VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Hany Eldeib

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Hany Eldeib

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Saya Sone

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Saya Sone

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

VIU Offers Innovative Summer STEM Boot Camps

VIU Offers Innovative Summer STEM Boot Camps

This summer, VIU’s School of Computer Information Systems offered a first-time STEM boot camp geared to Washington, D.C-area high schools students in grades 9 to 12. The STEM boot camp was designed to challenge and engage high school students interested in the cutting-edge fields of Cybersecurity, Coding and Artificial Intelligence. The VIU Summer STEM boot […]

Your Need To Know – AI

Your Need To Know – AI

Dr. Chakib Chraibi, Dean of the School of Computer Information Systems at Virginia International University was interviewed by Catherine Read on her TV show, April 13, 2018, about the Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution.   Dr. Chraibi define AI as the ability of a machine to perform cognitive functions associated with the human mind, such as perceiving, reasoning, […]

Venkata Uttam Kikkisetti

Venkata Uttam Kikkisetti

Since I came in with a different technical background in my undergraduate studies, taking up Computer Science as my major has been very tough and challenging. At VIU, I was provided a path where I can ease my self into the computer science major. I felt the curriculum was very well setup.  The program offers […]

Meet the SCIS Team: Mr. Son Nguyen

Meet the SCIS Team: Mr. Son Nguyen

I am currently the Academic Coordinator for the School of Computer Information Systems at Virginia International University. I have earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Information Systems from VIU. Prior to working at VIU, I taught computer software courses, have worked as a technician at VMEP in […]

Distinguished Speaker Series

Distinguished Speaker Series

The SCIS invites Mr. Prem Jadhwani, CEO & President, Intellectual Point, to discuss Information Technology (IT) certifications and help students in gaining a deeper knowledge on how to keep up with the rapidly evolving technological changes they face.

Meet the SCIS Team: Dr. Mayyada Al Hammoshi

Meet the SCIS Team: Dr. Mayyada Al Hammoshi

I received my PhD in Computer Science, Computer Networking, and Communications from the College of Computer Science and Math at Mosul University (Iraq). Through more than 20 years, I served as a faculty member in different countries, which gave me the opportunity to be in touch with multicultural communities. In addition to being a faculty […]

Armedia 2018 Hackathon Winner!

Armedia 2018 Hackathon Winner!

Abatekoue Samuel Klutse is an international student from Togo, Africa. He is an active member in VIU’s Student Union and as an MCS student specializing in Software Engineering, Samuel believes that having a passion for what you’re studying will guide you to future success. A hackathon is typically a contest in which participants, either individually […]

Meet the SCIS Team: Dr. Chakib Chraibi

Meet the SCIS Team: Dr. Chakib Chraibi

I am currently the Dean of the School of Computer Information Systems. I am very glad to have the opportunity to serve Virginia International University students and help them accomplish their educational and professional goals to become globally competent professionals and leaders in the computer technology field. These are exciting times to be in the […]

Google Developer Challenge Scholarship Recipient

Google Developer Challenge Scholarship Recipient

Mr. Deepak Gyawali is the recipient of a 2018 Google Developer Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship is a partnership between Udacity and Google to provide resources for people to meet current development demands.

Research paper on IoT by Dr. Hammoshi

Research paper on IoT by Dr. Hammoshi

As an Internet of Things (IoT) user you should read this article to know how the top IoT providers such as IBM Watson, Google and Amazon manage the resources they are using. The full paper was published in the International Journal of Development Research’s December 2017 issue. To read the digital copy please visit IJDR […]

Welcome Students: Spring 2018

Welcome Students: Spring 2018

Greetings SCIS students: On behalf of the School of Computer information Systems, I wish you a very Happy New Year.  I hope this year is the breakthrough one and your resolutions and dreams finally turn into reality.  In the meantime, I would like to welcome you or welcome you back to the School of Computer […]

Meet the SCIS Team: Dr. Faisal Alsaby

Meet the SCIS Team: Dr. Faisal Alsaby

Teaching at VIU has been a major event in my life allowing me to professionally transfer the knowledge and prepare students to realize their dreams, succeed in their future endeavors and make a difference. At VIU, I interact with highly enlightened and talented faculty, staff and students from all over the globe, which constantly motivates […]

Cyberweek Session Visit

Cyberweek Session Visit

I had the chance to join the Security & Resiliency of Mobile and the Internet-of-Things (IoT) at 1776 company on October 17th. It was my pleasure to join the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) in a round-table discussion to explore cybersecurity implications of the convergence of mobility and the IoT. […]

Meet MISM student Quang Trinh

Meet MISM student Quang Trinh

I had a quiet, peaceful, and simple life back in my home country of Vietnam. There weren’t many challenges for me there. I heard about Virginia International University after searching for a universities in Virginia that offered a major I wanted to pursue. After taking into consideration tuition, my area of interest, and activities offered […]

The 2017 ICCT Overview

The 2017 ICCT Overview

The School of Computer Information Systems at Virginia International University recently hosted their Second Annual International Conference on Computing and Technology on November 3rd and 4th. The Conference welcomed the academic community and professionals from across the globe to share their knowledge on various topics in computer science and information technology.         […]

Dr. Hammoshi at DC’s Cyberweek Summit

Dr. Hammoshi at DC’s Cyberweek Summit

Dr. Mayyada Al Hammoshi attended DC’s Cyberweek Summit at John Hopkins University. The summit was about the integrated cyber which a premier cyber conference is bringin together the Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense (IACD), Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) and information sharing. The event provided a forum of collaboration and technical exchange to support the adoption of […]

Meet the SCIS Team: Mr. Koorosh Azhandeh

Meet the SCIS Team: Mr. Koorosh Azhandeh

I am a PhD Candidate (ABD) in Computer Science at the Catholic University of America. I received a MS in Computer Science from the Catholic University of America, a BS in Communication Science with a Minor in Technology of Communication from Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland, and a BA in English Literature and Translation from […]

Dr. Hammoshi to present at ICCT 2017!

Dr. Hammoshi to present at ICCT 2017!

Dr. Mayyada Al Hammoshi will be presenting at the 2017 International Conference on Computing and Technology. “The paper is about Internet of Things security hazards. It explains the security risks, challenges and vulnerabilities then offers some general and technical recommendations to protect end users and devices from these sort of problems.” Full abstract: Internet of […]