MASc and Ph.D. degrees from the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Engineering, Albaha University, Saudi Arabia.

Nizar Alsharif

Honours and Awards

  • ⚪ ECE 3MT People's Choice Winner Award 2017
  • ⚪ University of Waterloo Graduate Studies Research Travel Assistantship Award (June 2016)
  • ⚪ Three Awards of Excellence, awarded by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in Canada
  • ⚪ UW Graduate Scholarships for the terms Winter 09, Spring 09, Winter 11
  • ⚪ A scholarship from Albaha University to pursue both Master and PhD degrees (2008-2016)
  • ⚪ First-class honours from Umm al-Qura University for a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering with a GPA 3.84/4 (2000-2005)
  • ⚪ An Excellent Secondary School grade with Accumulative Average of 98.4 (1998-2000)