Dr. Faisal Abu-Khzam
FacultyDr. Faisal Abu-Khzam is a Computer Science Professor and Director of Research Collaboration and Partnerships in the Physical Sciences. His research interests include Parameterized Complexity, Graph Theory, Artificial Intelligence and Parallel Computing. The research of Dr. Abu-Khzam has been funded by the bilateral research cooperation CEDRE between France and Lebanon as well as some other international funding programs. His work has resulted in some of the fastest exact algorithms for fundamental combinatorial problems as well as some of the best-known data reduction methods and results in parameterized complexity.
Abu-Khzam is a member of the ACM. He is also known for his role as founder of the Lebanese Collegiate Programming Contest, and he serves regularly as coach for LAU teams in the ICPC (regional and international). He served on program committees of several world-class conferences including IWOCA, IPEC, CIAC and WADS and he is a member of the editorial board of the Algorithms journal. He has served as referee for a number of journals such as Algorithmica, Siam Journal on Discrete Mathematics and Journal of Computer and System Sciences.