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Khaled Abdulrahman Alnowaiser , Ph.D.  Dean of IT & Distance Learning
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Managerial Roles

Dean of IT & Distance Learning


  • PhD, Computer Science

University of Glasgow 2016

Thesis: Garbage Collector Optimization for Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA) Architecture.
  • MSc, Digital Forensics and E-Descovery

University of Glasgow 2009

Thesis: Forensic Prototype Framework for Software Dispute Resolution
  • Bsc, Computer Engineering

King Saud University 2001

Graduation Project: Home Automation using Mobile Agents


  • Research excellence, Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in London 2014
  • Management award, Advanced Electronics Company 2007


  • Dean, IT & Distance Learning 2018- now
  • Vice Dean, IT & Distance Learning 2016-2018
  • Developed IT Business Continuity Plan (ISO22301)
  • Managed the following projects:
  1. Disaster Recovery site
  2. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  3. Data Center Upgrade
  4. ERP
  5. KPIs & BI system
  • Head of the following committees
  1. Technical sub-Committee of KPIs automation
  2. Learning Resources Standard of Institutional Accreditation
  • Member of the following committees
  1. eTransaction
  2. University KPIs
  3. College of Computer Science & Engineering Council
  4. Computer Engineering Department Council
  5. eLearning & Distance Learning
  6. University Council
  7. University Excellence and Ranking
  8. External Accreditation
  9. Student Housing
  10. Intellectual Awareness Unit.
  11. Technical sub-Committee of Tender Opening Committee.
  12. Employee Data Cleansing Committee. (2017)
  13. Educational Environment Development Committee, Strategic Plan Project. (2017)
  14. Administration Supportive System Development Committee, Strategic Plan Project. (2017)


  • Khaled Alnowaiser. 2014. A study of connected object locality in NUMA heaps. In Proceedings of the workshop on Memory Systems Performance and Correctness (MSPC '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 1, 9 pages. DOI:
  • Khaled Alnowaiser and Jeremy Singer. Topology-Aware Parallelism for NUMA Copying Collectors, chapter Languages and Compilers for Parallel Computing: 28th International Workshop, LCPC 2015, Raleigh, NC, USA, September 9-11, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, pages 191–205. Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2016. DOI:


  • Managing IT portfolio
  • Speaker at a variety of IT and Computing conferences and specialized meetups


My research interests broadly span the area of computer architecture and software engineering. In particular, the hardware-software techniques to improve performance and portability. I’m also interested in parallel architecture and many-core systems