Dr.Modafar Ati


Educational Background

  • PhD in Electrical & Computing Engineering, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK 1992
  • B.Sc in Electrical & Communication Engineering 1985 1985

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Service Orientated Architecture ( SOA ) technologies.
  • Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Neural Networks.
  • Remote Monitoring, eHealth.


  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University. 2009 - Now
  • Associate Professor, Abu Dhabi University. 2008 - 2009
  • Associate Professor, Assistant Dean, Oman Medical College, Oman. 2006 - 2008
  • Associate Professor, Assistant Dean, Fire Safety Engineering College , Oman. 2005 - 2006
  • Senior Software Specialist, Sentinel Group, Basingstoke, Hants, UK. 2003 - 2005
  • Associate Professor, Dean of Applied Sciences College. Sohar University, Oman. 1998 –2003
  • Senior System Analyst and Programmer, Westinghouse Systems, UK. 1994 – 1998
  • Assistant Professor, Western Mountain Institute of Technology. 1992 – 1994
  • Research Associate, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 1988 – 1992
  • Research Assistant, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 1985 - 1987

Research & Scholarly activities

  • Submitted and received several research grants from the Emirates Foundation at Abu Dhabi University.
  • Authored or co-authored over 30 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings on the Service Oriented Architecture, eHealth, Remote Monitoring, AI, and Neural Networks.
  • Authored books chapters in eLearning.

Consultancy & Industry Experience

  • Senior Software Specialist, Sentinel Group, Basingstoke, Hants, United Kingdom.
  • Senior System Analyst and Programmer ( Team Leader ), Westinghouse Systems Ltd., United Kingdom.
  • eHealth Strategy for Abu Dhabi Health Services ( SEHA ).
  • Electronic No Objection Certificate System at Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Smart Healthcare Framework using Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Collaborative of Education Framework based on using SOA and Web 2.0 Technologies.
  • Smart Mobile Phone Applications for Chronic Disease Management.
  • Feasibility of Solar Energy ( Photovoltaic ) systems in GCC/UAE and Oman case study.
  • Proposal for designing Professional Knowledge Development Centre at ADU.
  • Collaboration with PTI ( Power Technology Inc. ) to produce in house products interface UK/USA.
  • Served on the national diversity group in the UK that deals with Ethnic Minority issues, UK.

Membership of Scientific & Professional Societies

  • Editorial member of the International Association for Information Culture, Human and Industry Technology.
  • Member of reviewing panel of experts on the Data Mining and Intelligent Information Technology Applications International Journal.
  • Member of the UAE National Research and Education Network.
  • Member of the European Scientific Committee of Social Media in Education and Learning.
  • Member of Editorial committee of Education and Instructional Studies.