Issam Moghrabi is a Professor of M.I.S at GUST and is currently the Head of the M.I.S Department. He serves on several university-level committees, such as the Curriculum Committee, the IT user Committee and others. After receiving his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Lebanese American University in 1988, he spent two years as an Information System Analyst at Computer Aided Technology as well as a computer instructor in several technical schools in Lebanon. He did his Masters in Computer Science at Essex University, U.K. in 1989 where he also worked as an instructor for the same department until he graduated in 1993 with a Ph.D. in the same field. Issam has a distinction in the degrees he pursued. He is a Fulbright Scholar and received several recognitions/awards for his achievements in research and teaching such as the Hariri scholarship and award. He did his postdoctoral in Geographic Information Systems at Wyoming University, Laramie, U.S.A and holds a certificate in Quality Management of Projects. Professor Moghrabi is a referee for several journals and specialized conferences (such as Computers and Applied Math, WSEAS, IASTED..)


Areas of Specialization 
  • Both Undergraduate and Graduate Courses: Database Systems, M.I.S , System Analysis and Design,
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Programming
  • Advanced Programming
  • Data structures
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Information Retrieval
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Engineering
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • File Structures
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Project Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Compilers
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Graphics
Dates Job Title & Experience
June 2010 Certificate in Leadership in management, Fordham University, N.Y.
Jan. 2010 Certificate in Network+ .
Feb. 1998 Quality Management of Projects, LAU's CSRD.
1996-1997 Postdoctoral in Geographic Information Systems at Wyoming .
  • University Colorado State University under a Fulbright scholarship
  • Certificate in Application of GIS to Remote Sensing, from LNCSR
  • MS Windows NT 4.0 Administrator certificate (MicroSoft)
1990-93 Ph.D. in Computer Science of excellent standing from Essex University, UK. .
1989-90 M.Sc. in Computer Science (with Distinction) from University of Essex, Essex, U.K.
1985-88 B.Sc. in Computer Science (with Distinction) from Beirut University College (B.U.C.), Beirut, Lebanon.
Training Experiance 
Dates Employed Job Title & Experience
2010 - Present >Acting M.B.A. Director
2007 - Present Associate Prof. and Chairman
2006-2007 Professor of Computer Science at Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon
2000-2007 Associate Professor at the Math and Computer science Department of Beirut, Arab University and Coordinator of the Computer Science Division
2005-2007 Project Manager for defining requirements for new systems to better manage network capacity and changes Oracle-based database scalability at B.A.U.
2002-2007 Adjunct Associate Professor of MIS at the Faculty of Business, Haigazian, University, Beirut.
2002-2006 Adjunct Associate Professor of CS at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Haigazian, University, Beirut
2002-2007 djunct Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Faculty of Engineering University, Beirut.
1993-2000 Assistant professor of Computer Science at L.A.U.
1990-93 nstructor at Essex University.