• Best Paper Award, IEEE 2011 IEEE International Conference on Data Communication Networking, (DCNET 2011).

• Received the Outstanding Leadership Award from the IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings 2011.

• Received in 2011 the FTRA Outstanding Leadership Award for Distinguished contribution and leadership to the 3rd FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and Its Applications (CSA 2011).

• Received the Certificate of Honor and Appreciation from 2011 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services and Computing Conference (APSCC 2011).

• Received the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award for outstanding leadership on the success of 14th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, CIT 2014, Sep 2014.

• Received the Best Paper Award from the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Data Communication Networking, DCNET 2011 on the research paper entitled:  “Computational Intelligence Applied to Wildfire Prediction using Wireless Sensor Networks.

• Received the Best Paper Award form 2013 IEEE International Conference on Computer, Information and Telecommunication Systems, 2013 on the research paper entitled: “Learning Automata Based Sentiment Analysis for Recommender System on Cloud”.

 

• Best Paper Award, IEEE 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computer, Information and Telecommunications Systems, (CITS 2015) on the research paper entitled: “Learning Automaton based Context Oriented Middleware Architecture for Precision Agriculture”.

• Fellow, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

SCS Hall of Fame Inductee- Life Achievement Award:  For his contribution to modeling and simulation and for his outstanding visionary leadership and dedication to increasing the effectiveness and broadening the applications of modeling and simulation worldwide. 

• Fellow, The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS)

• President (2009-2011), The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).

• Prestigious IEEE Communication Society's Outstanding Leadership Award for his distinguished contribution and leadership to the 2010 IEEE GLOBECOM-Communication Software, Services, and Multimedia Applications (CSSMA 2010) Symposium.

• Distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award.

• Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley, (October 1997-Present).

• Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Convergence, FTRA, 2010-Present.

• Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Information Processing, KSIP, 2011-Present.

• SCS McLeod Founder's Award  in recognition of outstanding technical and professional contributions to modeling and simulation.

• SCS Presidential Service Award in recognition of the worldwide distinguished, outstanding and dedicated technical contributions and services to the Modeling and computer simulation discipline and to the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, SCS, that span over 2 decades.

• Received the SCS Outstanding Service Award for his dedicated Services to SCS and Molding and Simulation.

• Best paper award for one of his papers accepted in IEEE GLOBCOM 2009 conference.

 Best paper award for one of his papers accepted in the IEEE AICCSA 2009 conference.

• Advisor to the President of Philadelphia University for Research, Development and Information Technology (Dr. Adnan Badran who became the Prime Minister of Jordan in April 2005), Jordan.

• Senior Vice President (2006-2009), The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).

• Vice President of Membership (2004-2006), The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).

• Vice President of Conferences (2002-2004), The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).

• Scientific Advisor, World Bank/UN Digital Inclusion Workshop- The Role of Information and Communication Technology in Development.

• SCS Distinguished Lecturer, 2006-Present.

• ACM Distinguished Lecturer, 1995-Present.

• Distinguished Speaker, IEEE Computer Society, 1994-1997.

• Steering Committee Chair or Member of Numerous IEEE and non-IEEE International Conferences.

• General Chair or Co-Chair of Numerous IEEE and non-IEEE International Conferences.

• Technical Program Chair of of Numerous IEEE and non-IEEE International Conferences.

• Founder of IEEE/SCS Symposium on Performance of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, SPECTS.  

• Panel Chair of Numerous IEEE and non-IEEE International Conferences. General Chair and Program

• Advisory Committee Chair or Member of Numerous IEEE and non-IEEE International Conferences.

• Honorary Chair of Numerous IEEE and non-IEEE International Conferences.

• General Co-Chair, IEEE International Joint Conference on E-Business and Telecommunications, ICETE 2007, Barcelona, Spain, July 2007.

• Member of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board/Commission (CSAB/CSAC), 1996-2000.  

• Member, Board of Directors, the Society for Computer Simulation International, SCS. 

• Associate Vice President for Conferences, The Society for Computer Simulation International.

• Gave Numerous Keynote Speeches at International Conferences Worldwide. 

• Received Recognition Certificate from IEEE Computer Society. 

• Reviewer for numerous International Transactions, Journals and Conferences. 

• Proposal Reviewer for NSF and other agencies. 

•Working Group Chair, Workshop on MSAHS 2010, Washington, DEC, March 2010.

• External Examiner for many Ph.D. dissertations in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, MENA and Other areas. 

• Gave Numerous Short Courses on Various Topics of Computer Science and Engineering Worldwide. 

• Served as an evaluator for numerous University Faculty tenure and promotion applications from all over the world.

• Designed Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer System Engineering, Software Engineering and Information Technology Programs for various Institutions worldwide.

• The FTRA Outstanding Leadership Award for Distinguished contribution and leadership to the 3rd FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and Its Applications (CSA 2011).

• The Certificate of Honor and Appreciation from 2011 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services and Computing Conference (APSCC 2011).

Some Recent Research Grants from the Following Agencies:

 Distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award

 World Bank/United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
 Nokia
 NSA
 Monmouth University
 UNESCO
 Motorola 
 Texas Instruments
 Intel
 Gerhard Cibis, Inc.
 TranSoft 32, Ltd.
 Tithe  
 PSC-CUNY 
 MRAA

Other Information :

Listed on numerous Who is Who including:

• Listed in Who's Who in Science and Engineering. 

• Listed in Who's Who in the World.  

• Listed in the 5,000 Personalities of the World.  

• Listed in the Dictionary of International Biography.  

• Listed in Directory of Distinguished Leadership.  

• Listed in Who is Who in America.  

• Listed in Men of Achievement.  

• Listed in Who's Who in Finance and Industry. 

• Listed in International Who's Who of Professionals.  

• Listed in International Who's Who of Contemporary Achievements. 

• Listed in Outstanding People of the 20th Century.  

• Listed in Who is Who in Information Technology. 

• Research Board Advisor, American Biographical Institute. 

• Listed in Who's Who in the 21st Century.